ROGUE OVERLAND

Rogue Overland

Hard Trails, Good Rigs, Great Friends

A vehicle based outdoor adventure company created out of a passion for exploring the world around us.  We strive to inspire people to get out adventuring and to provide helpful information about trips/gear people should consider.  

Adventures

Join us on our off road excursions as we adventure and experience the culture of various regions.
During the 2020 Rogue Overland Expedition we visit the sandstone laden terrain of northeast Arizona and southern Utah. Stops along the way include Comb Ridge trail, Valley of The Gods road, Muley Point, John's Canyon trail, Monument Valley, Horseshoe Bend, Barracks trail, Zion National Park, and Toquerville falls. Some of the overland vehicles on this trip include a Nissan Xterra, Toyota 4Runner, Chevy Silverado, Toyota Tacoma, and a Jeep Wrangler.

Rogue Overland Expedition 2020 - Southern Utah Overland Adventure

The Rogue Overland crew heads to Baja, Mexico with Deadman Off-Road, Trail Recon, OvrlndX, Wilco Offroad, Prana Clothing, Jahuara Off Road Video, and Tembo Tusk! Sites along the way include Ensenada Mexico, Tijuana Mexico, San Felipe Mexico, Valle De Los Gigantes, and The Baja 1000 course.

Baja Mexico Overland - Why THIS needs to be your next adventure

The Rogue Overland Crew embarks on a journey into Joshua Tree National Park, the Salton Sea, East Jesus, Salvation Mountain, and the mining country of western Arizona. Offroad trails conquered include Red Canyon, Dripping Springs Trail, and Moss Wash.

The Rogue Overland Winter Expedition 2017

During part one of the 2019 Rogue Overland Winter Expedition we visit rustic beauty of central Arizona. Stops along the way include Vulture City Ghost town and Hassayampa River. Check out our blog and other videos at www.rogueoverland.com

Wickenburg Arizona Overland Adventure

During part two of the 2019 Rogue Overland Winter Expedition we visit rustic beauty of central Arizona. Stops along the way include Turkey Creek Trail and Broken Arrow Trail. Check out our blog and other videos at www.rogueoverland.com

Turkey Creek Trail And Sedona Arizona Overland Adventure

The Rogue Overland Crew tackles some of Arizona's toughest terrain, survives a monsoon, explores lava fields, and has some great craft beer. The wheeling includes Pyeatt Draw Trail, Cinder Hills OHV Area, and Smiley Rock Trail. Historical stops include Wuptaki National Monument and Jerome State Historic Park.

Arizona Overland Adventure - Rogue Overland Summer Expedition 2018

The Rogue Overland Crew joins up the SCCX crew out of Southern California for a very muddy adventure along the Mojave Road.

Mojave Road Overlanding Jeep and Xterra Trip

The Rogue Overland Crew embarks on a journey to conquer the legendary passes of Colorado and adds a final day on the epic slickrock of Moab, Utah. Along the way Ouray Hot Springs, Black Bear Pass, Imogene Pass, La Sal Mountains, and Fins & Things trail will all be explored.

Black Bear Pass Overland Adventure

The Rogue Overland Crew embarks on a journey to conquer the legendary passes of Colorado and adds a final day on the epic slickrock of Moab, Utah. Along the way Ouray Hot Springs, Black Bear Pass, Imogene Pass, La Sal Mountains, and Fins & Things trail will all be explored.

Imogene Pass And Moab Utah Overland Adventure

The Rogue Overland crew takes on Death Valley by enjoying the Eureka Sand Dunes, Steel Pass, Saline Valley Hot Springs, Lippincott Pass, and Racetrack Playa. Join us and our friends for the second installment of this awesome two-part adventure series.

OVERLAND Death Valley National Park - Steele Pass and Eureka Dunes

The Rogue Overland crew tackles the legendary Rubicon Trail in this 2 part adventure series.

The Rubicon Trail - Part One

Join the Rogue Overland Crew for part 2 of this epic journey along the Rubicon Trail.

The Rubicon Trail - Part 2

The Rogue Overland crew takes you along as we tackle Secret Pass 4x4 trail outside of Laughlin, Nevada in Bullhead city, Arizona. This Jeep trail offers amazing views of Arizona mining country and some challenging rock crawling obstacles. This made for a great wheeling day trip but could also be a nice addition to an overland route. Arizona off road trails should be on your list!

Off Road Adventure In Bullhead City Arizona - Secret Pass Trail

We spend the weekend rock crawling the trails of Logandale, Nevada during the 2019 CANVAZ Nissan 4x4 event. This annual event rotates each year between California, Nevada, and Arizona. This year marked the 9th year of this Nissan gathering. Check out all the action as vehicles ranging from built rock crawlers to mild overland builds spend the weekend on the rocks!

Nissan Off Road Action - CANVAZ 2019

On this adventure the Rogue Overland crew ditches the Overland gear, heading out for a day of rock crawling on Copper Cache off roading trail. The trail is located in Nelson, Nevada just outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. This Jeep trail offers amazing views of the Colorado River, old mining structures, and some waterfall obstacles.

Copper Cache Rock Crawling - A Must Do Las Vegas Adventure

The Rogue Overland crew heads to Big Bear for the American Adventurist SoCal Mountain Rendezvous joining up with Overlanding USA along the way for an epic weekend

Heading for the Hills - The Socal Mountain Rendezvous

The Rogue Overland crew heads deep into the wild west with stops along the way at the Bar 10 Ranch and breathtaking Toroweap Overlook.

Journey to the Edge - Toroweap

Trailer to Rogue Overland's trip to the iconic Rubicon Trail with Silver State Nissans and friends, deemed as NISSCON 2016. Please subscribe to stay updated for the full release.

NISSCON 2016 Trailer

Rogue Overland joins up with Brian from Goose Gear as well as Seth and Kande from AdventureDriven.com for a night of camping high above Las Vegas.

The Great Desert Escape

A short video of the Rogue Overland Sunday dinner in Las Vegas at an area know as Little Red Rock. Wheeling and a little drone time was in order.

Dinner and Drones

Rogue Overland hit the trail and went high above Sin City to watch the fireworks with friends and family

4th of July @ Little Rock

The Rogue Overland team recaps an awesome trail just outside of Las Vegas called Echo Falls

Echo Falls hike Mt. Charleston

Event Coverage

From SEMA to American Adventurist Rendezvous, check out our experience at various outdoor and automotive events.
Four Wheeler Magazine Overland Adventure 2019! In this adventure we teamed up with Bubba Rope to explore Arizona on our way to Overland Expo West. The off road trip would start at the Flying E Ranch in Wickenburg, Arizona with our first taste of dirt being the Hassayampa River off road trail. From there we headed north, constantly climbing in elevation toward Williams, Arizona. This amazing trip had a wide variety of vehicles which included a Unimog, Chevy C10, Ford Bronco, Toyota Tacoma, Jeep Wrangler, and a Dodge power wagon.

Four Wheeler Magazine Overland Adventure - Check Out All The Action

The Rogue Overland Crew take you through their experience at the American Adventurist Mountain Rendezvous. This overland travel event brings the offroad community together to share the common interests of enjoying the outdoors responsibly. Some of the amazing 4x4 rigs seen at the event include a Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Toyota 4Runner, Nissan Xterra, Ford F350, Toyota Tacoma, and Ford Ranger. Some of the companies supporting the event include Deadman Off-road, Goose Gear, Tembo Tusk, and Sportsmobile.

American Adventurist Mountain Rendezvous Overland Event

Nissan USA invited us out for a weekend of sporting clays shooting, natural horsemanship riding, and 2020 Nissan Titan driving. They spared no expense on this amazing adventure and were able to get an in-depth understanding of the 2020 Nissan Titan.

A Titan Adventure With @Nissan USA - You Wont Believe This

There were a TON of products at SEMA show 2018! A few of the products we liked come from Bubba Rope, Maxtrax, Factor 55, Perfect Bungee, and Right Line Gear.

SEMA Show Cool Products

The Rogue Overland Crew covered the 2019 SEMA Show. In this video we show some products that we think have useful application in the overland and offroad community.

SEMA Show Overland and Offroad Products

The Rogue Overland Crew covered the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas Nevada. This video hits the highlights of the SEMA Overland Experience. SEMA Overland Experience focuses on vehicles and products that highlight the overland adventure travel lifestyle. The diversity of off road vehicles include a Jeep Gladiator, Mercedes Sprinter van, Toyota Land Cruiser, and Nissan Titan.

SEMA OVERLAND EXPERIENCE - You Have To See This Variety

Gear Reviews

Get the scoop on outdoor products we have used, that way you can decide if they are right for you.
The Rogue Overland Crew takes you through a review of the Cascadia Vehicle Tents UFO Light. This portable camp light comes with a solar panel installed on the top surface, three removable travel lights, a bluetooth speaker, and a USB charging port. When on our overland adventures we have found this to be a great base camp light. Whether you are car camping, overlanding, jeep camping, or rocking the van life, this light will keep your campsite bright.

Cascadia Vehicle Tents Camp Light Review

The Rogue Overland Crew takes you through a review of the Method Race Wheels 701 with Bead Grip® Technology. Running these wheels on our 2000 Toyota Tacoma 4runner we have had them in sand, snow, on overland trips, long road trips, and on hard off road trails. Check out this Method Race Wheels review video to see what we like and don't like about these 4x4 wheels.

Method Race Wheels With Bead Grip Technology - Is It Hype

The Rogue Overland Crew takes you through a test of the Action Trax recovery board. Call it overlanding, Jeeping, trail recon, overland bound, van life, or adventure life....... whatever you call it, this piece of gear is a simple solution for aiding in vehicle recovery when stuck. This recovery track system is designed to be multi-purpose and helps vehicles gain traction in tough conditions ranging from snow, sand, and mud. The Rogue Overland Crew has also used them to level the off road rigs when setting up the roof top tents at camp.

ActionTrax Recovery Board Test

Gear Reviews

WeBoost Drive Reach: What You Should Know

The Rogue Overland Crew take you through a review of the Heps Design Molle Panel for the 1st generation Nissan Xterra and 2nd generation Nissan Xterra. These rear window molle panel plates help you organize your gear during your adventure travel! The versatile design makes it great for overlanding, off roading, car camping, hunting, car camping, mountain bike trips, and family road trips.

Molle Panel Review - An Off Road Storage Solution

The Rogue Overland Crew take you through a review of the Blue Ridge Overland Gear Cooking Kit Bag. Call it overlanding, car camping, van life, or adventure life....... whatever you call it, this piece of gear is a simple solution for storing all your camp kitchen cooking utensils in one convenient location.

Camp Cooking Utensil Storage Solution - Blue Ridge Overland Review.

The Rogue Overland Crew takes you through a review of the Garmin Overlander GPS navigation device. Call it overlanding, car camping, van life, or adventure travel....... whatever you call it, this piece of gear is a simple solution for navigation. We tested this GPS unit over six months, thousands of miles, and many types of terrain. In this video we give you the information you need to decide if this is the overland navigation device for you.

Garmin Overlander GPS Review

We take you through our experience using Darn Tough socks. Call it overlanding, car camping, van life, or adventure life....... whatever you call it, this piece of gear is often overlooked but very important when on adventure travel.

Are Darn Tough Socks Really That Great

In this video we take you through the installation of the LASFIT LED headlight bulbs on our 2001 Nissan Xterra solid axle swapped overland rig. The LASFIT LED Headlight Conversion kit offers direct replacement fitment, brighter light output than the halogen bulbs, and a cooling fan to increase the life of the LEDs. On top of the all that the headlight installation is quick! We are excited to test these headlights out on some road trip and night time off road trips.

LASFIT LED Headlight Bulbs Installation And Initial Thoughts

The Rogue Overland Crew takes you through an install and initial thoughts of the Yakima LockNLoad Platform. This modular roof rack allows you to store your camping gear specifically as each trip requires. Whether you are car camping, overlanding, jeep camping, or rocking the van life, this Yakima roof rack should be looked at when considering your gear storage solution.

Yakima LockNLoad Platform - Installation And Initial Thoughts

The Rogue Overland Crew takes you through a review of The Original Tailgater Tire Table. This durable table uses a vehicle tire for it's main support. This adventure table has a steel construction and folds up relatively compact for easy storage during your travels. The versatile design makes it great for overlanding, off roading, car camping, jeeping, hunting, car picnics, RVing, mountain bike trips, and utving.

The Original Tailgater Tire Table Review

We had the opportunity to spend a night in a SHIFTPOD 2 while at the 2018 CANVAZ event. This video contains our initial thoughts on the SHIFTPOD 2.

SHIFTPOD 2 Initial Thoughts

The Rogue Overland Crew takes you through a review of the Tembo Tusk table with Step 22 Gear carrying bag. This table is constructed of metal and bamboo, making it robust yet small enough to conveniently pack in your overland rig. PROUDLY MADE IN THE USA

Tembo Tusk Camp Table REVIEWED - Is this Overlanding Camping Gear Right For YOU ??

In this video we take you through a review of the Heps Designs Hi-Lift jack bed mount. This bracket allows for easy storage of your jack using the Utili-Track bed rails of a Nissan Frontier or Nissan Titan.

Heps Designs Hi-Lift® Bed Mount

Rogue Overland does a gear review on the lightweight, versatile Gator-Jaw synthetic shackle from Bubba Rope.

The Bubba Rope Gator Jaw Synthetic Shackle Review

Rogue Overland performs a gear review of the Bubba Recovery Rope by Bubba Ropes. Use this recovery rope for 4x4 trucks, Jeeps, and SUVs. This powerful rope is the best choice for safe recovery and towing.

The Bubba Rope Review

Rogue Overland reviews the Hi-Lift Jack cover from JackCovers.Com.

A Better Hi-Lift Jack Cover

Rogue Overland reviews the Hi-Lift Jack cover from JackCovers.Com.

Napier Outdoors Sportz SUV Tent Review

In this video we take time to go over everything you need to know about an amazing cooking tool manufactured by Tembo Tusk, the Skottle.

The Skottle Review - A camp kitchen MUST

Nick from Rogue Overland performs a quick review of a great product to have in every overland gear bag, The Leather Original from Mechanix Gloves.

Mechanix Gloves Review - "The Leather Original"

Unhinged': The 'Unhinged' cooler has the user experience of a conventional hinge opening lid, but provides higher performance through tensioning straps in back, as well as the front.

Introducing : The Maluna Cooler Unhinged™

Nick of Rogue Overland takes us through a review of another awesome product released by Bubba Rope.

The Bubba Rope Rock n Roll Recovery Kit

The Rogue Overland crew presents a review of another awesome outdoor product recently released to market, The Troika Outdoors Hammock.

The Troika Outdoors™ Hammock

We complete a quick review on what we consider a "gear essential" . The Perfect Bungee™ .

The Perfect Bungee™ from Bihlerflex

We had an opportunity to hangout with the owners of Deadman Off-road and test their Deadman Earth Anchor! Check them out at https://www.deadmanoffroad.com/

The Deadman Offroad Earth Anchor™

Nick from Rogue Overland does a review on the Trasharoo spare tire trash carrier.

The "Trasharoo" Review

Nick from Rogue Overland does a quick review of the Cascadia Vehicle Tents standard awning.

CVT Standard Awning Review

The Rogue Overland Crew takes you through a demonstration of the advantages of the Bubba Rope Power Stretch™ recovery rope. In this video you will learn how the Gator-ize® coating gives added protection to your investment, how the Power Stretch™ technology allows smaller vehicles to recover larger vehicles, and why this rope is more advantageous than a common yellow tow strap. This product is a must have in your 4x4 recovery kit.

Bubba Rope Power Stretch™ Recovery Rope Demonstration

Rig Walk Arounds

There are so many ways to set up your overland rig, and we're on a mission to see as many ideas as possible. Brainstorm for your next rig upgrade, or simply admire with us as we check out these awesome vehicles.
Nick and Mike from the Rogue Overland Crew take you through a rig walk around of Mike's expedition ready 2000 Toyota 4Runner. This 3rd gen 4Runner is a Toyota TRD Pro killer! This purpose built rig is capable of adventure travel down any road desired, wether that be an overland route down White Rim Trail in Moab, Utah or rock crawling The Rubicon Trail outside Lake Tahoe. The carefully selected 4x4 accessories and attention to detail, make this a capable rock crawler for when the Jeep trail gets tough.

Toyota 4Runner Rig Walk Around - A Family Overland Build

Nick from the Rogue Overland team takes you through a walk around and build out of his 2001 solid axle swapped Nissan Xterra. This is a purpose built rock crawler capable of overland travel down any road desired.

Rock Crawler Overland Rig - A Must See Nissan Xterra

Shaun and Mike from the Rogue Overland Crew take you through a walk around build out of Shaun's 2012 expedition ready Toyota FJ Cruiser. This is a purpose built overland rig capable of adventure travel down any road desired. The carefully selected 4x4 accessories and attention to detail, make this a capable rock crawler for when the Jeep trail gets tough.

Sickest Toyota FJ Cruiser Ever - Overland Build Walk Around

Alex from the Rogue Overland Crew takes you through a walk around and build out of his 2002 adventure ready Nissan Xterra. This is a purpose built adventure rig capable of overland travel down any road desired. The carefully selected offroad accessories make this a capable rock crawler for when the jeep trail gets tough.

Adventure Ready Nissan Xterra Rig Walk Around

Nick and Mike from the Rogue Overland Crew take you through a walk around build out of Nick's 2017 expedition ready Toyota Tacoma pickup truck. This is a purpose built overland rig capable of adventure travel down any road desired. The carefully selected 4x4 accessories and attention to detail, make this a capable rock crawler for when the Jeep trail gets tough. Despite the offroad travel capability of this rig, it maintains comfort for traveling with kids.

Overland Adventure Toyota Tacoma Walk Around

In this video we we chat with Lelan of Silver State Nissans about his 2010 Titan swapped Nissan Frontier Pro 4x. This functional build is focused on being able to tackle fast dirt roads and the toughest rock crawling trails. He has had this off road truck on the hardest 4x4 Las Vegas trails and plans to one day tackle a legendary Jeep trail, The Rubicon Trail! In this video Lelan tells us about the Nissan Frontier modifications, the off road trails he likes, tells us about Silver State Nissans, and about the off road event goneMoab (a Nissan based off road event in Moab, Utah).

Nissan Frontier Pro 4X Build

Nick and Nick from the Rogue Overland Crew take you through a walk around and build out of his 2002 adventure ready Nissan Xterra. This is a purpose built rock crawler rig capable of overland travel down any road desired. The carefully selected off road accessories and solid axle swapped suspension make this a capable rock crawler for when the jeep trail gets tough.

Sickest Nissan Xterra Ever - Don't Miss This Overland Build Walk Around

At SEMA 2018 we had the opportunity to catch up with Chris of Hefty Fabworks. In this video he tells us about Project Mall Runner, a 5th generation 4runner with long travel suspension and 37 inch tires!

Toyota 4runner On 37 Inch Tires

We had the opportunity to talk with the Waypoint Wanderers about their amazing Toyota FJ Cruiser that will be competing in the 2019 Rebelle Rally. Total Chaos, Metal Tech, and Prinsu are a few of the companies whom products are on this dream build.

Rebelle Rally Build - FJ Cruiser Walk Around

The Rogue Overland Crew was invited by @Nissan USA to test out the redesigned 2020 Nissan Titan. This Nissan Titan boasts comfort, technology, best in class power, and off-road capability in a muscular looking package. From taking the Nissan Titan PRO4X on a 4x4 trail, to towing an Airstream travel trailer, and to driving around Park City in a Nissan Titan Platinum Reserve, we tell you what we think of the 2020 Nissan Titan.

2020 Nissan Titan Review - Does It Measure Up

Nick from Rogue Overland and David from Fluid Peak Collective talk about how you can get a 4x4 Nissan NV Cargo Van from the dealer! Using Nissan Titan parts Tim Dahle Nissan can convert your Nissan NV Cargo van into four wheel drive, while maintaining the factory warranty. This platform gives you the perfect foundation to build your van life dream. Overlanding, surfing, mountain biking, motorcross, rock climbing, expedition travel, you name it..... this can be the adventure van build suited for your style of travel.

4X4 Nissan Van From The Dealership With Factory Warranty

Tips and Tricks

Our input on common questions associated with the outdoor community.
How would you like more storage space in your Toyota Tacoma off road truck? In this video the Rogue Overland crew takes you through some addition storage we have added to our 4x4 Tacoma to make overland trips more enjoyable.

Toyota Tacoma Storage Solutions

Let's talk about steel versus aluminum skid plates! We have run steel Shrockworks Nissan Xterra skid plates for over 10 years. We have run aluminum Pelfreybilt Toyota Tacoma skid plates for years. As we have wheeled our 2017 Overland Toyota Tacoma Off Road on more difficult 4x4 trails, we have found the limits of the aluminum skid plates. Our years of experience rock crawling and our experience with the off road Tacoma build prompted us to make this video listing some points you should consider when deciding between steel and aluminum off road skid plates.

Steel Or Aluminum Skid Plates - Which Should You Choose

Trail Reviews

Know before you go: our feedback for how to prep for your next overland adventure.
The Rogue Overland crew takes you along this rock crawling Jeep trail in Buena Vista, Colorado. We get you prepared for your off road expedition by pointing out the main 4x4 obstacles and providing tips to make sure that you are ready for your next trip. Whether it be a day of four wheeling, a Jeeping trip, or driving this trail as part of an overland route, this video will help you prepare for your off road adventure. Jump in and enjoy the ride as we conquer this colorado off road trail in a Nissan Xterra, Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Tacoma, Toyota FJ, and a Jeep Wrangler. This is the trail recon you need to have a successful day on Chinamans Gulch 4x4 trail!

Chinamans Gulch Trail Colorado - Watch This Trail Review Before You Go

The Rogue Overland crew takes you along this rock crawling Easter Jeep Safari trail in Moab, Utah. We get you prepared for your off road expedition by pointing out the main 4x4 obstacles and providing tips to make sure that you are ready for your next trip. Whether it be a day of four wheeling, a Jeeping trip, or driving this trail as part of an overland route, this video will help you prepare for your off road adventure. Jump in and enjoy the ride as we conquer this Utah off road trail in a Nissan Xterra, Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Tacoma, Toyota FJ, and a Jeep XJ. This is the trail recon you need to have a successful day on Steel Bender 4x4 trail!

Steel Bender Trail Moab Utah - Watch This Trail Review Before You Go

The Rogue Overland crew takes you along this rock crawling Trail Hearo trail in Sand Hollow State Park. We get you prepared for your off road expedition by pointing out the main 4x4 obstacles and providing tips to make sure that you are ready for your next trip. Whether it be a day of four wheeling, a Jeeping trip, or driving this trail as part of an overland route, this video will help you prepare for your off road adventure. Jump in and enjoy the ride as we conquer this Utah off road trail in a Nissan Xterra, a Toyota 4Runner, a Jeep Wrangler LJ, a Jeep Wranger TJ, and a Jeep XJ. This is the trail recon you need to have a successful day on Double Sammy 4x4 trail during your next ultimate adventure!

Double Sammy Trail Review - Sand Hollow Must See 4x4

The Rogue Overland crew takes you along this rock crawling Jeep trail in Big Bear, California. We get you prepared for your off road expedition by pointing out the main 4x4 obstacles and provide tips to make sure that you are ready for your next trip, whether it be a day of four wheeling or driving this trail as part of an overland route. This is the trail recon you need to have a successful day on Gold Mountain 4x4 trail!

Gold Mountain Trail - What You Need To Know

The Rogue Overland crew takes you along this rock crawling Jeep trail in Minturn, Colorado. We get you prepared for your off road expedition by pointing out the main 4x4 obstacles and providing tips to make sure that you are ready for your next trip. Whether it be a day of four wheeling, a Jeeping trip, or driving this trail as part of an overland route, this video will help you prepare for your off road adventure. Jump in and enjoy the ride as we conquer this colorado off road trail in a Nissan Xterra, Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Tacoma, Toyota FJ, and a Jeep Wrangler. This is the trail recon you need to have a successful day on Holy Cross City 4x4 trail!

Holy Cross Trail Colorado - Trail Review Of All The Obstacles

The Rogue Overland crew takes you along on this iconic southern Utah trail, laying out the key trail points and tips making sure that you are prepared for your next trip to the Barracks Trail.

The Barracks Trail - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO