Experience the Legendary John Bull Jeep Badge of Honor Trail
Posted by Brad Kowitz on 6/5/2023 to Adventures
The John Bull Trail in the San Bernardino National Forest is considered one of the most difficult off-road trails in the Big Bear area and it's also a Jeep Badge of Honor trail. Featuring rocky terrain, steep inclines, and tight turns, this 4x4 trail makes for an epic adventure.
Excitement Ahead on the Pinyon Mountain Jeep Badge of Honor 4x4 Trail
The Pinyon Mountain Trail, a Jeep Badge of Honor trail in Southern California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, is a challenging off-road trail with stunning desert views that loops through approximately 20 miles of the state park. This trail offers a mix of rocky terrain, steep declines, tight technical sections, serious obstacles, and sandy washes that will test the capabilities of off-road vehicles and their drivers.
Adventure Awaits on the Gold Mountain Jeep Badge of Honor Trail
The Gold Mountain Trail (3N69) is a scenic and challenging out and back trail that winds for about 7 miles through the hills and canyons of the San Bernardino National Forest, offering breathtaking views and an unforgettable driving experience.
Brad Hits the Trail with the Head of Jeep North America
While we were in Moab for Easter Jeep Safari 2023, Brad had a chance to interview Jim Morrison, the head of Jeep North American while driving a trail in a 20th anniversary edition Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392. Here what he has to say about the future of Jeep, being custodian of this American icon, and more!
How to Stay Warm and Cozy on Your Cold Weather Camping Adventures
There’s no doubt that overlanding and off-roading in cold weather presents unique challenges when it comes to staying warm and comfortable, which is why it’s crucial to be prepared. With the right gear and a bit of planning, there’s no reason you have to miss out on an epic winter camping trip or exhilarating off-road adventures just because it’s cold outside.
Overlanding Is a Great Way to Connect with Nature and Boost Your Health
Overlanding and off-roading are not only good for the soul, they're also good for our mental and physical health. From less stress and better sleep, to building wonderful friendships, there many aspects of overlanding that can have a positive impact on every aspect of your health and well-being.
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Here's a list of the top 10 apps we always use on our off-road and overlanding that make our journeys easier and way more enjoyable.
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Experiencing Easter Jeep Safari 2022
Revisiting the Scenic Oriflamme Canyon Trail
Among the many off-road trails scattered about Southern California, there are a few that are worth coming back to again and again. Two of the trails encircling the Chariot Mountains in Southern California, the Oriflamme Canyon and Rodriguez Spur Truck Trails, are among them.
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Taking Care of Business on the Trail
Gold Fever Trail: Searching for Gold and Snow in Southern California
Unexpected Adventure Exploring Anza-Borrego with an Epic Family
By saying "yes" to a three-day, off-road journey in Anza-Borrego—an adventure I almost said no to—I ended up with so much more than memories of a weekend trip. I honed my overlanding skills, made wonderful new friends, and discovered the magic and beauty of the American southwest desert. But that’s the thing about adventures, isn’t it? They’re about new challenges and experiences. They’re about expanding your horizons (literally and figuratively) and personal growth. And the best adventures often happen when you’re least expecting them.
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