Blog (27 articles)


Overlanding Across Washington

Washington Cascade Overland Route is a 553-mile journey of mostly non-paved roads, that take you from the town of Stevenson near the Oregon border, to Night Hawk, on the Canadian border. This trip runs through the eastern side of the Cascade Mountain range, which includes views of ...
John and Jasmine Hughes - January 28, 2020

Fat Bastard Pancake Batter

If you have been to the Overland Expo West’s Sunday Walk About tradition, you may have had the famous “Fat Bastard Pancakes”. The name comes from our Crew member, Ige Gustavson, who’s heavily-built FZJ80 Land Cruiser is aptly named Fat Bastard. Enjoy with traditional maple syrup, or pair these pancakes ...
TJ Bosworth - January 4, 2020

Review: Tuffy Overhead Security Console for JK Wrangler – Single Compartment

If you spend much time at all reading Jeep internet forums, you know that CB and ham radio mounting and security in our Jeeps are big issues for a lot of folks.   Let’s face it, the bad guys want our stuff!  Tuffy Security Products manufactures a solution ideal for radios or whatever else you choose to use it for with their JK Single Compartment Overhead Console.
Brian Hoag - January 4, 2020

Cutting Down the Christmas Tree - with Trails Offroad

Every year, timed around the holidays, the Forest Service in certain parts of Colorado put on a little program that allows you to cut down your own Christmas Tree. When my buddy Wes posted on our local off-road club's Facebook page that they were setting up a group run to ...
John Lumia - December 24, 2019

New Engine, Rebuild or Just Buy a New Jeep?

It is a big decision to rebuild your motor, replace it or just buy a whole brand new Jeep. Here is my story.
Todd Taylor - October 23, 2019

Dinosaur Tracks, Unbelievable Rock Formations and Arches National Park: A Moab One Day Trip

A Moab Off-Road Day Trip Fuel the rig up, pack some food, take those hiking boots and get ready for an intriguing one-day excursion very close to Moab. Driving across slickrock, sand; viewing dinosaur tracks, plus walking through natural stone arches – this off-road route will leave you with a ...
Todd Taylor - October 3, 2019