Big Upgrade and Diet for Our 2019 Off Grid Trailers Expedition Trailer - After 3 years it was time to replace our factory deep cycle batteries. We had always considered upgrading to Lithium Iron Phosphate (LI) but waited until we needed to make the actual change. The benefits are LI batteries are too long [...]
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Thanks to the Gaia GPS Offroad Podcast for allowing Chris to share his knowledge of all things Gaia. Chris along with Matt from Ozark Overland Adventures discuss what they love about Gaia GPS. Having used Gaia GPS for almost 9 years it is still the best navigation app for our outdoor adventures. You can [...]
March 15th, 2021 (Updated 9/21/2021) Does the self-proclaimed “best offroad app” beat our favorite Gaia GPS? Sit back, relax, and start reading! Updated 9.21 - Gaia GPS Pricing - Updated 6.29 - OnX now can link out to a navigation app like Google Maps. Reviews are opinions. See our disclaimer at the bottom of [...]
We review the Inde Flate 4 Tire Inflate and Deflate System We resisted buying this device. We don’t need that. How well could it actually work? After seeing others use this and watching a number of reviews we caved and plopped down the old credit card. Color us impressed! All you have to [...]
DIY Rear Platform for Storage and Fridge Slide - Toyota 4Runner Our FJ Cruiser has a very basic flat platform in it for our fridge slide and tracks to secure cargo. For the 4Runner we decided we wanted something that was better built and would level the entire back cargo area of the [...]
Trails Offroad Now Offers Easy Integration with Gaia GPS. January 2021 - Trails Offroad, our favorite guide for offroad trails, now offers easy one-click integration with Gaia GPS! As you browse the catalog of over 2400+ trails on TrailsOffroad.com when you see something you like simply click the "Upload to Gaia GPS" button. [...]
With the recent purchase of our 2021 4Runner, we needed a place to mount all of our electronic gadgets. A full build thread is in order but that probably won't happen until early 2021. It is more difficult to find good mounting spots as compared to our FJ Cruiser. After lots of research, we [...]
Updated on 8/13/2020 - Photos with the additional quick-release mounts added. Yet another modification to our trailer. Since we don't have an RTT on top this is another way to expand the footprint of the trailer. For us, this room 8x8 will be used when camping with the dogs. Wife and dogs will be inside [...]
A random person we will call, Dan, because that is the name he used without legitimate contact information accused this site of being paid to write reviews. Specifically for Gaia GPS. We ARE NOT paid to write any reviews period! We do offer a way to receive a discount on your Gaia GPS membership. [...]
Gaia GPS offers the most map types and layers of any navigation app. Having a great topo map doesn't always show the full picture of where you are planning on traveling. If you are from out of state you may not have heard of a recent fire to an area you are wanting to [...]