stuck in the mud at stave lake, british columbia

Stuck in the Mud

If you end up in lower mainland, British Columbia, you’ll no doubt end up hearing about Stave Lake and the mud flats.  Although “mudding” likely isn’t going to be your thing with a loaded up overland rig, finding a nice spot to camp probably is so feel free to give…

airing down is important on the trails. We use the Currie air down tool

Do you even “Air Down”?

Airing down your tires prior to hitting the trail is important for your overland vehicle.  You’ll get a smoother ride and much improved traction.  If you haven’t aired down and are stuck in the mud, snow or sand, you might want to get out and air down – quite often…

the hellwig heavy duty sway bar for the overland jeep wrangler

The Hellwig Heavy-Duty Sway Bar

The ‘overland’ built Jeep carries a lot of weight – from a roof top tent, to a Synergy cargo basket inside with up to 8 gallons of fresh water, a ‘house battery’, firewood supplies, kitchen gear and more so it stands to figure Jeep suspension components need some upgrades. In…

the shuofang headlamp

Shuofang Headlamp Review

In the market for a new headlamp for your camping and hiking adventures? Look no further than the Shuofang headlamp with a built-in USB rechargeable 2000mAh battery. I’ve had this headlamp for a few months now and it’s used on hiking excursions, nights out camping and on night sky photography…

glow in the dark paracord

Glow in the Dark Paracord

With the addition of the Smitybuilt awning on the Jeep, I now have guy anchor lines to contend with to secure the awning in breezy conditions. The awning comes from Smitybuilt with black cords for the guy anchor lines, and with the black theme on the Jeep, I wasn’t in…