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Announcing the ModernJeeper Adventures — first up Moab, Utah!
Moab, Utah, is the Mecca of the Jeep world. Of that, there is no doubt. And the upcoming Easter Jeep Safari, held annually the week before Easter, is the premier pilgrimage for Jeep owners everywhere. But, sometimes, attending with so many other Jeepers makes it hard to truly enjoy... Read more
Dan Fresh Conquers the 2018 Smittybilt Every Man Challenge [Photos]
February 9, 2018 2018 Smittybilt Every Man Challenge Race Story Podium represents all three classes – Rubicon Express Modified, G2 Legends, and Pro Comp Stock.   Six hours and 136 miles after he left the startline in Hammertown, former desert racing champion Dan Fresh and co-driver Mike Kim claimed... Read more
How to Beat the Cold While Camping
Special from Tom Severin, Badlands Offroad Adventure. It was late January or early February. I was leading a small group on a three-day expedition on the Mojave Trail. We planned to explore parts of the trail and nearby sites. Late the first night we turned off and drove about... Read more
DD Explorer – Daily driver and backcountry explorer all in one
The JK Wrangler Unlimited took the Jeep world by storm when it was introduced in 2006 as a 2007 model. With four doors and a longer wheelbase, the Unlimited carried more people and gear, provided a less “twitchy” ride on- and off-road, and climbed steep obstacles better. The Rubicon... Read more
How We Saved the Rubicon Trail – The Untold Story
In 2001, they were going to gate (that means CLOSE) the Rubicon Trail and we said NO! This is our story from the records and writings the author kept as founding Trail Boss since the beginning. On our very first work day 2001. Mark Smith (RIP) on the left... Read more
The Winter Wheeling Handbook
This past month, a close friend of mine went out and bought himself a Jeep JK. Within two weeks of owning it, he bought wheels and tires, and drove it down to Metal Cloak to put a lift on it. Like most new Jeep owners, he could not wait... Read more
The 50th SCORE Baja 1000
Have you ever wanted to see the inside of a Trophy Truck? How about wondering what “Contingency” is all about at a big race? This year we were part of Jessi Comb’s pursuit of being the first woman to drive the entire race, all 1100 plus miles, herself. Yes,... Read more
SAHARA – A Clean Survivor Built to Explore
For the past few years I searched for a TJ Wrangler to build as a backcountry exploring vehicle. The TJ has the dimensions of the CJ7, a strong frame, and a coil/link suspension that provides a good ride and articulation off-road. The only problem was finding a clean one,... Read more
Still a Jeep Favorite…The CJ66
While this Jeep was first released at SEMA in 2016, it appeared again there this year… It was also one of seven concepts that Jeep and Mopar brought to the 2017 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. It was constructed using a Wrangler TJ frame, 1966 Jeep Wrangler CJ... Read more
Jeep Down Under… More Awesome Photos of the Next Generation Wrangler
The Jeep crew has been busy in New Zealand playing with the Next Generation Jeep Wrangler – getting ready for the December debut at the LA Auto Show – and our friends at Road & Track were there to capture some more great images. We expect to see a... Read more