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Off-road Ready
The smell of Mother Nature’s freshness after a hard rain wafts across your nose as you’re surrounded by majestic pine trees and muddy trails. Miles into a desolate, hardly used area, what once was a hard-packed dirt track gets narrower—allowing littl
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Paw-some Canine Gear
With summer here, family trips with adventure pets are bound to happen. Perhaps you travel with your pet year-round. With so many options out there, seeking items beyond the local chain store is sometimes necessary to find exactly what you need. Fro
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Pelican 14qt Personal Cooler
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS: 12.75 in. L x 7.25 in. W x 8.75 in. D EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS: 18.00 in. L x 11.50 in. W x 13.00 in. D MSRP: $100 pelican.com ■
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A Fish Out Of Water
You’ve finally completed your truck build, called your boss to request a few days off and packed supplies for several days of off-the-grid living. The purpose: a long drive into the mountains to set up camp by an alpine lake and unwind for a long wee
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Compact Versatility
Because I’m an off-road vehicle owner, it’s very easy for me to focus on the sexier food- and drink-cooling options on the market (such as onboard fridge/ freezers) over traditional, ice-cooled chests. The fascination with these mobile fridges is rea
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The Path Less Traveled
Like clockwork, the familiar feeling of hesitation mingled with excitement creeps in prior to each and every border crossing. Preconceived notions about a country swirl through your mind—a mix of reports from other travelers, captivating photographs
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Four Wheels And Four Legs
If you're a dog lover, there's no chance you're leaving your four-legged friend behind when you hit the road in search of the next adventure. There's no doubt dogs make the world a better place, and they bring smiles to everyone at the campground. Th
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Stars Vs. Space
If you’re into oddball vehicles, rad vans or quirky four-wheel-drives, you might have heard of the Mitsubishi Delica. The Delica Star Wagon and Delica Space Gear vans are popular among adventurers worldwide. These 4x4 adventure vans have gained a glo
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Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.
“Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.” This is a familiar phrase taught to us as kids to help us learn about conservation and environmental protection. As adults, it’s important to continue these sustainable practices to help preserve the outdoors that we all en
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Maul-crawler
Most off-road builds are fueled by the fire of hitting trails to rock crawl or heading to the desert to rip whoops and jumps—but not this one. Brian McGee built this import off-road monster to the most remote places in order to fuel his passion for
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The Utv Off-road Experience
Have you ever wondered about the best way to explore that off-road terrain we all love traversing? I think about it relatively often. I have an overland-style Lexus GX460 build and a KTM 950 adventure motorcycle. Both are amazing at long-distance adv
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Upgrades
PLATFORM: 2006 LEXUS GX470 ENGINE: 2UZ-FE V8 4.7L WITH AFE INTAKE; QUANTUM SOLENOID SUSPENSION: KING 2.5 COILOVERS WITH ADJUSTABLE RESERVOIR MODDED FOR 6-INCH LIFT (FRONT AND REAR); TOTAL CHAOS UCAS (FRONT); ROUGH COUNTRY FJ 6-INCH LIFT; EIMKEITH
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Resources
AIRSPACE RESEARCH: www.skyvector.com COMMERCIAL TRAINING: www.dronepilotgroundschool.com FAA DRONE REGISTRATION: https://www.faa.gov/uas/getting_started/ register_drone FAA NOTAMs: https://notams.aim.faa.gov/notamSearch/nsapp.html# FAA TFRs: https://
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Upgrades
ENGINE: SUBARU FB20, 2019, H4, 2.0L (1995CC) WITH MISHIMOTO AUXILIARY CVT COOLER SUSPENSION: IRONMAN 4X4 AMERICA 2-INCH ALL TERRAIN SUSPENSION; REAR SWAY BAR DELETE WHEELS & TIRES: MILESTAR PATAGONIA A T/R 235/75/15; ICON ALLOYS RICOCHET 15X7 +15
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Driving Impressions
Yes, the Mitsubishi Delica Star Wagon and Space Gear share the Delica name and suspension layout, but that’s about all they have in common. These vans drive as differently as they look. The 1986-and-newer L300 Star Wagon is an older platform than the
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Fueled By Fire
After my day of surfing and fishing, darkness starts to descend on a remote, sandy beach. Temperatures drop enough to send chills throughout the air. Ocean waves crash onto the shore, creating the perfect symphony of solitude. The lack of cell phones
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Made The Cut
One of the best tools, if not the best tool, to carry on oneself on the daily is a folding pocketknife. These pint-sized utility dynamos come in handy in a variety of ways throughout your busy day. Whether you’re hard at work in the office or relaxin
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Community-building Crosstrek
Athirst for adventure doesn’t keep the curious away. Not to mention that a thirst for car modification also doesn’t keep an enthusiast away. Andre Alvarez, owner of this 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Premium, soon learned that his commuter is also great for
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Gear Box
Artilect is all about sustainability. This company uses high amounts of natural merino wool, along with small amounts of synthetics that are combined with a Nuyarn structure to make the Boulder’s merino base layers warmer, tougher, lighter, drier, mo
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KELLY NOMURA/ EDITOR & BRAND MANAGER BRYON DORR/ FEATURES EDITOR MERCEDES LILIENTHAL/ EDITOR-AT-LARGE AMY MACLEAN/ MANAGING EDITOR NADIA SVERDLOVA/ ART DIRECTOR ANDRE ALVAREZ, CHRIS COLLARD, ASHLEY GIORDANO, RICHARD GIORDANO, MATTHEW HARDINGE, BRIAN
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2021 Can-Am Commander XT-P 1000R
MSRP: $22,199 DIMENSIONS: 130”X64”X75.3” AND 90.6” WHEELBASE DRY WEIGHT: 1,725 LBS. CAPACITIES: PAYLOAD: 1,030 LBS. (600 LBS. FOR CARGO BOX); TOWING: 2,000 LBS.; TOWING, FUEL: 10 GAL. POWER: 100 HP SUSPENSION: FOX 2.5 PIGGYBACK PODIUM SHOCK
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Engineering Through Bloodline
Light-duty trucks bring the most sales in the United States, with many people using them for multiple jobs. Additionally, as the population of outdoor explorers and enthusiasts grows, trucks need to do more. One of the first accessories often conside
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Upgrades
ENGINE: 4D56 NON-INTERCOOLED TURBODIESEL; 5-SPEED MANUAL SUSPENSION: FACTORY WITH SOLID REAR AXLE AND LEAF SPRINGS; INDEPENDENT FRONT WITH TORSION BARS WHEELS & TIRES: BLACK 15X7 AMERICAN RACING AR23 WHEELS, -6 OFFSET; 30X9.50 YOKOHAMA GEOLANDAR
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Rock ‘N’ Roll
Summer is upon us, and it’s time to make your ride stand out and shine. If you ask us, the best way to do this is by fitting your rig with a new set of wheels. Upgraded, aftermarket wheels are often lighter, stronger and almost always better-looking
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Outfitted
Expanding on its range of secure storage products for Jeeps, Tuffy is now offering a MOLLE-compatible lockbox for the Wrangler JL and JK. The heavy-duty TG Table Box fits JL and JK models equipped with or without an OEM hard or soft top. The boxes at
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Bird’s Eye
Since the beginning of time, mankind has been fascinated with flight. The 8th-century Berber merchants heading for Timbuktu most certainly observed the occasional tawny eagle overhead, envisioning its view of their camel caravan marching across the S
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Education Is Key
As I fly home from an exciting weekend out in Uwharrie, North Carolina, I can’t help but reflect on all that happened over the eventful weekend. While there, we attended Overland Challenge and also spent time with Overland Experts (OEX). We grabbed s
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Pivot Toward Passion
When life throws you a curve ball, what better way to smash it out of the park than to pivot your career to something you’ve always loved? That’s exactly what Scott and Shawnna Fisher decided one fateful day; a day that forever changed their lives in
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Dreaming Of Dakar
Trillions of sand particulates flew through the air as a rally rig careened over the sand dunes. Rugged and rocky landscapes were met with silty sand dunes large enough to swallow houses. The rig could barely stay upright, while dust splayed wildly u
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Not Your Ordinary Family Van
Since 1996, Ken Montes has designed, developed and mass-produced automotive components. His desire to create and invent products started at a young age and eventually led him to launch his own company, Agency 6. A passion for the outdoors and activit
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