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Ultimate Adventure 2015 - The Hosts With the Most
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Ultimate Adventure 2015 - The Hosts With the Most

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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An Adventure in ARB’s 2013 F-350 Super Duty

An Adventure in ARB’s 2013 F-350 Super Duty

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Toyotas Take Parker Trails at AZ Rocks 2015

Toyotas Take Parker Trails at AZ Rocks 2015

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2015 Tierra Del Sol Desert Safari - Desert Playground

2015 Tierra Del Sol Desert Safari - Desert Playground

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Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk DED Car - Telluride To Tuweep

Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk DED Car - Telluride To Tuweep

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RallyVenture Navigational Challenge

RallyVenture Navigational Challenge

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Exploring South American Rock Trails - Journey Through The Andes

Exploring South American Rock Trails - Journey Through The Andes

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Range Rover Adventures Great Divide Expedition - The Great Divide Ride

Range Rover Adventures Great Divide Expedition - The Great Divide Ride

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Trail Tour 2014

Trail Tour 2014

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Moab Experience Directory

Moab Experience Directory

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Wheeling Windrock Park Tennessee - Gone WentWindrock

Wheeling Windrock Park Tennessee - Gone WentWindrock

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2014 Sierra Trek - Trekkies On Fourdyce

2014 Sierra Trek - Trekkies On Fourdyce

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2014 Overland Expo - The Khaki Convention

2014 Overland Expo - The Khaki Convention

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2014 Cheap Truck Challenge

2014 Cheap Truck Challenge

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Everything You Wanted To Know About Cheap Truck Challenge

Everything You Wanted To Know About Cheap Truck Challenge

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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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