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Interview with a Bear on the Rubicon Trail
Ah, another night, another raid. Those humans sure do keep it interesting. One night we hit the jackpot. Another night, it’s zippo. As in nothing. You just never know what to expect. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Learning the ropes quickly Hello, I’m Frank. A native of South... Read more
Do You Suffer From HOTGS Syndrome?
This week, our friend Tom Severin’s article struck a chord in me. Like all of us, Tom is struck by what he calls HOTGS, and I’m pretty sure we all have it! Many of our garages or storage spaces become almost unusable over the years…we know it but seldom... Read more
A Day To Celebrate An Oceano Dunes WIN!
The American Sand Association(ASA) is proud to share extremely positive news that DUNERS have won an important legal case in the fight to keep the Oceano Dunes open to OHV and camping! The ASA, in cooperation with a number of other OHV groups, worked very hard for this result.... Read more
Ticks and Other Summer Time Complaints
Four-wheeling isn’t inherently hazardous. But like all outdoors activity, some risks are always present. Now is a good time to review a few common issues encountered while outdoors. Included are steps to mitigate the situation and prevent it from happening altogether. As a wilderness first responder, I am familiar... Read more
Artemis Rally: Jessy and Alicia Take No Prisoners! Part 1 [pics & video]
I’ve learned many things about myself in the past few weeks, but the two that stuck out most were that many people underestimate me and I underestimate myself, a lot. Yes I am quiet; yes I am shy; yes I have a red neck side; and yes, I am... Read more
The Secret Art of 4-Wheeling – Visualization
“Begin with the end in mind” is based on the principle that all things are created twice. There’s a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation to all things. Stephen R. Covey, “7 Habits Of Highly Effective People” That passage is from Habit 2 of Covey’s... Read more
Pickle Thinks He is a Big Dill
Whew. Drove an exhilarating event recently. Boss wanted to hit Death Valley for the annual Death Valley Experience March 22-25. Hosted by the California Four Wheel Drive Association, this trip lived up to its name. What an experience it was! But ol’ Pickle came through with flying colors (well,... Read more
Don’t Let Inclement Weather Dampen Camping Experience
You pull up to the campsite after a long day on the trails. You’re tired and anxious for the evening to begin. A light drizzle has followed you along all afternoon, with no end in sight. So much for relaxing around the campfire. What to do? Get creative during... Read more
Egos and Personalities May Be Our Downfall
They Are Killing Our Access! Is your club ticked off at a neighboring club?  Are you drifting away from your club because of the behavior of a few folks?  Do you find yourself attending fewer club/group meetings these days?  Do you feel like your opinion does not count? Are... Read more
Note To Self: Add Some Space!
Editor’s note: Todays article is from a special guest and friend that many of you know; writer, coach, artist and “do-er”, Shelley Krehbiel. She produces a newsletter that you can sign up for to get your own copy each week, click HERE to get on that list!   I... Read more