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The 54th Tierra Del Sol Desert Safari

Tierra Del Sol 2016 Gallery of Action

Tierra Del Sol 2016 Gallery of Action

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Behind The Scenes Of The Petersen Museum Re-Opening

Behind The Scenes Of The Petersen Museum Re-Opening

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The Silver State Rock Crawling Championship 2015

The Silver State Rock Crawling Championship 2015

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Dixie Run, a Southern Tradition: 29 Years of Trail Riding

Dixie Run, a Southern Tradition: 29 Years of Trail Riding

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Chile Challenge in New Mexico Turns 25

Chile Challenge in New Mexico Turns 25

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Cool New Parts, SEMA 2015

Cool New Parts, SEMA 2015

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Cool stuff outside SEMA 2015

Cool stuff outside SEMA 2015

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Cheap Truck Challenge Sponsors

Cheap Truck Challenge Sponsors

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Cheap Truck Challenge: Why We Do It

Cheap Truck Challenge: Why We Do It

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Thanks, to our Ultimate Adventure Sponsors

Thanks, to our Ultimate Adventure Sponsors

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Off-Road Expo 2015 Tips, Tricks & Cool Stuff

Off-Road Expo 2015 Tips, Tricks & Cool Stuff

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Top Reasons to Cross the ’Con With Jeep Jamboree USA

Top Reasons to Cross the ’Con With Jeep Jamboree USA

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Cheap Truck Challenge 2015 - Overland & Under Budget

Cheap Truck Challenge 2015 - Overland & Under Budget

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Ultimate Adventure 2015 - The Hosts With the Most

Ultimate Adventure 2015 - The Hosts With the Most

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Ultimate Adventure 2015 Is Summer Camp for 4x4 Fiends

Ultimate Adventure 2015 Is Summer Camp for 4x4 Fiends

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Ultimate Adventure 2015 Readers & Sponsors

Ultimate Adventure 2015 Readers & Sponsors

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Beachy Jeepin’ Event

Beachy Jeepin’ Event

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Ultimate Adventure 2015 Cronies & Staff

Ultimate Adventure 2015 Cronies & Staff

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Behind the Scenes of Cheap Truck Challenge 2013

Behind the Scenes of Cheap Truck Challenge 2013

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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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