News
  • 11 Jul Video: Which AA Batteries are the Best? | RECOIL OFFGRID

    We all carry spare batteries for the gear that needs it. Maybe unsurprisingly, not all batteries are created equal. Some are better than others. Watch the video below to find out which ones are the best. Let us know what you use when you’re out...

  • 10 Jul Bollinger Motors Overland Accessories

    Bollinger is another company you may or may not have heard of. They’re throwing their hat in with Rivian and Tesla to bring another electric vehicle to market. If you haven’t seen the Bollinger design, it’s pretty slick. However, they have a huge hurdle to...

  • 27 Jun Drummond Island Overland | Lake Superior State Forrest

    Our friends over at The Gear Bunker made it out to Drummond Island recently after a week in Colorado for the Outdoor Retailer Expo. Check out the write up they did and watch the video on their YouTube channel to see all of the epicness....

On and Off Rig Gear
Keweenaw Overland Adventure Retreat
Op-Ed
  • 19 Jun The Minimalist Approach To Overlanding

    I’ve always liked the idea of having less stuff and living a minimalist lifestyle. The problem is I like things. It doesn’t matter if it’s gear, clothes, movies, books, or whatever thing I might be into at the time. I like the physical items. Over...

  • 11 Jun Father’s Day Gift Ideas For The Overlanding Dad In Your Life

    Father’s day is just a week away. If you have an overlanding dad (a DadVerlander or OverDadder as we have coined them) in your life and are unsure of what to get him, we’ve got you covered with some ideas below. Subscription Box There are...

  • 29 May Going Solo On An Overland Trip

    Going solo on an overland trip is not something we recommend. We enjoy the camaraderie of having other people with us on top of the apparent safety net other rigs provide. However, we know it gets done, and given proper planning, it can be done...

Places and Things
Rigs
  • 27 May M416 Overland Trailer Build – Part 2

    In his second DIY article, Ryan provides us a rundown of his homebrew trailer build. Taking an old M101A2 military trailer from rundown to something functional and usable on the trails. Parts, Parts, & More Parts 2/20/19 – I am sort of stuck waiting on...

  • 27 May M416 Overland Trailer Build – Part 1

    In another great DIY article, Ryan provides us a rundown of his home brew trailer. Taking an old M101A2 military trailer from rundown to something functional and usable on the trails. 2/16/19 – The beginning. So I wanted to build an overland camper and get...

  • 20 Mar The Build Up: Winter Outback

    Winter time here in Michigan means there’s lots of snow on the ground in all the right places. Why not go on an epic overlanding winter adventure through Michigan’s Upper Peninsula? That’s precisely what we’re going to layout in this Build Up. We all dream...

Skills and Preparedness
New Holland Overland Co.
Trips and Events
  • 22 May Trip Report: Shake Off The Dust

    The plan was to map something useable. Something we could use as a training route for people new to overlanding. Training and experience type events are down the road still, but I like planning ahead. The plan for our shake off the dust trip did...

  • 27 Mar UP Overland Adventure Day 4

    After a rough night’s sleep, we woke up to a sunny but foggy morning. After a quick breakfast, we packed up and headed out. One of our members was heading West to check out Lake of the clouds and another member was headed home directly...

  • 20 Mar UP Overland Adventure – Day 3

    I didn’t realize I could sleep like a baby with so much noise outside. After the long night of loud sound from the waves and wind, I awoke to find a gorgeous sunrise. Honestly, it may go in the books as one of my favorites....

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