In case you have a cast-iron pan in your chuck box that you’d like to clean before camping season, or you’ve found a new-to-you, crusty, garage sale find, the blog I Believe I Can Fry has a great post on how to get the most grizzled pan looking new again.
Here’s a good video demo video from Bridgestone Australia for their latest Dueler light truck tire. It’s got some nice off-road footage and some basic driving suggestions.
The Aussies know what they’re doing when it comes to overland travel. Here’s a great video of a bunch of guys with the Australian magazine, 4WD Action, heading up the Old Telegraph Track (known there as the Tele Track), a straight, 60+ mile shot up the Cape York Peninsula in northern Australia. They were the first ones up there this year. It looks like a very challenging trail with lots of mud and water crossings.
I made a map of all of the water crossings they mention in the video. To see it, read the rest of the post.
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It’s times like this that you really want to trust your snorkel install and waterproofing job. This video is from New South Wales, Australia via YouTube. Once your windshield wipers are under water, you know you’re in deep.
Scott Brady, founder Expedition Portal and publisher of the Overland Journal, headed out last month on a two-year trip he and his team are calling Expeditions 7, in which they’ll cover some of the most historically significant overland routes on each of the seven continents, including Antarctica. They recently arrived at the Arctic Ocean, on the first leg of their trip. Read the rest of this entry »