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

Roof Top Tent or Ground Tent?

You’ve seen the epic overland rig pictures out on the plains with the roof top tent providing off the ground shelter, and thought, “man, that looks awesome!” I wonder if I should spend the money and replace my ground tent? It’s a personal choice! Consider the options below and watch the video above to learn […]

Off the Grid Rally II Part II

This is a story about things not going to plan, and lessons re-learned. What you will not see in the video is days and days of kicking myself after we almost rolled our good friends Live Work Wander’s Syncro van. In the video what you do not see is all of the things that add […]

Overland Boot Camp Series!

One of the Founding Principles of Overland Bound is to share information freely! That is one of the reasons our Forums have no ads – EVER! We want to provide all of the information needed to help as many people as possible outfit and explore, safely! Our members are committed to helping new and experienced […]

Turbo Diesel Crate Engine for your Overland Rig – Cummins R2.8

At Expo West we had a chance to talk to Steve with Cummins Diesel Repower about the long awaited R2.8 Crate engine. Around the world overlanders rely on the low and torque, efficiency, and mileage of these durable engines, now available in North America! In addition to the engine itself, Cummins Repower Program is also […]

TRD Pro 4Runner Long Travel Build

Isaac stopped by on his way to the Overland Expo West and we had the opportunity to talk to him about his awesome TRD Pro 4Runner Build with Long Travel suspension and Adventure Trailer. The XAdventure trailer is a prototype, going into full production, and Isaac’s 4Runner, in his own words, “has very little TRD Pro” […]

Overland Trip – What We Pack

A while back I did a live video as I unpacked the rig, and I got a huge response asking for a video where I pack the rig and go through gear! Well here it is! I go through our kit and explain what we pack, then take a look at how it loads in […]

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 […]