Modern Jeeper - Sharing Our Passion
[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
The Tale of the Dead Men’s Jewels of Death Valley
A HIDDEN TREASURE AND MY OBSESSION TO FIND IT I was alone in a vast desert. My heart picked up tempo as I sat in my Jeep and gazed across what seemed like hundreds of miles of ruggedness. A couple flies kept me company while I scanned the desert... Read more
Cowboy Poetry: My Retreat from Rhyolite
As we continue our series of off-road and cowboy poetry, author and ModernJeeper Del Albright takes us back to the mining days of Death Valley in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Characters were abundant and according to Del, “More money went into the ground than ever came out;... Read more
Death Valley Trails to the “Rim of Hell”
A Taste of Desert History It seemed like months of baking, desert sun since he had tasted a decent drink of water. His tongue was swollen and dry. The sun felt like it was burning a hole through his old miner’s hat. His lips were long since chapped beyond... Read more