Take a Hike! The Essentials of Wilderness Exploration
Tips you need for a successful wilderness adventure. At roughly 11,000 feet, Convict Creek bubbles out of a natural spring near Red Slate Mountain, fed via an expansive watershed located in the Inyo National Forest of central California. It meanders down the steep valleys of the Sierra
A 1992 Toyota FJ80 Land Cruiser’s Legacy
Keep On Running Becoming an “automotive enthusiast” is different for everyone; some of us are enraptured by vehicles from movies or TV shows; others grow up around gearheads or fall in love wrenching on our first cars, desperate for the independence found within. For some of us,
Driving Skill: Master Terrain in your 4WD
Backcountry exploring can be a rewarding venture. Your 4WD can get you to remote places to access that secluded camping spot, that secret fishing hole, or your favorite trail to wheel down. Knowing the abilities and limitations of your vehicle, along with your driving skills will
End of the Trail: Kayaking Through the Grand Canyon River
A friend messaged me with an exciting announcement. He had just won a noncommercial river-trip permit down the Grand Canyon in the annual National Park Service weighted lottery, and—he wanted me to join him on his trip. I didn’t have to think long about the offer.
Snow Crusher: Polaris Switchback Adventure 800
When choosing the perfect snowmobile, you want to know the sled between your legs has all the angles covered. Picking the right snow monster is exciting, but challenging, because there are many great options on the market. We wanted to find that “anytime, anywhere” premium sled that
OVERLAND TOYOTA 4RUNNER
Southern Oregon is home to some of the most incredible national forests in the Pacific Northwest, and the southwest corner of the state has its share of impressive examples: Rogue River-Siskiyou, Klamath, Umpqua, Fremont-Winema and more all showcase the kind of natural beauty that has long
A Dodge for Work & Play: Overland Ram 2500
Work hard, play harder. Many American households still have a full-sized truck that serves as a second vehicle, work truck, and/or weekend outdoor adventure-mobile. While you can just throw your camping and outdoor sports gear into the back of your pickup and go, wouldn’t it be even
ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR TACO.
The new Toyota Tacoma is more than a head turner. So much so that I went shopping for one and then the dilemma struck. Crew cab? Check. Magnetic Gray Metallic paint? Maybe? Blue? Check! 3.5-liter V6? Present. Optional 2-inch receiver hitch? Ditto. Brand-spanking new with temporary tags and