Modern Jeeper - Sharing Our Passion
Set My Jeep Free!  Give Me a Ghost Town or Old Mine
FEELING THE FREEDOM OF THE JEEPING LIFESTYLE I was trying to focus on my driving along the narrow shelf road yet still look at the amazing scenery of the Colorado mountains, dotted with old buildings and mining camp ruins. Yellow-bellied Marmots were chirping and calling to each other as we... Read more
Del Albright’s One for One Proposal to Save Trails
LAND USE AND THE “ONE FOR ONE” PROPOSAL Let’s talk about some choices in life. Go Jeeping or write a letter? Tackle some rock crawling or attend a meeting?  Take the fam overlanding or hit a Scoping Session? Go fishing or fight with the feds? You get the picture.... Read more
ModernJeepers in Death Valley — the Fun, Food and Campfires!
Special to ModernJeeper from Eileen Crowl who with her husband Gordon were awarded Best Camp Hosts on the 2019 ModernJeeper Adventure to Death Valley.  Her personal insights into more than just Jeeping —  but also the food, the fun, the campfires and the memories make for a great read. ... Read more
Safeguard Gear, Food from Varmints, Vagrants and Weather
Tom Severin from Badlands Offroad Adventures gives us some valuable “safeguarding” tips when Jeeping, camping or overlanding. The Editors   We had just returned from a day of 4-wheeling. Our base campsite in the Mojave Desert was a beautiful patch of lush desert with cholla, creosote bushes, Joshua trees,... Read more
[pics] 2019 Metalcloak Stampede – The “Tough Mudder” of Ultra4
  The 2019 Lasernut Western Series kicked off this last weekend with the MetalCloak Stampede at Prairie City SVRA. The MetalCloak Stampede event, one that has been an annual staple in the Ultra4 Racing calendar for 7 years and counting, kicked off the season a bit early this... Read more
Off-Roaders Applaud Interior Order to Enhance Recreation on Public Lands
ModernJeeper is proud to have Don Amador in our contributing and supporting staff of writers.  Don’s credentials are unsurpassed in the land use and access world, and here he gives us his take on this exiting news about public lands. The Editors PROVIDE RECREATION BEFORE SELLING OFF PUBLIC LANDS?... Read more
Swamp Lake Trail – the Shorter Twin of Dusy Ershim
CAPTURING THE SPIRIT OF THE SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS One of the crown jewel trails in the Sierra National Forest Ranger District, Swamp Lake is a treasure of a trail. Trail Description Swamp Lake trail is 13 miles long and will test the driver and vehicle.  This trail is not... Read more
Utah Lawmakers Approve $5 Million to Restore Bonneville Salt Flats
SEMA, RACE FANS AND RACERS CELEBRATE Many ModernJeepers and land use organizations have been helping the great folks at SEMA work towards restoring the Bonneville Salt Flats, a densely packed salt pan in northwest Utah perfect for racing and setting land speed records. The SEMA SAN (SEMA Action Network)... Read more
The Metalcloak Stampede – Got Jeeps?
Editor’s Note: With the return of the Metalcloak Ultra4 Stampede this weekend to Prairie City SVRA just outside of Rancho Cordova in Northern California, we thought it was appropriate to share one of our most popular ModernJeeper articles… Oh, and a little commercial plug for the event too: Originally... Read more
Careful!  Truth in Politics and Government?
WATCH FOR THE SLOW BOIL IN POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT (NOTE: No “slam” is intended for our honest, hard-working politicians and bureaucrats who do try to let the truth guide them in what they do and say; and who work for America every day. But to the rest, I say... Read more