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Video of the Week: Scout Campers Kenai Walk-through

The much anticipated Scout Campers Kenai, which has been available for pre-order since fall of 2020, is almost here. It’s the largest camper in Scout’s lineup, ideally suited for full-sized pickup trucks with 6.5-foot (or bigger) beds. Read our previous article featuring the Kenai for more details about this lightweight yet functional slide-in truck camper….

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Video of the Week: Overland Journal Jeep Wrangler JLU Project Vehicle

Join Overland Journal’s Brian McVickers as he traverses the lonely Arizona desert landscape, testing the Jeep Wrangler JLU project vehicle which he has been refining since April of 2018. Starting with a basic Wrangler Sport, Brian logged some miles to determine what this vehicle really needed. He then got to work, adding safety and recovery…

Overland Journal Podcast: Episode 39, Justin and Kyra of Westx1000

In episode 39 of the Overland Journal Podcast, Scott and Matt interview Justin and Kyra of Westx1000. This adventurous couple owns a multimedia company where they primarily create content for the motorcycle and motorsports industry, but they also do much more. Learn how they make a living on the road and why they love to…

Video of the Week: Bridges (in Baja)

This week’s video of the week is a short film by Andrew Godaire and the Journal of Lost Time. Bridges takes us to two tombolos (or sand bridges) and the turquoise waters of Baja California Sur. For many rubber tramps and overlanders, Baja is not just an escape from the cold, but an opportunity to unplug…

Video of the Week: The Cradle of Adventure

For many world travelers, Africa is the epitome of adventure. The communities, landscape, flora, and fauna are as unique and diverse as it gets, and with 54 different countries (according to the United Nations), there is practically an endless selection of destinations to explore. In this week’s video of the week, we visit Kenya, Uganda,…

Overland Journal Podcast: Principles of Overlanding – Wheels and Tires

Wheels and tires are a common area of discussion amongst four-wheel-drive enthusiasts that often result in a wide variety of opinions. Is there an answer to the question: What is the perfect wheel/tire combo for your vehicle? In this week’s Overland Journal podcast, Scott Brady and Matt Scott review the different considerations for tire selection,…

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Video of the Week: Mitsubishi Fuso with Slide-out Kitchen and Bathtub

In a world that often feels saturated with six-figure overland vehicles, it’s nice to be reminded that you don’t need to spend a fortune to be part of this community of travelers. Pro snowboarder Mike Basich, who called an off-grid stone cabin at the summit of California’s Donner Pass home for many years, had the…

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Video of the Week: A 9-foot-tall Mitsubishi Delica JDM Import

Whenever I see a Mitsubishi Delica on the road or trail, it always puts a smile on my face. Those classic angles and right-hand drive are just good old-fashioned quirky fun. However, I’m not even sure how to react to this nine-foot-tall Delica. Is it a spectacle or spectacular? I only wish he’d taken it…

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Filson Debuts Alcan Moto Collection

A new line of motorcycle apparel has hit the industry, and it’s pretty darn hot. Filson, an established outdoor outfitter since 1897, has launched their first-ever moto collection using toned-down, natural-looking fabrics that blend in well with the outdoors. The Alcan Collection consists of pants and jackets, along with helmets and gloves. You’ll also find…

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Video of the Week: Ricky Gates Runs Across the US in “Transamericana”

Strap in folks, because this is a long one. The first minutes of this film may feel like there’s going to be an obvious political stance or underlying agenda, but I challenge you to keep watching because you’ll find that Transamericana is pleasantly devoid of politics. It’s a story about human connection, and discovering that…

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Video of the Week: Henry’s Legacy

Being a ski patroller is a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it. This week’s video is a little bit different from our usual vehicle-focused selections although, with winter upon us in the Northern Hemisphere, it feels appropriate. This official selection from the 2018 5Point film festival (if you appreciate adventure films: 5Point film…

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Video of the Week: 2020/2021 Jeep Wrangler Diesel Test

“This motor is awesome! It’s my favorite motor that I’ve ever had in a Wrangler,” says Scott, and he stands in front of the Jeep with a big smile on his face. Of course, he’s referring to the 3-liter diesel motor in the new 2020/2021 Jeep Wrangler. This powerplant produces 442 pound-feet of torque and…

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Video of the Week: 2021 GMC Yukon AT4 Overland Test

This video of the week comes straight from the Expedition Portal YouTube channel (subscribe here), where Scott Brady tests the 2021 GMC Yukon AT4 on the red rock trails of Sedona, Arizona. If you are unfamiliar with the most recent version of the Yukon, you may want to read this article first: 2021 GMC Yukon…

Video of the Week: 3 Weeks Inside Afghanistan

This video of the week gives us an insightful and beautiful look into the country of Afghanistan. Leigh and Steph, aka GrizzlyNbear Overland, find that despite the worries and fears expressed by many, their trip through this unique destination is characterized by warm welcomes and generous, friendly people. “It’s too dangerous, don’t go, you guys…

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Stacie London—In a Straight Line

The first thing that catches me when I watch the film In A Straight Line is that Stacie B. London’s nail polish isn’t scratched or chipped. The film opens with her wrenching on a 1967 Harley Davidson Aermacchi, and those red-hot nails—like fast cars and stilettos—are flawless. This, however, is no indication that the vintage car…

Video of the Week: Overlanding the Altar Desert

If you are not already subscribed to the Expedition Portal YouTube channel, drop what you are doing and make it so (if you don’t want to miss our newest content, that is). In addition to hands-on vehicle tests and the Overland Journal podcast, there are beautifully-edited overlanding videos like the one below: Overlanding the Altar…