After traveling nearly 30,000 miles through the Appalachian Mountains we've fine tuned our trucks to include equipment that simplifies life on the road. Items marked [ + ] come highly recommened as equipment essentials for your adventures away from home.
After all, filming on the run does not pair well with being unorganized and relying on gear you can't trust. Our expedition kit is an evolving machine and this list of equipment is gear we're testing and gear we use. As travel more, we'll learn. What we want isn't always what we need but every mile we travel brings us one step closer to preserving the moment and sharing our experiences with you.
NOTE: Prices subject to change without notice. For accurate pricing, select the corresponding product links.
The Discoverer AT3 XLT™ with Durable Tread Technology™ hauls heavy loads with less wear and are built to withstand ongoing assault from dirt and gravel. It's designed to prevent shredding on rocky and gravel terrain. The AT3 XLT™ is extremely durable and it's rugged, biting edges provide extra grip and resistance to punctures. *Pricing varies per dealer.
The Discoverer S/T MAXX™ is designed for tough terrain, including rocks and gravel, with on-road stability and performance. The tread design of the S/T MAXX™ helps to prevent stone retention and Armor Tek3® Construction promotes tire durability. Pair that with a Cut and Chip resistant tread compound/composition and you've got the perfect tire for the weekend warrior. *Pricing varies per dealer.
The Discoverer STT PRO is Cooper’s most advanced, extreme tire to date! The Discoverer STT PRO provides exceptional traction and performance in some of the harshest terrains on Earth. The distinctive tread design and compound provide remarkable on the road performance without sacrificing off-road traction. 3-Ply Armor-Tek3, silica tread compound, aggressive 3-2 center rib design, side-biters and more, all wrapped up in Cooper’s advanced mud terrain tire. Push the Discoverer STT PRO to the limits and you’ll “discover” what your vehicle is truly capable of! *Pricing varies per dealer.
ndeflate is a device used to rapidly INflate and DEflate two tires at once with ease. Proudly made in South Africa, Indeflate is mil-spec anodized and constructed from CNC-machined aluminum. Simply slide the patented dump valve to deflate your tires, and keep an eye on 100 PSI gauge. Indeflate equalizes the pressures of the connected tires, and makes quick work of INflating them back to standard pressures.
Packed with the features an ARB fridge/freezer is renowned for, and re-engineered to survive naked out in the elements, this latest fridge freezer is packed with unique features that not only protect and secure, but also make accessing your food and drinks even easier.
Designed and tested by ARB’s engineers to continue with the “Recovery Train” concept, the ARB Recovery Point has been designed and developed for fitment to the Toyota 4Runner.
The ARB Intensity LED driving light is available in either spot or flood beam configuration and with 21 LEDs the performance packs a punch considering their size, while utilizing cutting edge technology and design.
You may venture off the grid, but you’re never out of reach – as long as you’re carrying an inReach Explorer+. These handheld satellite communicators are designed for the outdoor enthusiast who wants to roam farther and experience more – without compromising their loved ones‘ peace of mind. From backcountry experiences to international adventures, inReach provides communication, location sharing, navigation and critical SOS functions for anyone who loves getting away from it all, on land, water or in the skies.
The TemboTusk Skottle is quite possibly the greatest cooking platform to hit the campsite since the camp fire. The skottle is a single surface, single burner cook stove. No pots, no pans, just cook. It's like cooking on a well seasoned cast iron skillet with a burner.
The DemerBox is acoustically tuned for incredible fidelity and punchy bass. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery will last up to 45 hours between charges. Its rugged, waterproof and made from a genuine Pelican Brand case. Includes battery charger, 3.5mm audio cable, port plug.
Max out your GMRS performance with the Midland MicroMobile® MXT400 two-way radio. With 40 Watts of broadcasting power, this radio is the most powerful GMRS radio made by Midland. Especially useful on massive, sprawling properties like farms and ranches, this radio utilizes 15 GMRS channels and 8 high powered repeater channels.
Ridiculously long battery life (up to 15 hours), extensive range, loaded with extras and protected by Midland’s 3-year warranty. X-TALKER T71 walkie talkie features up to a 38-mile range and features 36 Channels and 121 Privacy Codes, Channel Scan, and Midland’s signature NOAA Weather Alert and Weather Scan technology.
OutdoorX4 Magazine is a fully-independent overland adventure lifestyle publication focused not only on the vehicle but also utilizing the vehicle, whether a 4×4, two-wheels or by foot, as a means to get out and responsibly enjoy all forms of outdoor recreation.
Iron and Air seeks to tell those stories in a timeless publication that had been missing from our own coffee tables: a quarterly, heavy-stock, 114-page storyteller capturing the chase.
Brimming with insightful content, stunning photography and evocative writing, each 100-page volume of Ally + Grit magazine focuses on the unique interests of North American Land Rover enthusiasts.
In search of the perfect slide in camper, the Alu-Cab Khaya camper was born. Taking what they have learned over the years of producing custom campers, they applied this experience into designing a totally new slide in camper from the ground up.
The Alu-Cab Shadow-Awning is a 270° awning that was built stronger, lighter and easier to handle than all the other awnings on the market. The best materials where chosen to produce this Alu-Cab canopy so that it would be fast to set up, easy to use and enjoy as well as fast to pull down and keep traveling.
MAXTRAX is best known for high visibilty and ease of use in almost any recovery situation. Just throw it down in front or behind your tire for traction or stack them for bridging. Sold with genuine Tell Tale leashes to help you pull them out of the rough stuff.
The 4Runner Attic is made of mil-spec mesh and attaches to the grab handles with G-hooks. It can be clipped and unclipped as needed. Now you can store stuff in that vast space above your passenger's heads.
When keeping your backseat drivers/riders occupied with fun things to do requires lots of stuff. Now you need somewhere to store it all. This seatback panel accepts a wide range of pouches to keep your truck organized on the road.
The Remix is equipped with an asymmetrical single arm bracket, easily accessible battery door enclosure, and large push button switch. Combine these features with a simple & lightweight design and you have a headlamp built to perform in any environment.
Recovery is a dirty job and your equipment often pays the price, Blue Rige Overland Gear created this kit bag to solve all your problems. A vinyl coated liner and powder-coated grommet on the bottom enable airflow and drainage when your equipment needs to breathe.
A necessity in any vehicle and Mountain State Overland's top choice for driver storage.
Quite possibly the greatest innovation for interior cargo storage since the 12V fridge hit the adventure travel market. Minimal working parts and fluid function ensure this tilting fridge slide will last decades either inside your vehicle or out.
The Overland Machete was designed to fill the needs of overlanders and outdoors people who needed a trail tool that is quick to deploy and easy to use. Make quick work of all tasks and easily go back into the truck or on your hip, ready for its next mission.
The Warn ZEON 10-S Platinum is built for those who push the limits-with double the durability, 20% faster line speed, and extreme IP68-rated waterproofing. The Advanced Wireless Remote controls not only the winch, but also the clutch and other accessories.
Our go to camera of choice for video production and still photography and we've got 3 of them. The 5DMKIII is a favorite of millions of independent filmmakers and professional photographer. Its adaptablitiy to shooting environments and rugged design make it a perfect fit for adventure travel.
Video is only as interesting as its audio. More times than not poor audio can cost your a great clip. This Rode mic ensures we're capturing great audio. Witholding the details, simply said - buy the best mic you can.
This adapter installs between the rearview mirror and windshield glass and provides a permanent, solid mounting location for action cameras sold by GoPro and other manufacturers. It's an ideal solution for filming in cab content on the road.
Reach out and touch your truck from further down the road with this lens. The 70-200MM delivers eye-popping images at a distance. It's low light properties make it ideal for shooting at dusk and its built to be abused.
Quite possibly the most versatile Canon lens for run 'n gun filmmaking. Up close or at distance, this 24-105MM delivers. With image stability, a somewhat steady had can deliver smooth video recording.
Step your game up with the X5 lens from DJI. It's micro 4/3 sensor caputer motion images as if they were shot by a DSLR. Pair this lens with an Inspire (and a good drone pilot) and shoot Hollywood grade video.
If transformers we're real, you'd be a step ahead of the game with this flying camera. The Inspire 1 give our film productions some areial perspective and often help with fluid groud level shooting.
This marks the first year since we started filming that we'll be carrying 5 of these uber compact beauties. The technology has finally reached a point where we could see a perfect fit on the show.