Technical & Info

Understanding GPS Coordinates

December 15, 2016 Alan Cray 0

GPS coordinates are commonly displayed as latitude and longitude. This is not a projection to a Cartesian coordinate system (x, y grid) such as state plane or UTM, but an angular coordinate system. Degrees of […]

Cheap Tricks and Useful Tips

Fixing a Cracked Fingernail

December 15, 2016 Offroaders Staff Editor 0

DEPARTMENT OF: Cheap Tricks & Useful Tips … %#$@&!!*@  …and then a stream of obscenities followed…Inevitably it happens.  You’re wrenching away, working hard at a project when the wrench slips under full torque and comes to […]

4x4 Trails & ORV Offroad Parks

History of the Rubicon Trail

December 1, 2016 Alan Cray 0

Prehistoric and historic context:  … Prior to European settlement, the Sierra Nevada Mountains were home to several Native American groups, including the Nisenan (Southern Maidu), Washoe, and the Sierra Miwok. The Eldorado National Forest lies near […]