Modern Jeeper - Sharing Our Passion
Warning! Do You Have a Tire Failure Strategy?
Overlanding, 4×4 trainer and back country adventurer Tom Severin from Badlands Off Road Adventures offers some excellent strategies to handle those inevitable tire failures we all encounter. The Editors Tires are generally the number one cause of off-road driving problems. Tires, by their nature, take a lot of abuse... Read more
Breaking it Down: Cheap Jeeps!
Advantages and Disadvantages of Five Budget Jeeps to get you into the Lifestyle   Cheap and Jeep are two words that do not go together. The old adage “Just Empty Every Pocket” is very fitting, especially when buying a brand new jeep off a dealer’s lot, not to mention... Read more
BREAKING NEWS: National Protection of OHV Areas Achieved!
On March 12th, 2019 President Trump signed into law S. 47, the Conservation Management and Recreation Act, which previously was passed in the Senate and House overwhelmingly last month. This Act includes legislation that Rep. Paul Cook introduced in the last Congress, including the California Off-road Recreation and Conservation... Read more
Keeping the Jeeping Fun Alive Through Better Land Use
The Four E’s of Enlightenment and How to Keep the Fun Alive (Flashback to 2015) ModernJeepers and all back country explorers know the importance of doing “something” to keep our sports alive.  It really boils down to the four E’s of Enlightenment– Engineering, Education, Enlisting and Enforcement.  Here’s the... Read more
[pics and vids] Death Valley ModernJeeper Adventure
HUGELY SUCCESSFUL OVERLANDING TRIP INTO THE VALLEY OF DEATH ModernJeepers in Death Valley The mountains are full of mines; ghosts haunt the canyons; silver and gold abound; campfires are full of stories; and the desert beckons the traveler to see more – and more. Death Valley is a unique... Read more
Breaking!  Don Amador Receives Federal Appointment
MODERNJEEPER CONTRIBUTOR AND SUPPORTER DON AMADOR APPOINTED TO CALIFORNIA RAC Noted advocate and ModernJeeper contributor Don Amador was appointed to the Central California Resource Advisory Council (RAC) on February 28, 2019 by Acting Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt.     Don will serve a 3-year term representing off-highway... Read more
Seriously?  Oddball Ways to Close Public Lands
LET’S PUT COMMON SENSE BACK INTO PUBLIC LAND MANAGEMENT We are sick of the continuous attempts to close public lands for every reason imaginable, from hairballs to headaches. Enough is enough. Let’s stop this madness and put some common sense back into public lands management – keeping public lands... Read more
Let’s Win the War on Access — Here’s How
SIMPLE STRATEGIES FOR WINNING THE WAR ON OUR ACCESS Let there be no doubt: We are at war over our access to public lands and waterways. Further, we are at war over our basic freedoms like gun ownership, political views, consumer monitoring, brainwashing of kids in school, and vehicle... Read more
Danger!  Public Lands in Trouble — Stop the Stink!
HELP IS ON THE WAY — WE NEED ACTION; NOT WORDS It stinks! – some of the things happening to our country these days. It just plain stinks! – especially what some people are trying to do to our public lands. There is a “smell” to the undercurrent that... Read more
Getting Dirty with Rock Racing on the East Coast
ROCK RACING — BRIDGING THE PASSION BETWEEN JEEPING AND WILD ROCK SPORTS I grew up in a family that loved racing. As far back as I can remember it seems like my family was watching a race or talking about one. With that said, my grandfather was friends with... Read more