Many American households still have a full-sized truck that serves as a second vehicle, work truck and/or weekend outdoor adventure-mobile. While you can just throw your camping and outdoor sports gear into the back of your pickup and go, wouldn’t it be even better if you
Being the backpacking and fishing mecca that Patagonia is, it probably hasn’t been brought to your attention that the way to see it is actually by car. Okay—full disclosure—you’ll have a heck of a time at the border crossings, but you’re reading a magazine called Tread.
A handful of car and truck models have survived through the decades: the Volkswagen Beetle, Ford F-150, and Chevrolet Corvette immediately come to mind. However, none of these legends hews as closely to its original form as the iconic Land Rover Defender. The Defender was developed
SureFire Sidekick This ultra-compact and powerful LED illuminator looks, feels and operates like a car’s key fob. Press the button for a wide, smooth 300-lumen beam of light that illuminates all dark areas, providing peace-of-mind navigation with a useful range well past 50 meters. It also features
A great thing about traveling to far-flung destinations that are out of reach to most of those not traveling via four by four is accessing that secret fishing hole that few others know about. It’s seldom crowded and always stocked full of fish. After setting up
There’s nothing like going well off the beaten path to explore places that few others dare to tread. To traverse truly wild places means to veer off marked routes and forge your own trail. There’s definitely a feeling of adventure in doing that, but one might also
The Land Rover Defender is one of the most iconic overland vehicles ever produced, and while not known for its reliability, its capability and field serviceability are renowned. As the very last Land Rover Defender recently rolled off the production line in Solihull, England, in January,
One of the biggest stresses facing someone in an outdoor situation is their ability (or not) to start a fire, as there is great importance placed on this one act. It not only provides light and heat, but it can cook your food, ward off intruders