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Backwoods country bumpkin. Overland enthusiast and lover of the great outdoors.

Mojave Road Journey Part I

When a crew of Overland Bound Members tells you to hit the Mojave Road Trail with them, you follow. And you are SUPER thankful when they are there to pull you out of trouble. Here’s the first part of our March 2017 journey down the Mojave Trail! There was a lot that happened in a […]

Are You an Overlander?

It’s an interesting question I heard in passing. One I really didn’t expect. What do you need to drive? What makes a trip and “overland trip”? I’ll take a crack at answering the question from Overland Bound’s perspective. Are you an Overlander? Have you seen this? It’s me, talking about our definition of Overlanding, and whats […]

Podcast S1 EP06 – Trip Planning

Trip Planning Over the years without really thinking about it, we’ve come up with a method of trip planning we pretty much follow every time. There’s a series of questions to ask to help prepare. We created the Trip Planner which is a free download on this site, which steps you through the process, and […]

2015 Mazda BT-50 Rig Walk Around

Traveling to Australia we get to see a wide variety of rigs we don’t have in our home country, including this Mazda BT-50! Jeremy took time on the trail to walk us through some of the modifications he’s made to his overland rig, explaining the baseline requirements for an overnighter or extended trip. Enjoy! Follow […]

2015 Tacoma FlipPac Rig Walk Around

Jon stopped by for a visit and we had the opportunity to go through his awesome Overland Rig! There are some great ideas and a heck of a lot of gear! You’ve got to see his drawer setup, and while we went around the rig, we were sure to include the names of all the […]

Creating Overland Routes in Google Earth

Google Earth is one of the best free tools for Overlanders. This is a practical guide for creating paths and routes in Google Earth to share or import into your personal navigation hardware. To get started, download Google Earth below! Google Earth Google Earth is a free 3d map application with incredible detail. as a […]

SoCal Meetup

  January Socal Meetup 01.07.17 Overland Bound is our community! Thank you to @Scott for putting together the Socal Meetup on Saturday and to @DominicMoschetti for creating the awesome video that captured some of the event. There were many different Rigs at all level of build, and many were meeting for the first time. It looks like […]