Overland Bound One (OB1) is your ultimate overland companion providing communication, trip planning, map POI resources, offroad mapping, and off grid navigation. That's a lot crammed into one app, which is why OB1 is trusted by beginners and full-time world travelers throughout the community. In this guide, we simplify OB1 functionality into three categories: Map, Community, Events.
Learn more about the features and benefits of the Adventure Tier
Learn about all the features and benefits of Expedition Mode.
This is an Overland Bound One Map Quick Start Guide!
Route Planning allows you to place multiple waypoints using four different routing methods. Routes can be edited, shared, and exported as GPX tracks.
Points of interest in the Overland Bound app is one of the bet resources for planning your adventure. Crowd-sourced & curated, the number of locations continues to grow so you can find a location to suite your adventure!
It's all about easy access to information!
The slide-out menu is your key to features you may use across the entire app. Lets look at each item!
The toolbar provides quick access to every main section of Overland Bound One (OB1).
There is a TON of information on the map! This article will help you filter the map layers and Points of Interest (POI) to get exactly what you need.
Points of Interest are one of the best resources for planning your Overland Adventure.
Settings allow you to customize Overland Bound One to your specific preferences.
Track recording allows you to record a detailed line of your route off-road, and share that with the community. Track recording is also helpful to record your exact path so you can find your way out! Cell service is not required.
Whether you have patchy reception, slow satellite, or no reception at all, it is essential to have your map data on your phone! Here is how you download map data for off grid travel in Overland Bound One.