Guides & Gear
Are you new to overland travel? Check out our basic outline on overland travel, modes of transportation, and philosophy.
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Drinking dirty water will ruin a overland trip. Waterborne parasites in a small pond can send you to the hospital. And ice cold water from a pristine stream can destroy a perfectly good pair of pants. Drinking untreated water is dangerous. One of the most critical pieces of overland travel gear you can own is reliable water filter. We share our top picks for various pumps, filters, and purification methods to ensure that mountain stream doesn’t ruin your week.