Vehicle-dependent Expedition Guide .... Edition 4.1

by Tom Sheppard and Jonathan Hanson          ISBN 978-0-9575385-4-2

AUTHOR / PUBLISHER: Tom Sheppard, MBE,
Tom Sheppardex Royal Air Force test pilot, has accumulated more than 100,000 overlanding miles over the years. He led the expedition that made the first lateral, coast to coast crossing and continuous gravity survey of the Sahara, Atlantic to the Red Sea – for which he gained a Royal Geographical Society award. As the driving force behind Desert Winds Publishing, he has authored Four-by-four Driving, Quiet for a Tuesday, and The Nobility of Wilderness – travels in Algeria.

CO-AUTHOR: Jonathan Hanson's
Jonathan Hanson overlanding experience covers terrain from Egyptian sand seas to Arctic tundra. He has written for a score of magazines, and published a dozen books on natural history and outdoor sports. Jonathan and his wife, Roseann, are the originators of the Overland Expo, a gathering of like-minded travellers from around the world; they also manage numerous conservation projects through their non-profit, ConserVentures

CONTENTS

SEC 1: PRELIMINARY PLANNING

1.1 Initial scan
1.2 Shipping
1.2.1 Shipping costs

SEC 2: EQUIPMENT PLANNING

2.1 Equipment basics
2.1.1 Typical kit lists
2.2 Camping
2.3 Clothing and footwear
2.4 Cooking and food
2.4.1 Typical kitchen list
2.5 Water
2.6 Fuel, oil, fluids
2.7 Communications
2.8 Electrical power

SEC 3: PERSONNEL, TRAINING

3.1 Team selection

SEC 4: VEHICLES

4.1 Expedition vehicles
4.2 Vehicle modifications
4.3 Loading and lashing

SEC 5: OPERATIONS

5.1 Routine and operations
5.2 Navigation
5.2.1 Map grids
5.2.2 Satellite image buy
5.3 Vehicle operations
5.3.1 Driver training
5.3.2 Vehicle maintenance
5.4 Recovery
5.5 Emergencies

SEC 6: INDEX

Addendum: Expedition Photo Gear

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