Blog (29 articles)


The Best Tips to Experience the King of the Hammers!

King of the Hammers is an annual event that typically runs for 9 days, starting at the end of January. If you have never heard of the King of the Hammers before, it is a weeklong off-road festival that some would consider “the toughest one-day off-road race in the world.” 60,000 people gather in Johnson Valley, California, to partake in or watch the action.
Josh Noesser - January 11, 2022

Four Phone Apps We Love

Since 2013 we have been exploring the country from the more notable locations to faraway sites. We need to find basic supplies like fuel, groceries, and restaurants during our explorations. Our trail guides demand that we research and know everything about the area we are exploring to present accurate information.   Above and beyond the Trails Offroad app, here are five apps we have come to love and regularly use that we believe will make your trips for you and your family much more enjoyable!
Todd Taylor - December 29, 2021

The Complete List of Jeep Badge of Honor Trails

A complete list of the Jeep Badge of Honor Trails.
Todd Taylor - September 17, 2021

Raceline Avenger Beadlock Wheels

In search of a strong, lightweight beadlock wheel with some specific dimensions, I found and decided on the Raceline Avengers.
Greg M - May 16, 2021

New Feature: Push GPX Files Directly to GAIA GPS

In our opinion, GAIA GPS is the number one navigation app.  Since our beginning, GAIA has been the number one tool we use for all things navigation, GPS, and research.  Based on the feedback we receive from the community, it seems that GAIA GPS is your number nav app as well.  With that, we are happy to announce that we have integrated the ability for you to push our Trails Offroad proprietary GPX files directly to GAIA GPS.
Todd Taylor - February 6, 2021

"The Overland Cook" - A cookbook by Marco A. Hernandez: Our Review

If your mind is a jumble of recipes, wondering how you could convert a traditional home recipe into something worth raving about while sitting at camp, look no further than Mr. Marco Hernandez, also known as the Overland Cook, or Ovrlndx. Marco has put together a fantastic cookbook aptly named The Overland Cook, for those of us wanting more than the mundane sandwich or hotdog. Straight off of the cover, you are immediately intrigued and drawn into his world of trailside gourmet.
TJ Bosworth - December 19, 2020