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Big G

NorthWest Region Member Rep Southern OR
Member

Off-Road Ranger I

1,570
Grants Pass, OR, USA
First Name
Gary
Last Name
Cloud
Member #

20763

Ham Callsign
KJ7MZB
Hi all, Tim B here newly transplanted to Dallas/Fort Worth area... I'm looking forward to meeting other outdoor enthusiast and sharing the trail. I've always loved the outdoors and tinkering with my rig. I recently acquired a wonderful all original Land Rover Discovery II and am just getting started making modifications, not because I have to but because I love to! I'm a husband and father to 2 daughters who I hope to instill upon the passion for outdoors and adventure.
Hello Tim, welcome to the OB community.
 
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Big G

NorthWest Region Member Rep Southern OR
Member

Off-Road Ranger I

1,570
Grants Pass, OR, USA
First Name
Gary
Last Name
Cloud
Member #

20763

Ham Callsign
KJ7MZB
Hey Overland Bound, my name is Oliver Barajas. I am located in Sonoma County, CA. I drive a 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road long bed. I am new to the true BLM land style overlanding but have been campground camping my entire life. Just got my truck with overlanding in mind as I build it up to be more capable than stock. Excited to join the group and join in on some trips and meet new people. I am new to HAM radio as well, I’m the process of studying for the test, hope to learn more skills on this as well. Thanks guys!
Hello Oliver, welcome to the OB community. Put the time in studying for the test and you'll pas it no problem.
 

trail_runn4r

US Rocky Mtn. Member Rep. CO Front Range North
Member

Member II

1,753
Denver, CO, USA
First Name
Carlo
Last Name
Donzelli
Member #

16845

Hello Everybody!
I’m strictly a novice wheeler, haven’t even been over-landing yet, and only been on one trail!
My rig is a base model 2013 Tacoma with the smaller 4 cylinder engine.
I live in the Loveland, Ft. Collins Colorado region. (North of Denver)
I have a ground tent for the time being, but would like to upgrade to a truck top tent if this proves to be as fun as I believe it will.
I do plan on getting a small lift, upgrading the suspension and getting the truck regeared.
Best Wishes and Happy Travels!
Welcome Steve! See you out there.
 
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trail_runn4r

US Rocky Mtn. Member Rep. CO Front Range North
Member

Member II

1,753
Denver, CO, USA
First Name
Carlo
Last Name
Donzelli
Member #

16845

Hello Overlanders.
Scott V, Berthoud Co.
Obviously new here. I have a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and a recently added 2019 Ford Ranger. Long time off roader of all sorts, two and four wheels, ski’s, snowshoes, or hiking boots. Grew up in the mountains of Colorado and love being outdoors. Generally out exploring the roads less travelled and avoiding campgrounds. Looking forward to being a part of this community and from others experience. It’s my hope that I can be helpful and add something good for others to make their time more enjoyable.
I’m in the process of building the Ranger to increase my range, would like to get a little further from home to explore some new territory.
Best of luck to you all! Scott
Welcome Scott! Do you have any idea for where would you like to go explore next?
 
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solidus365

Rank 0

Contributor I

60
Athens, PA, USA
First Name
Jeff
Last Name
Snow
Hey everyone! I had posted once but I just saw this thread so I'll give a little more info about me and my truck, ect. I'm Jeff and I'm from Northeast PA. I've done a fair bit of off roading when I lived in North Carolina. We would hit up the various powerline clearings and tank trails on base to put our trucks/jeeps through the paces in the mud pits down there. Always was a good time! Being from up North, and my job in the natural gas industry, I also have quite a bit of experience driving in heavy snow and recovering vehicles from ditches.

Last week I traded in my '18 Escape for a brand new Ford Ranger Sport. Super stoked about this truck! My main goal for it will be to outfit it with a moderate lift and whatever I need for extended off grid trips. It's completely stock so the first step is to get it Line-x'd and get some storage installed for emergency gear/supplies. I'm into preparedness as well so this is an extension of that hobby. Honestly I'm very impressed with the power and handling this truck has and looking forward to having it for a long time. I'm here to learn, gather information and share my own experience, so thank you in advance to all the more experienced overlanders here.

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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Enthusiast III

1,049
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
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Hello! My name is Tim and this is Hrafna, my gorgeous 2000 Land Rover Discovery II. We have been bonded together here in Lake Oswego, OR for a little over a year.The first 6 months were spent with her tolerating my debutante foray into automotive technology,. The latter 6 months we spent tooling around forest service roads and dry lake playa in the beautiful PNW. I was drawn to overlanding through my deep desire for isolation in the wilderness, my Mazda 3 took a pounding getting me to trailheads for backpacking trips. In a search for an "adventure rig" I stumbled on the overlanding community and was immediately enthralled. I am excited to learn from you all, and expand my skills and capabilities. Thank you Mike, for creating truly awesome resource!
Hello Timothy, welcome to Overland Bound.
 
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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Enthusiast III

1,049
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hello OB Community,

My name is Luis and I look forward to connecting with fellow Overlanders and adventurist.

2) Location: Los Angeles, CA
3) Rig: 2006 Nissan Frontier NISMO. VK56DE swapped and multiple mods.
4) Overlanding Experience Background: USMC Vet experienced in convoy operations and logistics. Started off-roading about 20 years ago with multiple trips to the Baja races. No stranger to adventure :)


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Hello Luis, welcome to Overland Bound and thank you for your service.
 
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Contributor I

60
Arizona/Washington
First Name
TR
Last Name
Mahaffey
Hello , Welcome to Overland Bound.
I am the Northwest Director.
To help navigate through the forums, here are some links that can be filtered by “Region” prefix. We are in the Overland Bound North America US Northwest Region (US Northwest for short).
Overland Bound Meetups- is where all member generated rally points are posted in forum format for discussion of Rally Point and other types of Meetups. A meetup can be as simple as a group getting together for coffee, a trail ride, or a full in expedition with other Overland Bound Members.
Overland Bound Trip Planning- is a great place to talk about planning a trip wether by your self or as a group.
Overland Bound Routs: Downloadable- is exactly what it sounds like. Search, or share your GPX files here with a description of the route and POIs.
Share your Overland Routes- is similar time the downloadable posted above, but doesn’t require you to share the actual GPX file.
Overland Bound By Region < North America < US Northwest- is where you can find regional members discussing local events, Overland News, and general topics. It’s a great recourse to mete others in the regions.
Member Maps- a great trip planning tool. It can also be used to send out messages to members near your location, or a location you plan to visit.
Rally Point- a tool used to creat Meetups or send out an SOS.
Any questions, don’t hesitate to ask myself or your member representative team. Again welcome and hope to see you on the trails.
Mike Rose
Northwest Director
Overland Bound
Thanks Mike,
I'll definitely be in touch when I've purchased my rig.
Terry
 
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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Enthusiast III

1,049
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hello all, I'm Maxim from the UK (Norfolk) I have a 1974 Land Rover Series 3 with a 300 TDI. Its currently awaiting repairs on its starter motor in typical Landy fashion.
not new to camping or living out of a bag as I am a Infantryman its just nice to not have to carry the bag now.View attachment 197125
Hello Maxim, welcome to Overland Bound.
 
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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Enthusiast III

1,049
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hey everyone! I had posted once but I just saw this thread so I'll give a little more info about me and my truck, ect. I'm Jeff and I'm from Northeast PA. I've done a fair bit of off roading when I lived in North Carolina. We would hit up the various powerline clearings and tank trails on base to put our trucks/jeeps through the paces in the mud pits down there. Always was a good time! Being from up North, and my job in the natural gas industry, I also have quite a bit of experience driving in heavy snow and recovering vehicles from ditches.

Last week I traded in my '18 Escape for a brand new Ford Ranger Sport. Super stoked about this truck! My main goal for it will be to outfit it with a moderate lift and whatever I need for extended off grid trips. It's completely stock so the first step is to get it Line-x'd and get some storage installed for emergency gear/supplies. I'm into preparedness as well so this is an extension of that hobby. Honestly I'm very impressed with the power and handling this truck has and looking forward to having it for a long time. I'm here to learn, gather information and share my own experience, so thank you in advance to all the more experienced overlanders here.

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Hello Jeff, welcome to Overland Bound.
 

freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Enthusiast III

1,049
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hi all, Tim B here newly transplanted to Dallas/Fort Worth area... I'm looking forward to meeting other outdoor enthusiast and sharing the trail. I've always loved the outdoors and tinkering with my rig. I recently acquired a wonderful all original Land Rover Discovery II and am just getting started making modifications, not because I have to but because I love to! I'm a husband and father to 2 daughters who I hope to instill upon the passion for outdoors and adventure.
Hello Timothy, welcome to Overland Bound.
 
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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Enthusiast III

1,049
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hello My name is Robert . I have been getting very interested in overlanding for the last several years and a couple years ago picked up a 2019 dodge ram classic(warlock). Its pretty stock with minor additions and nothing to help with the out doors (YET). I am just East of the KC MO metro area.
Hello Robert, welcome to Overland Bound.
 
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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Enthusiast III

1,049
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hey Overland Bound, my name is Oliver Barajas. I am located in Sonoma County, CA. I drive a 2021 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off Road long bed. I am new to the true BLM land style overlanding but have been campground camping my entire life. Just got my truck with overlanding in mind as I build it up to be more capable than stock. Excited to join the group and join in on some trips and meet new people. I am new to HAM radio as well, I’m the process of studying for the test, hope to learn more skills on this as well. Thanks guys!
Hello Oliver, welcome to Overland Bound.
 
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JeepinOutdoors

Rank I
Member
OB1

Contributor I

233
Alvin, TX, USA
First Name
Don
Last Name
Swinner
Member #

29269

Hello everyone! My name is Don and I live in the Houston, Tx area. I bought a 2019 Jeep JLU Sport S back at the end of 2019. I still have it stock but want to start upgrading things so I can get into exploring and camping in the outdoors.
Welcome to Overland Bound Don
The JL might be stock now but not of long, remember JEEP stands for Just Empty Every Pocket.
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 Southwest Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative is @Prerunner1982
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
thank you so much! i will reach out to him
 
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Mbrianm

Rank I
Member
OB1

Contributor I

233
Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, United States
First Name
Brian
Last Name
Molinar
Member #

29259

Hi, my name is Brian and I'm around the La Mirada area in California. I'm just barley getting into Overlanding with my only two trips being in Arizona and Alabama Hills. I have done a good amount of rock crawling before that. I drive a 2018 Hellayella Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. Glad to be a part of the forums look forward to learning more about overlanding.
 

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JeepinOutdoors

Rank I
Member
OB1

Contributor I

233
Alvin, TX, USA
First Name
Don
Last Name
Swinner
Member #

29269

Hello everyone! My name is Don and I live in the Houston, Tx area. I bought a 2019 Jeep JLU Sport S back at the end of 2019. I still have it stock but want to start upgrading things so I can get into exploring and camping in the outdoors.
Welcome to Overland Bound Don
The JL might be stock now but not of long, remember JEEP stands for Just Empty Every Pocket.
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 Southwest Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative is @Prerunner1982
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
Kent,

Is a member representative different from a regular member?
 
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freak4life

US Southwest Member Rep, Arizona
Member
Supporter

Enthusiast III

1,049
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
rich
Last Name
anderssohn
Hi, my name is Brian and I'm around the La Mirada area in California. I'm just barley getting into Overlanding with my only two trips being in Arizona and Alabama Hills. I have done a good amount of rock crawling before that. I drive a 2018 Hellayella Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. Glad to be a part of the forums look forward to learning more about overlanding.
Hello Brian, welcome to Overland Bound.
 
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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
Kent,

Is a member representative different from a regular member?
Member Representatives are members who are available to assist other members locally, they usually have been members for some time and understand the ins and outs of the forum and the community.