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New Leader – Same Strong Vision at Sharetrails.org
Update: this appointment was short-lived as the organization immediately faltered from past issues with the budget and fund-raising.  All land use career professionals were laid off in July 2018, leaving BRC/Sharetrails a shell organization. The Editors   Purpose and Vision of Sharetrails/BlueRibbon Coalition By Del Albright, Executive Director Effective... Read more
How We Saved the Rubicon Trail – The Untold Story
In 2001, they were going to gate (that means CLOSE) the Rubicon Trail and we said NO! This is our story from the records and writings the author kept as founding Trail Boss since the beginning. On our very first work day 2001. Mark Smith (RIP) on the left... Read more
Saving the Deer Valley Trail of Northern California
Modern jeepers and many four-wheeling volunteers stepped up to help save the famous California trail, Deer Valley, located in the high Sierra Nevada mountains weaving its way through a non-Wilderness corridor of the Mokelumne Wilderness (Eldorado and Stanislaus National Forests).   Closed by court order several years ago, the... Read more
Land Use & SkillzDay ’17 – A Match Made for Modern Jeepers
Skillz Day by MetalCloak — Fun and Learning for All, by Del Albright Every year the great folks at MetalCloak conduct their invention for modern jeepers, Skillz Day.  It’s a day of fun, family, jeeping, learning, vendors, incredible lunch and land use at Prairie City SVRA near Folsom, CA.... Read more
Moab’s Red Rock Lifestyle
Cultural History to Modern Four Wheeling Adventures By Del Albright, Modern Jeeper Ambassador Ancient Anasazi native peoples were mostly peaceful farmers and explorers, living in and around Moab Utah and the Four Corners area of the southwest, as much as 10,000 years ago.   They built cliff dwellings to protect... Read more
Sharetrails (BRC) 30th Anniversary Signature Event Success
30 years strong, the BlueRibbon Coalition (Sharetrails.Org) celebrated the successes of three decades of hard work by holding a Signature Event at Pirate Cove Resort Feb. 24-26, 2017.  Over 120 registrants and a dozen great vendors gathered near Needles, CA at the famous on-the-Colorado-River Pirate Cove Resort.   Jeeps,... Read more
These Are Our Lands; In Our Hands
I can find no better way to express how important it is for the Modern Jeeper to never forget that these are “our lands; in our hands.” America is ours.  Our roads, trails and interesting places to explore are OUR history and our right to enjoy.  Now of course,... Read more
A Closed Trail Can Be Reopened!
A trail is reopened to motorized use thanks to action by local riders in Wyoming…proving that we can make a difference by staying involved and informed! http://www.sharetrails.org/news/2015/02/02/trail-closed-never-reopened-brc-legal-opens-trail-38 Read more
The World’s Largest Art Gallery
A Road Trip to Nine Mile Canyon, Utah By Del Albright The red canyon walls were speaking to him as the Native American sun-browned boy moved cautiously along the cliffs, an arrow nocked in his bow.  Big horn sheep were coming into a nearby spring at daybreak and he... Read more