The Off-Road Adventure Life

Posted on: May 9th, 2014

Glamis Dunes opens closed areas

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…

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Posted on: April 2nd, 2012

First SUV?

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…

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Posted on: September 6th, 2011

SUV meant to explore?

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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