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A Guide to Fender Flares

An Introduction to Fender Flares

First impressions matter. Fender flares are a great modification that’s easy to overlook, but they provide a lot of value. Many people start out assuming the purpose of fender flares is only for styling, but with a little research you can find they offer many more benefits.  Once you have seen the value of fender […]

Hiking Safety

Hiking Safety and Tips

With the weather warming up it’s time to start getting outdoors and experiencing nature in all its wonder. Overlanded has compiled a list of basic strategies and advice to help you make your way safely. General Hiking Tips We generally suggest that you wear hiking boots or approach shoes instead of tennis shoes. In rugged […]

Beginners Guide to Driving Off-road

Slow and Steady Off-road driving is arguably the best part of Overlanding. With a little planning and preparation, the chances of running into trouble will be greatly reduced. Despite the wave of trail closures in the last ten years, there still exists a vast network of tracks and trails open to Overland vehicles. Many of […]

Winter Hiking Tips

Winter Hiking Tips

Typically when you’re out in the cold you’re bundled up in a heavy coat, mittens, snow boots, a scarf etc. If you go hiking in the winter dressed like that you’ll end up hot, sweaty and very uncomfortable. You will also have a higher chance of getting hypothermia. What you want to do when hiking […]

Hi-Lift Jacks

Hi-Lift jacks have been around for a long time. To a lot of people they are still known as ‘wallaby jacks’, but to the majority of 4WD owners who use them, they are known better as Hi-Lift, or recovery jacks. The main principle behind this recovery tool is to lift the vehicle up and out […]

hyponatremia

Hyponatremia – The Flipside of Dehydration

Introduction Often times, we discuss the need for proper hydration. Typically focusing on dehydration with suggestions that imply you should drink fluid at some sort of interval regardless of thirst in order to “stay ahead” of your thirst and prevent dehydration. Could there be a downside to staying hydrated? Dehydration does have an evil twin […]

bear safety

Bear Safety When Hiking or Camping

Bear safety is quite an important topic. The population of Black Bears in the U.S. has risen quite a bit in the last few years. Of course, there’s the Grizzly of the North West and Alaska. Below are a few suggestions We’ve come across. These are merely a few guidelines and do not guarantee your […]