Trip Reports

Monache Meadows 2016

Posted by Raul Banuelos on

My Friday morning started out how most of my trips start – a little nervous and excited at the same time.  It doesn’t matter if it’s somewhere new or somewhere I have visited many times.  After going through my gear for the 100th time I started to throw everything into the truck.  Always wondering if I’m forgetting something.   I tend to over pack but have been getting a lot better at slimming things down.  It doesn’t help that the Overland F150 can handle pretty much anything I put in the bed so weight is never really an issue. On this particular trip my oldest...

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Joshua Tree To Big Bear With Overlanding USA

Posted by Raul Banuelos on

We were lucky enough to receive an invite from Overlanding USA for their next trip to film episode 4. At first I wasn’t sure if I would be able to make it because the rig was still with Mercenary Offroad having the custom front bumper made but as luck would have it he finished the bumper a couple of days before we needed to leave. With only days to prep for the trip we went into full prep mode going through all our gear to make sure we had everything. On this trip my lovely wife would be joining us...

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