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Swamp Lake Trail – the Shorter Twin of Dusy Ershim
CAPTURING THE SPIRIT OF THE SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS One of the crown jewel trails in the Sierra National Forest Ranger District, Swamp Lake is a treasure of a trail. Trail Description Swamp Lake trail is 13 miles long and will test the driver and vehicle.  This trail is not... Read more
The Metalcloak Stampede – Got Jeeps?
Editor’s Note: With the return of the Metalcloak Ultra4 Stampede this weekend to Prairie City SVRA just outside of Rancho Cordova in Northern California, we thought it was appropriate to share one of our most popular ModernJeeper articles… Oh, and a little commercial plug for the event too: Originally... Read more
[pics] Winter Fun Fest with Cal4 and Snow!
GRASS VALLEY BRINGS THE SNOW AND THE JEEPING FUN January 25-27, 2019 ModernJeeper and Metalcloak attended Winter Fun Festival with the California 4Wheel Drive Association (C4WDA) in Grass Valley, CA with over 400 winter wonderland four-wheelers.  Hosted by John and Carrie McCready, the Festival pulled out the stops, brought... Read more
[pics] Jeeping Jessy Tells All… My First SEMA Show! [but not the last]
A Jeeping Girl’s Perspective on SEMA In all of the automotive world, the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show in Las Vegas is the highlight of the year. Many want to go but always ask  “is it worth going?” It has always been a “bucket list” item of mine... Read more
A JL on Leaf Springs? Why Not?
UNOFFICIAL USE ONLY BRINGS IT AT SEMA Greg Henderson, the President of Unofficial Use Only, took a step back for one of their SEMA builds this year…back to utilizing some tried and true suspension systems on a brand new Jeep JL! According to Unofficial Use Only, the  J18 is... Read more
[pics] SEMA 2018… The Best of DUB!
  BIG WHEELS, BIG TIRES, AND BIG EYES AT SEMA The 2018 SEMA show in Las Vegas brought in over 70,000 domestic and international buyers and industry representatives…and about the same number of amazing vehicles from all over the planet! According to a few internet searches, the term “Dub”... Read more
[pics & vid] 2018 Hump-N-Bump Action!
The Vegas Valley 4-Wheelers put on an event just outside of Las Vegas, NV, that takes place at the end of the largest automotive industry show on the planet known as SEMA. Hump-n-Bump, as it is called, was started over 30 years ago by a group of friends and... Read more
[pics] The SEMA Show 2018 Day Four! It’s Not Over Yet!
The final day of SEMA has arrived! So much to see…and even more to do! From education seminars, ride alongs, test drives, celebrity appearances and manufacturers new product releases…it’s a CRAZY busy week in Las Vegas!   We hope that we have provided a small window into what the... Read more
[pics] SEMA 2018 Day Three Sightings!
The third day of SEMA is in the books! Today we came across even more Jeeps, but also made it across the campus to see some of the “other” rigs of the show! We hope you have enjoyed the show so far! With one more day to go, we... Read more
[pics] SEMA 2018 Day Two Sightings!
Happy Halloween! And welcome to sights from SEMA on day two of this amazing event! We hope everyone has a great Halloween and hope that you enjoy some of the Jeeps and rigs we spotted today! Read more