Quiet For a Tuesday: Solo in the Algerian Sahara

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It’s like Tom Sheppard opened the passenger door of his Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen, and I sat down for this ride through the wild desert. The esteemed Sheppard, with his legendary Vehicle-dependent Expedition Guide now demanding nearly $400 per used copy in the U.S., puts his knowledge where his heart is: behind the wheel and camera lens, pointing … [Read more...]

Expediciones de las Mojave

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Last minute notice of four open spots from JeepExpeditions.org, group for a Jeep Expedition across the Mojave, pronounced Mo-ha-vay. The trek included 120 miles across the open desert of the Mojave Desert Trail in Southern California. The starting point was Laughlin, Nevada with a finish destination somewhere near Barstow, California. Total Miles: … [Read more...]

Selecting A Portable Fridge For Your Jeep

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Just about everyone has a cooler of some sort and has reached in to pull out that tasty treat, only to have it saturated with ice cold water. I can recall pulling into camp and lusting over other camper’s portable fridge/freezers as I reached into my cooler and grabbed my beer out of an icy pool of water. … [Read more...]

Red Rock Challenge, KJ Style!

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5:00 in the morning. Dion Kedian and Derek Greber embarked on a trip they would never forget. A trip that took over six solid months of careful calculating and planning; a trip that was changed over and over again until it had been perfected. … [Read more...]

King of the Mountain

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"Unbelievable, tremendous, phenomenal...the Wranglers are unbeatable!" The raw emotion of Matthias Jeschke's excitement was felt throughout the Jeep world on March 13, 2007 when his Extreme Events expedition team set a new Guinness World Record by climbing 21,804 feet to the rim of the world's highest volcano, Ojos del Salado, in Chile. … [Read more...]