REWIND: Techniques to Avoid Getting Stuck!
Tech Tips May 12, 2020
Editor’s Note: Originally posted in 2017, we take a look back at timeless, tried and true techniques that work! Welcome to our 2nd installment of helpful information to get us on and off the trails safely! Taken from our friends at the Southern Four Wheel Drive Association where Off Road... Read more
Lifestyle January 29, 2020
Time for a little short-but-sweet tough love. Four-wheeling involves near-continuous decision making. Numerous challenges face you along the trail. Whether you successfully navigate around or through those obstacles falls entirely on your shoulders. Sorry, my friend, but you can’t blame anyone else; not your spotter; not your mechanic; and... Read more
Warning! Are You Keyed Up?
Lifestyle October 19, 2019
Recently I impressed upon you the importance of storing the winch controller near the driver’s seat. (Read the article here.) Here I offer an even more important reminder: Buy at least two additional copies of the ignition key. Carry an extra copy when you’re out. Whether four-wheeling or just... Read more
Time Out! Where is Your Winch Controller?
Lifestyle September 28, 2019
Mt. Patterson was our destination that beautiful autumn day. Part of the Sweetwater Range and located on the western edge of the Great Basin, Mt. Patterson’s summit offers a commanding view of the area. The drive entails a slow climb on a one-lane shelf road. I was leading a... Read more
Special to ModernJeeper by Gordon Crowl, ModernJeeper Adventurer who traveled with us on the first annual Death Valley Adventure where he also entertained us with his singing and playing the ukulele around our campfires. His story here gives us a crucial reality check with our Jeeping. The Editors. It’s all... Read more
7 Intimidating Four-Wheeling/Jeeping Fears
Lifestyle May 18, 2019
Fear! In this special to ModernJeeper by Tom Severin, he explores the fears we all have that go along with the adrenaline that comes with Jeeping/four-wheeling. As always, he provides valuable tips to mitigate these fears based on decades of experience. The Editors. Over the years of off-road... Read more
HOW YOUR WINCH HELPS KEEP PUBLIC LANDS PUBLIC A couple weeks ago on my 4×4 club’s annual spring run, we were traveling down a trail that was mostly snow covered. The trail had occasional patches of dirt where the snow had melted, and mud where runoff was crossing... Read more
What Did You Do Last Night?
Lifestyle January 26, 2019
ALMOST LIKE RECOVERY MEETS “ICE ROAD TRUCKERS” Flashback story from 2015 and too good not to share now… Angles. Momentum. Confidence. Determination. Those four words have new meanings for me today. And, it turns out, that in the world of heavy recovery and towing, those are the only things... Read more
BOLT Lock Introduces a Monster!
New Product News December 19, 2018
HOW ABOUT A SWIVEL HOOK WITH ONE-KEY BOLT TECHNOLOGY! BOLT Lock has joined with Monster Hook to provide their “Breakthrough One-Key Lock Technology” on a new swivel hook produced in conjunction with Monster Hook. Swivel hooks produced by Monster Hook are already sturdy due to being crafted from aircraft grade 6061-T6... Read more