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[pics & vid] JP Magazine’s Annual Dirt ‘N Drive – Day 3 & 4
DIRT ‘N DRIVE, DAY 3 & 4 WERE JUST AS AMAZING AS DAY 1 & 2 After a day of wheeling in the awesome Farmington, New Mexico area, it was time to hit some pavement and make our way up to Cortez, Colorado. But in true Rick Pewe Adventure... Read more
[pics & vid] JP Magazine’s Annual Dirt ‘N Drive – Day 1 & 2
A JEEP ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME The thought of being involved with Rick Pewe and his group of cronies for another event gave me goosebumps. Way back in 2011, it was Rick and his crew that changed my life forever. That was an event known as the Ultimate Adventure,... Read more
[catie’s corner] Jeeping in Canada!
During my time in the Pacific Northwest, I was lucky enough to take this roadtrip international! Bella, my beloved Wrangler and I, made a few trips up to Squamish in British Columbia, Canada to visit some friends. Needless to say, we had a blast! The first thing I did... Read more
ModernJeepers Explore a Once in a Lifetime Wildflower “SuperBloom”
Special to ModernJeeper by Chuck Brinkley, Golden Shores Off Roaders. The Editors As the national news was focusing on the Poppy phenomena in Southern California, ModernJeepers in western Mohave County, Arizona along the Colorado River were experiencing a once in a lifetime wildflower bloom. It started with the area... Read more
[pics] The Gladiator takes Jeep’s Concepts to a Whole New Level
It has become a tradition. Whether you head to Easter Jeep Safari for the slick rock, for the iconic Moab landscapes or for the sea of Jeeps… you definitely go to see Jeep’s latest concepts. Each year, the team at Mopar Underground have the “tough” job of taking the... Read more
Set My Jeep Free!  Give Me a Ghost Town or Old Mine
FEELING THE FREEDOM OF THE JEEPING LIFESTYLE I was trying to focus on my driving along the narrow shelf road yet still look at the amazing scenery of the Colorado mountains, dotted with old buildings and mining camp ruins. Yellow-bellied Marmots were chirping and calling to each other as we... Read more
[pics] 2019 Metalcloak Stampede – The “Tough Mudder” of Ultra4
  The 2019 Lasernut Western Series kicked off this last weekend with the MetalCloak Stampede at Prairie City SVRA. The MetalCloak Stampede event, one that has been an annual staple in the Ultra4 Racing calendar for 7 years and counting, kicked off the season a bit early this... Read more
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