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Ok, so this may sound weird, but we don’t like camping in the summer. You know when the kids get out of school, the sun heats up, the humidity thickens and the bugs are everywhere? Yeah, we are not really a fan. We are getting a bit giddy now that the days are getting shorter and the air is crisping up… light that fire, we got some fall camping plans to get to!

Photo by Seth Waters, Dark Waters Fly Shop

The official start of Camping Season for us is our Keweenaw Overland Adventure Retreat (KOAR.) We just got back from the 2023 KOAR and had a blast! Nothing like gathering with a couple hundred overland enthusiasts in the coolest town in the U.P. Thanks, Copper Harbor, partners, vendors, volunteers and attendees! We had so much fun and can’t wait to do this again next year! Stay informed with our KOAR blog!

Photo by Cindy Pope

We join Wisconsin Jeep Ownners Group at The Field in Pembine for some camping, trail rides and will be giving a talk about Gaia GPS and Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs.) Be sure to grab our discount on a premium Gaia GPS subscription here and check out Jeep Camp here.

Photo submitted by Sam Justice

Head on down to the Red River Gorge in Kentucky with us for Overland the Red. There is rustic camping, trail rides, family hikes and adventure activities and a huge raffle on Saturday night to benefit the Daniel Boone Backcountry Byway. Learn more here.

Quadratech’s 50 for 50 program in conjunction with Tread Lightly comes to Wisconsin and you can help! Limited spots available- sign up for the cleanup now and you are guaranteed a free campsite for the weekend. There will be some giveaways and probably a night ride after the cleanup and festivities. RSVP to this free event here.

Photo by Cindy Pope

A Wisconsin Overland event. Get your winter camping setup dialed in and a fresh Christmas tree as we ride the trails in the Nicolet National Forest. Details coming soon!

Just like it sounds- overlanding, snow wheeling, camping…it’s a hoot. We usually do this with Wisconsin Overland in January or February. Stay tuned.

It is never too soon to start thinking about the greatest show in the Midwest! We will again be managing the camping experience for MOORE Expo and let me tell you, it is a great time! Let us know if you would like to volunteer or if you are a business and would like to contribute to the camper’s swag bags!