Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week EightNomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Eight
Week Eight of the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally saw more teams reaching the 2,000+ level, though the top three teams continued to shuffle positions among themselves...
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Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week SevenNomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Seven
As Week Seven came to a close a few Teams began wrapping up their final Overland Stages, but most of the competitors were still in the middle of their Rally activity, with plenty of points still waiting to be earned...
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Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week SixNomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Six
Week Six started the second half of the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally and some teams were well on their way to completing their Overland Stages while others have just gotten started...
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Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week FiveNomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Five
More Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally teams were out on Overland Stages this week as the competition reached the halfway point...
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Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week FourNomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Four
As more Teams got deeper into their Overland Stages this week there has been a lot more Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally activity happening around the country...
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Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week ThreeNomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Three
As the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally eased into the third week of the competition with the majority of teams already out on the trails...
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Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Eight
Week Eight of the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally saw more teams reaching the 2,000+ level, though the top …
Nomad Teams on the Rubicon
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Challenge: Expedition Management
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Nomad Overland Rally: Week 9

Highlights from Week 9

Week Nine saw some Teams climbing up the Leaderboard, even though the top three teams continue to contest the top spots among themselves. This week the second and third place teams swapped positions, with the first place team holding steady after topping the 4,000 point mark. One more team completed all 12 Stages, and more teams are reaching the 3,000+ level. This week we highlight Teams exploring on the Rubicon (Team 140 Bower), Michigan and Minnesota (Team 116 Tembreull), Utah (Team 109 Call), Colorado (Team 111 Potter) and the mid-West (Team 125 Horseley).

Nomad Overland Rally: Week 8

Highlights from Week 8

Week Eight saw a flip-flop in the top two positions on the Leaderboard and more teams passing the 2,000+ points level as they completed more Overland Stages and Activities. A few teams have been steadily rising in the rankings by focusing on the Photo Quest and Weekly Challenges. This week we highlight Teams exploring on the Rubicon (Team 110 Johnson), California to Colorado (Team 107 Groth), New York (Team 120 Rodriguez), Northern California (Team 136 Anderson) and Colorado (Team 111 Potter).

Nomad Overland Rally: Week 7

Week Seven saw a few teams jump up in the rankings after completing multiple Overland Stages, while the top three teams held on to their Leaderboard positions for the second week in a row. This week we highlight Teams exploring in California (Team 104 Swenson), Colorado (Team 111 Potter), Nevada (Team 122 Norton), Washington (Team 132 Kienlen) and Vermont/New Hampshire (Team 133 Nikolic).

Week 7 in the News

Nomad Teams on the Rubicon
This year the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally saw several Teams tackle the iconic Rubicon Trail as part of …
Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Seven
As Week Seven came to a close a few Teams began wrapping up their final Overland Stages, but most …
Challenge: Wildlife Observation
The seventh Weekly Challenge of the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally focuses on wildlife observation and tracking skills…

Nomad Overland Rally: Week 6

Week Six started the second half of the Rally and many Teams were busy with their Overland Stages, while others were just starting to set out on their first multi-leg routes. A number of Teams have checked off the bulk of their Photo Quest items, with the first actual moose sighting submitted this week. Our highlights focus on the southwest this week three Teams exploring in California (Team 104 Swenson, Team 122 Norton and Team 136 Anderson), and two Teams out on the trails in Colorado (Team 111 Potter and Team 114 Simpson).

Week 6 in the News

Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Six
Week Six started the second half of the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally and some teams were well on …
Elusive Animals of the Photo Quest
Just like hunters in search of big game, Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally Teams seemed to concentrate on the …
Challenge: Plotting Coordinates
The sixth Weekly Challenge of the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally test the Teams' skills at accurately plotting GPS …

Nomad Overland Rally: Week 5

Week Five is the “halfway” point of the Rally and many teams were out on Overland Stages in different parts of the country. This week’s highlights feature two Teams exploring in Northern California (Team 136 Anderson and Team 104 Swenson), as well as Teams out on the trails around Arizona (Team 117 Lucas), New York (Team 120 Rodriguez) and Washington (Team 132 Kienlen).

Week 5 in the News

Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Five
More Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally teams were out on Overland Stages this week as the competition reached the …
Challenge: Recovery Basics
The fifth Weekly Challenge of the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally tests teams on their knowledge of vehicle recovery …
Nomad Teams Using OnX Offroad to Explore
Navigation and route planning for the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally can be challenging, as Teams must create their …

Nomad Overland Rally: Week 4

A few highlights from Week four with Teams busy across the country. This week has seen a lot more Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally activity going on everywhere and plenty of posts to follow online. Teams are racking up points across all four pillars: Overland Stages, Activity Tasks, Photo Quest and Weekly Challenges. This week’s spotlighted teams were out exploring in Northern California (Team 136 Anderson), Michigan (Team 116 Tembreull), Colorado (Team 111 Potter), on the Rubicon Trail (Team 121 Hentz) and around Washington (Team 132 Kienlen).

Week 4 in the News

Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Four
As more Teams got deeper into their Overland Stages this week there has been a lot more Nomad Overland …
Challenge: Roadbooks and Maps
The fourth Weekly Challenge of the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally examines how well teams can read rally roadbook …
Challenge: Weather Awareness
The third Weekly Challenge of the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally focused on the weather…

Nomad Overland Rally: Week 3

Some week three highlights as more teams set out on their Overland Stages and got involved in group events while continuing to check off Photo Quest items and Activity Tasks. This week several of our Colorado teams were particularly busy — shout out to Colorado Jeep Girls for rocking this week (Team 111 Potter, Team 131 Becker and Team 114 Simpson). This week’s spotlighted teams were also busy in Washington (Team 132 Kienlen) and Michigan (Team 116 Tembreull).

Week 3 in the News

Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Three
As the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally eased into the third week of the competition with the majority of …
Adventure Dogs of the Nomad Overland Rally
Many of the Teams in this inaugural edition of the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally have chosen to include …
Challenge: Reading Topo Maps
Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally teams got their second Weekly Challenge of the event this week — an exercise …

Nomad Overland Rally: Week 2

A few highlights from week two as some teams began earning their Stewardship points while continuing with their Overland Stages — we are very proud to report that several teams participated in trail cleanups this week! And these Nomad teams were busy exploring in Colorado (Team 111 Potter), Washington (Team 132 Kienlen), California (Team 104 Swenson), Arizona (Team 121 Hentz) and on the famed Rubicon Trail (Team 123 Brezina).

Week 2 in the News

Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week Two
Some of the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally teams got started with their Stewardship projects this week…
Challenge: Responsible Land Use
Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally teams began the event with a Weekly Challenge focused on Responsible Land Use…
Nomad Overland Rally Highlights: Week One
Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally teams were out exploring in Michigan, North Carolina, California, Utah and Arizona during the …

Nomad Overland Rally: Week 1

A few highlights from some of the teams who got a quick start and were already out exploring during the first week of the Rally. These Nomad teams were busy checking out trails in Michigan (Team 116 Tembruell), North Carolina (Team 135 Carter), Utah (Team 131 Kienlen), California (Team 104 Swenson) and Arizona (Team 121 Hentz).

Week 1 in the News

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The Nomad Overland Rally Begins
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Meet the 2022 Nomad Overland Rally Teams
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Nomad Overland Rally Announcements

Welcoming TreadLightly! as our Outdoor Ethics Partner
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Welcoming onX Offroad as our Navigation Partner
The Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally is very pleased to be partnering with onX Offroad as the preferred mapping …
Introducing a New Kind of Rally
Something new for 2022 — the Nomad Overland Virtual Adventure Rally is a new kind of challenge that lets …