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Fairbro

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Prerunner1982

US Southwest Region Member Rep
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Navina, Oklahoma
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Welcome @stringfellowhawk ,

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

June 7th – 9th is the OB Rally Southeast in the Ozark National Forest in Arkansas.

Also there is a North Central Texas meet and greet planned.

If you have any questions let me know.
 
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Jedi

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Advocate I

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Ferndale, WA USA
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Location: Georgetown Texas
Rig: 2017 Jeep Trailhawk
Been off-roading for years, however new to overlanding, but not new to camping. Pictures will follow it is a work in progress.
Great username! I used to love watching Airwolf.
 

Kent R

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Placerville, CA
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Location: Georgetown Texas
Rig: 2017 Jeep Trailhawk
Been off-roading for years, however new to overlanding, but not new to camping. Pictures will follow it is a work in progress.
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director 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

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Hi All,
I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, but originally come from New Zealand (30 years in California). Been overlanding for about 8-9 years now in a 2010 FJ Cruiser with an Adventure Trailer, mostly in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah. Always seem to be planning the next adventure, and looking forward to learning more from this community.
Welcome to Overland Bound!

Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director 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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bfoster

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Saint Johns, FL, USA
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Bryan
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Foster
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17246

Hello all!

Location: Saint Johns, FL
Rig: 2018 Jeep Rubicon JL Unlimited
Overlanding Experience Background: Not a lot of experience but looking forward to it. I found this by accident while reading on another forum. I've been all over the world but seen very little of the USA so I am trying to make plans for a road trip out West next Spring and looking at all of the advice on how to outfit the Jeep, what to take, what to do, etc.
 

Zneelands

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Hey all! I'm located in south orange county, ca and grew up doing the whole desert thing. I moved to the East Coast a few years ago and sold all of my offroading gear. About a year ago I picked up my montero after moving back tot he area and after a few trips my wife is surprisingly interested in doing more vehicle supported adventuring! The rig is a 2003 Mitsubishi Montero XLS, its currently got +1 size tires and I have an old man emu hd kit sitting the garage. I'm hoping to build it into a simple overland rig over the next few years!
 

igtyr6

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Leavenworth, KS, USA
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Hey all, member #16829 out of Leavenworth, KS, here! Looking to adventure and learn, and share as much as I can with ya'll. Currently finishing up my rig, a 2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited. All I've got left for now is a front bumper and tire swing out, which I pick up upon completion in four weeks from DGG Fabrication in Springfield, MO. Hoping to see some of ya'll around soon! I'll be frequenting Kansas Rocks with my local Toyota group, actually will he there this Saturday, the 27th.
 

Magic Mike

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Auburn, CA, USA
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Hey all! I'm located in south orange county, ca and grew up doing the whole desert thing. I moved to the East Coast a few years ago and sold all of my offroading gear. About a year ago I picked up my montero after moving back tot he area and after a few trips my wife is surprisingly interested in doing more vehicle supported adventuring! The rig is a 2003 Mitsubishi Montero XLS, its currently got +1 size tires and I have an old man emu hd kit sitting the garage. I'm hoping to build it into a simple overland rig over the next few years!
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
There is a meet-up in Orange County that you might be interested in. West - Reoccurring - Orange County Overland Bound Monthly Meet-up - 12/01/2018

I am one of the U.S. West Member Representatives, if there is anything I can do to help message me at @Magic Mike
If you have any questions message your Regional Director on the forum at @Narbob
 

Magic Mike

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Hey there folks,

  • I'm located in the SF Bay Area, CA.
  • Purchased a 2006 LX470 in May of 2018. Still in mall crawler mode. Taking my time fixing it up.
  • Novice.
  • Love doing anything outdoors with the wife and kids :smile:.
Welcome to Overland Bound!

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

There is a monthly meet-up in the San Francisco area and one in the Dublin area. Check the Rally Point area for further information. Or you can also check out the calendar for information.

I am your U.S. West Member Representatives, if there is anything I can do to help message me at @Magic Mike
If you have any questions message your Regional Director on the forum at @Narbob
 

Magic Mike

US West Region Member Rep
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Traveler I

4,705
Auburn, CA, USA
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13728

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Hey all, member #16829 out of Leavenworth, KS, here! Looking to adventure and learn, and share as much as I can with ya'll. Currently finishing up my rig, a 2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited. All I've got left for now is a front bumper and tire swing out, which I pick up upon completion in four weeks from DGG Fabrication in Springfield, MO. Hoping to see some of ya'll around soon! I'll be frequenting Kansas Rocks with my local Toyota group, actually will he there this Saturday, the 27th.
Welcome to Overland Bound!

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

JBarba

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60
Long Beach, CA, USA
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16272

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.
Hello My name is Jeremiah Barba. Really excited to be part of what looks like a great community with lots of info. Found it on YouTube and now I’m stoked to be a member.
I am a newbie to overlanding and have been already learning a lot on the posts as well as videos. So Thank you!!
My rig is a 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD 4x4 sport. Trying to get my rig right where I want it. And it is slowly getting there. Haha! Hope to meet some of you soon on one of these meet ups or on a trail somewhere.
Thanks for having me!!
 

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Leentu

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Hi All--

Scott here from Leentu. Recently sold my Gen 1 Taco, upgraded to a (new to me) 2007 Tacoma TRD 4x4. Have't had much of a chance to get the rig kitted out as I've been completely swamped with customer camper builds since the fall, hah.

After 10 years on the west coast, I'm now between Chicago and our shop in Indianapolis so definitely looking forward to getting out and meeting new people in the area this summer. My experience is mixed, I wouldn't call myself an expert, but I've definitely put some good miles in from the California desert, to Baja and exploring Central America.

Cheers and look forward to connecting!
 

Magic Mike

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Hello My name is Jeremiah Barba. Really excited to be part of what looks like a great community with lots of info. Found it on YouTube and now I’m stoked to be a member.
I am a newbie to overlanding and have been already learning a lot on the posts as well as videos. So Thank you!!
My rig is a 2018 Toyota Tundra TRD 4x4 sport. Trying to get my rig right where I want it. And it is slowly getting there. Haha! Hope to meet some of you soon on one of these meet ups or on a trail somewhere.
Thanks for having me!!
Welcome to Overland Bound!
Check the forum calendar and Meet-Up page for events, and the Trip Planing page for trips being planned by members.
Overland Bound Meetups
Overland Trip Planning

I am your U.S. West Member Representatives, if there is anything I can do to help message me at @Magic Mike
If you have any questions message your Regional Director on the forum at @Narbob