All photos: Gregory McDonald

This is the last post about 2015’s Overland Expo, West. If you’d like to go this year, it’s taking place in Flagstaff May 20–22.

These are some shots of last year’s obstacle course.


The obstacle course was set up by former Camel Trophy drivers to pose problem solving challenges for the participants.  DSCF4479


This 13,000-lb M35 was on stand-by to help pull out trucks that got stuck.


That’s a lot of truck. It’s also known as a “Deuce-and-a-half” because they can haul a 2-1/2 ton load.


The course was closed for rain for a while but by Sunday it dried out enough to use.


ARB set up this frame twister ramp to demonstrate how their lockers work. I have a set in my truck and like the extra capability they give me. The on-board air required to actuate the lockers is a nice bonus. I use it all the time for airing up the tires.

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This military Land Rover Defender had super low gearing and was able to tackle the course at idle, without a foot on the gas pedal.

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Greg’s Mitsubishi out on the course.

Thanks again to Greg McDonald, our friend and intrepid reporter, went to Expo and shot all of these images. And thanks to Overland Expo who provided us press access.