Impressive Off-Grid Hydroelectric Plant Showcases The Hacker Spirit

DIY Hydroelectric Plant

We all know the story arc that so many projects take: Build. Fail. Improve. Fail. Repair. Improve. Fail. Rebuild. Success… Tweak! [Kris Harbour] is no stranger to the process, as …read more Continue reading Impressive Off-Grid Hydroelectric Plant Showcases The Hacker Spirit

Aerospace-grade squaredrop camper brings backcountry bathroom

We’ve seen a lot of interesting takes on the classic teardrop trailer over the years, from vintage recreations, to panoramic rolling glass houses, to hard-edged, industrial-strength off-roaders. A new one from startup Mammoth Overland definitely slides… Continue reading Aerospace-grade squaredrop camper brings backcountry bathroom

Loki slashes size and price on fast-adapting off-grid pickup camper

Earlier this year, Canadian camper startup Loki Basecamp introduced itself by way of the Falcon pickup camper, a cutting-edge on/off truck camper loaded with innovation and versatility. On the downside, the Falcon Series price tag also came loaded with… Continue reading Loki slashes size and price on fast-adapting off-grid pickup camper

Mobile H2O generator pulls drinking water from air for off-grid nomads

For over a decade, Israeli atmospheric water generator (AWG) company Watergen has been one of the players working to refine and grow air-to-water technology that can efficiently pull water vapor out of the air and collect it as fresh, filtered drinking… Continue reading Mobile H2O generator pulls drinking water from air for off-grid nomads

Hammock-loaded Taxa x Kammok camping trailer zeroes in on R&R

Two innovators of modern outdoor recreation and living have come together to create a special-edition camping trailer primed for relaxation and adventure. Unorthodox trailer builder Taxa Outdoors and hammock staple Kammok teamed up on a limited-edition… Continue reading Hammock-loaded Taxa x Kammok camping trailer zeroes in on R&R

Expandable camper pod turns Cybertruck or F-150 into a micro-RV

Tesla threw a big, clanky wrench into the pickup camper industry machine when it introduced the Cybertruck. In an instant, the world’s hottest pickup truck was entirely incompatible with every traditional camper product out there, from basic shells to … Continue reading Expandable camper pod turns Cybertruck or F-150 into a micro-RV

Toyota presents the Tacoma 4×4 camper the world needs immediately

Digging into its illustrious history, Toyota introduces a spiritual successor to the Toyota camper trucks of the 1970s and 80s. The brand-new Tacozilla marries a rugged Tacoma TRD Sport pickup chassis and a custom-built “micro-house” into an amazing, l… Continue reading Toyota presents the Tacoma 4×4 camper the world needs immediately

Polydrops tugs its electric polyhedral teardrop trailer off road

Back in March 2019, Polydrops was busily getting the word out about its angular, little teardrop trailer. Just one year later, the game changed. Everyone under the sun was looking for a mobile living pod to fully escape the clutches of a society in the… Continue reading Polydrops tugs its electric polyhedral teardrop trailer off road

Extraordinary RV fuses Land Rover 4×4 toughness with Airstream style

Ambitious British startup Duckworth Overland has set out to meld two of the most recognizable products in land travel: the Land Rover Defender and the Airstream/Bowlus-style aircraft-inspired aluminum camper. The resulting “Aerover” mini-RV, then, is s… Continue reading Extraordinary RV fuses Land Rover 4×4 toughness with Airstream style

Ford turns Expedition into a four-person concept adventure camper SUV

Automakers have become quite fond of building overland versions of their trucks and SUVs for shows like Overland Expo and SEMA. Most of the work usually takes place outside the cabin, where they install the mandatory 2-inch suspension lift, throw on so… Continue reading Ford turns Expedition into a four-person concept adventure camper SUV