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Secrets of a Master Spotter

Secrets of a Master Spotter
When we are four-wheeling, there is a lot going on. There is engine noise, other vehicles moving around, and people talking. When a driver is in the middle of an obstacle, the distance from the Jeep to the spotter means shouting is not always the ... Read More »
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Everybody Needs a Spotter

Everybody Needs a Spotter
How important is it to have a spotter on new trails? A: In the world of off-roading, obstacles can appear on the trail that can only be safely negotiated with the help of an external pair of eyes. “Spotting,” as it’s known by the four-wheel-drive ... Read More »

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9 Keys to Safe Rock and Hill Climbing

9 Keys to Safe Rock and Hill Climbing
Not all rocks and hills are created equal. Some are harder or steeper than others and may create a problem if you are not prepared. Here are some tips and tricks to keep in mind whether you are a novice or seasoned Jeeper.  1. Maintain ... Read More »

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9 Safety Items for Every Jeep

9 Safety Items for Every Jeep
Q: I understand the concept of “safety first,” but I don’t want to overload my Jeep. What are the most important safety items to carry on the trail? A: To me, the most important safety items vary with the trail, but some components of a ... Read More »

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How to Winch Safely

How to Winch Safely
A lot of us in the Jeepin' community have added winches to our rigs. They are very useful if we get stuck or need extra help getting up or through a difficult trail, and they look good, too. But in my experience, too many off-roaders ... Read More »

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