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Sunday, August 18, 2019

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Parashant episode 2 - Private Event

Okay folks, mark your calendars! 

Episode 2 of the Parashant National Monument Backcountry Expedition.

In this episode, we will travel from Riverside Nevada to Little Finland in the Gold Butte National Monument and eventually, the historical Tassi Ranch. After a short visit at Tassi Ranch, we will continue towards Nutter Twists Trail then Parashant Canyon for our first night of camp.

After a wonderful, festive night of entertainment at Parashant Canyon, we will navigate Parashant and Andrus canyons to our original destination of Mollies Nipple. If time allows, We will spend two nights at Mollies Nipple before our departure.

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Bureau of Land Management Recreation Map

A great resource to find your next adventure.

If you don't have a 4wd to get into the deep backcountry of your state, then you might like this map. On this map, you will find various places to visit on Bureau of Land Management land. This information is provided directly from BLM's website.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Thank goodness for public lands

Imagine what it's like living in a state that has no public lands.

It's hard for many locals to comprehend this scenario. The camping, offroad, adventure life we love so much, wouldn't exist. No trespassing signs would litter the backcountry narrowing your choices to a few select campgrounds and privately owned offroad parks. Hunting would only be allowed under the supervision of outfitters and guides or permission from landowners. Nearly every acre of land and historical place would be owned by someone.

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Memorial Day Trexpedition | The trio united

Memorial Day Trexpedition through the Sierra Ancha Mountains in Arizona.

Dusk was approaching as we gathered at the gas station off Highway 87 just outside of town. After a long introduction and a short chit-chat, we tuned our radios to the frequency with desired. As we hit the highway towards Punkin Patch, the sun was quickly setting.

The plan for the night was to travel a short distance to the DuPont cabin just east of Punkin Patch. The trail was easy going and fast-paced at first. After veering off to a side Trail it got a little more interesting. Loose baseball-sized rocks made traction nearly impossible as we ascend a long steep shelf road towards Dupont cabin. One rock shelf and two switchbacks required careful navigation with limited room and no visibility.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Day Five | Broken Arrow trail and a blizzard

Playing catch-up and stopped by a blizzard

We are finally on day five and the crew was running low on supplies. Many in the group stressed that we stop at a grocery store. I was well stocked and wasn't in need of anything but ice. I had plenty of meat and various fruits, vegetables, instant foods, and freeze-dried foods. Our plan was to shop in Sedona prior to making our way down Broken Arrow Trail.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Day four | Crown King and the Swastika Mine

A mildly challenging trail and an awesome mine

After a good night's sleep, we woke to prepare some breakfast and pack up camp. Our camp was located near China Dam just north of Lake Pleasant along the Humbug Creek. There was a good amount of water flowing in the creek. Little did we know, 15 miles upstream Humbug Creek would cause us to pull a winch line. Many in the group were excited to experience the back road to Crown King. With huge anticipation, we made our way down Cow Creek Rd. towards the trailhead. The first stop was the Crown King rock for the iconic flexy photo.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Desert Paradise 4x4 trail | A three-day adventure to Parker Arizona

Leave the pavement behind and take a 3-day journey to Parker, Arizona

The Desert Paradise trail will take you from Wickenburg to Parker Arizona. Along the way, you have the opportunity to see some amazing places. Stop and visit Box Canyon near Wickenburg any time of the year and take a swim in the fresh mountain spring water. Continuing on you will see many remains of the pioneer days including Octave Cemetery, Palmerita Ranch, Swansea and several other points of interest.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Private property | Respected access is granted access

Landowners play an important role in keeping trails open

Lately, we've been hearing stories about private property owners and troubles with trespassers. Unfortunately, no trespassing signs only funnel visitors to less desirable individuals. We ought to be proud we such open access to public lands. Because we love to visit historical places. Its important to know some are on private property and visitors are not invited.

Day two and three | A Cross Road and 4 Peaks trail

Beautiful snow capped mountains, a treacherous river, and a flourishing desert.

Day 2 started with a quick breakfast and some pavement. We originally planned on traveling threw Pioneer Pass in the Pinal Mountains. Three feet of ice forced a detour down highway 77 towards Globe. There we connected with highway 288. After rounding Roosevelt lake, the dirt was within view.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Sierra Ancha Mountains Loop 4x4 trail | A two-day adventure to Young Arizona

A 4x4 adventure trail through the Sierra Ancha Mountains in Arizona

Sierra Ancha Mountains Loop is a highly demanding 4x4 adventure trail that will take you to Young Arizona. There are a few attractions but the trail is mostly scenic. The trail can be driven in any direction. Visit during the fall season for the variety of color.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Boulder Pass Trail | A two day adventure to Crown King Arizona

A new 4X4 adventure trail to Crown King, Arizona

Boulder Pass Trail is a highly demanding 4WD adventure trail that will take 2 days to complete. Along the way, there are several points of interest including Castle Creek Canyon, Bradshaw's Grave, Copperopolis, Lehman Mill and the well known Crown King.

Monday, March 11, 2019

7 days on an epic journey across Arizona

Arizona brings us all together

On March 17th, 2019 several men and woman from all over the country will come together for one epic journey. We will navigate threw Arizona from one end to the other. The idea, to utilize Arizona's backcountry 4X4 trails. From Benson Arizona to Monument Valley, we will transverse mountain ranges, deep sand, and steep hill climbs. We will face many challenges along the way including deep water crossings, mud, snow and the elements of mother nature alone.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The facts about the Arizona state trust land permit

Supporting the Arizona state trust land permit system is important for our state

There is a lot of confusion in the outdoor community about the Arizona state trust land permits. I have heard everything from "You're not allowed on trust land" to "You need a group permit". A lot of people insist you need a permit to drive a trail. But is it all true? Here are the ins and outs of the Arizona state trust land recreation permit.