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Don’t Be Afraid! Give that Speech; Save that Trail
PUBLIC SPEAKING MADE EASY AND FEARLESS Having to give a speech in public is a scary thought to most people. In fact, recent polls by ModernJeeper and landuse advocacy groups rank public speaking as the number one fear for volunteers. But as leaders of volunteers, access advocates, or club... Read more
[catie’s corner] [pics] Behind The Scenes With Make Her Mean
With such a great following of Modern Jeepers, we asked Catie to give us a special look at how she got started in this Jeeping lifestyle and what it means to her. The Editors If you follow my Instagram account, you know I’ve been on the road over two... Read more
[pics & vid] Thanksgiving Trip to the Top Of The World!
While a large portion of the country was dealing with freezing temps and snow-packed roads, this Modern Jeeper decided to head to Moab, Utah for a little Thanksgiving wheeling! Poison Spyder Mesa is always a great warm-up to Moab trails and the scenery is simply spectacular. Just around the... Read more
[pics] Racing! Jeepspeed Racers at Laughlin Desert Classic
Jeepspeed Racers Bring It At Laughlin Desert Classic October 10-13, 2019  was an incredible race by one of the longest-running spec classes in desert races.  Here’s a report from our friends at Jeepspeed. Laughlin, NV Offroad races are scored on elapsed time. The cars start at different intervals, so... Read more
[pics] Reno 911 and Cops on Our Trails?
Law Enforcement is an Essential Tool in Today’s Motorized World Every Modern Jeeper knows we must have rules to keep order and balance on our freeways as we do on our trails. It is just the way things are in this busy world. But do we need cops on... Read more
[pics & vid] The 2019 Trail Breaker at Trail Hero!
Trail Hero Trail Hero was even more action packed this year than last. We rolled in with the 2004 Jeep LJ, Golden Spike, on the MetalCloak CTI trailer, ready for some fun! My absolute favorite thing to do in Sand Hollow is to play on the massive sand dunes.... Read more
Revealed!  6 Secret Tips for Sitting at the Land Use Table
USUALLY OUT-NUMBERED AND ALWAYS UNDER THE LIGHTS What’s it like at the land use table? Sitting there under the hot lights of the meeting room, “Joe the Wheeler” perspired while gritting his teeth and tapping his booted foot. He was frustrated.   As a club delegate he had volunteered... Read more
[catie’s corner] [pics] Jeeping Through The Sierra Nevada
Magical Mountains, Sequoia Trees and the Fallen Monarch Deep in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California, you can find an adventurer’s wonderland. In the magical area of California where the Sequoia trees grow, you can hike through tall mountains and check out more monstrous trees. This area... Read more
[pics] New OHV Park in West Texas
Escondido Draw Recreation Area – Newest West Texas OHV Park is Now Officially Open.  David Diffie,  from the EDRA Board of Directors,  best describes the off road facility with these words…… EDRA Grand Opening Escondado Draw Recreational Area will be formally open on October 12, 2019. What is EDRA?…..Well.... Read more
Alert! Thief on the Loose!  Crown Jewels Missing
Who Stole Our Crown Jewels? What do these have in common: the Rubicon; Utah’s Escalante; Glamis dunes; Death Valley’s Surprise Canyon; the Mojave; and Yellowstone National Park? Well, first of all, they ARE our Crown Jewels of motorized recreation. Secondly, they’ve been stolen (or are nearly in the hands... Read more