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XOverland Announces First Annual Overland Film Festival

Attention all overland filmmakers: Expedition Overland is hosting the first-ever annual Overland Film Festival this September and they want your film submissions! “The Overlander Film Fest is a worldwide film competition and presentation of short and long-form films based on authentic overland-style adventures. It is a recognition of storytelling and filmmaking amidst the backdrop of…

Choosing to Live (Bikepacking)

SYNOPSIS While mourning her late husband, Sarah Hornby craved an opportunity to connect with him through his biggest passion. Her goal was simple. She would attempt all 10 routes he created while researching his bikepacking in the Canadian Rockies guidebook in a single year. As she pedaled, her story transformed from sadness and loss to…

Videos of the Week :: Driven to Extremes

Mac Mackenney is a legend in overland and expedition planning, completing logistics for major overland endeavors, including several by Ranulph Fiennes (The Greatest Living Explorer). Here are a few of his recent videos for a good skills download. Youtube Channel | driventoextremes.org | maxadventure.co.uk Note: Mac and his organization do a lot to help military…

Videos of the Week :: April 17th

We test the new Ford Ranger Raptor: Driving a Defender into Afghanistan: Riding KTMs in Turkey: Building a custom Fuso Expedition Camper: For the aspiring photographer: Across Mongolia with Patriot Games: And just for fun, James May with a rally driver and a Bentley Continental GT:

Video of the Week: JDM 4×4 Vans Hit The Snow

We may not have gotten many of the 4×4 Japanese vans in the ’80s and ’90s, but now that they’re arriving on American shores, we’re definitely making up for the lost time. Small enthusiast events are popping up around the country, photos of Delicas and Hiaces are flooding Instagram, and dedicated trail runs are becoming…

Common Ground :: Video of the Week

Wheel x Biker While overland travel does not require exploring on the dirt, we often enjoy the challenge and remoteness that the path less traveled can afford. Access to public lands is an important cause for all multi-use outdoor enthusiasts to support, and Fat Tire produced this thoughtful piece about the collaboration between the mountain…

The Jeep Gladiator :: Wayout

Each year, the design team from Jeep reveals a series of concept vehicles that either spark the consumer’s imagination for current models, or tease possible future offerings. The 2019 Easter Jeep Safari was no exception, and Mark Allen (Chief Designer, Jeep) pulled out all of the stops with a fleet of Gladiators. Of particular interest…

Living Legend: Lois Pryce

Smitten with life, UK adventuress Lois Pryce has always been on the move. At 13 years of age, an unchaperoned, week-long trip on bicycles through Cornwall’s back roads with friends introduced her to the possibilities of travel by design. And also to the idea of minimalist travel, taking shelter where you can find it, and bringing little more than bare essentials.

Video of the Week: Crossing Africa In An Alfa

Africa, a continent of beauty, danger, mystery, and wide open spaces. A place so many of us dream of, but very few would be willing to cross even with a brand new four-wheel drive. Yet one young European recently made a 22,000-mile, 9-month journey from the tip of Africa up through the continent and across…

Video of the Week: Dirt Sunrise

Overlanders always preach that travel is for everyone. That you don’t need to be rich, famous, or a world-class photographer just to hit the road—but it doesn’t always feel that way. That’s why we love people like Tim and Kelsey, two regular and wonderful people who decided that they weren’t willing to wait on their…

Video of the Week: Bruder Jumps their EXP-4 and 200 Series

Most of us know that trailers don’t handle as well as vehicles off-road. Sure, advanced suspension systems with coil springs, airbags, and A-arms have improved their performance by leaps and bounds over the years, but they still tend to bounce and jar going down the trail. Apparently, Bruder didn’t get that memo though, because they…

Video of the Week: Tac Aero’s Alaska Expedition

As overlanders, we’re into nature, epic landscapes, and exploring the remote regions of our world, but there are some places we just can’t go. The roads and trails we love are also our biggest limitations, so if you want to really see the wild side of a place, you have to go truly overland. We’re…

Video of the Week: Untamed Winds

It’s a new year, and most of us have big plans and even bigger dreams. We’re all about feeding those dreams here at Expedition Portal, so for this week’s video we’re heading to South America with a group of friends in their Defender 110. Follow along as they take in some of the continent’s most…

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