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Photography Legend Peter Beard

Raucous nights on the town, relationships with supermodels, and dashing good looks often captured the media’s attention, but it was his eclectic collages and often daring wildlife photography that solidified Peter Beard’s standing as one of the most notorious artists of the 20th century. Mr. Beard, who had dementia, passed away in April at the…

Front Runner Tent Giveaway :: Overland News

With spring in full effect and summer on the horizon, we know that everyone is eager to air down their tires and hit the trail. But due to the current stay-at-home orders, which are still in effect across the country, we may need to wait a little bit longer. Thankfully, that doesn’t mean we can’t…

Minimalist Escape: Chalet Poisson Blanc

In the human quest for shelter, the trend has generally been bigger is better. Many builders and homeowners are creating enormous spaces and filling them with technology. WiFi-connected lighting, refrigerators with television screens, heated toilet seats, and voice-activated stereo systems are just a few examples. It would appear that despite our efforts, the perfected living…

The Basic Overland Gear Everyone Should Have

The Overland Journal Podcast #20 Principles of Overlanding: The Basic Overland Gear Everyone Should Have Summary: For this Principles of Overlanding, Matt and Scott review the top 10 pieces of kit that help support local and international overland travel. Topics include navigation, communications, recovery equipment, medical kits, training, tools, and more.  This list is all…

Is Iglhaut 4wd the Ultimate Off-road Sprinter?

If your plan is to travel remotely, capability is a key attribute of the vehicle you choose. While much of exploration is done on dirt roads and trails, the backcountry is filled with challenges and obstacles, including washouts, boulder-strewed washes, deep-water crossings from seasonal rains, thick mud, and soft sand. This is why I personally…

Bollinger Motors’ Cab Chassis is Overland Camper Ready

Electric vehicle innovation is coming at a rapid pace, and it is quite clear that commercial applications are directly in their sights. This also good for overland travelers, as commercial application trucks and vans often have the payload, simplicity, and durability desired for backcountry travel. With that, Bollinger Motors has released its new cab/chassis model,…

Equipt Announces Their “Overlander” Stimulus Package

Editor’s Note: This is a news release to make our readers aware of a small business promotion.  This press release is unedited and as supplied by Equipt.   PRESS RELEASE :: ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE Weekly Discounts Now through May on Equipt’s Most Popular Products SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Thursday, 4/23/2020 – Equipt Expedition Outfitters,…

The Gryffin 250 Vintage Scrambler

For this motorcycle Monday, we engage a bit of whimsy and look at an American-made 250 Scrambler. Janus Motorcycles  was founded by Devin Biek and Richard Worsham, and the bikes are produced by hand in Goshen, Indiana. The majority of the components are produced by Janus themselves, while a significant number are also sourced domestically…

Roofnest Falcon XL

I bought my first rooftop tent 10 years ago, a used Howling Moon with a tan cover, weather-worn canvas walls, and a folding floor made of wood. At the time, I thought it was the pinnacle of camping technology, but it was actually a relic. Its bulky design had already been roaming the African and…

Feature Vehicle: EarthCruiser Mercedes Benz G-Pro Escape

There is no way around it, the EarthCruiser Mercedes Benz G-Pro Escape is an object of desire. This tightly integrated pop-up camper mated to a Mercedes Benz G Professional chassis has serious off-road capability combined with a refined and compact living space. EarthCruiser Australia Builds A Beast With offices in Bend, Oregon, and New South…