Overlanding Blog

What is Overlanding?

2022-03-25T14:39:31-06:00

X Overland’s attempt to define “overlanding” provides clarity for a variety of enthusiasts. As “overlanding” continues to grow in popularity, people new to overlanding and even those who may currently see themselves as “overlanders” are often challenged to define what “overlanding” is exactly. All of us here at X Overland can empathize with those of [...]

What is Overlanding?2022-03-25T14:39:31-06:00

Join the XOverland Team as a Video Editor

2022-07-18T09:52:01-06:00

VIDEO EDITOR WANTED!!! Expedition Overland (Hiline Productions) is looking for a full-time, on-location video editor for current and upcoming projects! Must be a competent editor and strong storyteller that works in FCPX. You also must live in the Gallatin County, MT area. This position cannot be done remotely. This is for video editing projects only, [...]

Join the XOverland Team as a Video Editor2022-07-18T09:52:01-06:00

Atigun—Our Best Toyota Tacoma Truck Build Ever!

2022-07-26T12:12:26-06:00

Tacoma Evolution From the very beginning of our journey here at Expedition Overland, we have enjoyed our unique relationship with the Toyota Tacoma. It has been a fun and rewarding process to participate with Toyota in the evolution of this extraordinary truck since its inception in 1995. Our beloved Gen 1 2001 TRD Tacoma that [...]

Atigun—Our Best Toyota Tacoma Truck Build Ever!2022-07-26T12:12:26-06:00

Built to Thrive: The Thinking Behind X Overland’s Alaskan Truck Builds

2022-07-26T12:12:26-06:00

“Out of all the different methods of travel in this world, there is something uniquely special to traveling in your own vehicle, especially when it’s built to take you farther than you expect and allows you to thrive in the journey.” Clay Croft, Episode 1//Alaska: The Last Frontier Truck Build Philosophy Atigun inside the [...]

Built to Thrive: The Thinking Behind X Overland’s Alaskan Truck Builds2022-07-26T12:12:26-06:00

Medical Kits and Why You Should Complete Wilderness First Aid Certification

2022-07-26T12:12:26-06:00

We often become distracted by the tools, gear, and aftermarket accessories we need to bring on an overland trip - and these items are important - however, perhaps one of the most important items to include in your vehicle isn’t for the health of your vehicle at all, but for your personal health and safety. [...]

Medical Kits and Why You Should Complete Wilderness First Aid Certification2022-07-26T12:12:26-06:00

A Look at Pennzoil’s New Carbon Neutral Products

2022-06-02T05:50:02-06:00

We at XOverland are thrilled to partner with Pennzoil this year for all of our synthetic motor oil needs. Honestly, we never knew there was so much to learn about motor oil, but the awesome folks at Pennzoil have done an incredible job educating us on the subject. Did you know that Pennzoil is the [...]

A Look at Pennzoil’s New Carbon Neutral Products2022-06-02T05:50:02-06:00

Your Favorite XOverland Vehicle Builds

2022-07-26T12:12:26-06:00

We've been building trucks since Expedition Overland's inception in 2010. From our very first builds in Season 0 (a 2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 100 Series and 2001 Toyota Tacoma TRD) to this year's 2020 Toyota Tacoma builds, we've been wrenching on vehicles and putting them to the test for over a decade. We love sharing [...]

Your Favorite XOverland Vehicle Builds2022-07-26T12:12:26-06:00

Choosing An Awning for Overlanding

2022-07-26T12:12:25-06:00

An awning is something you seemingly don’t really need, until all of a sudden you do. Whether you’ve been hit by a rainstorm in the Costa Rican jungle or need to escape the heat on a sweltering day in the Altar Desert, an awning can greatly improve camp comfort when spending time outside of the [...]

Choosing An Awning for Overlanding2022-07-26T12:12:25-06:00

2021 X Overland Event Schedule

2022-07-26T12:12:25-06:00

It's been an action-packed summer and we've loved returning to some of our favorite overland and outdoor events of the year. Want to stop by and chat with the team, check out the XOverland fleet, pick up some merch or ask us questions? These events are the perfect place to do so. Here is the [...]

2021 X Overland Event Schedule2022-07-26T12:12:25-06:00

Do You Need Body Armor for Your Overland Vehicle?

2022-07-26T12:12:25-06:00

The ultimate goal of aftermarket armor is to provide additional strength, durability and functionality, protecting the vehicle from major damage (whether from rocks or other vehicles), so we can ultimately return home safely and under our own power. Whether you decide to install armor, and which pieces you choose, will ultimately depend on the purpose [...]

Do You Need Body Armor for Your Overland Vehicle?2022-07-26T12:12:25-06:00