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Rim Butte: Oregon’s Newest Hardcore Hot Spot

Rim Butte: Oregon’s Newest Hardcore Hot Spot

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Premier Power Welder is the Official Onboard Welder of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

Premier Power Welder is the Official Onboard Welder of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

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Offroad Design is the Official Transfer Case of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

Offroad Design is the Official Transfer Case of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

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Dana is the Official Crate Axle of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

Dana is the Official Crate Axle of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

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Offroad Power Products Is The Official Retailer of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

Offroad Power Products Is The Official Retailer of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

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Warn is the Official Winch of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

Warn is the Official Winch of Ultimate Adventure 2018 #UA2018

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Toyota Trail Action in Parker

Toyota Trail Action in Parker

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Moab Easter Jeep Safari 2018

Moab Easter Jeep Safari 2018

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Breaking: Ultimate Adventure 2018 Application Deadline Extended! #UA2018

Breaking: Ultimate Adventure 2018 Application Deadline Extended! #UA2018

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Tierra Del Sol’s 2018 Desert Safari

Tierra Del Sol’s 2018 Desert Safari

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2018 Easter Jeep Safari: Trail Report, Kane Creek With Cummins #EJS2018

2018 Easter Jeep Safari: Trail Report, Kane Creek With Cummins #EJS2018

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Spy Shots, JK Ultimate Dana 80 And Kingpin Ultimate Dana 60 Front #EJS2018

Spy Shots, JK Ultimate Dana 80 And Kingpin Ultimate Dana 60 Front #EJS2018

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What? A JL in Moab? Skyjacker's 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL #EJS2018

What? A JL in Moab? Skyjacker's 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL #EJS2018

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New Products at SEMA 2017

New Products at SEMA 2017

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Sierra Trek Turns 50

Sierra Trek Turns 50

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Some Colorado Passes in the UA CJ-6D

Some Colorado Passes in the UA CJ-6D

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Tillamook Offers More Than Just Cheese

Tillamook Offers More Than Just Cheese

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Winter Wheeling in June? Opening Holy Cross In Colorado’s High Country

Winter Wheeling in June? Opening Holy Cross In Colorado’s High Country

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We Do Hoodoo & End Up in Deep Doo-Doo

We Do Hoodoo & End Up in Deep Doo-Doo

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About 4 Wheel & Off Road

Originally created as a special interest publication by the editors of Hot Rod, Petersen's 4-Wheel & Off-Road has grown into the largest 4x4 enthusiast brand in the world. Celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2013, Petersen's 4-Wheel & Off-Road has become the biggest title in the 4x4 world by leaving the chrome behind and focusing on hardcore 4-wheeling. From informative and comprehensive technical stories, to coverage of trails and events around the globe, to sharing the latest creations from our readers, 4-Wheel & Off-Road is a wealth of knowledge each and every month.

In addition to 4x4 of the Year and Ultimate Adventure -- the brand's signature annual events–the eminently knowledgeable and passionate editors of 4-Wheel & Off-Road also extensively cover other major gatherings of the 4x4 faithful, feature amazing vehicle builds, serve up technical how-to advice, and wrench on project vehicles. Technical editor Fred Williams is also the star of Dirt Every Day, a fun and informative 4x4-themed series featured on the Motor Trend YouTube channel.

Ultimate Adventure dates back to 2000 and is one of the most aptly named events around, and is at the top of every self-respecting wheelers bucket list. Each year Editor-in-Chief Rick Péwé hand picks a small group of lucky readers and takes them on the trip of a lifetime along with the staff and a group of sponsors. A new destination is chosen each year and kept as a closely guarded secret, but regardless of where they are on the map the week-long off-road journey covers over 1,000 miles of mud, rock, sand, trees, and asphalt while camping through several states. The motto for UA is “No Whining”, and everyone has to be entirely self-sufficient and no trailers are allowed.

First awarded in 1983, the 4x4 of the Year trophy goes to the best new 4x4-capable truck or SUV, with requirements including a two-speed, low-range-equipped transfer case, and with more than 2,500 vehicles produced each year and that we can crawl under the vehicle while the tires are still on the ground to weed out the cute UTEs. Qualifying vehicles are then judged against six criteria – ride & drive impressions, empirical data, mechanical figures, 4-wheeling attributes, interior quality, and exterior quality, with a heavy emphasis on the 4-wheeling attributes.

In short, 4-Wheel & Off-Road offers up a wealth of knowledge, experience and entertainment designed to engage the most passionate 4x4 enthusiasts, those new to the trails, and everyone in-between.

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