We had the pleasure of visiting Chico and Paradise, CA to meet up with Overland Bound members and collect donations for the Oroville Hope Center to help those devastated by the Camp Fire. Thanks to the help of Tim of Ordinary Overland (@ordinaryoverland), Alynn (@the_pandra), and the team at Mountain Hatch (@mountain_hatch), we met up […]
Written by Graeme Bell Photos by Luisa Bell Your grandfather probably used to travel overland. He had a pick-up truck, a military surplus tent, table, chair and water bottles, a pile of wood and a few six packs. He threw your mom or dad in the passenger seat, a good dog, a few fishing rods […]
Decades worth of trash and debris were removed from public Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land in Joshua Tree, CA on March 10th. Two hundred plus volunteers from the off-road community contributed. The clean up was coordinated by John Kingston (@roaminglost) and Jordan Kepler (@lost.sasquatch) after watching and reading coverage of vandalism and trash overflow […]
What happens when a US Overland Bound Member studying abroad in Australia reaches out to the Queensland OB crew? A full adventure happens, that’s what. Read about how the unlikely pairing of a college student from Oregon and a retired Aussie off-roader created one epic story. By Anna Merlo
It’s our February gear round up, and we have an assortment of overland gear that either packs up small or helps handle the packing. We asked Mercedes Lilienthal to give us her review on items that promise to deliver both high quality and size efficiency. Read on for this months review!
Back in the day, when I was a functioning member of society, I would spend every Saturday at my favorite hardware store. It was call De La Reys and now that I have traveled much of the world I realize that it was an incredibly well stocked and managed store.
Gear review and photos by Mercedes Lilienthal Jackson, Wyoming-based DMOS Collective designs and sells quality shovels to help you adventure: no matter if it’s digging your rig out after getting stuck or having it handy in case of emergencies. American-made DMOS shovels can even help build jumps for snowboarding or move soil to create and […]
In 1978, a team of 14 people loaded up 6 stock Jeep CJs at the southern most point in South America and began a 5 month trek north to the Arctic Ocean. When Mike Arnold, a family man and business owner in Northern California, found out about the expedition he and his wife Sheri quickly realized […]
Brent Rose is a writer for Gizmodo, Wired, Outside Magazine, Deadspin and numerous other publications. He also roams around the country while living in a van. We asked him to write about his #vanlife experience, and this is what he has to say. (TL;DR – It’s way more complicated than Instagram makes it out to […]
Graeme, Luisa, Jessica and Keelan Bell have traveled the world in their Defender 130 for over 10 years. This is a perspective on overlanding and the mindset of adventure based on their global adventures as a family. (Hint: You don’t need a fully built out rig and expedition time in Africa to be an overlander.)