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Warning!  Don’t Let Jeeping Become Endangered
WHAT JEEPERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT AND THE FISHERMAN Sixty feet under the warm Mexican waters off the coast of San Felipe, the giant creature swam effortlessly, constantly on the prowl for food. Weighing a hundred pounds, he could pretty much eat anything he wanted,... Read more
The Tale of the Dead Men’s Jewels of Death Valley
A HIDDEN TREASURE AND MY OBSESSION TO FIND IT I was alone in a vast desert. My heart picked up tempo as I sat in my Jeep and gazed across what seemed like hundreds of miles of ruggedness. A couple flies kept me company while I scanned the desert... Read more
Secrets Revealed to Leading Volunteers
Leadership “Triangle” Reveals the Secrets of Becoming a Volunteer Leader Do you yearn to be a better leader of volunteers? Are you looking for that magical formula that will keep members from dropping out of your club or not showing up to your events? Do you want to do... Read more
Got Jeep Club? Get Strategy!
HOW TO MOVE YOUR ORGANIZATION AHEAD WITH STRATEGIC THINKING From the Editors: We continue our land use series involving training for volunteers to ensure a future for our trails and access.  Strategic planning applies to organizations, larger jeep clubs and any effort requiring a better picture of the future.... Read more
Sun, Jeeps and the Shadebrigade
Installing a SpiderWebShade Mesh Top on my TJ Jeep My family loves to wheel our Jeep top down with the sun shining brightly and the scenery passing overhead.  Unfortunately over time the sun has taken a toll on some body parts.  But rather than give up on top down,... Read more
Purposeful Volunteerism:  How Jeepers Do More With More
Only by escalating to more offensive strategies will we win the battles for access. Do not just volunteer; but rather up-purpose your volunteerism! In today’s world when we are all torn in many directions by multiple jobs, kid’s school games, community involvement, paying bills, family commitments and more, we... Read more
[Audio] Off-Road Poetry; Cowboys Like Campfires
This Saturday poetry from our own Del Albright is right up our jeeping alley, as we all love campfires.  We think the bottom line message really brings it home for us and our ModernJeeper Adventures.  Check this out and be sure to hear the audio. The Editors Cowboys Like... Read more
Cowboy Poetry: My Retreat from Rhyolite
As we continue our series of off-road and cowboy poetry, author and ModernJeeper Del Albright takes us back to the mining days of Death Valley in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Characters were abundant and according to Del, “More money went into the ground than ever came out;... Read more
Imagine a Cure for Sign Blindness
Getting Folks to Read the Signs and Follow the Rules You’re driving to your favorite trail and whipping right on by the kiosk or starting place with all the signs of do’s and do not’s. We all do it. And we do it because we know our trail and... Read more
Cowboy Poetry: Highway 50
Special to ModernJeeper: Cowboy Poetry Part 3 Highway 50 By Del Albright Highway 50 is said to be the loneliest highway, Where the pavement stretches far across the desert skyway. Where you can see the snow-capped mountains across the distant plains, and anybody who drives out there must not... Read more