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    Vasily Berejnoy

    Перед лицом юга России (In the Face of Southern Russia)

    There's nothing better than enjoying weekends overlanding or visiting a local ORV park to spend some time on rural roads and the trails. Or, if you’re really serious about wheeling, planning and going on an extensive off-roading holiday is always... Read more

    Jul 28, 2021

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    Robb Pritchard

    Welcome to Africa!

    I have always been fascinated with overlanding in Africa but I knew that the places I wanted to visit would require a decent off-road rig – a type of vehicle that was always beyond my budget. However, I managed to arrange an opportunity to run a... Read more

    Jun 17, 2021

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    Alain Gagnon

    Getting the Adventure On In James Bay

    We had been contemplating an overland trip up to Northern Québec and the James Bay area for quite some time. Our main reason for planning such an adventure was to discover the area and capture some images of the Northern Lights, which are... Read more

    May 24, 2021

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    Cody Fendley

    Running the Ottawa Valley

    One great advantage of living in Canada is the numerous opportunities for adventure right from your doorstep. We recently planned a two-day overland route from Brockville to Granite Lake and Bonnechere Provincial Park in the scenic Ottawa Valley... Read more

    May 15, 2021

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    Dan Grec

    Overlanding to the Limits…Part II

    There’s one problem when driving the entire Pan-American Highway from Alaska to Argentina – there’s simply no road from Central to South America. Between Panama and Colombia is about 100 km (62 mi) of dense jungle and swamp, called The Darien Gap... Read more

    Apr 15, 2021

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    Jason Spafford

    Overlanding Overseas…in Scotland

    Time started to slow as we sunk into the Scottish Highlands. Easing our way back into a life on the road after finishing nearly a five-year trip motorcycling the Americas, Etive Road near Glencoe gave us a splendid camping spot for the night.... Read more

    Apr 1, 2021

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    Martin Spriggs

    Arctic Warfare Training for Winter Overlanding

    As a young Canadian soldier in the 80’s and 90’s, I spent a lot of time training for war in winter conditions. Every combat soldier receives this specific training when their unit isn’t deployed on operations.  My infantry unit was dedicated to... Read more

    Mar 10, 2021

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    Dan Grec

    Overlanding to the Limits - Part I

    Driving a Jeep 65,000 km (40,000 mi) is perhaps not the first aspiration when most people think of an overland trip, but that's exactly what I did. After extensive planning and hoping my modest savings would cover the adventure of a lifetime,... Read more

    Feb 16, 2021

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    Mathieu Godin

    Chasin’ the Trails in Gaspé

    With all the travel restrictions in place this past year, many off-road destinations in Eastern Canada have become quite popular among enthusiasts. While I had planned a multi-week overland trip to Costa Rica last spring with a group of friends... Read more

    Dec 29, 2020

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    Mathieu Godin

    Overlanding the Wild in New Brunswick

    New Brunswick is my home province. I’m from the north-east but in terms of exploration, I must say I still have unfinished overlanding there. However, the southern part of the province is still relatively unknown to me­. I have heard about the... Read more

    Nov 26, 2020

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    Mercedes Lilienthal

    High-Desert Running

    Waking up to a cool and crisp morning, my husband Andy and I load up our camp gear into our new-to-us 1994 Mitsubishi Delica Space Gear 4x4 van. As we take off, our camp list keeps going through our head. Did we miss anything? Did we pack... Read more

    Oct 20, 2020

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    Wild Coast Tents

    What Makes a Better Overland Vehicle, An SUV or Pick-up Truck?

    Is it just a preference of choosing between an SUV or a pickup truck for overlanding? Or is one of these platforms clearly better for 2020 and onward? Let’s start with some basic requirements for an overland vehicle in North America. The First... Read more

    Oct 6, 2020

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    Mercedes Lilienthal

    An Off-Road Trek in BC’s Sunshine Coast

    No matter if you travel via ground, air or water, getting around in Western Canada often involves all three. Located north of Vancouver, BC, along the Strait of Georgia, are vast expanses of undulating hills and towering trees with scattered... Read more

    Oct 3, 2020

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    Brian Helliwell

    The Winter Roads to Attawapiskat

    To me an adventure road is one that will take you to some unique remote destination that few have ever heard of and fewer will ever reach. A few good examples in Canada are the Dempster Highway and the Trans- Labrador Highway. There are also a... Read more

    Sep 29, 2020

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    Alain Gagnon

    Overland Expo East: A “Must Attend” Event for 2021

    After completing a series of exciting overland trips in 2019, we rounded out our season by attending the annual Overland Expo East, one of the premiere overland and outdoor adventure events that brought together industry representatives, vendors... Read more

    Jun 10, 2020

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