Gear

Gear Essentials: Vehicle Running Gear
Running gear — it’s sort of a generic catchall term....
Gear Collections: Overland Trailers
When you’re dipping your toe into the proverbial overland trailer...
Does the New Defender 110 Hold Up to the Legacy of the Original?
The all-new Land Rover Defender 110 has big shoes to...
Gear Collections: Adventure Motorcycle Boots
Don’t leave home without a proper pair of adventure-worthy riding...
Gear Essentials: Mountain Bikes & E-Bikes
Whether you’re wanting to combine your overland trips with your...
Gear Collections: Overlanding Tires
Whether you’re looking to get started in overlanding or you’re...
Gear Chronicles: New SOUNDBOKS Echoes in the Oregon Backcountry
The New SOUNDBOKS is the world’s loudest Bluetooth speaker. But...
We Tried a Handful of UST’s Hardy & Affordable Overlanding Gear
Whether you’re looking for a tent, sleeping pad, or head...
Gear Chronicles: Bumpers and a Winch Can Make All the Difference
When you’re outfitting your rig for overlanding, the best place...
Best Overlanding Apparel
Even the best overland adventures can be thwarted by packing...
The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide For The Overlander On Your List
Shop for the overlander, camper or outside adventurer in your...
Black Friday Sales To Jump Start Your Holiday Shopping
We’ve put together a list of Black Friday offers from...
Trekka’s Element Jacket Is Tough Enough for the Office & the Trail
Most outdoor jackets offer windproof and waterproof designs but few,...
Gear Collections: Adventure Motorcycle Jackets
Whether you’re out for a weekend cruise or a long-haul...
Ditch the Rack and Focus on Riding with Mosko Moto’s Minimalist Luggage
Less is more when it comes to luggage and Mosko...
Gear Collections: Overland Roof Racks
Whether you’re running an SUV or pickup, your overlanding rig...
Which Jeep Is Best for Overlanding?
You’re thinking about overlanding — and overlanding with a Jeep....
Stargaze In Nemo’s New Recliner Camp Chair
Sit back, relax, and enjoy a quiet evening by the...
How Much Water Do You Need for Overlanding?
The single most important thing you need to consider on...
Gear Essentials: Navigation, Electronics & Radios
Consider this moth’s Essentials a veritable smörgåsbord of cool overlanding...
Preparedness Kit for Overland Travel & the Home
Whether you are bugging out for the weekend or bugging...
Gear Collections: Overland Navigation Tools
Navigation tools – both old school and new tech –...
Pendleton Craftsman Collection
There is nothing better than pulling out your wool blanket...
Gear Collections: Adventure Motorcycle Helmets & Accessories
Out of all the motorcycle gear you should never leave...

Gear Collections: Overlanding Tires

Whether you’re looking to get started in overlanding or you’re an expert overlander, it’s important to have the best possible tires. That’s because single best investment you can make in your vehicle, for overland rig or otherwise. So, to take out some of the guesswork, we compiled a list of the best overlanding tires.

Best Overlanding Apparel

Even the best overland adventures can be thwarted by packing the wrong clothing. Don’t get caught in a storm without the right jacket, pants, hat and gloves. These are the best apparel choices for overland travel.

Black Friday Sales To Jump Start Your Holiday Shopping

We’ve put together a list of Black Friday offers from across the overland industry to kick start your holiday shopping efforts. If you’re looking for deals and discounts on recovery gear, body armor, racks, coolers, radios, and more – make sure to check out these discounts before you look any further.

Gear Collections: Adventure Motorcycle Jackets

Whether you’re out for a weekend cruise or a long-haul adventure, a solid riding jacket is critical for comfort and safety. With countless adventure-centric jackets on the market for both men and women motorcyclists, we’ve narrowed the list down to a few of our adv-equipped favorites.

Gear Collections: Overland Roof Racks

Whether you’re running an SUV or pickup, your overlanding rig is going to need a good roof rack. Luckily, there are a ton of great designs, styles, and construction-materials to choose from. So, whether you’re just looking for a place to hook an awning to or if you’re planning to strap a couple hundred pounds of gear to your roof, there’s a roof rack to fit your needs, rig and budget.

Which Jeep Is Best for Overlanding?

You’re thinking about overlanding — and overlanding with a Jeep. This is a great start. Now the hard part starts: Deciding which Jeep is best for overlanding. We have some recommendations that might help you steer toward the best overlanding Jeep for you.

Stargaze In Nemo’s New Recliner Camp Chair

Sit back, relax, and enjoy a quiet evening by the fire in NEMO’s new STARGAZE™ luxury reclining camp chair. This new generation camp chair has been re-engineered to swing like a rocking chair and recline for maximum comfort while stargazing on your next camping trip.

How Much Water Do You Need for Overlanding?

The single most important thing you need to consider on an overland trip is water. But knowing exactly how much water to bring on an overland journey isn’t always easy — especially if you’re new to overlanding. In this article, we examine exactly how much water to bring for overland journeys as well as tools to make toting large quantities of water on the trail easier.

Gear Essentials: Navigation, Electronics & Radios

Consider this moth’s Essentials a veritable smörgåsbord of cool overlanding gear. Plan a trip, send updated from the trail, collect solar power, and capture high-quality 4K video along the way, this list has it — and will help you — do it all.

Preparedness Kit for Overland Travel & the Home

Whether you are bugging out for the weekend or bugging out to escape a natural disaster, having a preparedness kit ready to go is essential. To commemorate National Preparedness Month, we have put together a list of the basics to get you started on a safe and reliable preparedness kit for when the worst happens.

Gear Collections: Overland Navigation Tools

Navigation tools – both old school and new tech – are an important part of overland travel. Overlanding is always about the journey, but the journey isn’t much fun if you don’t know where you are going. We put together a list of some great overlanding navigation tools for you whether you’re on two wheels, four wheels, or more.

Pendleton Craftsman Collection

There is nothing better than pulling out your wool blanket to keep you warm in camp. The Pendleton Craftsman Collection combines quality construction and cozy feels for classic campsite lounging.

Gear Collections: Adventure Motorcycle Helmets & Accessories

Out of all the motorcycle gear you should never leave home without, your helmet is the top of the list. There is no piece of gear more critical to your safety, well-being, and comfort than your trusty head-protector. With a vast array of helmets on the market that take into account fit and features, we’ve narrowed the list down to a few of our favorites.

Snow Peak Solid Stake #30

You know those cheap, aluminum tent stakes that you get with nearly EVERY piece of equipment you buy? You know, the ones that bend if you look at them funny? If you’re sick and tired of tent stakes that disintegrate if you get a hammer near them, it’s time to upgrade to the Snow Peak Solid Stake #30.

MSR Flex 4 Cooking System

If you spend lots of time living, working, and camping out of your overland rig, you’ll know the need for durable, easy-to-clean, and large enough for your backcountry culinary creations while not taking up a lot of precious cargo room. The folks at MSR have developed the perfect companion for the backcountry chef in your group with the MSR Flex 4 Cooking System.

Coffee is the Most Important Meal of the Day: VSSL Java

Let’s be honest, most outdoor coffee experiences fall pretty flat and a mediocre cup of coffee is quite possibly the worst thing in the world. That’s where our friends from VSSL come in. They created the VSSL Java from durable aircraft-grade aluminum with 30 different grind settings for the perfect grind no matter what your preferred method of brewing might be.

Wildly Good Socks

The Overland Expo staff each snagged a pair of Wildly Good socks and tested them out on an overland journey (or three). These are their reviews.

Photo by Brett Willhelm

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