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  1. DharmaBum

    US Southwest 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...
  2. 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... So, say you wanna do a roughly 500 mile...
  3. 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...
  4. JacobFeuerman

    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.
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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?
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. The Traveling Shepherd

    Finding camp/rv sites In the Yaak

    What does everyone use to plan potential sites ? I'm thinking of heading into the Yaak next summer, is anyone familiar with the area ?
  15. Trailspin

    CALLING ALL DADS: Help My Son Experience Overland.

    Dads (and Moms) on OB - I've posted a bit of a preview of our adventure before, but this week marks the official countdown to our family's very special overlanding adventure. Hunt has a rare disease called mitochondrial disease or 'mito' for short. Once diagnosed, we were told he wouldn't walk...
  16. Michael Rostad

    Trip Necessities

    Hey Guys, New member and I have yet to do any serious trips. I have one planned for a month and a half starting mid-July and I know I need gear. I'm going to be camping out of my '16 Subaru Impreza 5-door with a custom-built bed that takes up most trunk space, however I have a roof basket and...
  17. FrankRoams

    Best CA guide books?

    Looking for tips on best trail guide books you guys are using. Heard "Guide to California Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails" was a good one, so I have that one in my amazon cart. Would love to hear what you guys are using to route plan. I do have GAIA GPS also for digital.
  18. Corrie

    Overland Without the Rule Book

    Corrie submitted an Article on the main site! Overland Without the Rule Book We are big fans and followers of Luke Gelmi (Overland Bound Member #3482) and his overlanding adventures throughout Africa on his Royal Enfield. We asked him what inspired him to take this trip,... Continue reading...
  19. Travelatomoverland

    What information to include when planning a trip?

    Hi! So i am currently making a few maps of overland routes that i would like to do in the future and also share with you guys. I am using Google Maps and Google Earth at the moment to search and create routes. While creating the actual driving route is no problem to me i am wondering what...
  20. Arlen

    Planning a trip this summer that includes Colorado mountain passes?

    Are you planning a trip this summer that includes Colorado mountain passes? If you you might want to push it out a bit. June is often too early for most of the passes that top 12,000 ft, and it might be late July before some of those are passable this year. Check out the snowpack summary-...