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MJ Destinations: San Juan Mountains, Imogene Pass, Colorado
One of the Iconic Jeep Badge of Honor trails does not disappoint! My first time was breath taking riding as passenger to get a feel for the trail because everyone who knows me knows my fear of heights.  My first time was terrifying in spots…a lot of spots. But,... Read more
[pics] Turning a 2WD 2007 JKU Into The ScatPack JKU
When you’re out on the trail, sometimes you see a rig that has something different, that really stands out and you have to go check it out.  For me, this happened at my last outing at Hollister OHV where I came across a gray Jeep JK that said “hey... Read more
MJ Destinations: An Intro To The San Juan Mountains of Colorado
One of the most popular areas in Colorado for Modern Jeepers is in Ouray, Colorado, known as “the Switzerland of America”. Ouray is located in the mountains of Southwestern Colorado on US Hwy 550, 70 miles north of Durango and 98 miles south of Grand Junction. The portion of... Read more
[pics] EVENT: Updated! Florida Jeep Jam, Panama City Beach!
UPDATE: Scroll to the bottom to see this years attendance numbers! With all the craziness going on in the world, we finally got out to visit Panama City for Florida Jeep Jam! In the past it’s always been a challenge to make it there due to other events we... Read more
[pics] California Is Still Alive! Esprit de Four Hollister OHV Trip
Hollister OHVHollister Hills State Vehicle Recreation Area (SVRA) is California State Parks’ first SVRA. Located in the Gabilan Mountains, just an hour’s drive south from San Jose, this unique SVRA features over 6,800 acres of scenic and varied terrain. One of the great things about Hollister is that it’s... Read more
[pics] The Moab Rim Trail, Moab, Utah
Not the easiest trail in Moab, but one of the most scenic! Rated a solid “7” by the Red Rock 4-Wheelers, the trail consists of rock, sand and considerable slickrock with many steps exceeding 48”. Steep inclines and declines are prevalent. Enhanced off road equipment is required including working... Read more
[Wow pics!] Day Tripping: BuckHorn Lakes State Park – Colorado
Most that know me know I hate sitting around, especially when it is nice outside. With the Covid19 mass hysteria running rampant, like many people, it has hit me hard. Even if it’s just for a few hours in my jeep driving, it fills my soul. Since I have... Read more
A Little Calamity, A Little Scratch ‘N Dent – Montrose Rock Crawling
I know you are sick of sitting around and are ready to wheel right? Well we got to go out for a few hours to distance ourselves from the house! Over It! Done! I have my new Raceline Avenger beadlocks on my 37” Milestar Patagonia M/T tires and I... Read more
Have Your Own Belated Jeep Beach!
It’s a crazy time for everyone right now. Many of us are struggling to maintain a good life balance and juggle all the hardships the COVID pandemic has caused, myself included. We all saw 2020 going so differently, but that doesn’t mean we can’t turn this year around. With... Read more
[pics] Smell the Dirt Road Before Its Too Late! Social Distancing Since 1941
Do that trail. Go to that Park. Take that trip! Quick! Before its too late! How is it that we all have become so rushed? I left a career of rushed. Some of my first jobs were in roles where time was of the essence. McDonalds. A photo lab.... Read more