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Got Jeep Club? Get Strategy!
HOW TO MOVE YOUR ORGANIZATION AHEAD WITH STRATEGIC THINKING From the Editors: We continue our land use series involving training for volunteers to ensure a future for our trails and access.  Strategic planning applies to organizations, larger jeep clubs and any effort requiring a better picture of the future.... Read more
Purposeful Volunteerism:  How Jeepers Do More With More
Only by escalating to more offensive strategies will we win the battles for access. Do not just volunteer; but rather up-purpose your volunteerism! In today’s world when we are all torn in many directions by multiple jobs, kid’s school games, community involvement, paying bills, family commitments and more, we... Read more
[Audio] Off-Road Poetry; Cowboys Like Campfires
This Saturday poetry from our own Del Albright is right up our jeeping alley, as we all love campfires.  We think the bottom line message really brings it home for us and our ModernJeeper Adventures.  Check this out and be sure to hear the audio. The Editors Cowboys Like... Read more
Warning! No More “Bulk” Public Comments for Jeepers
ModernJeepers who wheel in the 11 western states know the Sage Grouse has seriously impacted some of our recreational opportunities. However, thanks to our organized recreation groups and land use fighters like Don Amador, Quiet Warrior Racing, common sense has been brought back into the equation to minimize the... Read more
MISSION POSSIBLE: Restoring OHV Trails Ravaged by Wildfire
OHV RECREATION COMMUNITY RESPONDS IN FORCE TO WILDFIRE CRISIS ModernJeeper is proud to be part of a national organization with a focus on post wildfire recovery that is being formed in response to popular OHV recreation areas impacted by intense wildfires burning in California and the West. The Post... Read more
Imagine a Cure for Sign Blindness
Getting Folks to Read the Signs and Follow the Rules You’re driving to your favorite trail and whipping right on by the kiosk or starting place with all the signs of do’s and do not’s. We all do it. And we do it because we know our trail and... Read more
Warning! Post Wildfire Traumatic Stress Disorder is Real
Note: ModernJeepers should take heed of this valuable insight from Don Amador into the aftermath of devastating wildfires.  Our access back into these burned-out and devastated areas can wait until we get the “all clear” sign. The Editors With post-fire assessments underway on the Mendocino Complex and Carr Fires... Read more
7 Master Secrets to Survive with Conflict in Outdoor Recreation
We can fight it, try to ignore it, or learn to deal with it effectively; but conflict is inevitable in outdoor recreation. Club members disagree; users butt heads on trails; large organized groups don’t like what another group is doing, or turf battles have been going on for years.... Read more
Call to Action:  Help Us Save Wildfire-Destroyed Jeepin’ Trails
SPECIAL REPORT All of us at ModernJeeper are worried that many of our OHV and Jeeping trails will be lost forever to the rage of wildfires affecting the West. But we can fix it… Join us in helping to recover and repair our trails lost to the raging infernos... Read more
Eldo National Forest Reorg:  “care for the land and people”
The El Dorado National Forest, home of some of the best Jeep Trails in the world including our personal favorite, The Rubicon Trail, recently announced a complete re-organization. According to the announcement, Forest Supervisor Laurence Crabtree said “I’ve asked my staff to take a look at how we can... Read more