Gear

GEAR COLLECTIONS: OVERLAND 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...
Gear Collections: Overlanding Fridges & Freezers
When you’re ready to step up from a traditional cooler...
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: Overlanding Awnings
From keeping rain off your camp kitchen to shading you...
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: Overlanding Tents
No matter whether you’re sleeping on the ground in a...
Gear Collections: Adventure Motorcycle Helmets & Accessories
Out of all the motorcycle gear you should never leave...
Snow Peak Solid Stake #30
You know those cheap, aluminum tent stakes that you get...
MSR Flex 4 Cooking System
If you spend lots of time living, working, and camping...
Coffee is the Most Important Meal of the Day: VSSL Java
Let’s be honest, most outdoor coffee experiences fall pretty flat...
Wildly Good Socks
The Overland Expo staff each snagged a pair of Wildly...
Wildly Good Lightweight CoolMax Neck Gaiters
Wildly Good Lightweight CoolMax Neck Gaiters are hyper-functional and a...
Goal Zero Crush Light Chroma
Light up your campsite with the lightest light. Weighing only...

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: Overlanding Awnings

From keeping rain off your camp kitchen to shading you from the sun, even a simple awning can have a big effect on protecting you from the elements. This is a list of some great awnings for overlanding.

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: Overlanding Tents

No matter whether you’re sleeping on the ground in a traditional tent or on the roof of your rig in a rooftop tent, ensuring you’ve picked a high-quality and durable tent is essential for a successful overlanding rig. This is a list of some of our exhibitors’ and brand partners’ top offerings.

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.

Goal Zero Crush Light Chroma

Light up your campsite with the lightest light. Weighing only three ounces, the Crush Light Chroma by Goal Zero is tiny, portable, and charges on a built-in solar panel.

Stoic Dirtbag Side Table

Keep your sand out of your sandwich with a sturdy little camp side table. The Stoic Dirtbag Table is lightweight, easy cleaning, and packs up small.

Gear Collections: Overlanding Coolers

Insulated coolers have come a long way in recent years. They are a great alternative to permanently-wired and mounted fridges and freezers inside of your overland vehicle. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best coolers for your overland adventures.

Hydro Flask 12-oz Coffee Mug

Hydro Flask’s 12 ounce mug is the perfect vessel for hot camp coffee with incredible insulation and sturdy construction.

Claymore Lights Will Change the Way You Think About Camp Lighting

The Claymore line of area lights, headlamps, and battery-powered fans will change the way you camp. Each Claymore light and fan doubles as a battery bank to charge your phone, GPS, or other USB devices. We put the new Claymore Ultra+II, 3FACE mini, and V600 to the test on the Alpine Loop in Southwestern Colorado.

Perfect Camp Coffee with the Planetary Design OVRLNDR Press

I’m sure everyone reading this knows how MISSION CRITICAL good coffee is to start your day out on the trail. All too often it is something that we forego because of the time consuming clean up.

After three years of testing, research, design and hard work, our friends at Planetary Design came up with the OVRLNDR Press, a truly easy-to-clean French Press perfect for commutes, road-trips, or just brewing in the kitchen.

Photo by Brett Willhelm

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