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rubytrailsahead

Rank II
Member
Adventure

Pathfinder III

370
Joshua Tree, California, United States
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Kerper
Member #

29021

Hello all!

Current location: Joshua Tree, California
Former: San Luis Obispo, California & Madera, California
Current vehicle: 2018 Jeep Rubicon JLU
Former: 1985 Toyota Hilux & 1988 Jeep Wrangler
Overland Experience: I’m just okay
Why Overlanding? I’ve always been a person of curiosity and traveling and seeing other people and places have been a big part of me. Been a huge people person and learning how people live and grow and where they come from have always been a huge interest of mine. Growing up in the Central Valley, two hours travel in any direction can give you quite the different change of scenery from each other. With the Sierra Nevada’s in my backyard, been an outdoors person has always been a huge part of where i love to be. I’ve been one that also loves “tinkering” with things, and getting into automobiles and understanding how they tick, was a great way of understanding and controlling your machine.

Overlanding is a great chance to connect all those favorite things with others in the community from many diverse areas with the same outdoor attraction!

Come by and say Hi!
 

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DaleRF

Rank VI
Member

Navigator I

4,215
Sierra Vista Southeast, AZ, USA
First Name
DALE
Last Name
FOLLETTE
Member #

23055

Ham Callsign
KJ7JDA
Hello all!

Current location: Joshua Tree, California
Former: San Luis Obispo, California & Madera, California
Current vehicle: 2018 Jeep Rubicon JLU
Former: 1985 Toyota Hilux & 1988 Jeep Wrangler
Overland Experience: I’m just okay
Why Overlanding? I’ve always been a person of curiosity and traveling and seeing other people and places have been a big part of me. Been a huge people person and learning how people live and grow and where they come from have always been a huge interest of mine. Growing up in the Central Valley, two hours travel in any direction can give you quite the different change of scenery from each other. With the Sierra Nevada’s in my backyard, been an outdoors person has always been a huge part of where i love to be. I’ve been one that also loves “tinkering” with things, and getting into automobiles and understanding how they tick, was a great way of understanding and controlling your machine.

Overlanding is a great chance to connect all those favorite things with others in the community from many diverse areas with the same outdoor attraction!

Come by and say Hi!
Welcome from Arizona Michael!
Nice Rig!
 

GrahamHolmes

Rank I
Member
Adventure

Member I

263
San Clemente CA
First Name
Graham
Last Name
Holmes
Member #

29254

Ham Callsign
KN6MRJ
Hi Everyone. Brand new member here. Complete novice overlander trying to get started. I am an experienced dirtbike rider but very little off-road truck experience. I have a new 2021 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 OR and want to try a few day trips to get used to off-roading before we start overlanding. I live in San Clemente in Organge County California. Would love to hear tips and advice and if there are any meetups. I am originally from the UK so have a funny accent LOL.
 

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DaleRF

Rank VI
Member

Navigator I

4,215
Sierra Vista Southeast, AZ, USA
First Name
DALE
Last Name
FOLLETTE
Member #

23055

Ham Callsign
KJ7JDA
Hi Everyone. Brand new member here. Complete novice overlander trying to get started. I am an experienced dirtbike rider but very little off-road truck experience. I have a new 2021 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 OR and want to try a few day trips to get used to off-roading before we start overlanding. I live in San Clemente in Organge County California. Would love to hear tips and advice and if there are any meetups. I am originally from the UK so have a funny accent LOL.
Hello Graham and Welcome from Arizona!
 

mootruck98

Rank 0

Contributor I

90
Madison, MS
First Name
Kyle
Last Name
Conway
Ham Callsign
KI5JCL
Hello, new member here. My name is Kyle and I'm brand new to overlanding. Watched too many overlanding YouTube videos this past year and now it is time to get out and try it out. Bringing my wife Barbara and my Daughter Evie along for the ride.

Currently own a 2006 Nissan Titan, but have a Bronco on order if Ford ever actually builds it.

In the meantime we have started "camping training" and gear shakedown trips. Our first was to Roosevelt State Park for a quick overnight trip to test how the 4 year old did. That went well so at the end of the month we are headed to Tishomingo State Park for a weekend trip. When we work out the kinks of our camping setup and gear, we plan on taking off the training wheels of the powered and water hookup camp sites to explore and hit trails and do the more traditional / primitive / dispersed camping.

I am looking forward to learning from the community here and hopefully find some members to join on some trips in the future so we can learn by example.
 

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DaleRF

Rank VI
Member

Navigator I

4,215
Sierra Vista Southeast, AZ, USA
First Name
DALE
Last Name
FOLLETTE
Member #

23055

Ham Callsign
KJ7JDA
Hello, new member here. My name is Kyle and I'm brand new to overlanding. Watched too many overlanding YouTube videos this past year and now it is time to get out and try it out. Bringing my wife Barbara and my Daughter Evie along for the ride.

Currently own a 2006 Nissan Titan, but have a Bronco on order if Ford ever actually builds it.

In the meantime we have started "camping training" and gear shakedown trips. Our first was to Roosevelt State Park for a quick overnight trip to test how the 4 year old did. That went well so at the end of the month we are headed to Tishomingo State Park for a weekend trip. When we work out the kinks of our camping setup and gear, we plan on taking off the training wheels of the powered and water hookup camp sites to explore and hit trails and do the more traditional / primitive / dispersed camping.

I am looking forward to learning from the community here and hopefully find some members to join on some trips in the future so we can learn by example.
Welcome aboard Kyle, Barbara, and Evie!
You've joined a great group here at OB!
Enjoy!
 

rubytrailsahead

Rank II
Member
Adventure

Pathfinder III

370
Joshua Tree, California, United States
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Kerper
Member #

29021

Hello all!

Current location: Joshua Tree, California
Former: San Luis Obispo, California & Madera, California
Current vehicle: 2018 Jeep Rubicon JLU
Former: 1985 Toyota Hilux & 1988 Jeep Wrangler
Overland Experience: I’m just okay
Why Overlanding? I’ve always been a person of curiosity and traveling and seeing other people and places have been a big part of me. Been a huge people person and learning how people live and grow and where they come from have always been a huge interest of mine. Growing up in the Central Valley, two hours travel in any direction can give you quite the different change of scenery from each other. With the Sierra Nevada’s in my backyard, been an outdoors person has always been a huge part of where i love to be. I’ve been one that also loves “tinkering” with things, and getting into automobiles and understanding how they tick, was a great way of understanding and controlling your machine.

Overlanding is a great chance to connect all those favorite things with others in the community from many diverse areas with the same outdoor attraction!

Come by and say Hi!
Welcome from Arizona Michael!
Nice Rig!
Thank you!
 
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rubytrailsahead

Rank II
Member
Adventure

Pathfinder III

370
Joshua Tree, California, United States
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Kerper
Member #

29021

Hi Everyone. Brand new member here. Complete novice overlander trying to get started. I am an experienced dirtbike rider but very little off-road truck experience. I have a new 2021 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 OR and want to try a few day trips to get used to off-roading before we start overlanding. I live in San Clemente in Organge County California. Would love to hear tips and advice and if there are any meetups. I am originally from the UK so have a funny accent LOL.
Nice rig!!! Welcome!
 
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Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Moderator
Member
Supporter

Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
im not familiar with forums and how to navigate and use them. how do I find the pdf for the first aid check list?
click on the PDF it will go to your downloads
 

Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Moderator
Member
Supporter

Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hello, new member here. My name is Kyle and I'm brand new to overlanding. Watched too many overlanding YouTube videos this past year and now it is time to get out and try it out. Bringing my wife Barbara and my Daughter Evie along for the ride.

Currently own a 2006 Nissan Titan, but have a Bronco on order if Ford ever actually builds it.

In the meantime we have started "camping training" and gear shakedown trips. Our first was to Roosevelt State Park for a quick overnight trip to test how the 4 year old did. That went well so at the end of the month we are headed to Tishomingo State Park for a weekend trip. When we work out the kinks of our camping setup and gear, we plan on taking off the training wheels of the powered and water hookup camp sites to explore and hit trails and do the more traditional / primitive / dispersed camping.

I am looking forward to learning from the community here and hopefully find some members to join on some trips in the future so we can learn by example.
Welcome To Overland Bound Kyle, Barbara & Evie
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
You are in the Southeast Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
Your Regional Director is @AdventureWithDanan . The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @Cwilli17 In MS, @BlueLineOverland in AR, @Hank Outdoors in TN and @rrjones2u in AL
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Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Moderator
Member
Supporter

Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hi Everyone. Brand new member here. Complete novice overlander trying to get started. I am an experienced dirtbike rider but very little off-road truck experience. I have a new 2021 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 OR and want to try a few day trips to get used to off-roading before we start overlanding. I live in San Clemente in Organge County California. Would love to hear tips and advice and if there are any meetups. I am originally from the UK so have a funny accent LOL.
Welcome to Overland Bound
Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @Narbob for help or information.
The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @FrankRoams (OC/SD)
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
Online Courses - Tread Lightly
Tread Lightly! Youth Online Course
Overland Expo West
About WEST — Overland Expo®
 
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Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Moderator
Member
Supporter

Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hi everyone, I'm brand new to this and want to say "Hey!!" I'm looking forward to hearing about your adventures!
Welcome to Overland Bound
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
You are in our Rocky Mountain Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
OB Members Colorado
Social Media:
Telegram; OLB - Colorado
RM FB; Facebook Groups
Our Rocky Mountain Regional Director is @Neal A. Tew
The closest Member Representative is @trail_runn4r on the Front Range and @OpenlanderZ on the Western Slope.
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
Online Courses - Tread Lightly
Tread Lightly! Youth Online Course
 

Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Moderator
Member
Supporter

Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hello all!

Current location: Joshua Tree, California
Former: San Luis Obispo, California & Madera, California
Current vehicle: 2018 Jeep Rubicon JLU
Former: 1985 Toyota Hilux & 1988 Jeep Wrangler
Overland Experience: I’m just okay
Why Overlanding? I’ve always been a person of curiosity and traveling and seeing other people and places have been a big part of me. Been a huge people person and learning how people live and grow and where they come from have always been a huge interest of mine. Growing up in the Central Valley, two hours travel in any direction can give you quite the different change of scenery from each other. With the Sierra Nevada’s in my backyard, been an outdoors person has always been a huge part of where i love to be. I’ve been one that also loves “tinkering” with things, and getting into automobiles and understanding how they tick, was a great way of understanding and controlling your machine.

Overlanding is a great chance to connect all those favorite things with others in the community from many diverse areas with the same outdoor attraction!

Come by and say Hi!
Welcome to Overland Bound
Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @Narbob for help or information.
The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @Dominic OB0158 (Inland Empire)
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
Online Courses - Tread Lightly
Tread Lightly! Youth Online Course
Overland Expo West
About WEST — Overland Expo®
 
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Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Moderator
Member
Supporter

Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hello everyone,

Here is my 2017 Tacoma SR5 LB

View attachment 194462

I'm from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (A great Overlanding area btw) I started overlanding last year and have been out about 6 or 7 times. All very new to me and building out my rig over the past 1-2 years. I enjoy outdoor activities such as off roading, kayaking, hiking, fishing, snowmobiling, quading and getting away from the everyday grind.
Welcome to Overland Bound
The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @Roam Wild Overland
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
Online Courses - Tread Lightly
Tread Lightly! Youth Online Course
 

Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Moderator
Member
Supporter

Off-Road Ranger I

4,099
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Howdy y'all,
I'm AJ and I've got a 18' tacoma trdor with a few goodies and is my daily driver. I will be rocking a 23zero roof top tent and building the shell out as we go on what we need.
Build out:
18' Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road
Nitro Gears 5.29
33x12.5 General X3
Icon RXT full leaf pack
Bilstein 5100s all around
OME HD springs up front
SSO slim bumper (putting together "stage 2" on the front bumper)
Barx built fabrication sliders (central ohio small fab shop that custom made the sliders, pending coating and install)
At the Helm high clearance rear bumper w/tire carrier
Leer bed shell
OEM+ Audio upgrade (highly recommend!)
And lastly OVtuned (or VFtune as they go by now)

Getting setup to explore more as tent camping has gotten more hassle. Hoping to stay dry now as with tent camping on the ground I couldn't keep dry for the life of me... and the light suppression tech on the 23zero setups is highly appealing!
Welcome to Overland Bound AJ
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
You are in the Midwest Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
Your Regional Director is @Mike W. The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @Ohio Valley Overland @James.Laidlaw
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
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rubytrailsahead

Rank II
Member
Adventure

Pathfinder III

370
Joshua Tree, California, United States
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Kerper
Member #

29021

Hello all!

Current location: Joshua Tree, California
Former: San Luis Obispo, California & Madera, California
Current vehicle: 2018 Jeep Rubicon JLU
Former: 1985 Toyota Hilux & 1988 Jeep Wrangler
Overland Experience: I’m just okay
Why Overlanding? I’ve always been a person of curiosity and traveling and seeing other people and places have been a big part of me. Been a huge people person and learning how people live and grow and where they come from have always been a huge interest of mine. Growing up in the Central Valley, two hours travel in any direction can give you quite the different change of scenery from each other. With the Sierra Nevada’s in my backyard, been an outdoors person has always been a huge part of where i love to be. I’ve been one that also loves “tinkering” with things, and getting into automobiles and understanding how they tick, was a great way of understanding and controlling your machine.

Overlanding is a great chance to connect all those favorite things with others in the community from many diverse areas with the same outdoor attraction!

Come by and say Hi!
Welcome to Overland Bound
Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @Narbob for help or information.
The closest Member Representative to you for local information is @Dominic OB0158 (Inland Empire)
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planning page for trips being planned by members. These pages can be filtered by region.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
Online Courses - Tread Lightly
Tread Lightly! Youth Online Course
Overland Expo West
About WEST — Overland Expo®
Awesome. Thank you Kent! Glad to be aboard!
 
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