Bailey’s M934 6×6 Military Truck Overland Conversion

Bailey Cooper is the owner of this massive 6×6 overland rig that he presented at the 2019 Overland Expo in Flagstaff, AZ. It’s original purpose was a expandable military command center. Once the 5 ton truck was retired from military duty, it was acquired and repurposed for civilian use by…

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Bailey’s M934 6×6 Military Truck Overland Conversion

Bailey Cooper is the owner of this massive 6×6 overland rig that he presented at the 2019 Overland Expo in Flagstaff, AZ. It’s original purpose was a expandable military command center. Once the 5 ton truck was retired from military duty, it was acquired and repurposed for civilian use by…

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How to Treat a Foot Blister

Outside of getting lost, there aren’t too many mundane things that can impact your hike as negatively as getting a blister. Depending on how many foot blisters you have, and their sizes, it may mean the end of your trek. In a previous article we talked about how to prevent…



What is Cuben Fiber and How it’s Used for Ultralight Backpacking Gear

Cuben fiber fabric, now called Dyneema Composite Fabrics, was originally used for sails on the winner of the 1992 America’s Cup held May 9-16 in San Diego, California. Skippered by billionaire Bill Koch, the winning yacht was America3 or America “cubed.” hence the name “Cuben.” The fabric is now officially known…


Best Way to Remove a Tick

If you’ve never had a tick, you’re lucky they absolutely suck, literally and figuratively. For those of us that have had the pleasure of a tick embedding itself in our flesh, then you’re familiar with how tough and painful they can be to pull out. Personally, I’ve had a tick…


M416 Trailer: Overland Camping Based on Military Jeep Trailer

The M416 trailer, or commonly referred to as a military “jeep trailer”, was designed to be towed for utility behind, as you may have already guessed, military jeeps. The M416 jeep trailer was an off-road capable cargo trailer. Small, but stout due to being military grade hardware, the trailer could…


5 Cool, Portable Eco-Power Sources for Backpacking

Plan on going on an extended trek in the backcountry? Advancements in technology, both in renewable energy, as well as the efficiency & capabilities of hand-held devices/gadgets have converged to create a unique market – portable eco-power sources for your USB powered gadgets. MINIPAK 2W by Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies…


Backpacking Breakfast Meals – Freeze Dried Breakfast

A backpacking breakfast is an important part of your trip and tends to be my favorite meal of the day.  With a little creative thinking you can come up with great ideas to avoid a bland, boring breakfast. Potato Patties Instant mashed potatoes come in all sorts of flavors, from…


Camping in Mount Rainier National Park

Located 54 miles (87 km) outside of Seattle, WA, Mount Rainier National Park has been in existence for over one hundred years. The breathtaking views, a wealth of hiking trails, and an eventful history all make Mount Rainier National Park a world-renowned destination. The mountain itself towers 14,411 feet (close…