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Memorial day 4 day trek

This last Memorial Day weekend NEWMEXICO EXPEDITION set off north to Durango area . The first night we stayed at my uncle's cabin near Limon lake and enjoyed the comforts of the cabin ! The next day we set off in the afternoon north to Purgatory CO where we found a awesome place for lunch at "THE NUGGET". THE TACOS/DRINKS ARE AMAZING! so stop by if you are ever up there . From there we entered the San Juan  mountain […]

todayJune 1, 2021 46 1 15 3

Gear Advice


  NAME- Ricardo Chacon From- Los Angeles CA , overlands in Texas and New Mexico I used to be into sports cars then a buddy of mine purchased an older Toyota, and he started taking me on adventures. I was hooked! We got in trouble alot in that old thing lol. lots of good memories wheeling together. So I decided to purchase an off-road vehicle and build it myself with my own hands. I want my family to have some […]

todayMay 27, 2021 31 10 4

Gear Advice


Walk around of the Battle Cruiser 2.0 (BC2.0) Personal information: Mervine(Tony) Manuel Retired US Air Force 24 years Veteran Tent Camp over 50 years Started overlanding in July 2019 (Angel Matos took me on a 4 day expedition New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and Utah) Loved the experience and started my journey. Battle Cruiser 2.0 1998 GMC Suburban SLT, 5.7 V8 Vortex, 4x4 3in leveling kit from Torch off road, Tires are 265 x 70r x 16 BF Goodrich Ko2 (31.5) […]

todayMay 25, 2021 99 14 4


Hosting a camp site for other groups

We wanted to start a overlanding group here New Mexico for a few reasons, first of all I wanted to help the community out so they/we can meet new people that have the same mindset / likes , and also put NM on the map for EPIC camping from desert terrain to mountains and streams. So we came up with NEWMEXICO 🇺🇸 EXPEDITION After a year of running the group with having numerous events, Trail runs , epic camping,  etc […]

todayMay 25, 2021 9 6 2

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WEEKLY RIG WALK AROUND #1 Tortuga Blanca Overland

I am going to start doing a RIG walk around every week and I want Lee to be the first start it off! So here we go! Over the past year of overlanding crossing multiple States, traveling thousands of miles and camping in very remote parts of this great country we live in , not only me and Lee have become best friends but we have become brothers.       Vehicle: 2013 Toyota Tacoma TRD 4x4 Suspension:  Total Chaos […]

todayMay 18, 2021 83 17 5


Magdalena,New Mexico

This weekend the NEWMEXICO 🇺🇸 EXPEDITION group headed to southern New Mexico . We had 13 Rigs that came for the adventure. started near Socorro New Mexico and headed south on a dirt road for 30 miles to make camp . The trail went through a high canyon deep in the desert. The group camped on the southern end of the Magdalena mountains overlooking multiple mountain ranges in New Mexico. WHAT A VIEW! Camping with a group of friends that […]

todayMay 18, 2021 12 11 3

Gear Advice


Over the past year of camping on the trail and trying to figure things out on the rigs a few of us came up with the 5 things you don't want to do "overlanding". 1) Weight/Suspension! Know the gear you are going to be using on your rig before upgrading you suspension, like how much water you are taking ,how heavy is that ARB fridge with food is, tools , bedding, RTT etc.... It's all about the weight! We all […]

todayMay 6, 2021 136 17 5

Gear Advice

Out with the IFS

Over the few months of being on the trail with the 93 Toyota the front suspension was super stiff "no flex really" and I was always replacing parts and getting alignments after every trip.... I decided to upgrade. After doing research I decided that I would go with Trail-Gear SAS "solid axle swap" ... I found the axle in Flagstaff Arizona. I drove to pick it up with my father on a weekend. While on the trip I bought the […]

todayMay 4, 2021 42 1 19 6


Overlanding for trout

Well where to start .... Ever since I was little I would go fishing with my dad and enjoy the summer days catching rainbow trout and some mysterious brown trout along the Pecos river or somewhere in Jemez NM . My dad is a great angler and teacher but I bet he didn't know those memories he thought me would cement within me... So after growing up and starting my family I wanted to get the angler in me out […]

todayApril 29, 2021 97 14 5