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Echoes of Adventure: Season 3, Episode 3

Picking up from last week’s episode on Training, we look at what is often the most important essential: Safety and First Aid. However, as we will find out, training is a valuable component to both safety and first aid which si why this is #2 on our list of 10 Essentials. Our special guest this […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 3, Episode 2

In this episode we kick off the first of our 10 Essentials. This essential is the bedrock foundation for all the ones that follow it. You’ll hear me say time and time again throughout this season that I am a broken record and will always come back to: Training. Training is the best investment you […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 3, Episode 1

Let’s start the new year off right with a fresh season of the Echoes of Adventure Podcast. In this episode we not only kick off the “Back to Basics” theme of the new season but lay the foundation for the next ten episodes which will cover the “10 Essentials” for overland travel. This season is […]

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Coming soon…

In a few days Season 3 of the Echoes of Adventure Podcast will go live on all popular podcast platforms (Apple, Google, Audible, etc). This season will be a rundown of my “10 Essentials for Overland Travel” talk. Each topic will get its own episode and each episode will have its own guest (or two). […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 2, Episode 12

Time to wrap up season 2 of the podcast. I think the 12 episode format works well for keeping things organized. It’s also a good time for a little bit of a break while I work on another project. What is that project, well you’ll have to listen to find out. Other Podcasts worth Listening […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 2, Episode 11

Rounding out the trifecta of No Highways Tours is the 2017 trip where nothing went according to plan. Despite a broken tooth, a 2 day detour getting lost in Tonto National Forest, and more than a few closed sites along the way, I wouldn’t change a thing! I also learned a lot and those experiences […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 2, Episode 10

Picking up with the theme of the last episode, this time I take a look back at some lessons learned during the 2016 No Highways Tour. It started off with an overly ambitious plan, had a major false start, and a few mechanical woes. In the end it was still worth it! You can purchase […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 2, Episode 9

Facebook recently popped up one of those “on this day” reminders. It showed me a photo of the cargo box Jim and I built just before I left on the 2015 No Highways Tour. I thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane and share some of my thoughts and emotions […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 2, Episode 8

What happens when you get five Jeep enthusiasts talking about Jeeps? This. This is what you get. On this episode of the podcast Dan, John, Rodney, Eric, and I all talk about our love of Jeeps, what we don’t love about Jeeps, some Jeeps we’ve owned, and how our travels are influenced by the Jeeps […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 2, Episode 7

In this episode Dan Zehner of the Anthem of the Adventurer hosts a virtual campfire with me, The Road Chose Me, and Family Adventures Overlanding. This is a great opportunity to sit back and listen to some ideas that we have for things you can do right now during quarantine, as well as little inspiration […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 2, Episode 6

This quarantine situation is hitting us all pretty hard. Those of us that are use to chasing horizons and exploring twisting dusty paths to nowhere are clawing at the walls. At least I am. Today we’re going to look at a quick list of five things we can do right now to prepare for our […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 2, Episode 5

One of the most influential variables for what I do as an adventure travel enthusiast was the decision to pull an off-road camping trailer. In this episode I break down the pros and cons that influenced not only whether or not I pulled a trailer but the type of trailer I pull as well as […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 2, Episode 4

Picking up where we left off, this episode continues the discussion on planning a build. This time around we focus on modifications and the resulting complexities that accompany them. ———————————————————–

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 2, Episode 3

Time to tie a few episodes together and look at what it takes to put together a comprehensive plan for building an adventure vehicle. In this first part of planning a build we will examine choosing a platform based on objective and pragmatic criteria. In the next part we will then look at coming up […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 2, Episode 2

In this episode I sit down with longtime friend and de-facto ECOA crew chief/mechanic Jim for a trip down memory lane. We talk about the fleet of vehicles we’ve owned, our evolution has shade tree mechanics, and some of our (mis)adventures along the way. Dean’s Vehicle Lists Daily Drivers 1993 Ford Thunderbird ^ 1990 Ford […]

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Echoes of Adventures: Season 2, Episode 1

Trail Rating Systems with Descriptions American Adventurist Colorado Association of 4wd Clubs (Found on Dirtopia.com) Jeep Jamboree USA Moab Trail Ratings (Found on Cruise Moab) Rausch Creek Off-Road Park Trail Map & List Backcountry Discovery Routes (Dual-sport Moto) Trail Damage (membership required) Trails Offroad ————————————————————

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 1, Episode 12

All good things come to and end. As we put a cap on 2019 it’s time to put a cap on Season 1 of the EOA podcast. I know the season seems short, but with starting things off a little late in the year that was to be expected. Looking ahead, you can expect a […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 1, Episode 11

In this episode of Adam from Overland History and I have a fireside chat about the history of Overland History, our mutual love of the Jeep Cherokee, and some other randomness. Sit back and enjoy a look into one of my favorite instagram feeds. Mentioned in this Episode Overland History – Facebook Instagram Website (Coming […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 1, Episode 10

Hard to believe we’re on our 10th episode already. This time around I have Dan Grec and Benjy Davenport on to discuss the ins and outs of international overland travel vs domestic adventure travel. There’s no single right way to do things. However there are some subtitles to how builds are approached. So sit back […]

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Echoes of Adventure: Season 1, Episode 9

What happens when 6 people with 4 microphones sit around a campfire a few days removed from Overland Expo East? Shenanigans, that’s what. Full disclaimer, this episode is not to be taken too seriously. It was recorded after, during, and before more than a few adult beverage were consumed. It’s lighthearted yet touches on many […]

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