The Off-Road Adventure Life
Off-road trails can lead to some amazing historical sites, but more and more we are seeing that those places are closing to the public due to misuse. In Arizona, the Coke Ovens are going through some major changes these days due to vandalism. We first visited the site in 2001 and were amazed at how…
When we wrote our first California guidebook back in 2003, about half of Glamis Dunes south of Highway 78 was closed to motorized use. Environmental groups, led by the Sierra Club, had managed to close 49,000 acres to protect what they said was an endangered plant, called the Peirson’s Milk-Vetch. We were told it was…
“Team building” just an excuse to take a day off. We decided to race.
While many (most?) of the vehicles we see on the trail are Jeeps in the ‘standard’ form, lately we’ve been noticing a greater number of SUVs. It’s not difficult to guess why SUVs are increasingly popular for exploring the backcountry. They’ve been around nearly as long as the Jeep (and similar short-wheelbase vehicles), and since…
At FunTreks we’ve always strived to bring the best trail information to our readers. From California to Moab, Utah, and Arizona to every corner of Colorado, our books have become the standard guide to Jeep trails throughout the west. Did you know that you don’t need a Jeep to explore many (perhaps most) trails covered…
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