Category: Outdoors

2020 Easter Jeep Safari CANCELLED

Red Rock 4-Wheelers, Inc., organizers for the Easter Jeep Safari, have officially cancelled the 2020 edition of the long-running event. I’m not particularly thrilled with this development, as I feel that it doesn’t show an ‘overabundance of caution’ so much as it shows an overabundance of ignorance. I don’t blame Red Rock, I blame Utah, …

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How bad is a Jeep Wrangler for travelling and long trips?

Depends on which Wrangler you’re talking about. Older Wranglers – from 1987 through 1996 – known as the YJ, replaced the CJ7. This is the first Jeep officially called the “Wrangler” by the parent company. These came in only one body style, offering a short wheelbase, wider stance, and the same leaf spring suspension of …

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CDFW, USFS, and SCBS are looking for Bighorn Sheep Survey Volunteers

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Forest Service, and Society for Conservation of Bighorn Sheep (SCBS) are looking for volunteers to assist biologists with a bighorn sheep count in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties at the end of February (February 29 through March 1st). It’s the last weekend of the month, and …

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Jeep Wrangler Rubicon EcoDiesel Named 2020 Four Wheeler SUV of the Year

Once again, Jeep takes home top honors in 2020. First it was the Gladiator name Truck of the Year, , now the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon EcoDiesel has been recognized by the editors of Four Wheeler magazine as the 2020 SUV of the Year!

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Adventure16 – Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen

I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t find Adventure16 early on in my “adventuring” days. I did the flannel shirt / jeans heavy hiking book wandering that resulted in great weight management (because I was sweating so damned much carrying the ridiculously oversized / overweight rigid frame canvas backpack), and did most of …

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