Desert Rendezvous 2012 Hits SoCal March 23-24 2012

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The SoCal Desert Rendezvous started as an idea a few friends tossed around while around a campfire one night. Why were all the overlanding-type events being held in other states or geographic regions, and why were we traveling all that way when we had all of this right here at home in SoCal? Thus began the Rendezvous Conspiracy… … [Read more...]

The Mule Rack by Baja Rack

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One of the biggest challenges when preparing for a journey in a Jeep vehicle is space. Whether it’s a weekend excursion or an expedition to a remote locale, there’s rarely enough space in the vehicle to accommodate all the needs for storing camp gear, food, and everything else a person or family needs to have a successful trip. For many of us, the … [Read more...]

NEMO Announces Sleeping Bag Test Program

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10 Lucky Customers Will Win a Spot on the Adventure Products Testing Team NEMO Equipment, Inc., a leader in designing innovative tents, sleeping pads and backcountry accessories, is currently working on its next line of products, sleeping bags. In staying true to its mission of producing ground-breaking new designs, NEMO is offering shop employees … [Read more...]

Therm-A-Rest Camp & Comfort Series Mattress

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Cascade Designs’ Thermarest LuxuryCamp mattress was crafted for the avid camper who seeks a comfortable and warm night’s sleep while enjoying the great outdoors. This self-inflating mattress is the best of both worlds, combing a luxurious stretch-knit fabric for comfort and 2.5” of thickness for plenty of warmth and easy sleeping. This mattress was … [Read more...]

Pyramid Lake Adventure

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Pyramid Lake is one of the world’s most beautiful desert lakes. Our base camp was located next to the 400 foot rock pyramid that rises out of the lake, along a sweeping sandy beach where beautiful Tufa rock formations add shape and texture to the landscape. It’s a challenge to find an ideal spot that will accommodate 70 – 100 people but we found it … [Read more...]

Ready Your Wrangler for Multi-Day Adventure

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So, you wanna hit the trails for more than a day, huh? Call it an expedition, even? Good for you. I’ve being doing so for several years now, despite all the mistakes I’ve made along the way. And maybe you have a nice long list of things to take: a big heap of recovery gear, all sorts of spare hoses, belts, tie rod ends, and other parts along … [Read more...]

A Trip to the Maze

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“We’ve been planning this for a year, why cancel just because it ‘might’ rain?” That’s what we were thinking as cold, wet weather forecast approached in advance of Offroad Passport’s recent trip to the Maze at Canyonlands National Park. Besides, we had permits to camp at The Dollhouse and special guests who’d flown to Arizona just for this trip. … [Read more...]