NOTES FROM THE ROAD


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Mongolia Expedition Begins…


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The epic adventure into the Gobi desert sets off…


24 MAY 2016: The OEX Mongolia Expedition left Ulaanbaatar and headed south into the Gobi desert for a two week journey to support the work of the Mongolian Bankhar Dog Project with nomadic herders deep in the backcountry. Read more about this trip here



Overland Expo West 2016…


Rollover Recovery demonstration and more …


20 MAY 2016: This year’s Overland Expo West got off to a great start with sunny skies and much better weather than last year. There was a large turnout at the Mormon Lake location for the first day of the event and lots of knowledge sharing among attendees. Enjoyed the Camel Trophy team’s rollover recovery demonstration as well as opportunities to test-drive vehicles, compare tires, and join in “Q and A” with the Jeep design and marketing group about the upcoming next generation Wrangler …


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THIS MONTH:

Joining the crew at Overland Expo West in Flagstaff for the annual event that brings overlanders together for a weekend of information sharing, networking, learning and fun. This years event runs from May 20-22 at the Mormon Lake venue …


Headed to Mongolia with the Overland Experts team on a mission to work with nomadic herders in the Gobi desert. The 12-person expedition team will be providing support for the The Mongolian Bankhar Dog Project, which aims to help save a way of life for the Mongolian nomads and at the same time protect a fragile environment …

COMING UP SOON:
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A few weeks in the backcountry of Serbia to explore and spend some time helping harvest plums in a rural village …


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Overland Experts provides comprehensive training for the military, NGOs, aid organizations and industrial clients that need to operate across complex terrain in less than ideal conditions. Currently OEX has locations in Connecticut, Virginia and North Carolina, each with purpose designed courses to train for different scenarios. Training is conducted across a variety of vehicle configurations, so that teams become familiar with a wide range of engine, transmission, and wheelbase combinations typical in different regions of the world.



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MORE NOTES FROM THE ROAD:
1-15 May – Paris
April – training desert prep
March – Long Island
February – California deserts
January – El Camino del Diablo
December – Long Island
November – New York
15-31 October – Moab
1-14 October – Vermont
September – Paris
August – Topless For Tatas
July – Rubicon Trail
June – Bantam Jeep Fest, PA roadtrip
May – Overland Expo, AZ roadtrip
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