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Unmasking Landuse and Events in 2021
How exactly do we “unmask” the mess we have been in for nearly a year and get back to saving trails, having vendor shows and events, and doing our motorized recreation thing? It is not simple. We will have rules to follow, leftover paranoia, and transitional habits to break... Read more
New Outdoor Recreation Economic Report Shows Off-Road as Important Factor
Editor’s Note: Originally scheduled to be published back in 2018, this story missed it’s schedule, but we feel as if the content is still appropriate and timely, so we are publishing it now with some updated information. Quiet Warrior Racing or QWR (Editor’s Note: wait…what is QWR? Even I... Read more
2021 Land Use and Access Outlook
Where will we be wheeling and exploring in this new year of 2021?  Allow me to give you some insight. The mess we call 2020 is now hindsight and 2021 is off to a rough, but better start.  But our jeeping, overlanding and adventures for this year are tenuous... Read more
MJ Destinations: Gold Bar Rim – Moab, Utah
Gold Bar Rim is a cliff rim that stands 1200 ft above highway 191’s path in Moab Canyon. The cliffs slope downward to the southwest, the rim has a 360 view. The trail is rated a 6 and is suggested that you have lockers front and rear as well... Read more
The Mint 400 in Primm, Nevada
After a full day of racing, it was the Jimco #41 car driven by Justin Lofton that took the overall win at the Mint 400 in Primm, Nevada today. Following an early multi-car accident that stopped the race for just over an hour, the racers got back on track... Read more
The Event Season Is Upon Us!
This weekend appears to be the “kickoff” for many events as well as the beginning of the season for some jeepers in some areas (how’s that for limiting the scope of the audience?). The the folks out in the West, well, its business as usual with this weekend’s event... Read more
Basic Wranglers Do Still Exist!
Car and Driver did a great write-up with regards to purchasing a new Wrangler. We have become so accustomed to the creature comforts and technology options that are available I think we have forgotten about the basics from which we came from. When I purchased my last Wrangler, I... Read more
An Awesome Build of a 1966 Trailer
Thanks to Chris Cordes and the folks at Expedition Portal for sharing one of the finest examples of what can be done in converting an older trailer into something worthy of Expedition Jeeping! http://expeditionportal.com/build-of-the-month-apache-raven-tent-trailer/ Read more
A JK Built For Serious Fun!
We all have the passion to get outdoors and explore the lands that surround us and we all run into the same problem eventually: We want to go places that are limited by the vehicle we drive! Gene Martin was no exception. He ended up building a Jeep that... Read more
King of the Hammers 2015 Highlights