It’s always tempting to throw flashy gear and modifications at your overlanding vehicle. If you aren’t careful, then you’ll end up over payload, over budget, and you may not even have resources left to actually enjoy your journey!
We have learned what works and what gear is essential. This is the most popular category on our blog, where you can learn about our overlanding gear and build based on our experience.
Get started with our article, Ignore the Hype: What Do You Really Need to Go Overlanding?
If you’re planning to build out a Jeep Wrangler for overlanding, then don’t start before reading 3 Obstacles You Must Overcome to Optimize Your Jeep Overlanding Build. Protip: owners of other makes and models can also benefit from this advice.
When you have the basics covered and are ready to bury yourself in the details, we have the Overland Jeep Build Sheet and Master Overlanding Packing List for our Jeep Wrangler, which we built and used specifically for North American travel. We lived out of our Wrangler full-time for about six months total as a family of three.
You can also familiarize yourself with our Jeep Gladiator Overland Build, which we completed in 2021 before leaving to drive around the world. This vehicle was built for full-time, global overland travel for a period of 10-15 years. We also share transparently about how much it cost to build our Gladiator.
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