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Been a Long while since ive seen this asked, even longer since ive posted anything. However after COVID Lockdowns outdoor Activities such as Off roading and Overlanding seemed to have spiked in popularity. Curious to see with our Diverse Range of Countries what everyone in this hobby Runs Vehicle wise, or what is your Favorite places to off-road or camp?

I've Got my 97 Cherokee "XJ" lifted on 31" tires. Working on a Trailer to pull behind it with a Roof Top Tent, Propane Grill, Solar power 12 Volt power system, and extra fuel. been Wanting to Plan Two trips, one to Alaska, and the Second I'd like to head down and do a full loop of the Baja Peninsula In Mexico south of California.
 
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I love off roading. I have a 1996 Toyota Land Cruiser and have taken several trips down to Baja in it.
 
I have a Tacoma TRD that goes off road. But I usually go off road on an atv or dirt bike.
 
I have two dirt bikes but haven't seriously ridden in a few years due to a nerve issue in my arm causing my hand to go numb sometimes
 
My dad bough his first 4 wheel drive in ‘67. It was the first 4x4 the Chevy dealer in our town had ever sold (back then there were only 3 4x4s in the whole town!). Mom had just got out of her old ‘53 Ford, whose only option was a radio, and gotten into dad’s Buick LaSabre, with all the options, that he had been using in his employment as a salesman. The company he worked for had just began buying their salesmen company cars freeing up the Buick. We talked mom into giving up that Buick to trade in on a 4 wheel drive pickup and she was back to a “3 on the tree” manual transmission, no power steering, no power brakes, but a brand new pickup dad and I could use for hunting. They traded trucks after that about every 4 years until the last one, a 2000 Silverado which was due to be traded when dad passed away in 2005. After mom passed in 2011 I inherited it and recently had the body completely redone. It had 45k miles on it when I got it in 2011 and only has about 67k miles on it now so I hope to be driving it for as long as I’ll be driving. The change in available options over the years has been amazing. You couldn’t even order an automatic transmission on the ‘68 model and the 2000 has standard equipment that wasn’t even available as an option when we got the first 4x4. Pickups have become sissified over the years in an attempt to make them more appealing to suburbanites. The one sure thing that I learned about 4 wheel drives over the last half century is that you tend to get just that much more stuck than you do with 2 wheel drives and you tend to go places that you would never be foolish enough to attempt in a 2 wheel drive vehicle. But they’re great to have if you use them sensibly and when our Wisconsin weather makes the roads otherwise impassable.
 
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My dad bough his first 4 wheel drive in ‘67. It was the first 4x4 the Chevy dealer in our town had ever sold (back then there were only 3 4x4s in the whole town!). Mom had just got out of her old ‘53 Ford, whose only option was a radio, and gotten into dad’s Buick LaSabre, with all the options, that he had been using in his employment as a salesman. The company he worked for had just began buying their salesmen company cars freeing up the Buick. We talked mom into giving up that Buick to trade in on a 4 wheel drive pickup and she was back to a “3 on the tree” manual transmission, no power steering, no power brakes, but a brand new pickup dad and I could use for hunting. They traded trucks after that about every 4 years until the last one, a 2000 Silverado which was due to be traded when dad passed away in 2005. After mom passed in 2011 I inherited it and recently had the body completely redone. It had 45k miles on it when I got it in 2011 and only has about 67k miles on it now so I hope to be driving it for as long as I’ll be driving. The change in available options over the years has been amazing. You couldn’t even order an automatic transmission on the ‘68 model and the 2000 has standard equipment that wasn’t even available as an option when we got the first 4x4. Pickups have become sissified over the years in an attempt to make them more appealing to suburbanites. The one sure thing that I learned about 4 wheel drives over the last half century is that you tend to get just that much more stuck than you do with 2 wheel drives and you tend to go places that you would never be foolish enough to attempt in a 2 wheel drive vehicle. But they’re great to have if you use them sensibly and when our Wisconsin weather makes the roads otherwise impassable.
Yes! Jeeping in Wisconsin. My favorite!
 
in the process of fixing up a mk1 land rover discovery I got at a junk yard ready for off road and green lane driving, also thinking of getting a dirt bike or atv soon
 
I love going four wheeling, mudding and just riding trails in general especially if there is camping involved! I have a 7.3L diesel swapped 88 ford bronco on 33X12.50 BFG all terrain tires... So far it's not let me down and I've only actually needed to engage the 4x4 twice.
 
Yup.
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972AC680-CFC2-48E4-B409-41B6D19FA97B.jpegAbsolutely, my rig isn’t the most capable, or reliable, or safe for that matter. (‘99 Ford Expedition 5.4 4x4. 2’’ rear suspension spacers, upgraded torsion bar keys, 1.5’’ wheel spacers.) Me and the wife take her into the Adirondacks every year. With the 2nd row seats folded down a queen sized air mattress fits like a glove in the back and leaves a little extra room for a couple tool bags that I’m never caught dead without. Off-roading this beast is the epitome of living life on the edge, between the (slightly) cracked frame, oil leak from a cracked timing chain cover, and 5.4 Ford Triton engine that’s notorious for ejecting spark plugs, this impractical behemoth of a vehicle is our ticket to a reckless and impractical vacation.
 
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Ford F150 4x4
 
I used to have a Jeep Cherokee that I went everywhere, even fording a stream just to get to a playing gig that was out in a field.
 
Her is mine. I just had it out on the trails the other weekend.
06 jeep tj with 3" left and 33" shoes. Tube finder all the way around and a smetty built wench.
 

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