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7 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Club Work Project
GOOD ORGANIZATION MAKES HAPPY VOLUNTEERS Imagine you are sitting there minding your own business at your local 4×4 club meeting as they are talking about a workday at the local trails.  You are daydreaming of the last time you ran this trail though. That is when your wheeling buddy... Read more
[catie’s corner] Jeeping Through San Diego
JEEPING LIFESTYLE WITH BEACHES, DESTROYERS, PANDAS AND HISTORY During my time in California, I knew I had to go check out San Diego. This is one of the most well known cities in SoCal. From the San Diego Zoo to the beach, there are all kinds of fun things... Read more
[pics & vids] The 2019 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo in Pomona, CA!
RECAP OF THE POMONA OFF-ROAD EXPO WITH METALCLOAK AND MODERNJEEPER The Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo Powered by General Tire is a giant collection of off-road companies, parts, equipment, gear, action and experts. Its a Wrap for the Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo here in Pomona, CA. This is my first... Read more
Important! The “Top 10” In Land Use and Access
Take this Nationwide Survey to Help Save Trails By Del Albright and Todd Ockert The room was packed with wheelers as the speaker up front tried to calm folks down. There was a gate being proposed on a significant trail and people were unhappy. “Why does anyone care about... Read more
[pics] Jeeping the Fall Colors of Eastern Sierra Nevada
Fall Colors Explosion of Eastern California/Western Nevada My old red Jeep was making its way through the desert sage-surrounded trail, getting a little “pin striping” as we poked along. For miles we could see mostly the juniper trees, pinyon pine and sage brush that eastern California and western Nevada... Read more
Time Out! Where is Your Winch Controller?
Mt. Patterson was our destination that beautiful autumn day. Part of the Sweetwater Range and located on the western edge of the Great Basin, Mt. Patterson’s summit offers a commanding view of the area. The drive entails a slow climb on a one-lane shelf road. I was leading a... Read more
[catie’s corner] Make Her Mean Takes You Through a Crazy Jeep Adventure!
GIANT BUGS, MONSTERS AND CRITTERS AWAIT YOUR JEEP Deep in the heart of Southern California desert exists a wonderland of metal sculptures. Outside of the Anza-Borrego Springs area lies Galleta Meadows, where you can find hundreds of these unique sculptures. I found a massive dragon, a scorpion, a camel,... Read more
[pics] Jeep Jams, Invasions, Fests & A Crusade! Part 1
Four back to back Jeep events might not sound like a big deal, until you consider the distance to the events and the massive size that these events have become! Even the usual simple task of packing for the events requires a ton of coordination and thought.  I mean, those... Read more
12 Tips to Being Super Human: Basic Training For ModernJeepers
We are bringing up a crucial flashback from December last year because recently we have heard and seen incidents that show some behavior that will get our trails shut down.  All of us at ModernJeeper, Metalcloak and Cloakworks4x4 are fully dedicated to setting good examples and keeping our motorized... Read more
Jeeping, “Glamping” Style
How do you go Jeeping in style?  You tow your Jeep behind your new 32-foot motor home of course!  For those not familiar with the term “Glamping,” it is in the simplest of terms, “Glamorous Camping.” Glamping – noun – a form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more... Read more