Snow Wheeling-Techniques

by Bill Andrews, Colorado Crew This is the fourth and final article in a series about 4-wheeling in the snow.  The first article, Snow Wheeling-An Introduction, identified the focus of this short series as precautions, equipment, and techniques.  In this article, we will discuss some of the techniques that can help you navigate through the[…]

Snow Wheeling-Equipment

by Bill Andrews, Colorado Crew The first article of this series, Snow Wheeling–An Introduction, identified the three remaining articles on this topic: precautions, equipment, and techniques.  This is part three, Equipment.  In this article, we will cover some of the equipment you should carry and be prepared to employ in order to safely wheel in[…]

Snow Wheeling-Precautions

by Bill Andrews, Colorado Crew   The first article of this series, Snow Wheeling–An Introduction, identified the three remaining articles on this topic: precautions, equipment, and techniques.  This is part two, Precautions.  In this article, we will cover some of the precautions you should consider and employ to be ready to safely wheel in snowy[…]

Snow Wheeling–An Introduction

by Bill Andrews, Colorado Crew   Part One (Introduction) of a four-part series.   Many people think that once the weather turns cold and the snow starts to fall it’s time to park the Jeep and wait until spring or summer.  But wheeling all year long is possible, fun, and challenging. Snow adds a level[…]

Welding on the Trail

by Josh Noesser, California Crew   If you wheel long enough, there will come a time when you are out on the trail, and you will hear the worst sounds a 4×4 enthusiast wants to hear.  Those sounds usually fall into three categories—first, a loud snap which almost sounds like a tree branch snapping; second[…]

How to Pack a Refrigerator or Ice Cooler

by Josh Noesser, California Crew   Over the last 20 years of off-roading, I have learned some tricks and techniques to extend the cooler’s effectiveness over a long/multi-day expedition trip, now called overlanding.  Back in the day, onboard 12-volt fridges were rare, except perhaps in motorhomes and RVs.   Now, with the proliferation of fridges (along[…]

Extreme Terrain Clean Trail Grant Program

ExtremeTerrain advocates for responsible recreational use of four-wheel drive roads and trails.  They’re also proponents of community involvement, which is evidenced by their Clean Trail Grant Program.  ExtremeTerrain’s grant program encourages clubs and 4×4 groups to organize and get involved in local trail improvement projects. Since inception in 2015, the Clean Trail Grant Program has[…]