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...]

Capturing the Splendor of America's Hidden Treasures – Part I

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The majesty and mystical qualities of the pristine outdoors has always fascinated me. Off-highway adventure in my Jeep is the perfect escape, allowing me to find these places in general comfort and get away from it all. I have always felt driven to explore-to escape my day-to-day life and have an adventure. … [Read more...]

An Old Dog Learns New Tricks

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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...]

A Whirlwind of Adventure

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Have you ever flipped through old wheeling magazines, day dreaming and thinking of how cool it would be to have the opportunity to just hit the open road for a couple months? I know I have so when the opportunity came along for me to do just that, as a Jeep Jamboree U.S.A. sponsored event, I relished the opportunity to do so. … [Read more...]