Jackson Evans is one of the newest team members here at Ozark Mountain Overland. Here's a piece he recently wrote comparing his new home here in Missouri to his one true love, the Sonoran desert. Watch for Jackson's profile to be added to our "About" section soon, and in some of our upcoming adventures.Read More
As the clock struck midnight on January 14th, Ford put out their official press release and first official images on the new US market Ranger. This was something I had been waiting for for exactly one year, ever since Ford announced at the 2017 NAIAS that the Ranger and Bronco would be coming back...Read More
Getting back to civilization after being out in the wilderness is always a bit of a relief to me for some reason. I can’t tell you exactly why, I’d much rather prefer to be driving on a dirt trail with no one around for miles, but after a while it’s nice to have the ability to replenish your resources and like, use a real bathroom...Read More
As usual after going on a trip somewhere together, we all share photos we took with one another upon our return. Sometimes (most of the time) it takes a while for some of us (Bri) to get those pictures sent out (Yes, I'm grateful for you sharing them regardless of when I get them Bri.)Read More
In the last year or so, I’ve done more fun trips and been to more cool places than I can count. However, with all those trips I’m always thankful to get home and have time to relax and unwind from the grind that travel can be sometimes.Read More
Welcome to a new series here on Ozark Mountain Overland, which like most of the topics we review, has nothing to do with actual overlanding! Hopefully this is a series that doesn’t have too many posts, and you’ll see why. “Shut up!” you scream. Let’s get to it!Read More
Here’s something that isn’t enjoyable at all when camping: being cold. Being cold sucks! Stumbling out of a tent at the crack of dawn, dirty and smelling of smoke is probably my least favorite part of camping. Being completely unprepared for 30 degree temps on top of that is something I would not recommend...Read More
On Monday, it was announced by the owners of Dogpatch USA, located between Harrison and Jasper on Highway 7, that they were leasing the park to a company called Heritage USA, which would begin to revive and rebuild the park starting next spring.
The whole situation is sketchy as hell.Read More
Welcome to a new feature here on Ozark Mountain Overland where I’ll be introducing team members who help make this possible. Today we meet maybe the most important member of our team, Dudley.Read More
Get ready for a week full of adventure here at Ozark Mountain Overland! From now until the end of the year you can expect full posts every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday!
This week we have an introduction and overview to our overland rig, “Dudley”; a review and recap of of the Lost Valley hiking trail in Ponca, AR; and Part 1 of 7 of our “Oregon Trail 2017” series.
As I was growing up, my dad would take my brother, sister, and I camping for a few days every summer. My dad loves camping, hiking, floating, the outdoors. We would head down to the Buffalo, camp along the river, and go hiking at spots like Hemmed in Hollow and Lost Valley. We would throw some kayaks on top of our Saturn Outlook and do whatever portion of the river was high enough to float in the middle of the summer.Read More