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Narbob

US West Region Director
Staff member
Founder 500
Member

Pathfinder I

2,528
Culver City California
First Name
Bob
Last Name
Brann
Member #

0477

Ham Callsign
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My name is Ricky
From so cal
I drive a 2007 fj cruiser Voodo blue

Looking to meet new people and wheel

Also will be moving out of Cali in the next year or so
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.

Overland Bound Meetups

If you have any questions message your Member Representative, @FrankRoams , or me, your Regional Director, on the forum at @Narbob
 

jamcross

Rank 0

Contributor I

60
Vancouver Island
First Name
Jamie
Last Name
Cross
Hello All,

I have not made it out yet, just getting setup.

Black 2010 Dual Cab Long box Tacoma TRD Sport
Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
Tepui RTT on top of a ladder rack right now.
Want a tonneau cover and rack system, but also want it tall enough i can walk under while out. I am thinking about trying the Thule Xsporter Pro, Travelling lowered and raising it up once i get to my site for the night. Anyone try this before?
 

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Roy & Kristin Zirpoli

US NorthWest Region Member Rep
Member

Enthusiast I

1,479
Salem Oregon
First Name
RoyAndKristin
Last Name
Zirpoli
Member #

15250

Hello all. My name's Tom and I live Northwest of Portland, Oregon. I have a stock 1999 Dodge 2500 4X4 Diesel and also a 2014 Conqueror UEV 490 that I purchased earlier this year. I have experience car camping, but I've only begun doing the rough/offroad thing in the last couple of years. I am planning on doing a modest amount of work/upgrades to this truck and plan on getting a newer truck in a few years that I will do some real upgrades on.View attachment 110688
As Jedi mentioned in his reply- my husband I are here and ready to have you hang out with us! We have an event next weekend on the Nehalam River- camp out and crawfish! Come meet up with us!
 

Wooden One

Rank 0

Contributor I

60
Central Ohio
First Name
Chris
Last Name
Woodard
Hello everyone. Just joined from central Ohio. I’m new to Overlanding, but have been off-roading for years. Mainly been driving various Jeep CJ’s and a full size Blazer at one point.
Currently I have a 2010 Jeep JKU on 35’s, 4.88 gears, 2.5 inch Metalcloak lift, locked front and rear and a Dynatrac Prorock 44 front axle. I also have a small off-road trailer with a roof top tent setup for camping. The trailer is a home built one that I bought off the original builder a couple years ago. I added the tent and made a few other modifications to make it my own.
I actually found this forum from a search for .gpx data for the DBBB. I’ve used the cartotracks map before but I’m using GAIA now. Anyway, after checking things out I decided to join the forum.

Recent picture of the rig and trailer.
Hope to meet up with you soon.56960A48-9A49-444F-8DB0-A61B4D9C3347.jpeg
 

Trail Overland Build

Rank III
Member
Supporter +

Contributor II

528
Carol Stream, IL, USA
First Name
Kevin
Last Name
Sullivan
Member #

19270

Hey everyone! My name is Kevin I'm in the Chicago land area and I'm pretty new to the whole Overland scene, definitely a novice. I've always had a passion for camping and just being outdoors so I figured get a truck and go full send!

I decided to grab a new 2019 Chevy Silverado Trail-boss (Mainly cause it seemed to be a great starting point) Her name is "Black Betty"
I have realized that the market is not so kind when trying to find equipment for Overlanding, simply finding a good Bed Rack that wont break the bank seems challenging. I would appreciate any advise or knowledge my way ! Thank you!!
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GlennThrower50

Rank I
Member

Contributor I

233
Holley, NY, USA
First Name
Glenn
Last Name
Thrower
Member #

19340

Hey everyone! My name is Glenn I'm 19 and from the Rochester, New York area. I always loved camping growing up and recently decided to get into Overlanding. I am definitely a novice in the Overlanding scene and can't wait to get going!

I drive a 2017 Jeep Patriot 4x4 ( Aka the affordable Jeep for a teenager) Names"Beneatha"

Just excited to meet new people and explore!
 

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NovaBound

US East Region Member Rep
Member

Influencer II

3,021
Alexandria, Virginia, USA
First Name
Kevin
Last Name
Nova
Member #

10331

I'm from Northern Virginia and I have no experience nor do I have a rig. (currently in the market for one)

My friend got me hooked on overlanding and I'm currently just trying to read up and learn as much as I can before I make the investment into a vehicle and gear.
Welcome @DollarBill!

I’m in NOVA as well, Alexandria to be exact. Please let me know if I can help answer any questions.

I might be a little slow to respond for another week or so, currently out in Montana.
 

Iwata77

US Multi Region Member Rep OK,KS, MO, AR, TX
Member

Enthusiast I

2,631
Tulsa, OK 74105, USA
First Name
Kate
Last Name
Iwata
Member #

1977

Hello . I guess I did this right and the internet is not on fire so , good for me . LOL .
I am a new old guy who has been watching this overland thing for a few years now . I just find it interesting and exciting . I am a Army vet , retired otr truck driver , granddad , hunter and long time camper .
I just started a build out of our new ARE commercial topper on our 18 Ram 1500 4x4 . Just for honestly just a place to overnight camp in comfort and still be able to take the SXS or boat . Love our Winnebago drop but I just wanted something a lot simpler for shorter camps .
I like to see what others build and use as I am a do it yourselfer who loves a good project .

I hope maybe sometime I can help , advise someone on a project build of some kind .

Marlinmonty
Welcome from Tulsa!
 

Iwata77

US Multi Region Member Rep OK,KS, MO, AR, TX
Member

Enthusiast I

2,631
Tulsa, OK 74105, USA
First Name
Kate
Last Name
Iwata
Member #

1977

Hello everyone, my name is LeLand and I am very excited to join such a great group of people.
Location: Shawnee, KS
Rig:2012 Jeep Jk Unlimited Rubicon
Overlanding Experience Background: Novice to Overlanding but experienced in trail adventures
Welcome from Tulsa, OK
 

TacoMark

Rank 0

Contributor I

60
Phoenix, AZ, USA
First Name
Mark
Last Name
Almeida
Hello everyone,

My name is Mark, I live in Phoenix, AZ. I own a 2019 Toyota Tacoma Offroad. I am a former US Marine, and other than the field training I got in the service, and a few trips when I lived in Texas, I have no overland experience. My wife and I love to get into it which is why we got a Tacoma back in 2017 and a new one last month.

Hoping to join the community here and start getting out there!AE8BC1B0-3399-4E7D-A8C3-6E075DFFD974.jpeg
 

JH87

Rank I
Member

Member I

233
Osnabrück, Deutschland
First Name
Jan
Last Name
von der Haar
Member #

19188

Hello everyone,

My name is Jan, I´m from northern Germany / Europe. My "Rig" is a Skoda Octavia Scout 4x4 with a Gordigear 140 plus roof top tent. My decision to use this car is that i need it as daily driver as well. And as we don´t really have much opportunities to go off the tamrac roads here, except offroad parks, it has enough capabilities for 99% of where you can go legally here(At least western europe). Its liftet 30mm and has som slighly bigger AT tires on it. I use a RTT from Gordigear for sleeping. In the trunk I have some boxes for clothes, gear, food and water.

I´m 32 years old and have camped most of my live. With exception of some swowboarding trips, i´ve never spend a vacation in the hotel(and probably never will). My initial plans for this years trip were Montenegro or Romania, but as Brexit was post phoned to October we use the chance to go to scotland / england again in two weeks for three weeks, as we don´t have pay attention to customs, roamnig fees for mobiles etc. before the Brexit.

I hope to have some good conversations with like minded people and looking forward to meet some of you guys somewhere sometime maybe.


See you(here or out there)

Jan

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Prerunner1982

US Southwest Region Member Rep
Member

Influencer II

2,846
Navina, Oklahoma
First Name
Jon
Last Name
B
Member #

16274

Hello Mark (@TacoMark ) , welcome from Oklahoma.

You are in the Southwest Region. Check out the Southwest Region sub-forum for local information and involvement opportunities.

Here is the link to the forum calendar and Meet-Up event page: Overland Bound Meetups. There is occasionally a Phoenix area meet up so keep an eye out for that.
Or to check out what other members are planning go here: Overland Trip Planning

I am the SW Region Member Rep so if you have any questions let me know.
If you are on Facebook feel free to join us there as well, Overland Bound – Southwest.
 
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Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Member
Supporter

Influencer II

4,069
Placerville, CA
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hello everyone,

My name is Jan, I´m from northern Germany / Europe. My "Rig" is a Skoda Octavia Scout 4x4 with a Gordigear 140 plus roof top tent. My decision to use this car is that i need it as daily driver as well. And as we don´t really have much opportunities to go off the tamrac roads here, except offroad parks, it has enough capabilities for 99% of where you can go legally here(At least western europe). Its liftet 30mm and has som slighly bigger AT tires on it. I use a RTT from Gordigear for sleeping. In the trunk I have some boxes for clothes, gear, food and water.

I´m 32 years old and have camped most of my live. With exception of some swowboarding trips, i´ve never spend a vacation in the hotel(and probably never will). My initial plans for this years trip were Montenegro or Romania, but as Brexit was post phoned to October we use the chance to go to scotland / england again in two weeks for three weeks, as we don´t have pay attention to customs, roamnig fees for mobiles etc. before the Brexit.

I hope to have some good conversations with like minded people and looking forward to meet some of you guys somewhere sometime maybe.


See you(here or out there)

Jan

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Welcome to Overland Bound!

Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @Polaris Overland for help or information. The Regional Director can also get you in touch with a Member Representative that might be close to you and have local information.
 

Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Member
Supporter

Influencer II

4,069
Placerville, CA
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hello everyone,

My name is Mark, I live in Phoenix, AZ. I own a 2019 Toyota Tacoma Offroad. I am a former US Marine, and other than the field training I got in the service, and a few trips when I lived in Texas, I have no overland experience. My wife and I love to get into it which is why we got a Tacoma back in 2017 and a new one last month.

Hoping to join the community here and start getting out there!View attachment 113035
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @brien for help or information. Brien can help you find a local meet-up in your area just message him.
 
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Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Member
Supporter

Influencer II

4,069
Placerville, CA
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hey everyone! My name is Glenn I'm 19 and from the Rochester, New York area. I always loved camping growing up and recently decided to get into Overlanding. I am definitely a novice in the Overlanding scene and can't wait to get going!

I drive a 2017 Jeep Patriot 4x4 ( Aka the affordable Jeep for a teenager) Names"Beneatha"

Just excited to meet new people and explore!
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planing page for trips being planed by members.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning

You are in the East Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY

Your Interim Regional Director is @Kent R.
Your Member Representatives are;
@Team Harrington - Vermont, Main, New Hampshire
@EscoTerrestrial - New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut
@Wawa Skittletits - Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia
@NovaBound - Virginia, Maryland, Delaware