Tag: Adventure

  • Sway Bars and What You Need to Know

    Should I disconnect my sway bar and why would I need to in the first place? If you are a seasoned off-road driver, you already understand how sway bars works. But those newer to off-road pursuits might not be as familiar. Don’t worry. We’ll bring you up to speed. Welcome to Great Question! – A […]

  • Member Profile: Chris Solis and his Camel Trophy Land Rover 110

    That moment when you can check owning a Camel Trophy Land Rover 110 off your bucket list… When the opportunity to own a piece of Land Rover history presented itself to Chris Solis eleven years ago, he jumped on it and hasn’t looked back.  Part adventure machine, part never ending project, Chris takes us through […]

  • Land Rover Defender Series: A (Brief) History of an Overlanding Legend

    If you’re an Overlanding enthusiast, the Land Rover Defender needs no introduction. Like the Toyota Land Cruiser, the Defender is inspired by the legendary Willys MB. And like the Willys, it has earned a place in automotive history as some of the most iconic 4×4 SUVs and trucks in the world. Let’s dive in and […]

  • PNW Adventures of a 2006 Nissan Xterra SE

    We recently took the time to talk shop with Overland Bound Member Blake M. about his Titan swapped 2006 Nissan Xterra build. Blake chose to be very hands on with his build and did many of the modifications himself. Learn how his love for snow boarding and snowy mountains was the driving factor behind his […]

  • The Lexus J201 Overland Concept is both Beauty and Beast

    Photos by Barry J Holmes The LX 570 is Lexus’ flagship SUV for a good reason. It’s powerful, spacious, ultra-luxurious, and boasts unquestionable off-road capabilities thanks to the latest Toyota-Lexus advances. That said, it wouldn’t be the obvious first choice for an Overland build, right? That’s what we thought, at least until we got a […]

  • Off-Road Kitchen: Ribeye with Jalapeno Emulsion and Cowboy Beans

    Beard Foundation Best Chef South nominee Jesse Houston is an overland enthusiast and outdoors lover who calls Jackson, Mississippi home. Houston is currently the Executive Chef at Fine & Dandy, and when he’s not creating mouth watering food (with dishes such as a Chicken & Waffle Stack), you can find him off-road and outdoors cooking […]

  • Moving Into “Advanture” Overlanding

    When Dave and Angela Spinks decided they were going to shift gears from their overland ready Defender 110 to a setup with more comforts for cold and volatile weather, they asked themselves… Could an off-road capable and adventure ready VAN be the solution?  Words & Images by Dave and Angela Spinks Posted with permission from […]

  • Nirvana is a Sonoran Skillet

    We found skillet nirvana in the Sonoran Desert. It’s salty and a tad spicy with a dash of smoke. We’re obsessed with these specialty ingredients and recipes to fire up your campfire cooking game.  Words by Overland Bound Staff Ah the campfire. That glorious pit of flickering, culinary possibilities. If the hearth is the heart […]

  • North to the Mountains – Part 2 of 2

    When we left them in Part 1, the Van Stralen family was feeling good after traversing what was left of an avalanche in the British Columbia backcountry. Now things start to get really good/bad. Lots of winching, tons of recovery gear, ample good spirits.  Words and Pictures by Epic Family Road Trip OB 4010 After […]

  • North to the Mountains – Part 1 of 2

    The Van Stralen family headed north after their travels through New Mexico right before the Canadian border closed in response to COVID-19. They crossed, quarantined, and then got back in their Jeeps to begin a snowy adventure that didn’t go quite as planned.  Words and Pictures by Epic Family Road Trip OB Adventure Partner 4010 […]