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Get Toyota Cruisers & Trucks Magazine on the App StoreNature’s fall foliage backdrop illuminated the trails and the VOR gathering with shades of orange, gold, and crimson. It was photographically addicting to capture the reflection of the season on top of trucks painted metal surfaces. The beautiful surroundings made the trails long as you cannot help but stop to collect photographs.


While traveling the rugged roads of Vermont and the VOR trail systems, it was easy to find muddy terrain and the need to be prepared for rescue.  These conditions made for some fun obstacles and some extra difficulty in directing vehicles through the terrain. While driving through the mud, I often felt like I was on ice or snow; when I veer right, I felt the vehicle disobey and veer to the left.  

TCT stayed in the heart of the rally by camping in CVT roof top tents in the center of the Lillie Brook Farm, open to its attendees for the entirety of the event. It was very fascinating to see the vast assemblage of different makes and models in attendance at the Vermont Overland Rally. The makes we observed included Toyota, Jeep, Range Rover, Dodge, Mercedes and even Subaru.

The main attractions for the Rally included group off road tours (VOR mapped) and classes for off-road preparedness: extreme recovery techniques, preparing yourself and your vehicle for an expedition, vehicle conversions, CPR and first aid, vehicle maintenance, documentation for media and winning VOT information. Additional features included workshops for kids, vendors, overland movies, dinners which included local foods and produce (Lillie Brook Farm), a raffle and a bon fire.

The highlight of our tour at the Vermont Overland Rally was conversing with members of OEX (Overland Experts) and observing their rare Toyota vehicles which include a Toyota Hilux D-4 TDI and a Toyota Land Cruiser 150 Prado D4-D diesel. Their field of work includes training the public and the military in off-road rescue and preparedness.

The Vermont Overland Rally encompasses challenges and tools for stock vehicles and beginner drivers, to fully loaded vehicles and advanced knowledgeable drivers. If you plan to visit the beautiful and bountiful Northeast, give Vermont Overland Rally a try. Rain or shine, you can wheel as much or as little as you want, stay behind and take a lesson, or just hang out and relax to enjoy the scenery and hospitality. We at TCT, had a memorable time and look forward to what 2016 has to offer.

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    Get Toyota Cruisers & Trucks Magazine on the App StoreMost would say Arizona is just a hot desert. You’ve been to the Grand Canyon and saw the big hole in the ground, but have you been to southern Arizona and witnessed the grandeur of the wide open ranges around the Patagonia Mountains and the San Rafael Valley? I got that chance when I was made aware of an Arizona FJ event called the AZFJ Monsoon Border Run. They run it every few years. It’s an all day adventure starting in Tuscon and stretching south to the Arizo-na/Mexico border and back up to Sierra Vista for dinner then completing a huge loop back to Tucson.

    Get Toyota Cruisers & Trucks Magazine on the App StoreFor many people CruiserFest once again started with the trail rides. Groups met in Moab, UT; City of Rocks, ID; Grand Junction and Denver, CO, and spent as many as five days overland.

    Get Toyota Cruisers & Trucks Magazine on the App StoreWe had a long day of driving as we made our way to Ouray, CO. We had spent 3 days at the Grand Canyon South Rim and one night near Monument Valley. Our mini-convoy of three FJs from S. California rounded that final corner off the 550 highway into Ouray and I was excited. We had finally arrived at another FJ Summit, my 4th. We parked the FJs and walked into the vendor area, caught many familiar faces and exchanged greetings. Attendees were lining up for dinner at FJ Summit headquarters, Twin Peaks Lodge while others were browsing vendor booths. You could sense everyone was ready to hit some trails and make memories with new and old friends.

    Our Land Cruiser Editor Daniel was once again part of the Canguro Team for Baja Mil this weekend. His full article is coming soon, but here are a few shots he managed to get online for us. What a great event!

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    Toyota Trucks, new gear, award winning accessories...the #tctcrew finished Friday up with some great finds. Here are a few favorites:

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    Friday is upon us #LIVEatSEMA so we thought we should share a few of the more interesting builds we've found. Although there are plenty of amazing Toyota Trucks at the show, these are noteworthy in their own way....

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    It's Thursday and our crew is still all over the SEMA floor finding the best #toyotanation coverage. The Toyota booth is full of one-off custom rigs that are meant to inspire the explorer in all of us. The Sienna Toyota built for the Ever Better Expedition is mean to show what a Ultimate Utility Vehicle would look like. Built on a Tacoma chassis, the truck is, well, extreme. Finally a mini-van for the rest of us.
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