When a Toyota R&D Engineer Builds an Overland Rig

Dan Rich, Overland Bound Member 0582 has been an Engineer for Toyota for 30 years in Power-train Research and Development. For much of that time he has tried many different configurations on his FZJ80, which has led to the build he shares in this video. His rig is modest, but performs well, and reliably. You […]

What to do if a Blizzard Traps Your Car

For many Overlanders, winter is just another season in a year-round devotion to the outdoors, and many of us enjoy the relative isolation in our favorite spots without the fair weather masses. The unexpected can and will occur, and a few tips can keep you safe.  I’ve been stuck in the snow, rescued by California […]

Podcast S2 EP03 – Ronny Dahl Beginner Tips and Top 5 Do Nots

Ronny Dahl: Beginner Tips and Top 5 Do Nots We sat down with Ronny Dahl to get his advice for beginners, top five do-nots, and discuss critters to avoid! Ronny provides tips and inspiration for folks of all levels of experience interested in off-road adventure travel . He travels the vast Australian outback and shares […]

Podcast S2 EP02 – Overland Styles, Rigs, Basic Kit with Guest Chris Jones

Overland Styles, Rigs, and Basic Gear In this episode we have the Overland Bound East Region Ambassador, Chris Jones joining us to discuss a variety of topics. How do you define “overlanding” for yourself? What are rig requirements? Top questions from newcomers? Join us for this chat and get to know Chris a bit better! […]

When a Toyota R&D Engineer Builds an Overland Rig

What to do if a Blizzard Traps Your Car

Podcast S2 EP03 – Ronny Dahl Beginner Tips and Top 5 Do Nots

Podcast S2 EP02 – Overland Styles, Rigs, Basic Kit with Guest Chris Jones

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When a Toyota R&D Engineer Builds an Overland Rig

Dan Rich, Overland Bound Member 0582 has been an Engineer for Toyota for 30 years in Power-train Research and Development. For much of that time he has tried many different configurations on his FZJ80, which has led to the build he shares in this video. His rig is modest, but performs well, and reliably. You […]

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Overland Trip: The Perfect 4th of July

Ok – I have to recommend this trip to anyone looking for a great weekend get away in the Pacific Northwest. It represents everything great about overlanding. On the 4th of July this year, the gal and I headed to Lake Alpine, traveling down the infamous Slick Rock trail for a bit of solitude – […]

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What to do if a Blizzard Traps Your Car

For many Overlanders, winter is just another season in a year-round devotion to the outdoors, and many of us enjoy the relative isolation in our favorite spots without the fair weather masses. The unexpected can and will occur, and a few tips can keep you safe.  I’ve been stuck in the snow, rescued by California […]

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Cooler vs Fridge: Which is right for you?

Chilling Out! Fridge vs Cooler?! Overlanding has more in common with tailgating than most would think. Once the destination is reached, the task at hand turns to unpacking, setting up, and (more often than not) preparing food. Most overland vehicles are equipped to carry a wide variety of supplies and tools to allow extensive travel […]