Vorsheer XOC trailer in a field

VORSHEER X-Series Campers – Review

Rugged Overland Trailers For Off-Grid Adventure

There’s something about Utah. We’ve run across several small teams and family operations in Utah that make great trailers.

VORSHEER is another example located just down the road from Escapod.

Vorsheer is owned and operated by the McCloud family, who have three generations of experience in fabrication and manufacturing. Vorsheer began in a garage specializing in custom dog and truck beds. But in 2018, a customer commissioned the McClouds to build the first XOC and the rest is history.

What Impressed Us Most

Vorsheer trailers are rugged, well made and offer a whopping 23″ clearance. These are designed for off-road and built to overland.

It all starts with the frame. VORSHEER makes everything in house and takes great pride in their unusual frame construction. The front portion of the frame is rolled and welded to a 30° angle. The result is extra strength and a unique look. We also like how the frame is designed to protect every part of the trailer from hazard. (including the lights)

Another plus for off road adventures is how secure every latch and closure is. Compression latches will keep your gear from moving on bumpy roads. And weather stripping seals each compartment. This keeps out dust and mud in the most severe conditions.

Inside view VORSHEER manufacturing

Three Trailer Styles

VORSHEER XOC and XOC-R Trailers

XOC is their most popular trailer. It stands for Extreme Overland Camper and comes in two styles. The standard XOC has an angular design and the XOC-R has a more classic teardrop shape with rounded corners. Both have similar features which we will dig into.

VORSHEER XER Camper

Vorsheer also offers a smaller trailer designed for expeditions called the XER (Extreme Expedition Rig). The XER has no cabin but you can sleep on the roof – designed for shorter fair weather trips.

VORSHEER XRT Ultralight Trailer

Lastly, Vorsheer offers the XRT or Extreme Road Tourer. This is a small, lightweight (under 300 lb.) teardrop style camper that can be towed by any vehicle, even a motorcycle.

Here is a comparison chart of the different campers.

Comparison chart of Vorsheer models
spec sheet and dimension chart for VORSHEER trailers

VORSHEER XOC Extreme Overland Camper

VORSHEER XOC with galley kitchen open

The XOC has a lot to offer. The base model is well equipped but you can customize the design to your own specs with a host of available options. Some of the best features include: 23″ clearance, birch interior, sturdy suspension, and super easy leveling jack system. A fully loaded XOC comes at a hefty MSRP $53,696.

Spec sheet for the XOC trailer

Note: Because of the rounded shape, the rear hatch gear rack is not available on the the XOC-R.

Base Model

  • 60″ Trailer
  • Timbren Axle-less Suspension
  • leveling jack stands
  • single battery package
  • lighting package
  • galley storage
  • roof rack
  • gear box
  • tongue box
  • safari ladder
  • hatch rack (XOC only)
  • 2″ ball hitch
  • spare tire package
  • Fan-tastic fan

Optional Upgrades

  • AC uunit
  • propane stove
  • propane cabin heater
  • 30 gallon water heater
  • shower package
  • sink package
  • audio package
  • 8″ queen mattress
  • cabin entry step
  • fridge/freezer package
  • electrical upgrades
  • jerry can box
  • bike rack
  • spare tire table
  • awning
  • custom fabrication
Overhead schematic of cabin interior

XOC Gallery

XOC Walkaround Tour

Pros

  • 23″ clearance
  • sturdy angled frame
  • Timbren suspension
  • safari ladder
  • compression latches
  • leveling jacks
  • rescue loops for recovery
  • heater and a/c
  • large sink
  • on demand hot water
  • Made in Utah, USA
  • no wait

Cons

  • pricey
  • under carriage is wood

VORSHEER XER Expedition Trailer

Vorsheer XER trailer

The XER is much smaller at 48″. The real difference is that there is no cabin. But if you are willing to sleep on the roof this little brother to the XOC is everything you need and nothing more. MSRP for the XER is $27,226.

Spec sheeet for the XER trailer

XER Gallery

VORSHEER XRT Compact Mini Trailer

The XRT was designed to be tow friendly. Weighing in at under 300 lbs (dry estimate), only 10′ long and 5’6″ wide, and 4’9″ tall, it is extremely compact and lightweight. You can even tow it with a motorcycle.

VORSHEER XRT touring camper

The XRT comes standard with a box cabin capable of fitting a 48″ wide mattress. With available options such as a propane stove, interior lighting, exterior lighting, solar package, awnings, and many others options, the VRT can be scaled to meet any adventure.

Price for the XRT starts at $8,500.

For sales inquiries contact David Rodriguez 385-685-5091, [email protected], or vorsheer.com.

FAQ

Where are VORSHEER Trailers made?

VORSHEER is a small trailer manufacturer owned and operated by the McCloud family in Springville, Utah.

Where can I buy a VORSHEER camper?

VORSHEER trailers are available at 9 different dealerships across the Southwest. Here is a dealer locater.

How much does a VORSHEER trailer weigh?

VORSHEER makes campers in three different styles. The premium line is the XOC and XOC-R. These campers have a dry weight of 2600 lb. Their little brother, the XER, is smaller and only weighs 1300 lb. And the XRT Expedition camper is designed for friendly towing at only 300 lb.

XOC trailer rear view
XOC trailer set up for camp
XOC customer photo in the woods

Conclusion

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