Dirt Roads & a Hole in the Rock

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Last summer, I bought a large-print road atlas online that was $10 down the drain! I thought it would be easier to read but it lacked detail. Since I prefer by-ways to interstates, it’s useless, I thought. But it happened to be in the Jeep during a long road-trip, and on some lonely stretch of blacktop, reading it out of pure boredom, I saw … [Read more...]

127 Hours

James Franco as Aron Ralston

The story of Aron Ralston, an adventurer whose misfortune became the center of attention in 2003 when he self-amputated his right arm when it became lodged between a boulder and rock wall, has now been brought to the big screen in one of the most captivating films of 2010:  127 Hours. … [Read more...]

Expediciones de las Mojave

In-the-Mojave-Desert

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...]

Moab: To Hell Dorado and Back

The-author's-1994-2-door-Jeep-XJ

If any place in the world could be considered Mecca for Jeep enthusiasts, Moab, Utah would certainly be a contender. … [Read more...]

Back Roads & Arching Vistas

Southeastern-Utah's-splendor

Southeastern Utah is a gift for us all. The area has every thing an adventurer could ask for: Hiking, climbing, canyoneering, kayaking, mountain biking, and Jeep roads. The varied terrain includes snow-capped  mountains, deep canyons, cedar forests, arid deserts, and miles of bedrock. … [Read more...]