Ready Your Wrangler for Multi-Day Adventure


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


“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...]

Flash Stove by Jetboil


There are times when there are only one or two people and there isn’t a need for cooking a large meal. There are also times when something as simple as a can of soup or hot water for coffee or cocoa is all that is desired or needed and in other situations likebackpacking, you want to utilize space and weight as best you can and a smaller cooking … [Read more...]

Hooray for Ouray


It’s that time of year again when the climbing shoes and chalk bag find their place in the gear closet while the crampons and ice tools screech with the sound of a file sharpening their steel points. Yes, winter is finally here and in full glory with plenty of snow and cold temperatures, turning the most glorious of waterfalls into true sculptures … [Read more...]

Off the Beaten Path at Area BFE


Area BFE…sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie with flashbacks of Roswell, New Mexico and its “alien” reputation. Not even remotely close to Roswell, this 320-acre privately owned area is just south of Jeeping Mecca…Moab, Utah. While the land may be “private,” it is open for public access for anyone who wants to enjoy one of its many … [Read more...]

Creating Energy For Your Next Adventure


Colorado is one of the fittest states in the nation because its inhabitants are so lucky to be living near the Rocky Mountains where summertime is playtime for the majority of folks. Since there are so many activities offered, such as hiking, kayaking, camping, off-highway travel, and so much more, keeping the energy level up can be difficult when … [Read more...]

An Old Dog Learns New Tricks


What in the heck would make a seventy year old great grandfather give up the comfort and amenities of his thirty eight foot luxury motor home so he would end up sleeping on a $12 air mattress in a $24 tent, held down by big rocks on a field composed of crushed basalt and sticker burr weeds? … [Read more...]