Kevin’s 2012 Xterra Pro-4x: “Big Blue”

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The need for a spacious and capable vehicle centers around my main drive in life—to create stories through video and photos. While I’ve had many trucks and SUVs in my garage, i’m currently driving a 2012 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X. It’s a capable machine built on a time-tested body-on-frame chassis and reliable powertrain. Since my needs involve toting around lots of camera and support gear to various and sometimes hard to get to locations, the truck lends itself naturally to overlanding as well. My first foray off-road, as well as one of my first introductions to fellow Peach State Overland member, Steven, took place on a trip to Tray Mountain in Georgia two or so years ago. The trip was fun … Read More

Steven’s 2013 4Runner Trail: “Rudy”

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   #4RunnerRudy I began my overlanding journey back in early 2014 and at the time I had a 2 wheel drive ’07 Toyota Tundra that I bottomed out going over some minor obstacles on my first trip off-road. Add to that, struggling to drive home in Atlanta’s 2013 “Snow-Pocalipse” and I decided that it was time for an upgrade. Like many of us I spent countless hours researching vehicles, and all that I knew was that I wanted something I could afford, that was reliable, and had a short enough wheel base that it wouldn’t bottom out again on a simple obstacle. With those far-too-simple constraints in mind, I started the search and eventually decided the 5th Gen 4Runner was the way to … Read More