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Westfalia Rides ‘Wave’ Van In Return To U.S. Market
Westfalia camper vans, usually on a vintage VW chassis, have...
Team Begins RTW ‘Pole to Pole’ Driving Expedition
For one group of adventurers, the wave of winter storms...
Tonke Kits The New VW ID.Buzz E-Van For Camping
The better news is that the ID.Buzz is U.S.-bound, and...
Move Over Beatles, Triumph’s British Invasion Tour is Here
Triumph Motorcycles kicked off a 20-city British Invasion Tour, featuring...
Rossmönster Debuts ‘Lagom’ Pop-Up Sleeper System
The Lagom features hard sides that fold into the the...
Go More Places With Hardsider’s Hard-Sided Tent and Rack System
The Hardsider system will provide a rigid-walled and modular system...
Lighten Up: Brüder Trailers Get Carbon Fiber Option
Trailer maker Brüder Expedition has a new option: All models...
Jackery Shows RTT With Expandable Solar Panels At CES
Jackery, maker of power accessories, revealed a prototype expandable solar...
Rhino-Rack’s New MB Sprinter Racks & Upcoming Pioneer Platform
Features include an integrated wind fairing, easy placement of cross...
ARK XO Corner Steadies Elevate Your Camping Experience
Stock corner jacks can be too short, come loose or...
GMC, EarthCruiser Announce Hummer EV Overlanding Upfit
EarthCruiser’s overlanding pop-top install will feature full amenities and clean...
The Compass: 2023 Year in Review
As 2023 comes to a close, we wanted to review...
Alu-Cab Contour Canopies Now Available for Full-size Trucks
The canopy, camper, and tent experts at Alu-Cab recently announced...
Far-Out Camping’s Expanding Fold-Out System
This modern take on the pop-up camper provides plenty, and...
Goose Gear Introduces Car Camp Kits For Subarus & RAV4s
Want to go overlanding but don’t have the time or...
The Toyotas of Expedition Overland
The Expedition Overland team has been hitting the trail and...
Küat Expandable Truck Rack System
Küat is known for the hitch-mounted bike racks, but now...
Cooking With Corso: Apple Date Crisp Dessert
S’mores are a camping staple, but if you can’t eat...
AntiShanty Debuts Dwell Shell Cap and Camper System
The hard-sided construction means you lose the lullaby of canvas...
Get Adventure Ready With Firestone Destination XTs
It’s really unfair to describe the XTs simply as a...
New Training Opportunities at Overland Expo
A huge part of enjoying your time on the trail...
Camp365 Unfolds model ‘T’ Truck Bed Cabin
It looks a bit different, but Camp365’s new ‘T’ truck...
All New TRD Pro Sequoia, a Do It All Overlander?
The TRD Pro Sequoia could easily be a one-rig solution....
iKamper Reveals Raconteur Rack Series
South Korean-based rack maker iKamper is beginning to roll out...

Westfalia Rides ‘Wave’ Van In Return To U.S. Market

Westfalia camper vans, usually on a vintage VW chassis, have been icons of camping since before the Summer of Love. Westfalia camper vans, usually on a vintage VW chassis, have been icons of camping since before the Summer of Love (or, about 1968). Westfalia history dates to 1951, but the company folded back in 2010 after changing hands a few times. Now, the iconic nameplate is returning to North American parks and open spaces in 2024.

Tonke Kits The New VW ID.Buzz E-Van For Camping

The better news is that the ID.Buzz is U.S.-bound, and will arrive as an XL-sized seven passenger van instead of the five-passenger version initially offered in the EU, allowing for more space to modify the new VW bus.

The Compass: 2023 Year in Review

As 2023 comes to a close, we wanted to review some of our favorite Compass posts from the last year. We’ve seen the debut of some awesome rigs, new gear that expands our backcountry capability, and plenty of stories from inspiring members of the overlanding community.

Goose Gear Introduces Car Camp Kits For Subarus & RAV4s

Want to go overlanding but don’t have the time or funds for a scratch-built rig? Goose Gear’s affordable interior overlanding and car camping makeover kits are now available for Subaru models and Toyota’s RAV4.

The Toyotas of Expedition Overland

The Expedition Overland team has been hitting the trail and documenting their amazing journeys all over the globe for over 13 years now.

Küat Expandable Truck Rack System

Küat is known for the hitch-mounted bike racks, but now they’ve expanded with an innovative truck rack that can change size easily.

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.

New Training Opportunities at Overland Expo

A huge part of enjoying your time on the trail with confidence and safety comes from training with your rig and equipment, and it’s of the utmost importance that you seek out reputable trainers.

Camp365 Unfolds model ‘T’ Truck Bed Cabin

It looks a bit different, but Camp365’s new ‘T’ truck camping units draw on experience from disaster relief and mobile operations posts to form a tough, roomy cabin on wheels.

iKamper Reveals Raconteur Rack Series

South Korean-based rack maker iKamper is beginning to roll out its new line of Raconteur pickup racks, but only on a limited basis at this time.

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