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Video of the Week: Benji Hill is a Traditional Hunter and Minimalist

Hunting is a way of life for professional guide and survival instructor Benji Hill. He lives on game meat year-round which is no small task. Hill builds and hunts with his own gear which is more challenging but infinitely more rewarding. It can take as many as 300 hours of scouting, glassing, tracking, and stalking…

Video of the Week: Long Way Up Trailer

Ewan McGregor has become quite notorious for his motorcycle exploits with friend and co-adventurer Charley Boorman. In 2004, the pair (along with a film crew) rode 19,000 miles from London to New York City on motorcycles. The journey was produced as a television series titled Long Way Round. Not a pair to sit idle for…

Video of the Week: Red Rocks to Mountain Tops Adventure Ride

With the change of seasons approaching and cooler weather on the horizon, it’s a great time to find inspiration for fall motorcycle touring. In this week’s Video of the Week, the crew from the Rocky Mountain ATV MC YouTube channel takes us along on an epic loop that they’ve dubbed the Red Rocks to Mountain…

Video of the Week: My Wife’s First Mustang

  We may be a 4WD-focused website, but we still appreciate beautifully restored classic sports cars, especially if there’s a good story behind it. The 1965 Mustang convertible in this week’s video belongs to Jason Momoa’s wife, Lisa Bonet. It was the first car she ever bought, but it had seen better days. Rust, rot,…

Video of the Week: Bring Back Bronco (The Untold Story)

  As the title suggests, this week’s video of the week is not actually a video, it’s a podcast. Bring Back Bronco: The Untold Story is “the story of a truck and the story of a country.” This eight-part serial podcast is hosted by NPR and New York Times contributor Sonari Glinton, who uncovers the…

Video of the Week: VOX Water Safari

VOX is a specialized development organization that focuses its efforts on bringing sustainable, clean drinking water to the people of sub-Saharan Africa. Through private funding and a talented team, VOX has already brought water to over 1 million people across Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique, and Kenya. “Water is essential to life,” Says VOX Founder…

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…

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