Tips for Yourself and Your Rig for Desert Adventure The desert can be a land of extreme conditions. Seared and barren deserts feature a stark and unembellished beauty not found anywhere else in the world. Open spaces, howling winds, sunbaked rock structures, and tenacious flora and fauna
When Navigation Fails, Having a Backup Map and Compass Will Keep You Moving Described by one off-road enthusiast as being “in dreadful condition,” the Morrison Jeep Trail rises sharply up the precipices overlooking Clark’s Fork of the Yellowstone River north of Cody, Wyoming. Though not as treacherous
Traversing Difficult Terrain Without Falling Down There is no worse time for your rig to unceremoniously lose power and roll to a bumpy halt than miles from nowhere at the edge of your known universe. All around you is mountainous terrain you were hoping to traverse in
Proper communication is an invaluable tool while on the trail. Learn why having the right comms is important and the different options available so you can pick the system best suited for your needs. As the slowest Jeep, you fell behind and may have taken the wrong
The desert can be a land of extreme conditions. Seared and barren deserts feature a stark and unembellished beauty not found anywhere else in the world. Open spaces, howling winds, sunbaked rock structures, and tenacious flora and fauna mix to form breathtaking vistas and memorable experiences.
Two thousand years ago, Romans in the fields of Europe erected tents made of leather, while their nomadic contemporaries to the east used woven hemp and wool to build yurts. Leather and hemp made way for canvas, 200 to 300 years ago, which led to lightweight polyester and nylon used in today’s modern
Nobody gets lost anymore, it seems, and nobody ever needs to ask for directions, either. In our pockets and on our dashboards are phones and navigation devices so far advanced, they can pinpoint your location down to a few inches— thanks, in part, to 24 satellites
A run down the eastern descent of Corkscrew Gulch trail in the Ouray Mountains will take you over Hurricane Pass at 12,407 feet and down into California Gulch toward Animas Forks ghost town. Above the timberline of the San Juan Mountains are majestic views of Lake