Hypothermia Run


Driving for hours up a mountain in the snow, with the express purpose of sleeping outdoors in freezing temperatures, sounds like lunacy to most people. Nearly everybody I mentioned it to, in fact. Looking for someone to go with, I floated the idea to a couple of local Jeep clubs that I belong to. After all, misery loves company but in the end there … [Read more...]

GSI Outdoors Vortex Hand-Crank Blender

Vortex blender

Most people do not pack their blender when heading out for a weekend camping trip. Margaritas, blended coffee, and smoothies are not typical camp fare. So I was very intrigued and courious about a hand-cranked blender from impressive product line of GSI Outdoors. The Vortex Blender is a nesting, two-speed, hand-cranked blender that attaches to … [Read more...]

Epicurean Camp Series Cutting Board

Epicurean Board1

Real items for real adventure and real trail use. That's the 4-1-1 on the Epicurean Camp Series Cutting Board and why we, as Jeep adventure enthusiasts and backcountry cuisine afficianados, dig this product! Adventure usefulness and/or Jeep usefulness: This earth friendly cutting board made from dense recycled cardboard fibers proved very … [Read more...]

Tire Clinic – Major Sidewall Repair


You've just passed through a gnarly series of rocks and ruts in what seemed like a very difficult traverse in your Jeep vehicle. Then, all of a sudden, you find your tire has been severely damaged from an adjoining rock. You're in the backcountry, far from civilization. What do you do? … [Read more...]