Gear

Gear

Editors’ Choice: Campsite Gear & Accessories

Sometimes it’s the little things that can make a good trip great. While we’re strong proponents of keeping your packing list under control, we also like to be prepared, and that includes preparing to be comfortable. 

Editors’ Choice: Overland Lighting

Having the best lighting solutions for your overlanding adventure can make or break your trip. Build quality, lumen output, and affordability are all concerns when picking out overland lighting solutions. We have compiled some of our favorite lights for your overland vehicle and around your campsite.

Gear Showcase: Gear Storage & Organization

A new year brings new trails, new adventures, and maybe some new gear to aid you in your travels. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite storage and organizational gear to start off the new year right.

Review: Toyo Open Country M/T Tires

Toyo’s Open Country M/T mud terrain tires offer excellent off-road performance, impressive durability, and surprising on-road manners for a mud terrain. If you are a mud terrain devotee or are looking for more off-road tire performance than an all-terrain tire, these are worth checking out.

Gear Showcase: Overland Trailers

Now, more than ever, overlanders and adventure seekers have a host of options for hauling cargo and adding living space to their backcountry set-up.

Get Adventure Ready With Firestone Destination XTs

It’s really unfair to describe the XTs simply as a more aggressive all-terrain tire. While they do have larger tread voids and a deeper overall tread, the Firestone team has examined every aspect of these tires to make them capable and durable additions to any rig that will venture off the pavement.

Holiday Gift Guide $1 – $250

If your shopping list includes adventurer lovers, you’ve come to the right place for inspiration and great deals on overlanding gear from some of the top brands.

Holiday Gift Guide $251-$1,000

Find gear for the back-road-exploring, campfire-loving, off-road-enthusiast in your life. No matter their rig or destination, we have something they’ll love for their next overland trip.

Holiday Gift Guide $1,001 Plus

From the major pieces of required kit to the small items that make a big difference in the backcountry, there’s a gift for every overlander in the Overland Expo Holiday Gear Guide.

Gear Showcase: November, 2023

2023 is winding down, but you can still get out and pack some adventure into the days as they grow shorter. We’ve gathered some of our favorite gear to help you get outfitted for your next trip into the backcountry.

REVIEW: Midland Radio SPK100 and SPK200 Speakers

The new Midland Radio SPK100 and SPK200 speakers bring crisp, clear, and powerful audio to your existing radio setup. The SPK100 is a simple plug-and-play upgrade that installs in minutes and puts boosted sound where you want it and a very attractive price. The SPK200 has a couple additional tricks up its sleeve with its advanced active noise cancellation and powered speaker.

Gear Showcase: September, 2023

Whether alone or with friends, the simplest of dishes or a feast you’ll never forget, everything just tastes better after a long day on the trail.

Editors’ Choice: Traction Boards

Traction boards quicker and easier than hooking up a recovery strap or unspooling a winch. A good a set of recovery boards can get you unstuck in a matter or minutes.

The Adventure Portal crew around a campfire.

Editors’ Choice: Overlanding Camp Kitchen Accessories

At the end of a long day on the trail, it’s tough to beat a nice meal in the wilderness. It’s easy to fall into the trap of carrying a ton of kitchen gear, but with some careful planning, you can take care of prep, cooking, and cleaning up with a relatively simple kit.

REVIEW: Dometic CFX3 45 Fridge

Dometic’s CFX3 45 is a 46-liter fridge. Having lived with it for many months over several overland expeditions, I can say I absolutely adore it. It won me over with its compact size compared to its large interior volume, awesome user interface and features, and its efficiency build quality.

Editors’ Choice: Overlanding Fridges & Freezers

When you’re ready to step up from a traditional cooler and ice setup to a fridge freezer, it’s hard to know where to start. So, we compiled a list of great options for overlanders shopping for a fridge freezer for their overlanding rig.

Photo by Brett Willhelm

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