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  1. TM Overland


    Utah is rapidly becoming one of our favorite destinations. The whole STATE should become a National Park. Anyway, we've hit the high spots - Zion, Capital Reef, Moab, Lake Powell, etc. This fall we are planning a trip and as I did my research, I came across a string of State Parks -...
  2. A-Aron

    US Rocky Mountain Rocky Mountain Region August Meet-Up- UTAH - Southern Mountains and Barracks!

    Camping with fellow OB members in the Southern Utah mountains. Campsite will be accessible by any SUV/4WD vehicle, exact location will be posted at a later date, I just want to get it on the calendar so we can get a gauge of how many people will be attending and I'll pick a spot accordingly so...
  3. A-Aron

    US Rocky Mountain Monthly Meetup - Rigs. Food, Drinks, and Conversation! - Re-occurring

    Come and check out some rigs, talk Overlanding, exploration, and trail riding. I'll be there from 6-8pm and hope to see you there! Come hang out with other members, talk gear, rigs and routes. We'd like to start doing some trail runs, camp outs.. etc together and would love your input and...
  4. Norcal Overlanders

    Utah Expedition

    Hey Guys Headed to Utah April 12th, in the planning stages for the route. We are leaving Sacramento and going via salt lake city to Moab then heading south through the national parks and leaving Utah from St George back via Vegas. Total trip is 8 days Looking for route ideas and camp sites...
  5. MarlinJames

    US Rocky Mountain Family Friendly Weekend of Camping and Trails in Southwestern Utah - 03/15/2019

    Dispersed camping at Long Valley Recreation Area. 37.107202, -113.443992 Arrive Friday March 15th and depart or personal exploration, Sunday the 17th. Saturday morning we will start out around 9 AM with the West rim trail, after that, there is so much open space and terrain variability it will...
  6. A-Aron

    US Rocky Mountain Meetups for Southern Utah folk

    Southern Utah.. some of the best trails in the world, stuck between Rocky Mountain and Southwest.. We need to pull together and get to know who is around. I know there are some of you close by, lets plan something!
  7. Ron W.

    US Rocky Mountain Silver Island Mountain Loop-Utah - 01/12/2019

    This is a one day trip, on January 12, 2019, to the Silver Island Mountains just north of the Bonneville Salt Flats. We can also do the Wendover to Lucin trail. The SIM Loop is approx. 50 miles long. Wendover to Lucin is 55 miles (one way). We can decide which one, or both, at meet up. Meet up...
  8. animaloverland

    Moab trail suggestions with a few pics

    If you are in Moab and looking for easy to moderate trails to do with great views and manageable day trip driving times...here are a few suggestions with some sample images. I can recommend Chicken Corners, Beef Basin and Shafer Switchbacks. If I had to do it again...I would add Lathrop Canyon...
  9. animaloverland

    A few pics from our Moab trip in September

    We had a great 8 day trip to Moab in September. We didn't do anything too difficult...but spectacular scenery and enough steep trails with cliffs and some nice rock ledges to keep it interesting. We did Chicken Corners, Beef Basin and Shafer Switchbacks. We were going to add Lathrop Canyon...
  10. Sota166

    From Minnesota to Utah!

    Hello Friends, My wife and I will set out on out first overlanding experience this October! The highlights of the trip will include Ouray, CO, Moab, UT (White Rim Road and Shafer Trail), Salt Lake City and the Salt Flats, Jackson Hole, WY and Rapid City, SD. I have a couple questions...
  11. V

    Trans America Trail Considerations - Subaru

    Hello! We're new OB members, but are moving cross-country to California (from Virginia), and are considering doing the Colorado - California portions of the TAT. Should that happen, we'll be doing whatever we can in the span of 2 weeks in mid August. We are a bit worried about our vehicle...
  12. SKv11000

    Neu from Salt Lake City via Long Beach

    Hello, Loc: Salt Lake City (moved from Long Beach, CA. 1.5 yrs ago) Rig: 2011 Toyota Tacoma - Minimalist build for riding bikes (still in process) Past: Four different jeeps in the past, two of them stolen
  13. Brian Wells

    Utah July Trip - 07/12/2018

    Hey Guys! We are meeting up and doing some camping in Utah in and Around Zion National Park. The Scheduled Leaving To Utah: Thursday July 12th || Should Arrive At The Rally Point By 4PM Light Off Roading & Exploring Zion National Park : Friday July 13th Off Roading All Day : Saturday July...
  14. @Adventure_Strikes

    Dallas, TX to Phoenix, AZ ... The Long Way

    Tentative Itinerary: June 18th - Ganbury, TX to Amarillo, TX June 19th - Amarillo, TX to Somewhere, CO June 20th - Somewhere, CO to Somewhere Else, CO June 21st - Somewhere Else, CO to Moab, UT June 22nd - Moab, UT to Grand Canyon, AZ June 23rd - Grand Canyon, AZ to Sedona, AZ to Phoenix...
  15. Jtr785

    Forgotten History

    Three weeks ago we needed to get out of town and out of the cold rain and snow ( We had snow in the yard 3 weeks ago and todays high will be 81F. ) So we checked the weather and headed out. Deciding to go southwest to find the sun. We have been wanting to go out into the west desert mainly...
  16. G

    Going out to Utah for the White Rim Trail - would love to have someone local join up!

    Hi everyone! New to these forums and I'll try to keep this brief. Over Memorial week, me and (hopefully) one other friend of mine are driving from Minnesota to the state of Utah to drive the White Rim Trail. Our campsite reservations are made for Taylor campsite on the 29th, and Airport D on...
  17. Brooke

    The different shades of dirty

    Went on a winter adventure getting all kinds of different dirty
  18. UtahOverlander

    Moab February Camping Trip - OK maybe end up in hotel.

    I"m headed out to Moab this weekend when I return from a Colorado trip. Moab in February is epic! Very few people and rigs. Silent Serenity!! Weather right now is looking like mid-50s and sunny. Lows 25-30. Will be mountain biking and doing some easy Jeep trails. Most likely taking the...
  19. AllInquicksand

    Cross Country Trip KY->TX->AZ->CA->WA->UT->CO->KY

    Okay, I got my vacation approved to do an 18 day adventure I want to do a cross country off road trip from KY to TX to Cali, Seattle to Utah and colorado and back to KY using as little pavement as possible. Has anyone done something like this before? What are some tips for such a long trip...
  20. 18Runner

    Winter Utah Trails and Camping

    Every February, I do a Utah Ski trip with a group of outdoor enthusiasts ranging from a half dozen to dozen. This year, with the snow looking so thin, two of us are planning to drive our rigs up (from San Diego). We're hoping to find some good winter trails and campsites that are accessible...