Overlanding and Off-Road Adventure
Ordealist is your guide to rugged vehicle-based exploration
You can start overlanding with nothing but a reliable vehicle, some basic off-roading and camping gear, a few essential skills, and a penchant for adventure. Our basic overlanding guides will help you prepare, offering tips on where to go overlanding, what gear you’ll need to get started, the best vehicles and some basic know-how.
The definition of overlanding depends on your approach, interests, equipment, and sense of adventure
Guide to getting started overlanding, including choosing a vehicle, gear you’ll need, and basic skills and trip planning.
Overlanding Gear Guides
One of the first steps to begin overlanding successfully is putting together a set of essential overlanding gear. Our guides cover equipment specific to camping, first aid and other emergencies, and vehicle maintenance, function, and recovery.
Guide to overlanding gear, including equipment specific to camping, first aid and other emergencies, and vehicle maintenance, function, and recovery.
Guide to the basic gear needed for off-road adventure, including recovery gear, navigation and emergency equipment.
Overland travel is by definition self-reliant travel. There are a range of skills that may be necessary or come in handy, including camping and cooking, off-road driving and recovery, navigation, first aid, automotive repair — campfire songs.
Survey of the various types of skills needed for planning and executing overland adventures.
Learning basic off-road driving skills is an important step for anyone getting into off-roading and overlanding.