Modern Jeeper - Sharing Our Passion
Seven Concept Jeeps You Will Definitely See at Easter Jeep Safari
With all the speculation about the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL… we almost forgot about the annual tradition by the boys at Jeep Underground to build concepts Jeeps and show them off in Moab, Utah for the annual Easter Jeep Safari. This year EJS is in April and Jeep did... Read more
Sharetrails (BRC) 30th Anniversary Signature Event Success
30 years strong, the BlueRibbon Coalition (Sharetrails.Org) celebrated the successes of three decades of hard work by holding a Signature Event at Pirate Cove Resort Feb. 24-26, 2017.  Over 120 registrants and a dozen great vendors gathered near Needles, CA at the famous on-the-Colorado-River Pirate Cove Resort.   Jeeps,... Read more
5 Reasons To Love Your Jeep
Special From Tom Severin, Badlands Offroad Adventures As a four-wheeler, you probably spend a lot of time off road. Doing so allows you to marvel at the many amazing sights and sounds of the great outdoors. You can really appreciate and experience nature. How often, though, do you take... Read more
Driving Off (Road) Into the Sunset
Special from Tom Severin, Badlands Off Road Adventure It was a beautiful day in the San Bernardino Mountains. Clear blue sky, light breeze, warm temperature. A perfect day for four-wheeling on the 2N17X trail. This is a tough one—it’s rated black diamond. We were nearing the end of a... Read more
Shannon Campbell Fights to the Finish to Capture His Third Crown at the Nitto Tires King Of The Hammers Powered by Optima Batteries
February 12, 2017 (Hammertown, CA) – During the early morning hours in the Southern California desert, dust from a week of tire-to-tire competition had settled and all was calm. As alarms chimed and coffee makers were fired up, racers and support crews milled around their vehicles making last-minute preparations, checking... Read more
Land Use and the “Love Month”
Updated from an article originally published in 2000 February is a great month.  Some call it the “love” month, what with Valentine’s Day and sunshine on the way.  Seems to me there is also a lot of November birthdays out there (get it?)?  But writing for the “love” month... Read more
The Secrets of Cold Weather Camping
Special from Tom Severin, Badlands Off Road Adventure At this time of year, thoughts often turn to escaping to sunny, sandy beaches. Some folks, however, enjoy romping in the snow. They brave the elements, and camp out in the wild. One benefit is that you can have the park... Read more
Resolve To Cook With a Dutch Oven
Special from Tom Severin, Badlands Off Road Adventure One topic that consistently is of interest to four wheelers is the Dutch oven. No matter how much is written or spoken about this handy camp stove, people just eat up the information. I discussed Dutch ovens rather thoroughly in “Tickle... Read more
OHV and the New Administration – Cautious Optimism vs. Brace for Battle
Having been an active participant in state and federal land-use politics for the last 30 years, I urge my fellow off-road enthusiasts to approach 2017 with both cautious optimism and a healthy respect for potential access challenges that await us. Until the Trump administration’s cabinet level posts are confirmed,... Read more
102 Off Road Tips: The Beginner’s Guide to Jeeping
Jeeping takes many forms. It can be a remarkable adventure into the outback, or a simple drive to your favorite backcountry picnic spot. It can be a hair-raising crawl over mountainous rocks or a family camping trip in the Sierras. Wherever your Jeep takes you, there are many important... Read more