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Category: Overlanding & Boondocking

  • The Perfect Campsite Challenge

    The Perfect Campsite Challenge

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  • Get North – Overlanding In The Canadian Rockies

    Get North – Overlanding In The Canadian Rockies

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  • Everything to Have in Your Offroad Recovery Kit

    Everything to Have in Your Offroad Recovery Kit

    It will probably happen to all of us at some point – we’ll get a flat tire, get stuck in the sand, or have to help someone else out of the ditch. An offroad recovery kit is essential if you travel often, travel off-road, or in the winter. Deciding what to have in your truck as part of your kit can be challenging. There’s the constant battle of overkill vs. underprepared while trying to keep everything organized. After years of building 4×4 truck campers, here are our biggest recommendations for what to put in your offroad recovery kit: 1. Traction Mats  Traction mats are vital if you get your truck camper stuck in mud, sand, snow, or ice. Many of Read More…

  • Overlanding vs. Off-Roading: What’s The Difference?

    Overlanding vs. Off-Roading: What’s The Difference?

    Overlanding and off-roading are often used interchangeably, but they are actually very different activities! They do have some similarities, but many of those who purchase our pop up truck campers are interested specifically in overlanding. If you are just getting into the hobby of overlanding and wondering how it differs, here is our full guide when it comes to overlanding vs. off-roading. What is Overlanding? Overlanding is a form of self-reliant, long-distance travel that involves exploring remote areas and traversing rugged terrains in a truck camper or equipped rig that can handle 4×4 roads or rough terrain. We have an entire blog post dedicated to the best overlanding routes in the United States that you can find here. With overlanding, Read More…

  • Campfire Safety Tips

    Campfire Safety Tips

    Spring is just around the corner, and this means that truck camper season is almost here! As the weather warms up and you get ready to hit the road, you can help keep your travels safe by brushing up on some important camping fire safety tips. The past few seasons have seen their fair share of devastating wildfires, and the dry climate paired with an increase of campfires and propane use underscore the importance of responsible outdoor recreation.  If you want to do your part in minimizing the risk of fire while offroading and camping, here are some helpful things to keep in mind: Ensure Your Smoke, Propane, and CO2 Detector Are in Working Order The National Park Service reports Read More…

  • Best Overlanding Routes in The United States

    Best Overlanding Routes in The United States

    Many of our Four Wheel Camper families are involved or interested in overlanding. The term ‘overlanding’ refers to ‘the act of traveling to remote and desolate locations, which can last for days, weeks, or years, with self-reliant tools and equipment.’ We are lucky to live in one of the most diverse countries in the world, with a plethora of overlanding, camping, and adventuring routes to choose from coast to coast. If you ask anyone who is part of the FWC family, they’ll likely share an exciting story or two that took place down a dusty two-track, bumpy forest service road, or beyond.  If you’ve just picked up your slide-in truck camper or pop-up truck topper, or are considering overlanding in Read More…

  • What is Overlanding?

    What is Overlanding?

    Overlanding’s popularity has increased significantly in recent years, and it’s a term we often use with our Four Wheel Campers family. Because we build 4×4 campers, many overlanders use our slide-in campers, flatbeds, and truck toppers specifically for overlanding excursions.  So if you’ve ever wondered what overlanding is, or if you’re interested in getting into it yourself, here is a complete guide to getting you started.  What is Overlanding? Our definition of overlanding is  “The act of traveling to remote and desolate locations, which can last for days, weeks, or years, with self-reliant tools and equipment.”  Unlike overnight camping in a national forest or state park, overlanding typically takes place on remote roads and terrain for days or weeks, with Read More…

  • 7 Tips for Camping in a National Forest

    7 Tips for Camping in a National Forest

    Camping in a National Forest is free for up to 14 days in most locations around the United States. It’s an excellent option for those looking to get out and explore beyond the pavement, but one should follow some unique rules and tips before heading out.  1. NEVER Leave Anything Behind  Camping in a National Forest means no facilities, such as restrooms, trash cans, or water. Before you go, make sure you are ready to follow leave no trace principles. There are seven definitive principles to follow to ensure the forest is left for future generations to enjoy:  Camp on durable surfaces  Plan and prepare ahead  Dispose of waste properly  Leave what you find behind  Minimize campfire impacts  Respect wildlife  Read More…

  • 10 Best Accessories for The Project M

    10 Best Accessories for The Project M

    The Project M may be our most minimalist truck camper option, but that’s doesn’t mean you can’t deck it out and turn it into a beastly adventure rig! If planning to adventure hard and travel light, here are our top recommendations for this truck topper: Camp Stove  Some people say that a camping trip is only as good as the food, and we say we couldn’t agree more! The Project M is the perfect setup to relax at camp, cook on the tailgate, and take in the surrounding views. Depending on budget and space, there are numerous options to choose from when it comes to camp stoves, from collapsible backpacking stoves to two-burner setups.  Portable Power Station  Get prepped to Read More…

  • 7 Important Tools for Off-Roading

    7 Important Tools for Off-Roading

    Preparing for unexpected situations while exploring is the first step to adventuring safely with your Four Wheel Camper. While we get you equipped for the road, we also want to ensure you’re prepped for the road. Here are our seven most important tools for off-roading if you are a beginner. 1. Tire Repair Kit  One of the most common accidents during off-roading is flat or damaged tires. If you unexpectedly puncture your tire, the repair kit can temporarily patch the hole until you can return and get it repaired. Before you head out for the first time, you should also ensure you research and know how to perform all the steps correctly with the kit. 2. Satellite GPS Satellite GPS’ Read More…

  • The Best Websites & Apps to Find Campsites in 2024

    The Best Websites & Apps to Find Campsites in 2024

    There’s something special about a road trip. When you pack up the last of your belongings and head into the unknown, a rare sense of freedom and adventure appears at your fingertips. Some nights you will spend under the canvas of a million stars, while others may be a quick overnight stop in a convenient parking space. Either way, stories will be had, and memories will be made.  At Four Wheel Campers, we’re here not only to help get you equipped for the road but also to provide the tools to make your adventures as epic and stress-free as possible. Our experts have combined a list of the best apps to find campsites & overnight stays, whether boondocking in your Read More…

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