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BlueLineOverland

US Southeast Region Member Rep, Arkansas
Member

Traveler III

4,066
Ozark Arkansas
First Name
Mason
Last Name
Berry
Member #

8818

Hey all!!
New member here looking forward to talking and learning from you all. I recently started building my rig with the goal of getting out in the backcountry riding my bike and camping with the fam.

Rig- 2020 4Runner
Home- Folsom Ca
Experience- novice but I did grow up 4 wheeling my 1st gen taco and playing in the mud lol.
Welcome!!!! Beautiful rig you have there!
Thank you. Looking forward to getting it dirty
If you ever make it to Arkansas let me know. Absolutely beautiful country and would love to show you around! Im the member rep for Arkansas.
It is absolutely on my bucket list to ride my bike in Bentonville. That would be an epic trip. Thank you for the invite and if I ever do make it out that way I will definitely reach out
You're more than welcome! Just let me know and we will make it happen!
 

T. Stanley

Rocky Mountain Region Member Rep Kansas
Member

Enthusiast III

1,608
Clay Center, Kansas
First Name
Tim
Last Name
Stanley
Member #

25893

Guillermo Meraz
Location: Eastvale California
Rig: 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD off-road 4x4
Gear head at heart. Grew up working on cars
Experience in off-roading Novice,
Currently setting up my Tacoma with overland gear as we speak. My family and I are super excited to start this and meet cool people
Welcome to the OB crew
 
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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
Hello everyone.

I am Mike.

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I drive truck for a living, and waste my money on Hunting, Fishing, Camping gear, and buying my wife NEW 4Runners.

I have a lifted 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport w/ winch and front bumper, a Back Rack and a Decked Draw system.

I grew up in the Northern sections of the Western Provinces, NT and the Yukon.

Outdoors and camping was and has always been a lifestyle and not a hobby, so I have a fair amount of bush experience.

My rigging, winch and recovery experience is from Oil Field work as a driver operating Winch tractors and bed trucks( single steer and Tandem steer axles) and lumping for boom trucks and Cranes.

I am also a licensed Amateur radio Operator with my Basic, Advanced Licenses, and 5 word Code. I also hold Licenses in the Maritime and Aeronautical radio Service. I normally have my VHF/UHF and HF radios in my transport truck and Hang around on 14.300Mhz on HF, but currently my boss has me driving Demo trucks for the next few months so nothing installed right now.
Hello Mike, welcome to the OB community. That's quite a resume.
 
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Magic Mike

US West Region Member Rep
Member

Protector III

4,986
Auburn, CA, USA
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Lee
Member #

13728

Ham Callsign
KM6YKV
Hello, My name is Christopher. I'm not completely new to Overlanding but I am new to overland Bound and I'm happy to be here. I have been thinking of joining for a couple of years now but just never did until recently. I have a 2012 JK 2 door based out of Northern California. A couple of weeks ago my wife and I did our first desert run and completed the Mojave road. It was an amazing trip!
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Welcome to Overland Bound, very nice rig. I am one of your U.S. West member representatives. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me @Magic Mike
You can also contact our Regional Director @Narbob if the need arises.

Make sure to browse the New member threads for some great information and it will also help you navigate the Overland Bound website. Also keep an eye on Rally Points and the member calendar. These two area will keep you up to date on what is happening on Overland Bound. You can find information on upcoming local meetups, trail runs and training opportunities.

I look forward to meeting you out on the trail in the future.
 
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Magic Mike

US West Region Member Rep
Member

Protector III

4,986
Auburn, CA, USA
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Lee
Member #

13728

Ham Callsign
KM6YKV
Greetings folks. Benn lurking here a bit.

Waiting on my 2021 Bronco to get built.

I had a 1968 Bronco for years. More of a 3-4x/year rock crawler truck. Traded it <kicking self> years ago. My current overland rig is a BMW R1200GS. I'll include a pic. I'm located in Manteca, CA and sometimes in Boulder Creek, CA. (long story).

As far as overlanding experience, well.... Lots of week long trips into the woods on the motorcycle, and some rock crawling with my old 68 back in the day. I was sooooo stoked when Ford announced the new Broncos. I'm one of those folks who plopped down $100 on the first day.

I guess I'd consider myself a n00b. in the grand scheme of things here. Hoping to learn, make some friends, go on some trips.

Here's my current "overland rig"

View attachment 183696Nice to meet ya!View attachment 183697
Welcome to Overland Bound, very nice setup. I am one of your U.S. West member representatives. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me @Magic Mike
You can also contact our Regional Director @Narbob if the need arises.

Make sure to browse the New member threads for some great information and it will also help you navigate the Overland Bound website. Also keep an eye on Rally Points and the member calendar. These two area will keep you up to date on what is happening on Overland Bound. You can find information on upcoming local meetups, trail runs and training opportunities.

I look forward to meeting you out on the trail in the future.
 

Magic Mike

US West Region Member Rep
Member

Protector III

4,986
Auburn, CA, USA
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Lee
Member #

13728

Ham Callsign
KM6YKV
Location: National City, CA
Rig: 2020 Subaru Crosstrek
Experience: None

Hello,
I am extremely excited to start off roading. I don’t have a Jeep or a Tacoma but I’ll make sure my Subaru will get me to all the places I want to explore!
Welcome to Overland Bound. I am one of your U.S. West member representatives. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me @Magic Mike
You can also contact our Regional Director @Narbob if the need arises.

Make sure to browse the New member threads for some great information and it will also help you navigate the Overland Bound website. Also keep an eye on Rally Points and the member calendar. These two area will keep you up to date on what is happening on Overland Bound. You can find information on upcoming local meetups, trail runs and training opportunities.

I look forward to meeting you out on the trail in the future.
 
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Magic Mike

US West Region Member Rep
Member

Protector III

4,986
Auburn, CA, USA
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Lee
Member #

13728

Ham Callsign
KM6YKV
Hey all!!
New member here looking forward to talking and learning from you all. I recently started building my rig with the goal of getting out in the backcountry riding my bike and camping with the fam.

Rig- 2020 4Runner
Home- Folsom Ca
Experience- novice but I did grow up 4 wheeling my 1st gen taco and playing in the mud lol.
Welcome to Overland Bound, very nice rig. I am one of your U.S. West member representatives. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me @Magic Mike
You can also contact our Regional Director @Narbob if the need arises.

Make sure to browse the New member threads for some great information and it will also help you navigate the Overland Bound website. Also keep an eye on Rally Points and the member calendar. These two area will keep you up to date on what is happening on Overland Bound. You can find information on upcoming local meetups, trail runs and training opportunities. Also look into the 4Runner threads here on OB.

I look forward to meeting you out on the trail in the future.
 

Magic Mike

US West Region Member Rep
Member

Protector III

4,986
Auburn, CA, USA
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Lee
Member #

13728

Ham Callsign
KM6YKV
Guillermo Meraz
Location: Eastvale California
Rig: 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD off-road 4x4
Gear head at heart. Grew up working on cars
Experience in off-roading Novice,
Currently setting up my Tacoma with overland gear as we speak. My family and I are super excited to start this and meet cool people
Welcome to Overland Bound, very nice rig. I am one of your U.S. West member representatives. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact me @Magic Mike
You can also contact our Regional Director @Narbob if the need arises.

Make sure to browse the New member threads for some great information and it will also help you navigate the Overland Bound website. Also keep an eye on Rally Points and the member calendar. These two area will keep you up to date on what is happening on Overland Bound. You can find information on upcoming local meetups, trail runs and training opportunities.

I look forward to meeting you out on the trail in the future.
 
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MarioT'sCJResto

Rank IV
Member
Supporter

Enthusiast III

1,278
12157
First Name
Christopher
Last Name
Laboy
Member #

22985

Hello my name is Rick

Thanks for having me. For years I have been a bit of a extreme hiker, having hiked several hundred miles of the Continental Divide Trail; Pacific Crest Trail & John Muir Trails.

Being outdoors in nature is important to me. I recently purchased a 2021 Subaru Crosstrek, which will become my overlanding rig over-time.

While not novice to leave no trace behind, I am a noice when it comes to overlanding with vehicle.

Look forward to learning.

My roaming area is varied, I am currently in the USA, but frequently head back to Scotland.
Welcome Rick, Best Regards from UpState NY.
 
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MarioT'sCJResto

Rank IV
Member
Supporter

Enthusiast III

1,278
12157
First Name
Christopher
Last Name
Laboy
Member #

22985

Good evening. My name is Derek and I have finally became a member. Been a fan for a long time. I am an experienced overlander and love everything outdoors. I live in Northern Kentucky and my rig is a 2016 Wrangler 4 door.
Derek, great looking Jeep.
Best regards from UpState NY
 

Carriec

Rank 0

Contributor I

30
VA
First Name
Richard
Last Name
Eilenfield
Been reading threads on "light weight" recovery gear. Things have come a long way from the shovel, 2x10s, rope and come along of my youth. After dragging a 29' travel trailer around the country, we are now looking at the AT Overland Atlas. Not looking to get into serious mudding or rock crawling, now looking at some more remote camp sites near trail running events. Truck is my DD so only mild mods to meet our needs. Liking the flow of what I've read here.
 

DarkWolfAdventure

Rank I
Member
OB1

Member I

203
Colorado, USA
First Name
Andy
Last Name
Day
Member #

26407

Hello hello!

I'm Andy
Based in Colorado.
No rig at all at the moment, unfortunately.
I'll go with experienced-ish? Grew up in CO spending as much of my free time as I could out in the mountains and exploring new places every chance I had.

Spent the last year in Guam for work. Excited to get back home here in a couple months, get me a new rig to start building, meet some adventure buddies and hit the mountains and trails again!
 

Rubyroundhouse

Rank I
Member
OB1

Member I

203
2766 Harris Pike, Independence, Kentucky 41051, United States
First Name
Derek
Last Name
Mullins
Member #

27715

Good evening. My name is Derek and I have finally became a member. Been a fan for a long time. I am an experienced overlander and love everything outdoors. I live in Northern Kentucky and my rig is a 2016 Wrangler 4 door.
Derek, great looking Jeep.
Best regards from UpState NY
Thanks Mario, she is getting ready to get big brake kit, ARB lockers front and rear with 4.88 gears.
 
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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 hello!

I'm Andy
Based in Colorado.
No rig at all at the moment, unfortunately.
I'll go with experienced-ish? Grew up in CO spending as much of my free time as I could out in the mountains and exploring new places every chance I had.

Spent the last year in Guam for work. Excited to get back home here in a couple months, get me a new rig to start building, meet some adventure buddies and hit the mountains and trails again!
Welcome to Overland Bound Andy
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 & @Fortis Overland
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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
Been reading threads on "light weight" recovery gear. Things have come a long way from the shovel, 2x10s, rope and come along of my youth. After dragging a 29' travel trailer around the country, we are now looking at the AT Overland Atlas. Not looking to get into serious mudding or rock crawling, now looking at some more remote camp sites near trail running events. Truck is my DD so only mild mods to meet our needs. Liking the flow of what I've read here.
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 the East Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative to you is @JRElaxED & @Zombie
Your Regional Director is @Nomadik Nova
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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
Red
Coastal Virginia but moving to northern Idaho
2013 F150 EB w ELD
Been a few moons since off roading mostly on bikes .
View attachment 183998Rank amateur and looking forward to something new to enjoy.
Good reading so far.
Now to shrink this billboard sized photo.....
Welcome to Overland Bound
When you move to Idaho your Regional Director will be @M Rose, Mike can hook you up with the local Member Representative to help you out.
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.
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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 All.... finally got my number and am a part of this group. Looking forward to meeting others...
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 the Southwest Region, local information can also be found in the “Overland Bound by Region”
OVERLAND BOUND COMMUNITY
The closest Member Representative is @USStrongman & @Prerunner1982
Quick adult & youthTread Lightly online awareness course.
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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
Guillermo Meraz
Location: Eastvale California
Rig: 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD off-road 4x4
Gear head at heart. Grew up working on cars
Experience in off-roading Novice,
Currently setting up my Tacoma with overland gear as we speak. My family and I are super excited to start this and meet cool people
Welcome to Overland Bound Guillermo.
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) Dominic has a great meet-up he coordinates if you are interested.
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
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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
Hey all!!
New member here looking forward to talking and learning from you all. I recently started building my rig with the goal of getting out in the backcountry riding my bike and camping with the fam.

Rig- 2020 4Runner
Home- Folsom Ca
Experience- novice but I did grow up 4 wheeling my 1st gen taco and playing in the mud lol.
Welcome to Overland Bound
Don't hesitate to message your Regional Director @Narbob if you have any questions. For local information about trips and meet-ups contact your NorCal Member Representatives; Sac/Foothills @Magic Mike
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.
Tread Lightly | Online Courses
Tread Lightly! Youth Online Course

Here are some local meetups you might be interested in;
Sierra Foothills Overlanders, El Dorado Hills, CA
US West - Sierra Foothills Overlanders Monthly OLB meet-up/meeting.
Gold Country Monthly Meet-up. Auburn CA
https://www.overlandbound.com/event/gold-country-monthly-meetup/
Elk Grove, CA
US West - Overland Bound Elk Grove, CA Meetup