Last night I camped behind the reef near Goblin Valley. The views there were great and the stars were superb until the moon came out. This morning I headed into Goblin Valley to do what hiking is available and hang with the little goobers. Goblins were everywhere! Hanksville has my favorite gas station.
I have now taken my Jeep about 36,000 miles in just over a year and I’m getting ready to head out on another several month long journey. Here’s how my current gear is holding up along with some new upgrades. New goodies I finally finally FINALLY got my Gobi Ranger rack installed. I have been… Continue reading Jeep gear update: getting taller and more capable
Tailgate organizer worries After two months of using the Bestop RoughRider Black Diamond Tailgate Organizer that I wrote about in an earlier post, I have to say I’m a little worried. It’s starting to wear a bit faster than expected. It’s designed so the bags are removable by undoing a little loop and sliding them… Continue reading Jeep gear update: tailgate organizer and rear tire carrier
I want to make sure that I’m pretty well prepared for any trouble I get myself into along the way. My dad and I installed a few things over the past couple months to get my Jeep in top shape. Here’s a quick rundown of what we have done so far. The first thing I… Continue reading Gearing up my Jeep for adventure
I always tend to do a bit of searching to find various walkthroughs and videos when installing something new hoping to save myself a bit of headache later. In this case, there wasn’t much out there. I found a few sets of instructions (none of them official) and a single video (a little helpful, but… Continue reading Installing a Zeon 10s winch on a Hard Rock bumper
I travel quite often because of my job and I love every minute of it. I love it so much that I’ve been thinking about “going nomad” for some time. This means that I would give up my apartment and hit the road staying with friends, couch surfing, using airbnbs, camping, etc. In June, my lease… Continue reading Prepping for adventure