10 Essentials for the Novice Overlander

Packing and organizing for an overland adventure can be a daunting task. In this video, long-time Overland Expo instructor Dean Shirley goes over the 10 Essentials he recommends for any overland adventure.

This is a systematic list that will help you make heads or tails of what you need, at minimum, for your next trip. You can watch the full video on YouTube by clicking the image below.

1. Training

2. Safety & First Aid

3. Communication

4. Navigation

5. Recovery

6. Tire Pressure Management

7. Tires & Suspension

8. Food & Water

9. Shelter

10. Fuel


Dean Shirley

Dean brings a lifetime of outdoor enthusiasm and over two decades of off-road experience with him to share with you. His goal is to present that information in an easy to digest manner. Other videos by Dean can be found on the East Coast Overland Adventures YouTube channel. He also has a blog with over 150 articles on it at www.eastcoastoverlandadventures.com and hosts a semi-weekly podcast called Echoes of Adventure which can be found on all major podcast platforms.

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