Wheel with Us is a web-based application that enables off-road enthusiasts to easily create and find groups with whom to go wheelin'. Share your event to a forum or to Facebook, or sign-up for an existing event. It's a great way to discover new adventures in your area.
For the first time, American Adventurist hosted the Appalachian Rendezvous, just outside the Uwharrie National Forest, in Eldorado, North Carolina. American Adventurist isn't just a community of overlanding enthusiasts, it's a group that celebrates all outdoor adventure. We traveled down from Pennsylvania to see what it was all about!
Our modestly outfitted, and beloved 2001 Jeep Cherokee Limited, which served from 2005 through 2015. The XJ offers a decent amount of usable space and world-class off-road capability in a relatively small, comfortable, and cost-effective package.
This was our third time attending the annual Northeast Overland Rally & Workshop in Rockingham, Vermont. While the scenery and the itinerary remain mostly unchanged from year-to-year, the experience keeps getting better. It's almost impossible to get tired of Vermont, and we're already looking forward to our next adventure in the Green Mountain State.
If your line is perfectly clean, and you and your co-driver deem it safe, you can use your gas pedal to give a short burst of momentum to surmount a rut or a step that's impeding your progress. This technique is commonly referred to as "bumping it up." It's a calculated burst of the gas pedal, akin to using thrusters to dock a spacecraft.
Vermont has quickly become one of our favorite destinations in the Northeast, and for good reasons. There is no shortage of interesting places, beautiful scenery, and adventure. So we signed up for a day-trip hosted by Vermont Overland, and enjoyed another long weekend exploring the Green Mountain State.