With Friday being the official start of Overland Expo, the vendors, and people attending the show out were out in full force. There's no other way to put it than to say that the show was massive this year, with record numbers achieved each day. Whether you travel by 4WD, 2WD, or 1WD - there was something for you this year. Check out out photo heavy update below.
Dreams of the Dakar? Check out Sparks Dakar Dream
AltRider had a great display of BMW GS!
The Dakar Bar kept our two-wheeled (sometimes three) brethren fueled up day and night.
Team Rawhyde's seriously large chase vehicle.
This might have been the coolest vehicle at the show - a Diesel Brute.
Expedition Apparel had an entire store set up on location, selling some of the finest brands in the industry.
Red Oxx had a simple canvas travel bowl on display, kudos for simplicity and functionality.
Jim from RedOxx.
ARB showed off their newest portable double compressor.
Tom from Four Wheel Campers was on hand showing off their first self-sustaining drop in camper. Complete with shower and bathroom.
Fox Shocks from Mopar.
The AEV Brute Double Cab.
There's a Jeep LJ underneath this Willy's.
Looking for a pop-top for your JK? Check out Ursa Minor Vehicles.
Jay's Rally Fighter with Adventure Trailer in tow.
Expedition Ops was showing a prototype of their new expedition table, what do you think?
Expedition Overland was on hand for you to meet the team behind the tv show. They also had some sweet gear!
Nemo Equiptment had a fantastic new solar shower to display
They also have an attatchment for your cot that makes a fantastic solo travel rig.
Looking to do some good while you're on your overland adventure? Check out Jay and Alice from The Muskoka Foundation.
Gary and Monica Wescott from Turtle Expeditions.
Snow Peak had new drop-in accessories for your campfire.
Ben from Equipt was busy showing off their new line of Snow Peak as well.
Martyn from Adventure Trailers taught a class on tire repair.
Front Runner also displayed for a class.