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  1. Ubiety

    Poll: I approach trip planning by...

    Interested in how folks approach trip planning (and making a poll) ;) Comments welcome!
  2. 2

    June Trip, Grand Canyon -> Zion -> Arches

    Hi everyone. Greetings from Florida! So, me and the wife will be going to visit our son in Fort Carson this June and figured we'd make a trip out of it and spend a week checking out what Utah has to offer. We got 7 days to do some exploring and have just started some planning. I was thinking...
  3. Sandpoint Steve

    US Northwest Inland Northwest Monthly Conference Call - Planning / Leading your first trip

    Okay, The map and calendar need something other than meet and greets and coffee gatherings. The only way to do this is to have MEMBERS, yep, Members just like you to post Rally Points to actual trail rides and trips. This is not hard to do folks. Call in and I will walk you through the process...
  4. El-Dracho

    EU Mid Europe Planning and leading a trip with fellow overlanders

    We have some members in Europe who are also active and do some trips and other overlanding related activities. This year we have already done quite a bit together in smaller groups and it would be nice if there were more joint activities. Believe me, it is not difficult at all to plan and carry...
  5. DharmaBum

    US Southwest Winter Road trip: TX to CA

    Helping a family member move to TX at the end of January. After which I will be driving back home from Houston to California. I wanted to take some time (6-7 days) to explore western TX, southern NM & AZ. I was thinking Big Bend Desert, White Sands NP, & I can't quite figure out AZ/ (Maybe...
  6. millerm217

    US West Solo Last Chance Canyon/Burro Schmidt Tunnel

    Hi Everyone, I'm looking into doing a solo trip thru last chance canyon and a stop at Burro Schmidt's Tunnel. I'm getting conflicting info from the Interweb. (Can you believe it??) Some people are saying don't even try it without 3 inch lift, 35 inch tires, skid plates, etc.. other's say they...
  7. Willrox1

    Routes, trails, camp sites, resources and knowledge help for upcoming cross country trip - Summer 2021

    Hello all, I am currently planning a trip from North Carolina out west to Arizona, Utah and then on over to Colorado. I am planning to hit some pretty scenic and well known trails like Black Bear Pass, Eng Pass etc. as well as others in AR and Ut. I am seeking any awesome camping places or...
  8. DharmaBum

    US West Weekend Introduction to Cleveland National Forest: Trabuco District

    Hi there! Absolute Newb here, looking for some SoCal guidance. I'm trying to cut my teeth on a weekend exploratory mission through Cleveland National Forest's Trabuco district. Wanted to get out and start building up my experience with my vehicle (Subaru Forester) while exploring some local...
  9. TheGreyhound

    TOOL: map how far you can go! distance / time

    Hey OB! New guy here, and in the spirit of taking up @Michael 's 500 mile challenge and planning a good 3 day outing, I was looking for tools to help me set a "target zone" Searched the forum and didn't see anyone mention this one... www.oalley.net So, say you wanna do a roughly 500 mile...
  10. Hank Outdoors

    Plans for Spring?

    Who in the East is planning a trip or meetup for this coming Spring or sooner? Would you like to? Rally Point is there to help you plan your event. If you have any questions let me know! Meet ups are a great way to get to know OB members close to you and begin to plan trips. Whether you all...
  11. D

    SFV Members - Overland Trip (Planning & Discussion) Thread

    Hello all, A few have been asking at the meet ups about an overland trip or other trips and planning one out. Here is a thread to do so.
  12. HIGH Maintenance

    First Basic mods or equipment...

    As more and more newcomers have begun to enjoy Overlanding, I have begun to see the question arise more frequently on what first basic mod or equipment they should get. This is a difficult question to answer as the answer is heavily based on the type of Overlanding they wish to do and the type...
  13. R

    New Mexico and Colorado Trip

    I am currently in the planning stages of an overland trip to New Mexico and Colorado next summer (2019). As of right now the only places that we are going to go to are Breckenridge, CO and Santa Rosa, NM. Other than that it is totally open. The closest I have been to the area we are going to is...
  14. Traveling Together

    Long Term Overlanding Interviews

    Hi all. My wife and I filmed a series of interviews with overlanders we met while traveling through Mexico and Central America and we just started releasing them on youtube. Our goal with this project is to answer some of the questions we received about how and why we went long term overlanding...
  15. Overlandsite_Ferenc

    Driving From Hungary To Singapore - Starting 18 June

    Hello, If anyone wants to join us for part of the trip, we (as in with my girlfriend and our LC120) are starting a trip on the 18th of June leaving from Hungary through Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan etc all the way to - hopefully - Singapore. If you'd join for part...
  16. Josh Hartung

    Oregon Outback

    Hi folks, I'm planning a 3-5 day trip into the wastelands of SE Oregon. Having done OBDR Route 4 last year and dabbled with a few routes in the meantime, I've got a few goals in mind for this trip: Maximize off-road/dirt time, even if it's obviously less efficient than paved routes. Bias...
  17. Chris Freeth

    overland expo west

    I know this a long time away but i'm planning a trip out to overland expo west in Flagstaff,Arizona. I was wondering if anyone is going to it? I'm coming from Florida and was thank if anyone want to do a road trip with me?
  18. TRT87

    OB Approved Lost and Found: File a trip report!

    Lost and Found: File a trip report! - Tyler Tennies We as Overland Bound members love exploring. It’s a part of who we are, but what happens when we find ourselves with a broken vehicle, lost, or worse yet injured and alone? Exploring remote locations alone or in a small group can turn south...
  19. thedaddybadger

    Intel Needed for South Georgia (Lagrange, Macon, Valdosta, Savannah, etc.)

    I'm looking for solid intel on places to #GOXPLOR in the southern-half of the Peach State. I know North Georgia like the back of my hand, but I'm afraid once I reach the Piedmont and Coastal Plains areas of the state, I'm not well versed. Doesn't have to be technical or even "off road" but I'm...
  20. CameronDallaire

    Trip from FL to LA

    I am a brand new member and hardly know how to work this app/site yet haha. If there is already a thread for this than I apologize. I am 25 and have my 2013 JKU almost set to go for LA Cali. I am traveling from st.augustine FL and the maps won't show up for me in the app. I wanted to map out how...