Gary and Gary get together for this bonus episode. They do a quick recap of the news, and discuss the Northridge4x4 Facebook Giveaway with Malo. They jump back to April 2016 on the day they ran the Behind the Rocks trail in Moab, Utah. They discuss each obstacle on the trail and the challenges they encountered. Behind the Rocks is rated a 7 out of 10 on the Moab scale due to some fun rock climbs. Check out http://nwjeepcast.com and bookmark our Amazon link when making any Amazon purchase.
Gary and Gary discuss the thread of the week--the Tillamook run and meeting a few locals from the Portland area. This week, they review the trail systems of the Northwest providing a high level description of the trail areas and where they are. These are the Washington Department of Natural Resources and US Forest Service OHV parks and trails. They review the trails in Western, Central and Eastern Washington, Western and Eastern Oregon, Northern Idaho, and BC. They're looking forward to getting you feedback about trails they missed to cover. Future episodes will do deep drill downs into each trail. And they have some fun with another high stakes round of the Jeep game thanks to questions from Shawn. Check out http://nwjeepcast.com and visit our Amazon affiliate link when making any Amazon purchase.
Gary and Gary start off the show talking about the thread of the week--dual band radios. This episode discusses the unprecedented popularity of the Jeep JK. How does the JK compare to other Jeep models in terms of numbers manufactured? They discuss the various reasons why JKs came to be so popular. And review the impact to the aftermarket industry into a mutually beneficial cycle. And of course relay their own personal stories in seeing the popularity of Jeeping grow around them. Check out http://nwjeepcast.com and visit our Amazon affiliate link when making any Amazon purchase.
Gary and Gary talk about how to get started when you want to take your jeep offroad. They cover the importance of wheeling with jeep friends with some tips on how to find other folks in your area. They discuss the basic equipment you'll need in order to deal with situations that arise on the trail. As you get comfortable with basic trails, they describe more recovery gear necessary as you start to move to moderate trails. Jason helps them again with questions for the Jeep game. Then as you want to get into bigger trails they introduce additional vehicle improvements you should consider. Wrapping up with some considerations when you want to go really big.
In this episode, Gary and Gary introduce themselves and their journey getting into and developing their jeep hobby. They introduce their history with wheeling, and how they built up and evolved their jeeps. They tell us about the trails of the Northwest and some of the wheeling trips they've taken. They have some fun with a jeep game then tell us why they started this jeepcast.