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Turn your vehicle into a well-outfitted overlander with these necessities.

Denver Outfitters Rod Vault

Denver Outfitters Rod Vault Denver Outfitters

Breaking down a fly rod every time you move to new waters is a pain. Spend more time fishing by stashing your rods fully strung in one of these bombproof tubes. $300;

Tepui Baja ­Series Ayer

Tepui Baja ­Series Ayer Tepui Tents

Quick and convenient to set up, rooftop tents are popular among road-trippers. The Ayer flips open instantly to reveal a comfortable, 21⁄2-inch-thick mattress under a roomy nylon canopy. $835–$895;

Yeti Hopper Flip 12

Yeti Hopper Flip 12 Yeti

Despite the many imitators, Yeti is still the leader in keeping drinks colder, longer. The Flip holds a 12-pack, plus ice, in a soft-side cooler complete with a 100 percent waterproof zipper. $280;

Halo Bolt 57720

Halo Bolt 57720 Halo 2 Cloud

This tiny power plant stashes under a seat, yet can boost a dead battery or charge a laptop when charged to its full 57,720mWh capacity. $180; available on

Goal Zero Light-A-Life Mini Quad

Goal Zero Light-A-Life Mini Quad Goal Zero

Turn the tailgate into a post-fishing party zone with this chain of four hangable LED lanterns. Pair it with any Goal Zero power pack for more than 10 hours of runtime. $90; available on

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