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  1. mrn3ff

    Can you mount Alu-cab directly to roof without a rack?

    Ive got a 2016 Toyota 4Runner and have been looking at alternative sleeping options. Since we do quite a bit of kayaking we’ve always left the roof open to boats and slept inside the truck. This comes with its own pros and cons but have recently been tossing around the idea of alternative...
  2. Jeffrey Dill

    Electric blankets for cold weather camping

    Does anyone have any experience with using portable electric blankets for staying warm in cold weather camping? Either one that's actually made to be portable via a rechargable battery pack or a "normal" one plugged into something like a Jackery or a GoalZero. I've been researching a lot of...
  3. O

    OB Approved 10 Tips For Sleeping Warm In Camp

    Sleeping Warm in Camp Hello All, I am new to Overland Bound but have been travelling in the mountains for 29 years and spent over 10 years as a backpacking, mountain and raft guide. Being new here I wanted to be able to give back and contribute something to the group right off the bat. I...
  4. PanCan Overland

    Jeep Sleeping Platform - Over Seats

    Hey all! Just thought I'd post a couple pics of the sleeping platform I made (V1.0) for my 2010 Jeep JKU Rubicon. I don't have a RTT or Trailer - or even a Tent for that matter, and was invited to a weekend trip to Superior National Forest in Northern MN. I had 3 days to prepare for the trip...
  5. Brandon Harvey

    Ground, Cot or Air Mattress: Make and model please.

    For you tent campers out there I am curious as to what you use to get you and your companions off the ground. I have been using a Thermarest back packing mattress am am thinking of moving to a cot but before I do I would like to get some other opinions.
  6. vonfogel

    REI 3.5" Sleeping Pad - Highly Recommend!

    My wife and I recently went to REI to get her some hiking boots, but we wandered into the camping department and noticed they had a XL REI 3.5" Sleeping Pad on display. We each tried it out and were shocked by how comfortable it was! REI has a great return policy, so on a whim we went ahead...