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22 Overland Gear Essentials for Your First Adventures

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This is by no means a comprehensive list, but it does cover the basic Overland gear you’ll need for your first few adventures. There are certain items that are simply required for camping off the grid. We’ve included the most important ones in our list. There are lots of things you could add, but if …

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Exploring Options for Our Ford Edge Roof Rack Install

Be forewarned! This may be a short article. As mentioned many times on this blog, aftermarket accessories for the Ford Edge are limited at best. That includes roof racks. Our model is equipped with the Vista roof, Ford’s version of a panoramic sunroof. It’s a nice feature, but it means we lack the factory roof …

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Wheel and Tire Upgrade for the Ford Edge

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We know the first step in readying our vehicle for Overlanding duties would involve a wheel and tire upgrade for the Ford Edge. Coincidently, another Canadian winter is upon us, and although they tend to be milder here in Southern Ontario, as I write this, I can see out the window to the 30+ centimetres …

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Is the Ford Edge a Perfect Overlanding Vehicle?

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If you know anything at all about Overlanding, I have probably lost you already. Anyone with even a passing knowledge of Overlanding knows that a Ford Edge is not only far from being a perfect Overlanding vehicle, it wouldn’t even make the top ten (or even the top 50). On paper, there is nothing about …

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Our Move From Car Camping to Overlanding

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Let me open with a definition of car camping. To many, car camping and Overlanding may seem like the same thing, but to us, there is a difference. We would define car camping as pulling into an organized campground, checking in, paying a fee, setting up camp and connecting to electricity. These events are followed …

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