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Shakin’ Hands and Makin’ Plans Keeps Us Jeepin’
NETWORKING PARTNERSHIPS IN LAND USE ELIMINATES OBSTACLES TO SAVING TRAILS We all have partnerships, whether it is in our personal life, our business relationships, or our land use organizational management.  One definition of partnership says it’s a mutually beneficial relationship involving close cooperation and joint objectives. As the Past... Read more
Meet ModernJeeper Lance Clifford – Original Pirate and Baja 1000 Racer
In 1998 Lance Clifford started an online website called Pirate4x4 as an extension of the Pirates of the Rubicon club he was a part of. While bulletin boards had been around for a while, this was one of the first, real, online forum for the off road world. Pirate4x4... Read more
Attention Jeepers – There’s a New Trail in California!
HISTORIC ADDITION OF A NEW TRAIL TO AN OLD FAVORITE Special to ModernJeeper from Jeff Blewett, Natural Resource Consultant to the California 4Wheel Drive Association. Re-Routing the Slick Rock Trail of California. Clubs ban together to save the famous Slick Rock Trail of Northern California.  Here’s the story. The Slick... Read more
Warning! Wildfire on Public Lands is Our Future
JOINT CALIFORNIA COMMISSIONS MEETING PREDICTS A FIERY FUTURE It is a not a pretty picture for California’s landscape as large wildfires continue to consume our resources and destroy our homes — and worse. Here is my report representing ModernJeeper from this historic meeting. CA State Parks Director, Lisa Mangat,... Read more
Jeeps and Full Size “Off-Road” Left Out of New Fed Report?
THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF OFF-ROAD IN GENERAL SEEMS LACKING On September 20, 2018, the Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account (ORSA) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released updated data that shows the outdoor recreation economy accounted for 2.2 percent ($412 billion) of current-dollar Gross Domestic... Read more
Pomona Off-Road Expo Jeeps, Day 2
ModernJeepers enjoying jeeps and more jeeps at Day 2 of the 2018 Lucas Off-Road Expo Powered by General Tire in Pomona, CA.                         Read more
Pomona Off-Road Expo Rocks, Day 1
HARDCORE FANS; HUNDREDS OF EXHIBITORS; AND 10 ACRES OF EVERYTHING OFF-ROAD. ModernJeeper is at the 2018 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo Powered by General Tire in Pomona, CA. This Expo is truly one of the greatest collection of off-road companies, parts, equipment, gear, action and experts ever assembled in America. From off-road... Read more
Pros [and Cons] of Jeeping It Alone
Special to ModernJeeper by Tom Severin, Badlands Off-Road Adventures Let’s look at the pros and cons of jeeping “by your lonesome” — going it alone and what it takes to do it safely. First Off, Don’t Four-Wheel Alone! Bob said he had to get back. We were two days... Read more
[video] A Free Event for the Trail Hero in Everyone
Join ModernJeeper at the Third Annual Trail Hero Event . We will be hanging out with founding ModernJeeper Corey Osborne who will be running the Metalcloak Suspension Flex Trailer as part of #CTITour2018. The Editors The Trail Hero Story… Planning launched in October 2015 for the first Trail Hero event... Read more
Got Jeep Club? Get Strategy!
HOW TO MOVE YOUR ORGANIZATION AHEAD WITH STRATEGIC THINKING From the Editors: We continue our land use series involving training for volunteers to ensure a future for our trails and access.  Strategic planning applies to organizations, larger jeep clubs and any effort requiring a better picture of the future.... Read more