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The re-release of the famous and capable Jeep Cherokee. Has Jeep become removed from its infamous off road capabilities and rugged drive train design in the new 2014 Cherokee? Will the Cherokee live up to its predecessors reputation?

One of my worst and most expensive camping trips was to Los Coyotes Indian Reservation. It's an off-road park near Warner Springs, California. It was a spur of the moment "let's go" over Thanksgiving Weekend. Saturday morning we packed up our full sized Dodge and headed out for a quick overnight trip. 

    We planned a trip to travel across the country, and decided to purchase a roof top tent for our vehicle. We liked the idea of stopping when and where we wanted, and to cut down on the expenses of hotel rooms. We purchased a TJM Yulara roof top tent.

   San Gorgonio Mountain stands at an staggering altitude of 11,503 feet, one reason why we choose to hike it. It is located in the San Gorgonio wilderness, which is part of the San Bernardino National Forest. The mountain was named after St. Goronius by Spanish Missionaries in the early 17th century and is the highest point in the region. Enough of geographical history, let’s get to the hike.

     We started out to explore Indian Ruins, National Monuments, and Havasu Canyon. As if that wasn’t enough, we ended up coming across something so mind blowing that we are still in disbelief that it exists,

On our return journey across the country in June, my wife, son, and I decided to visit Arches National Park in Utah.We arrived around 1:00 a.m., set up the roof top tent and fell asleep unaware that we were going to wake up to one of the most spectacular sunrises