Trip Reports

Pearl Pass and Montezuma Basin 7/21/17

Don’t you just love those impromptu trips that start after work?  This Friday we put out the message that we were going to give Pearl Pass a try after work.  We ended up with 5 rigs and 10 people.  Heading out at 5:30 straight into a storm made for a perfect night.  The storm quickly […]

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Hagerman pass/Holy Cross City/Cotton Wood Pass

This past Sunday we embarked on a big one day wheeling trip.  Meeting in Basalt for breakfast we set out past Rudi Reservoir to Hagerman pass.  The 30 plus miles of pavement lead way to a smooth well maintained dirt road before turning to Hagerman pass.   Hagerman pass is a treat.  Relatively smooth with […]

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China Man’s Gulch 6/4/2017

The first week of June arrived and that means 1 thing for the 8K Offroad crew.  It is time for China Man’s Gulch over in Buena Vista Colorado.  This was our second annual run on this trail and it did not disappoint.  Teaming up with Trailsoffroad.com and Redline Cruisers we met at the trail head […]

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Overland Expo West 2017

It’s not always about the destination it’s about the journey.  Overland Expo West 2017 was the first official event that 8K Offroad has done.  This event for us was a learning experience with a year in the making from when 8K was formed it couldn’t have gone better. Leaving Aspen at 5pm on Wednesday Ross […]

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Fins and Things

Fins and Things is the perfect Moab warm up run.  It has epic scenery a few obstacles that can be a little challenging and plenty of pucker factor if it is you first time on slick rock.  We took a mixed group on this great trail.  The crew consisted of myself in the Willys, Steve […]

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FFFFR (Friday Flat Fender Fun Run)

Spring is in the air and one staple of spring is Moab Easter Jeep Safari.  For me this event is like going to a candy shop.  Jeeps, Jeeps, Jeeps everywhere you look there are Jeeps, buggies and other built up trail rigs.  This year I brought my 1947 Willys down so I could par take […]

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The Mint 400

When we were given the opportunity to go to Las Vegas for the legendary Mint 400 and help out in the pits for our buddy racing the Trophy Truck category it was a no brainer.  I quickly booked plane tickets and lodging, 8K was going to Vegas. We arrived for the tech inspection and quickly […]

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First ride in a new Polaris RZR 1000.

Recently I took a trip with my father, uncle and brother to Moab.  With the Willys being a 2 seater we decided renting a few RZRs would be a fun change of pace.  I called up High Point Hummer and ATV rentals and got 2 new Polaris RZR 1000s.  Having been to Moab countless times […]

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