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Jason Livingston

Besides a way to keep beer cold, one of the most important support tools for remote travel is a saw. There’s nothing worse than travelling 80 km (50 mi) down a remote logging road and hitting a dead end by downed trees or overgrowth. While some... Read more

Gear

If you want to level your pickup truck, without a huge lift, Truxxx offers lift and levelling kits up to three inches. Follow along the install in “Check Your Stance” on page 30. Is your half ton is handling poorly while towing heavy loads - but... Read more

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Michael Dorausch

Over the years of off-road instructing, I have heard many concerns – indeed, fears – from newer drivers. (Even experienced four-wheelers have doubts from time to time). The dozens of thoughts expressed by my students can be grouped into seven... Read more

Off-Road Essentials

Moab Rim Trail attracts off-road adventurers from around the world. However, the toughest section weeds out inexperienced drivers and stock vehicles. With aftermarket parts from Superlift Suspension Systems and Rugged Ridge, you can experience... Read more

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Virgil Dessouroux NB Expeditions

Impressive Base Camp Selection

Because many 4WD excursions last two days or more, there’s usually the need to select a campsite arrangement. You can elect to go with a base camp, or set up camp at a different location each night (what I call a cruise or a moving camp). Read more

May 29, 2019 12:00 AM Off-road Essentials

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Alain Gagnon

There’s often a debate about “tenting” amongst Overlanders, mostly about what’s the best way to go? Roof Top Tent (RTT) or Ground Tent (GT). That debate depends to some extent on personal preference and on what you want to accomplish while... Read more

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KRIS WHEELER

They say don’t wheel alone... but I do and I live for it.. I remember my first night at Cabin Lake alone on its opening weekend, debating the risks against the returns. Turns out it’s a perfect place to get cell reception when you don’t want it... Read more

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Jason Livingston

My interest in all things dirty and four-wheel drive began at a very young age. It all started with the sighting of a beautiful FJ40 Land Cruiser sitting at the shop where my parent’s vehicle was being repaired. I was absolutely mesmerized by the... Read more

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Mathieu Godin

Risk Management for Solo Overlanders

It’s difficult to coordinate a long-term trip with other people for a few reasons. Sometimes the timing is not right, or some people will opt out at the last minute. Regardless of the explanations, they shouldn’t be any reason to cancel a trip... Read more

Sep 25, 2018 12:00 AM Off-road Essentials

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Mercedes Lilienthal

Navigation is critical, whether by via GPS, map and compass, or directions from your spouse. If you don’t know where you’re headed you may be bound for disaster or a very long ride home. If you’re interested in learning traditional navigation... Read more

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