Creek CrossingWho do you think had the pleasure of going first?

Overland Night SkyOne of the many joys of overlanding is being out away from the intrusive effects of city lights and simply marveling at the beauty and vastness of a clear night sky.  

Cab overWhen it comes to overland camping, space and weight are at a premium.  

cookingAs any experienced overlander knows, space comes at a premium when choosing equipment and one of the greatest ways to save space is having a compact, efficient cooking setup.  

The guys from Expedition Overland put together this helpful video that highlights three different overland cooking options to help you decide which one is right for you.

Overland tents
When it comes to accommodations, anyone looking to get outdoors and off the beaten path has a lot of options.  If you’re not one to sleep under the stars, there are a host of overland tents available that quickly and conveniently pop up directly from your vehicle or from a tow-behind trailer.  Which one suites your fancy?  Here are some great images of both options to help you decide.

Overland Necessities
It’s up for debate, but in our experience there are five necessary elements of any great overland expedition.

roads less traveled
Getting off the beaten path is the whole purpose of an overland expedition.  The less traveled the road (or trail) the better!

Overland Sleep Systems
When it comes to “how to” stories in the Overlanding world, you’ve got options for just about everything – even sleep systems. Whether you’re looking for something simple and lightweight or something to keep you completely out of the elements, the guys from Expedition Overland talk through four overland sleep systems to help you figure out which one is right for you.

Overland Camping
For some people, “camping” includes turndown service, WiFi and a free continental breakfast with a view of the mountains. When we think of camping, it doesn’t include electricity or water hookups.  These amazing overland camping photos illustrate exactly what comes to mind when we picture going camping.