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TeamHooty

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Reno, NV, USA
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Stephanie
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Sears
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20524

Hello! I'm so proud to be a part of this community! I've been following for awhile but just recently became a member.
My name is Stephanie but my friends/family call me Sam...
I've got a 2003 Toyota Tacoma that belonged to my late sister Lizzie, who was a total badass! My experience is novice to moderate at best. I love to go muddin' and four-wheeling in the Sierra Nevada's. Home base for now is Reno, NV. I plan on taking off in the spring to explore national parks and trails. I'd love some insider info on best places to enjoy dispersed camping throughout the western USA. I will be outfitting the TRD (as it's lovingly and phonetically referred to) with an RTT, auxiliary fuel tank and some other mods to make myself a home on wheels. I'm really really excited about this and welcome any information that you'll share as I start building out. Thanks!
 

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TMB725

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60
New Mexico
First Name
Travis
Last Name
Becker
Good Morning! Name is Travis, Living in Albuquerque NM.
Rig: 2018 Ford Raptor. only a few mods (Decked Drawers, Aux lighting, wheels, tires and leveling collars) looking to build a capable rig over the next year or so to get away from the city and explore the southwest west. This will be my DD so nothing too crazy but definitely want to build a very capable rig.
I grew up camping and just recently sold my diesel and 39' trailer, looking to simplify my activities and learn more about the overloading lifestyle. I would put my skill level in overloading at Novice but look to quickly change that!
 

Prerunner1982

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Navina, Oklahoma
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Jon
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Hello Travis (@TMB725), welcome from Oklahoma. As I just mentioned to another new member from the ALBQ area, you are close to a number of National Forest making weekend trips fairly easy. Wish I had areas that close.

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
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.
 
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Taino_Overland

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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Ian
Last Name
Perez
Member #

20891

Hi everyone. My name is Ian ( @Taino_Overland ) and I’m from a town called Carolina in Puerto Rico I got a 2008 FJ Cruiser with the off-road package. Me and my wife enjoy hiking, camping, kayaking, mountain biking and just being in nature. Looking forward to learning from you guys. Any questions, feel free to ask.
 

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Pwagonmike

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Tatum, NM, USA
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Mike
Last Name
Presher
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20903

New Members,

Welcome to the Overland Bound community! Please take a few moments to introduce yourself so we can get to know you!

A few things you might want to include in your introduction are:

1) Picture! If you have a rig, we want to see it!
2) Location (General area is fine)
3) Rig (Year, Make, Model, etc.)
4) Overlanding Experience Background (Novice or Experienced, you're welcome here!)

We're glad you've found us and look forward to sharing our adventures with you!

In addition to getting to know you, here are the guideline sent to all Moderators of the forums. It's a natural reflection of our community, and what Overland Bound is all about:

From @administrator
  • Overlanding is: "Vehicle Dependent Travel". Nothing else.
  • We will not further define "overlanding".
  • "Capable" depends on the requirements of the trip, and we take that very seriously.
  • You are an Overlander: Overlanding is for everyone who has exploration and adventure in their heart, or, who need to be reinvigorated by connecting with nature. Nature is unforgiving. You must rise to a certain level of personal awareness to survive. Sound right? Overlanding is for you.
  • Encourage uncomplicated ventures into the great outdoors. Don't over pack.
  • Be prepared, and understand basic requirements. Question folks, to be sure they are aware of what is required. Don't assume.
  • Share without reservation, trip locations, and information.
  • It doesn't matter what you drive: The only requirement of an Overlander is that the vehicle serves the job required, safely.
  • We do not care about make or model.
  • We do not engage in "this is better than that" competitions.
  • We DO give advice about how to make your vehicle ready for what you need. Share knowledge.
  • Humility.
  • We respect, fear, and protect nature.
  • "I don't know" is a great answer.
  • We don’t brag about exploits.
  • We seek answers from the community when we don’t know.
  • We engage in the very smallest of interactions.
Hey I’m new to this on sit and trying to figure it all out. I’m in SE New Mexico and wheel in Sacramento Mountains a bunch. Holler if you’re out there.
 

TD Bauer

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60
Wisconsin
First Name
Tim
Last Name
Bauer
Hello All,

Location: Hudson, Wisconsin
Rig: currently leasing a Jeep Renegade TH... waiting to get into something I can mod that is not leased.
Experience: overlanding, not much of any except your typical two-track driving through forest and wilderness roads to remote canoe tripping, camping, or hiking locations. Usually I would drive as quickly as I could to my end destination, but now that I have discovered overlanding I have realized the journey is just as important if not more important than the destination. I'm an avid solo wilderness canoe tripper and bushcrafter. I enjoy hikes, hunting, fishing, and more.
 

Jakub

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233
New Zealand/Australia
First Name
Jakub
Last Name
Matyska
Member #

20937

Hello people! How are you?

Picture from last completed job.

27F1B788-6A43-4F8C-B253-26F1AFAEB1AC.jpegWe are sending greetings from New Zealand. I am from the Czech Republic and my partner is from Australia.

Our companion is Toyota LandCruiser Prado KZJ78, “Matilda.”

We don’t have a huge amount of experience but planning a steep learning curve on a South American road trip.
 

J. Bloos

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233
Charlotte, NC, USA
First Name
Justin
Last Name
Bloos
Member #

21736

Hi all OB members. I am new to the overland community/lifestyle. I am planning a trip next summer (2020) to travel across the country where my end destination will be Breckenridge, CO to work as a lift operator for a season.

Location: Charlotte, NC
Vehicle: 2013 Toyota Tacoma, 4x4 TRD Sport w/ manual transmission
Experience: Novice
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Prerunner1982

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Navina, Oklahoma
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16274

Hello Steven (@Offroadnutz), 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. Not sure where in Texas you are but we have a couple of meet ups that happen around Dallas, Austin, and Houston.
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.
 

Kent R

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Placerville, CA
Member #

1632

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Hi all OB members. I am new to the overland community/lifestyle. I am planning a trip next summer (2020) to travel across the country where my end destination will be Breckenridge, CO to work as a lift operator for a season.

Location: Charlotte, NC
Vehicle: 2013 Toyota Tacoma, 4x4 TRD Sport w/ manual transmission
Experience: Novice
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Welcome To Overland Bound

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 Regional Director will be able to get you in touch with a local Member Representative.

When you are in Colorado the Regional Director is @Cendee
 

Kent R

Executive Director
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Placerville, CA
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1632

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Hello people! How are you?

Picture from last completed job.

View attachment 130440We are sending greetings from New Zealand. I am from the Czech Republic and my partner is from Australia.

Our companion is Toyota LandCruiser Prado KZJ78, “Matilda.”

We don’t have a huge amount of experience but planning a steep learning curve on a South American road trip.
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @Luis Merlo 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.
 
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Kent R

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Placerville, CA
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1632

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K6KNT
Hello All,

Location: Hudson, Wisconsin
Rig: currently leasing a Jeep Renegade TH... waiting to get into something I can mod that is not leased.
Experience: overlanding, not much of any except your typical two-track driving through forest and wilderness roads to remote canoe tripping, camping, or hiking locations. Usually I would drive as quickly as I could to my end destination, but now that I have discovered overlanding I have realized the journey is just as important if not more important than the destination. I'm an avid solo wilderness canoe tripper and bushcrafter. I enjoy hikes, hunting, fishing, and more.
Welcome to Overland Bound!

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 Regional Director will be able to get you in touch with a local Member Representative.
 
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Kent R

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Placerville, CA
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K6KNT
Hi everyone. My name is Ian ( @Taino_Overland ) and I’m from a town called Carolina in Puerto Rico I got a 2008 FJ Cruiser with the off-road package. Me and my wife enjoy hiking, camping, kayaking, mountain biking and just being in nature. Looking forward to learning from you guys. Any questions, feel free to ask.
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Don't hesitate to contact the closest Regional Director @AdventureWithDanan for help or information.
 
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Kent R

Executive Director
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Placerville, CA
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1632

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K6KNT
Good Morning! Name is Travis, Living in Albuquerque NM.
Rig: 2018 Ford Raptor. only a few mods (Decked Drawers, Aux lighting, wheels, tires and leveling collars) looking to build a capable rig over the next year or so to get away from the city and explore the southwest west. This will be my DD so nothing too crazy but definitely want to build a very capable rig.
I grew up camping and just recently sold my diesel and 39' trailer, looking to simplify my activities and learn more about the overloading lifestyle. I would put my skill level in overloading at Novice but look to quickly change that!
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @brien for help or information. The closest Member Representative to you is @Prerunner1982
 

Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Member
Supporter

Influencer III

4,099
Placerville, CA
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Hello! I'm so proud to be a part of this community! I've been following for awhile but just recently became a member.
My name is Stephanie but my friends/family call me Sam...
I've got a 2003 Toyota Tacoma that belonged to my late sister Lizzie, who was a total badass! My experience is novice to moderate at best. I love to go muddin' and four-wheeling in the Sierra Nevada's. Home base for now is Reno, NV. I plan on taking off in the spring to explore national parks and trails. I'd love some insider info on best places to enjoy dispersed camping throughout the western USA. I will be outfitting the TRD (as it's lovingly and phonetically referred to) with an RTT, auxiliary fuel tank and some other mods to make myself a home on wheels. I'm really really excited about this and welcome any information that you'll share as I start building out. Thanks!
Welcome to Overland Bound!

The Reno Overlanding Meet-Up meets monthly, if your interested check out the meet-up page on the forum for details.
https://www.overlandbound.com/forums/threads/reno-overlanding-meets-and-runs.17576/

Your Regional Member Representative is @HappyOurOverlanding
 
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