1965 Jeep Gladiator J-300

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The Jeep Gladiator was introduced in 1962 and based on the SJ Jeep Wagoneer. There were several designations for the Gladiator based on its wheelbase: the J200 for short wheelbase trucks until mid-1965 when it became the J2000; J300 for long wheelbase trucks until mid-1965 when it became the J3000; and the J4000 which featured an even longer 131” … [Read more...]

Choosing the Right Rubber for your Rig

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My favorite letter gets reprinted about once a year in each of the 4WD magazines. The name changes, and the exact model Jeep varies, but the basic story is always the same. It sounds something like this: I’m a high school student with no money and I’m dreaming of putting 44” Swampers with a 12” lift on my uncle’s old 4 cylinder Willys. What is the … [Read more...]

And Then They Jumped

Dacit-towers-in-the-Oak-Flat-of-Arizona's-Devil's-Canyon

Going solo on his bike, Mark Stephens explores a lost route into central Arizona’s Devil’s Canyon and its legends, before it’s too late. … [Read more...]

Rocky Mountain Highs on Humboldt Peak

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When my brother and I left JPFreek's second annual staff gathering in Divide, Colorado on Sunday July 25th, our destination was the Sangre de Cristo (Blood of Christ) mountain range to climb a challenging 14,000' peak:  Humboldt Peak. … [Read more...]

Back Roads & Arching Vistas

Southeastern-Utah's-splendor

Southeastern Utah is a gift for us all. The area has every thing an adventurer could ask for: Hiking, climbing, canyoneering, kayaking, mountain biking, and Jeep roads. The varied terrain includes snow-capped  mountains, deep canyons, cedar forests, arid deserts, and miles of bedrock. … [Read more...]