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[pics & vid] The Trail Hero – ModernJeepers Exploring Sand Hollow, Utah
An Event of Events, Trail Hero Celebrates Jeeping, Land Use and Competition Motorsports Southern Utah came alive (again) with Trail Hero 2018 and these pics tell the tale! Some Background Trail hero bills itself as a group of “enthusiasts that want to make a difference in not just our... Read more
Secrets Revealed to Leading Volunteers
Leadership “Triangle” Reveals the Secrets of Becoming a Volunteer Leader Do you yearn to be a better leader of volunteers? Are you looking for that magical formula that will keep members from dropping out of your club or not showing up to your events? Do you want to do... Read more
[pics] MetalCloak Skillz Day Rocks It
Four-Wheeling Fun and Education at Prairie City SVRA October 13, 2018 Skillz Day at Prairie City was a huge success and we’re happy to share a few pics from this fun day for all.   Be sure to sign up for the next Skillz Day coming in the spring... Read more
Shakin’ Hands and Makin’ Plans Keeps Us Jeepin’
NETWORKING PARTNERSHIPS IN LAND USE ELIMINATES OBSTACLES TO SAVING TRAILS We all have partnerships, whether it is in our personal life, our business relationships, or our land use organizational management.  One definition of partnership says it’s a mutually beneficial relationship involving close cooperation and joint objectives. As the Past... Read more
Meet ModernJeeper Lance Clifford – Original Pirate and Baja 1000 Racer
In 1998 Lance Clifford started an online website called Pirate4x4 as an extension of the Pirates of the Rubicon club he was a part of. While bulletin boards had been around for a while, this was one of the first, real, online forum for the off road world. Pirate4x4... Read more
Attention Jeepers – There’s a New Trail in California!
HISTORIC ADDITION OF A NEW TRAIL TO AN OLD FAVORITE Special to ModernJeeper from Jeff Blewett, Natural Resource Consultant to the California 4Wheel Drive Association. Re-Routing the Slick Rock Trail of California. Clubs ban together to save the famous Slick Rock Trail of Northern California.  Here’s the story. The Slick... Read more
[pics] A Trip Thru the San Juan Mountains of Colorado
The San Juan Mountains of Southwestern Colorado are some of the most beautiful mountains we’ve ever explored. With towns like Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Creede and Silverton, one could spend a large portion of their life just researching the mining history of these historic locations. This area also includes... Read more
Warning! Wildfire on Public Lands is our Future
JOINT CALIFORNIA COMMISSIONS MEETING PREDICTS A FIERY FUTURE It is a not a pretty picture for California’s landscape as large wildfires continue to consume our resources and destroy our homes — and worse. Here is my report representing ModernJeeper from this historic meeting. The ongoing devastating impact of “megafires”... Read more
Jeeps and Full Size “Off-Road” Left Out of New Fed Report?
THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF OFF-ROAD IN GENERAL SEEMS LACKING On September 20, 2018, the Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account (ORSA) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released updated data that shows the outdoor recreation economy accounted for 2.2 percent ($412 billion) of current-dollar Gross Domestic... Read more
Pomona Off-Road Expo Jeeps, Day 2
ModernJeepers enjoying jeeps and more jeeps at Day 2 of the 2018 Lucas Off-Road Expo Powered by General Tire in Pomona, CA.                         Read more