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[pics] The Brutal Race — Inside the Ultra4 Nationals
Special report to ModernJeeper by Lona Scott of Scott’s Designs, front line action photographer, designer and race junkie! The Editors The Race and the Results — Ultra4 Nationals Photos and Story by Lona Scott of Scott’s Designs Ultra4 Nationals is the closing race of the season that brings the... Read more
SEMA Concepts with a Modern Take on Custom Classics
Mopar to Debut Two Customized Concept Trucks at SEMA Show It’s SEMA Show time and every Modern Jeeper out there is anxiously waiting for the big builds, custom Jeeps, weird rigs and big tires! Our friends at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles offered this up about what they’re doing at the... Read more
From the Rim of Hell to the Garden of Eden; The Death Valley Adventure
In March 2020 two small groups of overlanding explorers are going to see places not meant for mankind!  At least that is what some of the early California explorers said about Death Valley. We’re talking from the Rim of Hell to the Garden of Eden. Here’s the deal. Sign... Read more
Carnegie SVRA Reprieve by Governor Newsom
Woke Newsom Veto of Carnegie Bill Op Ed by Don Amador Late in the evening on October 11, 2019, off-road enthusiasts felt an 8.5 magnitude “political” earthquake when California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed Senator Ken Glazer’s “let’s sell off Carnegie SVRA”  legislation (AB 1086). As a 30 year veteran... Read more
Making Lifetime Memories Off-Road with Grandpa
Special to ModernJeeper by Phillip Thorpe, known to many from the ModernJeeper Forum.  We appreciate hearing stories of off-roading, jeeping, the great outdoors and family. The Editors Paw Paw Takes Me Hunting (and Off-Roading) Beep! Beep! Beep! The alarm blares letting me know its 4:30am and it’s time to... Read more
4 Fundamental Steps of Basic Supervision of Volunteers
Basic Supervision of People and Volunteers Strong, solid, organized supervision of people, especially volunteers will ensure your cause or project is a success.  In this article, I will explain the military and the fire service simple four step process for successful supervision: • Plan • Organize • Direct •... Read more
[catie’s corner] Jeeping Through The Famous California Sequoias
While adventuring through California, I spent some time checking out the awesome Sequoia trees. These gigantic trees are native to the gorgeous state of California and can only be found in the Sierra Nevada at about 5,000-7,000 feet in elevation. These incredible trees can live over 3,000 years reaching... Read more
Rock Crawling 101 — Kurt’s 7 Commandments!
So you just bought a Jeep are are itching to test it off-road. Before you chunk that thing into four wheel drive, there are many things that you need to know in order to not only be successful on the trail, but to keep your vehicle and even yourself... Read more
Warning! Are You Keyed Up?
Recently I impressed upon you the importance of storing the winch controller near the driver’s seat. (Read the article here.) Here I offer an even more important reminder: Buy at least two additional copies of the ignition key. Carry an extra copy when you’re out. Whether four-wheeling or just... Read more
Ladies!  Lipstick and Lobster — Trail and Camp Cooking Tips
Stacie Albright Shares Trail Secrets and Tips for the Ladies Hey ladies this is for you! Even if you are a ‘seasoned’ off roader or a ‘newb’ to the scene, here are some little tips and tricks about keeping up our looks, a few dynamite recipes and some of... Read more