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A Day Trip Into The San Juans of Colorado
Take a ride with us on a day trip into the San Juan Mountains in Western Colorado. An excerpt from the U.S. Forest Service: Yankee Boy Basin is nestled beneath some of the San Juan’s most breathtaking peaks: Potosi Peak, Teakettle Mountain, Cirque Mountain, Stony Mountain, Gilpin Mountain, and the... Read more
Ham Radio Is An Indispensable Part Of Any Trip
Editor’s Note: A special article from our friend, Tom Severin, President Badlands Off Road Adventures, Inc. A recent trip on the Rubicon trail showed the value of radio communication. We experienced multiple incidents from a fire chasing us to an overturned Jeep with injuries and a request for spare... Read more
All 4 Fun: Holy Cross & Things That Go Boom!
The Mile-Hi Jeep Club of Colorado hosts an event each year in Colorado known as : All-4-Fun. This year was a smaller one, due to COVID restrictions of course, and despite all of the rain, it was still a great event. Being that this was my first time at... Read more
National Museum Of Military Vehicles
If you are ever in Wyoming and find yourself with some time, there is a place every jeep enthusiast should stop. In fact, if you aren’t anywhere near Wyoming and have some time…there is a place that you should visit. Located in Dubois, the National Museum of Military Vehicles... Read more
Avoid 6 PM News – Don’t Start A Wild Fire!
Each day brings more troubling news about the devastating wildfires raging in the western U.S. The Dixie Fire, in northern California, has burned more than 500,000 acres, including most of the town of Greenville. As I write this, on Aug. 12, the fire is less than one-third contained. In... Read more
Back to Bantam 2021
We return to the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival as it gets under way in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania at the Cooper’s Lake Campground! We had the opportunity to go back to the place it all started…the birthplace for Jeep, Butler Pennsylvania. The tribute and history behind the legendary Jeep heritage... Read more
Celebrate Freedom to go Four-wheeling!
Coming back from the Independence Day outing, I took some time to reflect on this amazing hobby. Over the years I’ve enjoyed countless hours admiring many fascinating places in the western US. There are so many possibilities open to four-wheeling that at times it’s easy to take this all... Read more
The Newest Jeep Event: The ADK Jeep Invasion
Being in the industry does have its perks, and traveling 300 days a year can be very challenging. So we have seen and been to a few events, but when an opportunity comes up to see or visit something or someplace new, we get excited! From places we have... Read more
Summer Motorized Recreation and Wildfires in the West
It’s that time when many of us spin up our Jeeps and OHV’s, hit the skinny pedal, conquer the trails, and find a campsite in the wildlands!  Summer is here.  But so is the season of wildfires. If you live in a wildfire prone area, I’d like to offer... Read more
Motorized Recreation Welcomes New US Forest Service Chief Randy Moore
CALIFORNIA REGIONAL FORESTER APPOINTED AS NEW U.S FOREST SERVICE CHIEF The OHV/4×4 world welcomes and congratulates Randy Moore on his appointment by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to serve as the 20th Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service. According to a statement from Secretary Vilsack, “Randy... Read more