Thin Ice
Sure they say that the ice is plenty strong.  But are you willing to risk your Jeep Wrangler sinking to the bottom of a lake? Apparently this guy is!

Outdoor-Alliance-Logo-3-7-2017Washington, DC – Today, the Senate passed H.J. Res 44, a measure also passed by the House a few weeks ago, to roll back the public process and progressive management on the 245 million acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land. Congress used the Congressional Review Act (CRA), an arcane rule that allows Congress to roll back agency regulations within 60 days, to repeal BLM Planning 2.0. Planning 2.0 was a widely-lauded effort to modernize the 30 year-old rules currently governing land planning on BLM land and give it a better public process.

Yokohama-Rubber-100-Anniversary-3-8-2017A century ago, The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (YRC) opened for business with one facility and began producing rubber-based products such as belts, hoses and, of course, tires.

Skyjacker-Suspension-Rebate-Offer-3-6-2017
Skyjacker Suspensions is offering a $35.00 consumer cash back rebate when you purchase 4 Skyjacker Hydro, Nitro, or Black MAX Shocks or purchase 4 M95 Monotube shocks and receive a $55.00 consumer cash back rebate. Skyjacker Suspensions shocks provide better handling, improved stability, and maximum comfort. Buy 4 of any of the qualifying shocks at any Skyjacker Authorized Dealer and submit the required information along with the completed rebate form to receive your CASH BACK rebate!

Big Tires
Many think that bigger is always better in the off-road world. But these vehicles really take the idea of bigger tires to the next level. Here are five vehicles that that push the envelope of “bigger is better” when it comes to running big off-road tires.

Reverse Rock Crawling
Pretty much anyone can pop it in 4 LOW and crawl up an obstacle, right? How about doing it in reverse? When this guy is done giving a clinic, he throws it in reverse and rock crawls like it’s no big deal.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-NEW-Logo-6-21-16Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition sent out this note regarding the BLM seeking input on Southwest Idaho planning. See the details below.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing it is beginning preparation of two Environmental Assessments for travel management plans on public lands in Owyhee County. The BLM is hosting two public meetings and seeking comments to assist the BLM in identifying appropriate areas for motorized and non-motorized recreation on public lands in the Bruneau and Owyhee field offices.

armor-fenders-rugged-ridge-jeep-wrangler-3-2-2017
Suwanee, Ga.
–  Rugged Ridge, a leading manufacturer of high-quality Jeep, truck and off-road parts and accessories, today announced the release of its new line of Armor Fenders for 2007-2016 Jeep Wrangler JK / JKU models.

Rugged-Routes-Off-Road-GPS-3-1-2017
Fontana, Calif.
– Off-road enthusiasts want to be guided through desert or forest with ease and often try to use apps on their phones only to find that cell service is often compromised. That problem is solved by Rugged Routes, a company that produces high-resolution satellite maps loaded on an SD card designed exclusively for Lowrance GPS devices.

The map can be adjusted to show full-width vehicle forest service trails, 50-inch track OHV trails or 24-inch track motorcycle trails — all with colored trail ratings. The map can also display hiking trails, group campsites, group campgrounds, equestrian campgrounds, individual campsites and mountain peaks. The map can also display Bureau of Land Management roads and boundaries and U.S. Forest Service routes and boundaries in addition to nearby highways.

Bestop-RoughRider-Tailgate-Shelf-2-24-2017
Bestop, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium Jeep(r) soft tops and accessories, now offers Jeep Wrangler owners a convenient, durable rear gate storage solution that’s perfect for tailgating, camping, running errands or any experience that requires securely carrying or storing extra gear.