2017 - A Review

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2017 at Overlanding BC turned out to be one heck of a year. From a good looking year early on, it quickly exploded into quite the hectic and busy one, for which we are hugely grateful. We continue to grow, get busier and spend more and more time in exciting, rewarding and challenging locations.

What's New FOr Next Year:

We have a few exciting updates for 2018:

  • Unique User Accounts
    Allows you to keep a track of your orders and bookings.
    Faster payment process.
    Address book.
    Order status and more.
    Free to use.

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  • Open Group Multi Day Overland Drives
    New exciting locations and trails.
    Dates available on the events page soon..
    Pre-booking will be available.

  • Open Group Instructional Skills Sessions
    Open group skills sessions.
    Dates available on the events page soon..
    Pre-booking will be available.

  • Two Private North American Expeditions (TBC)
    1 USA based and 1 Canada based.
    1 Expedition first.

  • One Private European Expedition (TBC)
    Expedition to one of the world's best travel destinations.

What We Did:

2017 was a hugely busy year for us:

  • Our private client base expanded significantly with enjoyable and educational trips into the mountains.

  • Our commercial work continued to expand with contracts fulfilled with major automotive brands and several government organizations. This included three major global & market vehicle launches.

  • Northwest Overland Rally, BC Overland Rally, Overland Expo.

  • Engine conversion for our Land Rover Defender 90.

  • Off roading in Arizona, California, Virginia, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Texas, North Carolina, British Columbia, Yukon Territory & The North West Territories.

  • Tuktoyaktuk 2017. First all driven overland Expedition Tuktoyaktuk in the summer, NWT. The first public to drive to the Arctic Ocean (Beaufort Sea) in Canada during the summer and the first ever to travel south to north in Canada from the US Border to the Arctic Ocean (Beaufort Sea).

  • Multiple recreational offroad days.

  • Continued work at Whistler Blackcomb as a snowcat crew supervisor.

  • River guide training and consultancy.