Modern Jeeper - News about Jeeps, Jeeping and Jeepers
Warning! Are You Keyed Up?
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?
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
Disaster!  10 Things to Do After a Desert Mine Shaft Eats a Jeep
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
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
Winch Out; Don’t Spin Out; and Help Keep Jeepin’ Alive
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?
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!
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