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OFF-ROAD vs OFF-PAVEMENT
Driving a four-wheel drive vehicle in the backcountry has traditionally been referred to as driving off-road. However, if that means going off the trail, it is unacceptable. Forging new trails through the wilderness and bounding over obstacles is reckless, damaging to the environment, and visually destroying the backcountry experience for the next person.
Although driving off-highway or off-pavement may be less exciting terms, they are more accurate.
In the United States there are hundreds-of-thousands of miles of off-pavement trails. So when we leave the pavement, we go four wheeling, off-highway, off-pavement, trek, boon-dock, wheel or whatever. we do not go off-road. Gravel roads, dirt roads or muddy, rocky trails, are all considered off-highway and can provide a wonderful off-pavement experience. Please follow the rules of Tread Lightly! and travel only where permitted. Stay on existing, marked trails.
Remember, when driving your four-wheel drive vehicle, the future of four-wheeling lies in your hands. Please be a responsible, four wheeler and Tread Lightly.
U.F.W.D.A. 4WD Awareness Program
Damn it, I accidentally did it again. I bought another f' ing Jeep. I bought a 2014 JKU Rubicon and have sent it to American Expedition Vehicles for the usual, totally unnecessary build. I am hoping it will make a good Alaskan, Canadian, Baja cruiser and will not let me down as much as the last JK did.
A lot because I have not updated these pages in a long time!!
July 2013 - Colorado Road Trip in the Jeep Rubicon LJ
Sold the JK, my daughters stole the TJ to use as a boy magnet (their words), Still got the Willys (mounted a .50 cal to keep the boys away from the daughters), Bought a Samurai for bashing around the local off-road park.
1988 Suzuki Samurai
Specification Page Updated - August 2013
A woman from Los Angeles, CA who was a tree hugger, a democrat, and an anti-hunter, purchased a piece of timberland, near Colville , WA. There was a large tree on one of the highest points in the tract. She wanted a good view of the natural splendor of her land so she started to climb the big tree. As she neared the top she encountered a spotted owl that attacked her. In her haste to escape, the woman slid down the tree to the ground and got many splinters in her crotch. In considerable pain, she hurried to Mt. Carmel ER to see a Doctor. She told him she was an environmentalist, a democrat and an anti-hunter and how she came to get all the splinters. The doctor listened to her story with great patience and then told her to go wait in the examining room and he would see if he could help her.
She sat and waited three hours before the doctor reappeared. The angry woman demanded, “What took you so long?”
He smiled and then told her, “Well, I had to get permits from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management before I could remove old-growth timber from a recreational area. I'm sorry, but they turned me down.”
Moab 2010 - Full Report - Click Here
Behind the Rocks Trail - March 2009
Moab Rim, Utah - March 2009
The Mad Brit on the back side of Suzie's Knob at the Illini 4X4 Safari, his son playing around at the same event and his daughter learning to wheel for the first time at the Cliff's Insane Terrain Off Road Park.
Mojave Road - California - December 2008
Confusion range Trail - Utah - September 2008
Sawtooth Mountain Trail - Utah - September 2008
Pony Express Trail - September 2008
Playing at the Cliff's Off Road Park - Melissa learns to drive!!!!!
Spring Break, 2008 and it's back to the Canyonlands of Utah
January 2008 - Cabin Fever sets in - A quickie to Death valley
Part 2 - Modifications and Utah
Part 1 - Purchase, and drive it home from Colorado
August thru October 2007 - 7000 miles in 7 weeks in a red Rubicon Unlimited!!
August 2007 - Two Rivers Jeep Club 2007 4X4 BLAST
October 2006 - Moab, Utah
1998 JEEP Wrangler TJ - Modifications and Pictures
Sold - Gone But Not Forgotten
Two Rivers Jeep Club - 4X4 BLAST
Two Rivers Jeep Club - Illini 4X4 Safari
Moab, Utah - 2006
2006 4X4 BLAST
2004 4X4 BLAST
2003 Illini Safari
Trail Building May 12th, 2003
New Year's Day at the Badlands
Lake Shore Trail - An appreciation
4X4 Blast - Trail Report August 2002
Trail Building March 16th, 2002
Annual General Meeting & Ma Earth Trail Ride 2001
Toumbstone Invitational Rock Run 2001
Father's Day Trail Ride 2001
Crawl Ratio - Gear Ratio - Speedo Converter