I’ve been a somewhat silent fan of the Crosstrek (previously XV Crosstrek) since they showed up stateside a few years ago. With the 2018 model, Subaru has finally addressed many of the issues I had with the outgoing model. Continue reading
The FT-4X is Toyota’s conceptual product plan to compete for the outdoor adventure loving milennials’ hard earned cash. With efficient commutability, off road capability, and an integrated gear shed – Toyota hopes to gain buy-in from young professional outdoorsy folks. Continue reading
I had been trying to determine if trekking poles were something that I needed to spend money on for some time. Not knowing if I would actually benefit from the use of a set, they were never really high on my gear wish list.
Today at the New York International Auto Show, Mike Manley revealed the highly anticipated supercharged Hellcat powered Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Continue reading
Admittedly designed with “outdoorsy millennials” in mind, the FT-X4 promises to provide young adventurous buyers with a new option in the small SUV market. Continue reading
As time dwindled down and my deadline closed in on me – I took advantage of the longest State Park in New Jersey for the 5th time and headed out to hike along a section of the canal that I hadn’t been to in years – the Kingston Lock. Continue reading
Some special edition Wrangler packages are extremely well thought out, some are a marketing alignment with a TV or movie franchise, some are a seemingly completely random (remember that dragon one?), and others have been nostalgic throwbacks to past Jeep products. Jeep outdid itself with this year’s throwback: the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Cheif Edition.
Jeep continues the Special-Edition-rapid-fire to keep us entertained while they prepare the launch for the next generation Wrangler, supposedly debuting later this year.
As I approached completion of my 2015/2016 52 Hike Challenge I had to chose my hikeing locations carefully to make sure I got them all done on time without repeating. When I set out that morning I had no idea this park existed. After getting over my frustration of not being able to find the hike I had planned on, this discovery was greatly appreciated! Continue reading
“It’s truly a labor of love for the Jeep team to develop exciting, capable concept vehicles each year for Moab and the Easter Jeep Safari,” said Mike Manley, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA Global.