G. Martin

Mapping Crew - California
Trail Reviews: 30200 points
Questions Answered: 1850 points
Off-Road Experience:
6+ years
Off-Road Style:
Other
My Garage:
  • (4" lift, 37" tires)
  • (3.5" lift, 30" tires)
  • (Stock lift, 31" tires)
G. Martin, gm4x4 on Youtube , is a California native, born and raised in northern California and now living and wheeling in southern California. He enjoys exploring new trails and setting up camp in the remote outdoors. You may come across him in the middle of the Mojave Desert, the mountains of Big Bear, in the central Sierras near Shaver Lake or any other dirty, rocky road in the southwest. TrailsOffroad offers a focus point in G.Martin's offroad exploration.

My Garage (3)

Lift Size: 4"
Tire Size: 37"
This 2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Hard Rock has factory e-lockers, electronic sway bar disconnect, extended rock sliders, metal bumpers and 4:10 gearing. Upgrades to this Jeep include a 4” Synergy suspension lift kit, KMC wheels and 37” Maxxis Trepadors, an AEV tire carrier and 10 gallon gas caddy, JBL Speaker LED headlights , an x20 winch by Smittybilt and more.

See more on G. Martin's Youtube Channel

Lift Size: 3.5"
Tire Size: 30"
1996 Geo tracker with 2.5" suspension lift, plus 1" body lift. Zuks Offroad rear bumper and tire carrier.

Watch G. Martin's Youtube Channel for more of the Tracker.

Lift Size: Stock
Tire Size: 31"
2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2. All stock.

You can see more of the ZR2 on G. Martin's Youtube Channel

My Trail Reviews (60)

(within last 6 months)
3N09 - Van Dusen Canyon (04/18/2021)
It’s open again.
23E278 - Haskel (04/05/2021)
Still under temporary closure from the Creek fire.
Crowley Lake - Trail to Beach Zero (04/04/2021)
Very cool trail in a great area. I can't wait to go back.
Crowley Lake - Trail to Beach Two (04/03/2021)
Very cool trail in a great area.
Benton Crowley Connector (04/03/2021)
This is just a short connector, mainly used to get to or out from the Crowley Lake area.
Crowley Lake Trail ( East ) (04/03/2021)
This is a great area! I usually like more difficult trails, but this place is pretty awesome. Too bad you can't camp on the beaches here. :(
Frontier Line - Moon Rocks (04/03/2021)
The ravine drop is pretty crazy.
Crowley Columns (04/02/2021)
This is a great area! I usually like more difficult trails, but this place is pretty awesome. Too bad you can't camp on the beaches here. :(
Alabama Hills - Movie Flat (Area) (03/31/2021)
Made a quick run through here on my way home.
Short Line - Cougar Buttes (03/30/2021)
Not much to this trail. It’s just a straight shot.
Slate Mountain Lookout (03/25/2021)
Original photos added here for archive.
Latrobe Road (03/23/2021)
Original photos added here for archive.
Dorito Loop - Cougar Buttes (03/10/2021)
Great camping options along this trail Waypoint 3 is my favorite.
North Valley - Cougar Buttes (03/10/2021)
Easy trail, not much to it, but plenty of great camping spots.
Georges Shortcut - Cougar Buttes (03/09/2021)
There isn't much to this trail, but because of Waypoint 03, it's a good one ;)
Dust Bowl - Cougar Buttes (03/06/2021)
Lots of quad and dirt bike traffic out on this trail.
Split Finger - Cougar Buttes (02/20/2021)
Short, but a great trail. Had a lot of fun driving a buddies Jeep through here.
Knoxville - Cement Creek Road (02/19/2021)
Temporary closure due to fire damage.
Hammer Down Trail - Cougar Buttes (02/10/2021)
Good times on this trail, as usual.
Dorito Hill - Cougar Buttes (02/06/2021)
Fun little trail. We ran through this, Hammer Down and a few others.
8S09 - Peckinpah / Whiskey Road (01/14/2021)
Closed at Waypoint 01.
26E330 - Powder Hill (01/14/2021)
There were no barriers or closure signs at the trailhead, but this trail is still on forest service list of closed trails.
26E219 - Bald Mountain (01/12/2021)
Bald Mountain is open. Most of the connectors are closed per the forest services latest list of closed trails, but this trail is open. https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd872971.pdf
6S13 - Chepo Saddle (01/11/2021)
Closed for the season.
3N07A - The Squeeze (12/29/2020)
Pretty fun in the snow :)
3N05 (12/28/2020)
Closed
3N09 - Van Dusen Canyon (12/27/2020)
Closed as of 12/27.
2N93 Wildhorse Meadow (12/16/2020)
Seasonal gate at the north end is closed.
2N05 - Big Bear View (12/16/2020)
Closed for the season.
2N93B - Green Canyon (12/15/2020)
Closed for the season.
2N27 - Sand Canyon (12/15/2020)
Closed for the season.
Wentworth Springs (12/10/2020)
Closures have been lifted. This trail lis open.
14N07 to Wentworth Springs (Route) (12/10/2020)
Closures have been lifted. This route is open again.
23E204 - Iron Lakes (11/25/2020)
The trail is open again.
6S13 - Chepo Saddle (11/25/2020)
The trail is open again.
Fordyce Jeep Trail (11/04/2020)
Water crossings currently impassable. Flow rate is expected to reach 400+CFS.
3N76 West (11/02/2020)
The area to the side of WP 05 has recently been fenced off.
6S13 - Chepo Saddle (10/20/2020)
After a call with the forest service, it turns out this trail is still closed. I was told the list of open trails in the latest forest order has many mistakes and will be corrected soon.
3N76 East (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
3N76 West (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
3N79 - Tanglewood (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
3N82 - Little Holcomb (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
3N83 - Upper Holcomb (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
3N89 - Hitchcock (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
2N29Y - Stove Flats / Plantation (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
2N33 - Pilot Rock Truck Trail (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
2N27Y - Rouse Meadow / Skyline OHV (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
2N27 - Sand Canyon (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
2N22Y - May Van Canyon (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
2N05 - Big Bear View (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
2N04 - Balky Horse Canyon (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
2N01 - Broom Flat (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
3N34 - Willow Creek Jeep Trail (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
2N28Y - Banff OHV Road (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
2N64Y - Juniper Springs (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
2N93B - Green Canyon (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
3N34D - Bacon Flats to Devil's Hole (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
3N38 - Arrowhead Airport Loop (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
3N43 - Harvey Mine (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices
3N45 - Cajon Bypass (10/09/2020)
Open as of 10/08/2020. https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sbnf/alerts-notices

My Trails (102)