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Tagged With: Alaska

Episode 103 – The Alaska Expedition

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This episode of the podcast will cover the entire trip from Kansas City to Fairbanks, Alaska in pretty general terms, in some ways.  In the upcoming episodes we will really dive in and discuss the Northwest Overland Rally, the trailer that we built specifically for this trip, and we also have loads and loads of … Continue reading »

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Episode 99 – Off Road Independence Podcast

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—EDIT —- The audio quality on the first part of the show is a much lower quality that you’ve come to expect due to some technical difficulties. 99 episodes down and we’re still fighting digital gremlins. On this episode of the podcast we have an interview with Eric McGrew from the Off Road Independence Podcast. … Continue reading »

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Episode 96 – The Alaskan Expedition Trailer

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This episode contains audio that is a significantly different quality than you are accustomed to on the podcast.  Thats because I pulled the audio for this show from a GoPro video that was shot using an external mic.  My wife and I (and my sister-in-law) were driving back from visiting Lodge Manufacturing in South Pittsburgh, … Continue reading »

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Alaskan Expedition Trailer – Part 4: Visualization

After sitting in the garage in my camp chair staring at a pile of camping gear set on top of my Alaskan expedition trailer frame, I decided that I needed a better visualization of the trailer.   A nice professional rendering will also be helpful in the event that some sponsors want to allow us … Continue reading »

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The Alaska Expedition Trailer – Part 3 tail lights and layout

With the trailer now sitting as a rolling frame, I needed to wire up the trail lights so that I could pick up the lumber and other materials. But the trailer light connector that came with the Harbor Freight kit includes a 4 pin connector and the Yukon has a 7 pin connector. So after … Continue reading »

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The Amazon-Alaskan Expedition Trailer Build: Part 2

Last weekend I spent a few hours and put the Harbor Freight trailer frame together.      

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The Amazon-Alaskan Expedition Trailer Build: Part 1

Its time to build this expedition-style trailer.  Follow along as I build this project to support a family of 5 and a dog for an extended period of time on a reasonable budget.   I interviewed Scott from Compact Camping Concepts long time ago and ever since then, I haven’t been able to stop thinking … Continue reading »

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Episode 95 – Dirt Road Trip

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On this episode of the podcast I chat with the guys from Dirt Road Trip.  I met Ben and Alex at the Vermont Overland Trophy a few years ago. Apparently that’s when they were just reconnecting and actually predated the Dirt Road Trip partnership. Since then, their website launched and they’ve attended many events. They’ve been doing … Continue reading »

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Episode 79 – #TBT Clay Croft from Expedition Overland

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On this #ThrowbackThursday episode of The 4×4 Podcast we are re-sharing the interview with Clay Croft from Expedition Overland.  The full episode was originally published in episode 12 back on March 7, 2012.  Since that time Expedition Overland has wrapped up season one and two of the web series.  In season two, the Expedition Overland … Continue reading »

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