Earth is huge place with varying terrains, climates and conditions. It’s dangerous too. It always has been. Nature throws us endless curve balls as we explore her remote locations. Adventurers need to prepare for as many as possible... from extreme weather events to drought. As seasons change the terrain itself gradually, yet substantially, transforms. One of the best ways … [Read more...] about Navigation Overview
A few years ago GoTenna introduced a gizmo that turned two (or more) cell phones into off network texting tools. They worked pretty well, but they had a major shortcoming. You can't text and drive. At least that was the first thing we noticed. We were hoping to find a workaround for handheld radios while cruising around in remote areas. We wanted a walkie talkie/comms tool... … [Read more...] about Beartooth Wants to Help you Communicate in the Wild
A few years ago a Dometic fridge freezer rarely (if ever) topped the list of must have overland accessories. And, we think that's a huge mistake. Why? Well, to start, any well-built fridge freezer is an awesome improvement over a cooler. Yes, even a Yeti cooler. Aside from recovery gear and a reliable vehicle a fridge freezer is among the best overlanding investments you can … [Read more...] about Dometic Fridge – An Affordable and Cool way to keep things cold.
What do overlanders do when they’re not overlanding? No - this isn’t a riddle, it’s a serious question. What do overlanders do in between each overland adventure? You’ve got it. They plan, they maintain, and most importantly they learn. Most of the learning, focuses on gear, vehicle upgrades, and the skills required to return safely. They (alright - ahem -we) can be a little … [Read more...] about Intro to Overland Adventure: 4 Must Watch YouTube Channels
LED lighting is bringing exciting new options to the overland community. One of the latest, and in our opinion the greatest, is from a company called Power Practical. Their USB-powered LED rope light, the Luminoodle, is waterproof and produces 180 lumens (5' version) to 360 lumens (10' model) of light. It's very affordable, durable, and incredibly versatile. Power Practical … [Read more...] about Loominoodle Your Next Campsite Lighting Solution