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The ModernJeeper Show, Ep. 50 – A Random Quickie on the way to KOH
Hello ModernJeepers, welcome to Episode Number 50 of The ModernJeeper Show… the show about Jeeps, Jeeping and Jeepers. This week, as Mr. ModernJeeper Corey Osborne and RockStar JeepGirl Jessy Greenland, are transversing their way to the King of the Hammers, they pulled over somewhere in Nevada to record this quickie episode... Read more
[pics] The Magic and Mystery of Death Valley with Modern Jeepers
It’s not too late to join us for our second ModernJeeper Adventures to Death Valley in March 2020.   The canyons are full of the echos of the old mining days and gold exploration gone by.  Tales of deadmen, wagons burned, gunsights lost, parched and mummified bodies await you –... 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
ModernJeepers in Death Valley — the Fun, Food and Campfires!
Special to ModernJeeper from Eileen Crowl who with her husband Gordon were awarded Best Camp Hosts on the 2019 ModernJeeper Adventure to Death Valley.  Her personal insights into more than just Jeeping —  but also the food, the fun, the campfires and the memories make for a great read. ... 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
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