In June, we went with Nick Cimmarusti, a Certified Instructor and Trail Guide for Barlow Adventures, on an advanced training course on the Rubicon. Barlow Adventures is a Jeep rental and guide service with locations in Utah, Arizona, Nevada, and California. Nick teaches classes in basic offroad driving skills, advanced driving skills, and recovery skills.
HERE’S WHO HE WAS TEACHING:
• A married couple who had been motorcycle riders for years, but have redirected their off-roading to Jeeps.
• A father/daughter team with a newer Jeep that were looking for better communication and travel skills.
• A father/son team looking for more confidence to travel the rock trails without relying on others for help.
• A single woman who had owned and wheeled a CJ5 for five years, relying on others to drive the difficult or scary parts. With a new JK, she wanted to learn to drive herself.
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TRAIL REPORT: Gladiator Trail
There are many trails within the Chokecherry Canyon area of Farmington, New Mexico.
“ There is a hole here,” I said, gazing through the lime green tubing as the front passenger tire inched closer to the hole. “Uh-huh,” he replied.
PUT IT OUT!
ALWAYS CARRY A FIRE EXTINGUISHER
STAMPEDE AMONG THE PANDEMIC
STAMPEDE AMONG THE PANDEMIC
STEERING THAT IS FORGIVING
A challenge, as your o -road daringness increases, is how to keep your steering safe.
GLAMIS BLACK BAG PROJECT
Keeping Glamis clean for all to enjoy
LIGHTEN THE RIDE OFF YOUR RIG
Aftermarket suspension systems typically use one of three end types on their suspension links.
FIRST GENERATION BRONCO VS. 2021 FORD BRONCO SPECS
A comparison of the data. The first-generation Ford Bronco, released in 1966 and after vs. the 2021 Ford Bronco.
DIXIE 4 WHEEL DRIVE - NAMED TORA RETAILER OF THE YEAR AT SEMA
Some four-wheel-drive shops feel like institutions. They’ve been around in everyone’s memories forever, so you know they’ve existed for a long time. Dixie Four Wheel Drive has long been one of those establishments in St. George, Utah.
ANOTHER SHAFT OPTION
Two key components that take a beating on an off-road vehicle are the front and rear driveshafts.
ARIANA'S HIRING AIN'T SO GRANDE!
Kelly in a tizzy as Voice adds sexy new coach
THE NEW WAVE OF CLASSIC ROCK
OUR GUIDE TO 15 “NEW WAVE OF CLASSIC ROCK” ACTS THAT ASPIRE TO THE GREAT GUITAR HEIGHTS OF THEIR FOREBEARS (OR SIMPLY, 15 KICKASS GUITAR BANDS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT!)
young and restless
AROUND TOWN At Society, Billy overhears Nikki and Victoria talking about Nick’s search for Adam. Billy assures Victoria that he won’t pursue a ChancComm story about it. Lily walks in and spies Victoria and Billy in a close moment.... Jack asks Summer about her and Kyle’s wedding plans.... Kyle shows Mariah the picture of Harrison that Tara sent him. Mariah asks if he’s doubting the decision to not be a part of his son’s life. Kyle asks Mariah to be his best person at his wedding.... Jack asks Summer and Kyle for permission to throw them an engagement party.... Nina delivers a care package from Chance to Abby, who continues to hover over Mariah.... Devon and Jack discuss the rehab program that Devon started in Neil’s honor.
Y&R'S NICK AND ADAM: TRAPPED!
After arriving in Kansas to search for Adam, Nick believes his brother is hiding out somewhere other than Hope’s farm.
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: HOSTILE UFOs SWARM U.S. NAVY SHIPS!
Top pilot calls it ‘act of war’
Y&R: FAITH COLLAPSES
On the morning of Faith’s first rehab visit, Sharon notices that her daughter isn’t looking well.
Grant McCracken on How To Reengineer the Honor Code
IN THE NEW Honor Code: A Simple Plan for Raising Our Standards and Restoring Our Good Names (Tiller Press), anthropologist, brand consultant to the stars, and past Reason contributor Grant McCracken explores the history and use of the honor code, arguing for its relevance to our private and public lives today.
Bumper UK race fleets forecast
A bumper racing season in the UK is being predicted this summer as the easing of restrictions to social gatherings meets pent up appetite for competitive events. The largest is likely to be the Round the Island Race, which takes place on 3 July, followed by Cowes Week and the Rolex Fastnet Race in August, both of which could see boosted fleet numbers.
Y&R: NEW CRISIS FOR FAITH
At the Newman ranch, Faith confesses to Nikki that her secret admirer turned out to be Jordan, who was catfishing her.
Judge hires all-important offensive line coach
After interviewing a few candidates, Joe Judge hired Rob Sale to coach his offensive line. Sale previously worked with Judge during their time together at Alabama under Nick Saban.