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CAR CAMPING WITH A ROOF RACK YOUR ESSENTIAL CHECKLIST

- April 06, 2024
Camping is a much happier and more fulfilling experience if you have all the right gear to make it comfortable and dry. We recently did a feature on why you might need a roof rack, and in it, we concluded that a rack helps to solve the lack of vehicle packing space. (see link to article here) This is why you see many vehicles with roof ra... [read more]
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FRONT RUNNER ON THE MOVE Korbinian Engstler

- April 05, 2024
Meet Korbinian Engstler, the unassuming social media biking superstar who resides in the picturesque Allgäu region of southern Germany. He fondly describes it as heaven on earth for road and mountain bikers, and it's where you’ll likely catch him shredding through scenic mountain trails or treating... [read more]
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THE MOST FAMOUS OVERLAND CAMPSITES IN THE WORLD

- March 16, 2024
We overland to see stunning faraway places, watch painting-like sunrises and sunsets, and experience different cultures and food. We’re like tortoises on the move; where we park our vehicle is our home for the night, week, or month, depending on how much we like where we are. ​Sometimes, the weather, vehicle breakdowns, or... [read more]
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THE TOP 5 OVERLAND VEHICLES OF ALL TIME

- March 02, 2024
Purchasing an overland vehicle is a costly exercise. Before doing just that, you need to consider which vehicle best suits your specific needs and planned adventures. Read our Choosing the Right Overland Vehicle article to help you make the right choice. ​The modern overlander has a much broader range of vehicles to choose... [read more]
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FRONT RUNNER ON THE MOVE – YETI THE VAN

- March 01, 2024
South African couple Michael and Acacia and their cat Rusks have been exploring their home country in a Fiat Ducato van since May 2021; in that time, they’ve visited over 100 campsites. Their lives are all about prioritizing adventures and new experiences. Thanks to their cinematography and photographic skills, they work on the... [read more]
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MUST-HAVE GEAR FOR CAMP COOKING​

- February 17, 2024
Do you want to camp cook like a champ? We can’t all be great cooks, but if you have the right gear (and a decent recipe), there’s no reason you can’t deliver Jamie Oliver-quality meals when camping. Here are the top seven suggested pieces of kit that could help you make the tastiest camp food possible. ​© Front Ru... [read more]
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8 THINGS TO THINK ABOUT BEFORE GOING WILD CAMPING​

- February 03, 2024
Before we get into things to think about before going wild camping, we first need to clarify the difference between wild camping and regular camping. Wild camping is camping in a beauty spot or national park without being surrounded by other people and without formal basic facilities such as a flushing toilet, shower, and electricity.&nbs... [read more]
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FRONT RUNNER ON THE MOVE – THE LOAM RANGER​

- February 02, 2024
Ryan Kelly and his wife Beth produce inspirational mountain biking videos for their popular YouTube channel, The Loam Ranger. This probably explains why they and their two kids, Casey and Tom, live in Canmore, Alberta, just outside Banff National Park, the mecca for mountain biking, skiing and other fun outdoor pursuits. ​Ryan went t... [read more]
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WILL 2024 BE THE YEAR OF THE GEARED-UP CAMPER?​

- January 18, 2024
We look into our crystal ball and identify the top five overland trends for 2024. ​© Lennart PagelAutomotive market shake-up​At the beginning of 2024, the first US customers will take delivery of their INEOS Grenadiers. Hopefully, they would’ve been inspired by Scott Brady, the founder of Overland Journal, who’s currently driving a Front... [read more]
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EPIC ROAD TRIPS FOR 2024

- December 16, 2023
Just because a new year is almost here doesn’t mean your wanderlust diminishes; for some, it just gets stronger and stronger. Do you have all the Front Runner and Dometic gear and accessories you need for your vehicle? Does it now feel like you’re all kitted out but have nowhere to go? Forget about South Africa’s Garden Route, Australia’s Grea... [read more]
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THE ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS GUIDE

- December 02, 2023
Welcome to Christmas 2023, the most wonderful time of the year when you start thinking about what presents to buy your family and friends. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance they love all the gear and gizmos needed to head off on memorable vehicle adventures in 2024, so check out this Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide cra... [read more]
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FRONT RUNNER ON THE MOVE: ALEXANDRA ADONCELLO​

- December 01, 2023
Cinematographer Alexandra Adoncello has travelled the world in an effort to create ‘purposeful and emotionally charged’ content. When not working, she likes to venture into nature in her expedition-ready Defender 110. Front Runner recently caught up with her between assignments.   ​ © Alexandra AdoncelloWhy do you like to s... [read more]
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POWER TO YOUR VEHICLE: EIGHT VEHICLE-BATTERY-RELATED PRODUCTS

- November 18, 2023
How often have you been at a campsite and seen someone unable to start their vehicle because they have drained the battery throughout the weekend? Or during a cold snap when a neighbor comes knocking on your door to ask if you have Jumper Cables or a Battery Starter Pack because their car refuses to start, and they suspect a flat battery.... [read more]
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MOBILE WATER SOLUTIONS

- November 04, 2023
Most of those reading this are fortunate to have 24/7 access to clean drinking water. You walk into the kitchen or bathroom and turn on the tap, and precious clear H2O flows out in a seemingly never-ending supply. Try crossing the Simpson, Kalahari, Atacama, or Chihuahuan Desert in your vehicle, and you’ll quickly realize that water and Eskimo... [read more]
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FRONT RUNNER ON THE MOVE: HANNAH HICKAM

- November 03, 2023
Hannah Hickam lives in Central Oregon with her much-loved two dogs, Harley and Orion, where she works in child welfare. When not working, every spare second is spent in nature, often only with her dogs as company. She needs these getaways to decompress from her highly stressful job, and she’s at her happiest when hiking, camping, or backpackin... [read more]