Category: Offroading – General

Jul 15

CA 4WD Association’s Sierra Trek 2015 – August 6-9

California Four Wheel Drive Association, Inc. is holding their annual Sierra Trek this August. It’s a great adventure! Sierra Trek registration closes July 24, so get head over to the website today! From Cal4Wheel: The 48th annual Sierra Trek is a Cal4Wheel event which is located in California’s beautiful Tahoe National Forest. This family oriented …

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Jul 15

Marine Corps announces Johnson Valley closure for military training

From the Bureau of Land Management: The Marine Corps recently notified BLM of their plans to utilize the Johnson Valley Shared Use Area for military training from August 1-30, 2016, and of the associated temporary closure. BLM is working with the Marines to address issues associated with this military training/closure, and to keep the public …

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Apr 01

Name change: California Four Wheel Drive Association

Just got an email from the California Association of 4WD Clubs, Inc. letting me know that they’re not them anymore. They’re now the “California Four Wheel Drive Association, Inc.” which does roll off the tongue a bit better. From the email: During the annual meeting in February the association’s delegates approved the bylaw proposal put …

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Dec 13

Johnson Valley Accessed Preserved!

Press Release: Hammerking Productions, the founders of The Griffin King of The Hammers Presented by Nitto Tire, are pleased to announce that the week-long off road festival held annually in Johnson Valley, CA will be able to continue in its current location for the foreseeable future. After six years of negotiations between the United States …

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Dec 01

Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area General Plan Public Comments NEEDED

From the California Association of 4-Wheel Drive Clubs: Thanks to all of you who attended the recent public open house meetings held in the East Bay Area to detail the Draft Preferred Concept for the Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area General Plan (DPC). Draft Preferred Concept. Members of extreme anti-OHV groups were also there to …

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Dec 01

Ocotillo Wells Public Workshops in December

More than 85,000 acres of magnificent desert are open for off-highway exploration and recreation within the boundaries of Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area.  Ocotillo Wells SVRA is operated by California State Parks. To the south and east large tracts of BLM land (U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management) are also open to …

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Nov 05

Toyota kills the FJ Cruiser

Toyota has announced at the SEMA show in Las Vegas that this is the last year for the distinctive FJ Cruiser.  From the beginning Toyota said that the FJ Cruiser would be a single-generation vehicle, and – after an 8-year run – they’ve made good on that statement. I remember with fondness my 2007 Sun …

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