Interview with Mark A. Smith

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In 1953, Mark A. Smith organized the first-ever Jeep Jamboree across the Sierra Nevada Mountains by way of the old Rubicon Trail. Often referred to as the founder of modern day off-road travel, Mark A. Smith has played an integral part in establishing the Jeep brand as the "Go Anywhere, Do Anything" brand it is today. Below is a video from Pearse … [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...]

Hooray for Ouray

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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...]

Jeep EcoSpedition in Libya

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In the Spring we decided to organize an expedition in true “Go Anywhere, Do Anything” Jeep-style, intending to demonstrate how this adagio still holds in our modern society and to show that there are still places on this earth where you need a true 4x4 to get to. Special care is taken to do this with a lot of respect for nature and local people, … [Read more...]

Creating Energy For Your Next Adventure

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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...]

Amputee Adventures

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Jerry Dickson grins as he shows me the historical marker with the story of a tall tale spinning amputee who always came out of the mountains with a bit of gold. “See, we aren’t the first Disabled Explorers to travel this desert” he says as we enjoy the moment. … [Read more...]

Killington's 4th Annual Jeep Jamboree

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Access the Inaccessible. That’s what it says on the home page of Jeep Jamboree’s website. As the largest ski resort in the Northeast, Killington has access to views of five states, as well as Canada, from atop its 3,967-foot summit at Pico. But thanks to the efforts of many, we can now access many of these wonderful views… in our Jeeps! … [Read more...]

And Then They Jumped

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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...]