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Celebrate Freedom to go Four-wheeling!
Coming back from the Independence Day outing, I took some time to reflect on this amazing hobby. Over the years I’ve enjoyed countless hours admiring many fascinating places in the western US. There are so many possibilities open to four-wheeling that at times it’s easy to take this all... Read more
The Newest Jeep Event: The ADK Jeep Invasion
Being in the industry does have its perks, and traveling 300 days a year can be very challenging. So we have seen and been to a few events, but when an opportunity comes up to see or visit something or someplace new, we get excited! From places we have... Read more
Summer Motorized Recreation and Wildfires in the West
It’s that time when many of us spin up our Jeeps and OHV’s, hit the skinny pedal, conquer the trails, and find a campsite in the wildlands!  Summer is here.  But so is the season of wildfires. If you live in a wildfire prone area, I’d like to offer... Read more
Motorized Recreation Welcomes New US Forest Service Chief Randy Moore
CALIFORNIA REGIONAL FORESTER APPOINTED AS NEW U.S FOREST SERVICE CHIEF The OHV/4×4 world welcomes and congratulates Randy Moore on his appointment by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to serve as the 20th Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service. According to a statement from Secretary Vilsack, “Randy... Read more
Great Books for Summertime Reading!
EDITOR”S NOTE: Another great contribution from our friend Tom Severin. Out friend Clive took a detour on his way to Las Vegas. His last-minute plan was to explore a section of the Old Mojave Road that runs through the Mojave River flood plain. The river didn’t look too deep.... Read more
Cal4’s 54th Annual Sierra Trek is ON!
High Country Adventure at the 54th Annual Sierra Trek! The West’s premier family off-road venue is back in action for 2021. If you have been itching to get back on the trail for a high-country family adventure, Sierra Trek is your ticket to ride. What began in 1967 as... Read more
Jeeps, Sand and Sun!  Jeep Beach 2021!
Jeep Beach is one of the largest Jeep only events in the country, attracting 200,000 visitors and 20,000 Jeeps to Daytona Beach, FL in 2019. All 50 states and 26 countries were represented during Jeep Beach Week 2021! Jeep enthusiasts gather annually in April to check out the industry’s... Read more
Overlanding With Kamp-Rite
Editor’s Note: This is a special edition to ModernJeeper from our friends at Kamp-Rite.  A couple of weeks ago, we heard the California coast calling our name so we had to go. Specifically, the coastline of Bodega Bay, which became the site of our latest quarterly camping trip. Every... Read more
Something Different and Land Use
As most of our followers know, we are really good at inconsistency! We have been behind the scenes of the website trying to make changes in order to provide a better experience for our readers and watchers. But, even the best intentions sometimes fall apart. Updates, upgrades, server timeouts... Read more
15 Rules for a Perfect Campsite!
I was sitting around the campfire with a couple buddies one evening. We had completed another leg in a long but rewarding four-wheeling journey. Now relaxed, we were reflecting on the day’s adventures and the outdoors in general. Eventually the conversation came around to camping and campsites. We were... Read more