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  1. El-Dracho

    OB Approved Overlanding document folder - prepare your documents!

    My name is Bjoern, and I am an overlander and adventurer since birth, grew up camping and traveling with my parents. Later journeys became longer, to more remote places on this beautiful planet earth and more challenging. After working successfully in the risk and incident management area for...
  2. ovrlndr

    OB Approved The Importance of Search and Rescue Insurance, Donations, and SAR Cards (US)

    This article applies to the United States, but the information may be useful to those outside of the U.S. as well. Being that search and rescue is typically a responsibility that falls to local law enforcement and varies state-to-state, it is difficult enough to scope this article for just the...
  3. ovrlndr

    How many of you have purchased SAR cards where you wheel? Carry a personal GPS?

    Have you purchased a SAR card? I have one for Colorado... $12 for 5 years, no brainer. Do you carry a personal GPS device (SPOT, inReach, etc.)? Do you have GEOS or a GEOS-type SAR membership?
  4. Kyle & Kari Frink

    OB Approved Preparedness & Self Recovery Familiarization

    PREPAREDNESS We all at one point or another make the decision to head out and EXPLORE ON OUR OWN. Which is okay, however you still need to be LEGITIMATELY PREPARED. You should have set in place a "notice" of sorts to your whereabouts, and when you expect to be back. So that if something actually...
  5. Rubyredfozzy

    Trip planning and preperation

    This is something ive broken down from my military operations order. Ive simplified the planning process to overlanding specific but its a good list of things to do in order to ensure a good trip. Step 1. Make a tentative plan. Set out the basics of the trip. The 5 w's is a...