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Notice! Items That Don’t Belong on a 4WD Trip
KNOW WHAT MODERN JEEPERS SHOULD LEAVE BEHIND  If you’re a regular reader, you’ll recall that I often stress the virtues of proper packing for your  Jeep trip. Having the right gear and supplies can make or break a four-wheeling experience. At the same time, taking the wrong stuff can... Read more
Jeeping Where the Biplanes Flew in the 1920’s; Airmail Arrows and Beacons of America
Air Mail Arrows and Beacons Imagine it’s 1925 and your biplane is flying somewhere over the Nevada desert, just high enough off the ground to miss the hilltops and ridge lines. Your sweaty hands are holding the stick hard because the wind is rocking you something fierce and the... Read more
[pics] 50th Anniversary Coast-to Coast Jeep Expedition Across Australia
All ModernJeepers know the thrill of exploring and wheeling new places, where our senses come alive and our rigs take on new obstacles. Our bucket lists are full of such adventures. But can you imagine trekking across some nearly unknown territory following the footsteps from 50 years ago? In... Read more
Bestop Enhances Its Top Offerings by Acquiring Softopper
ModernJeepers have long known the appeal of overlanding, or what we used to call Jeep camping, and before that car camping.   Driving from one destination to another in the back country, seeing the sights, wheeling adventurous trails, and camping out along the way with your vehicle — also known... 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
Safeguard Gear, Food from Varmints, Vagrants and Weather
Tom Severin from Badlands Offroad Adventures gives us some valuable “safeguarding” tips when Jeeping, camping or overlanding. The Editors   We had just returned from a day of 4-wheeling. Our base campsite in the Mojave Desert was a beautiful patch of lush desert with cholla, creosote bushes, Joshua trees,... Read more
Extreme Off-Road Campers from Conqueror!
MILITARY GRADE AND SAFARI TESTED FOR EXTREME OFF-ROAD CONDITIONS When it comes to basic “overlanding,” we typically think of taking our Jeep into the back country and being self sufficient…meaning we carry everything we need in our rig. But what about when you plan to be gone for an... Read more
Go Overlanding – The Modern Adventure Returned
What is Overlanding? “Overlanding” is best known as vehicle-based travel over land to remote places where the journey or adventure is the primary goal. Today when we think of overlanding, we think of people packed into a modern-day adventure rig that can hold all of our camping supplies, food... Read more