The Trailhead an Offroad Podcast

The Trailhead an Offroad Podcast

The Trailhead is committed to being the compass for off-roading and outdoor enthusiasts, guiding both seasoned adventurers and newcomers on the trails less traveled. Rooted in diverse regional perspectives from a team across North America, we bring you not just the thrill of the trail, but also a commitment to sustainable land use and responsible stewardship. With listener questions, educational segments, gear reviews and recommendations, and timely news, each episode aims to engage, enlighten, and entertain. Our structured yet organic conversations seek to explore issues that are important to our community, fostering a better relationship between nature and the off-roading culture. As we journey together, we'll also seek partnerships that enrich the listener experience, keeping our listeners equipped and informed for whatever lies beyond the bend.

Episodes

June 16, 2024 69 mins

Join hosts JD and Pope as they sit down with Marie to delve into her inspiring off-roading journey. Marie shares personal anecdotes, offers valuable advice for new off-roaders, and discusses the importance of finding a trustworthy group. Learn about her experiences with vehicle customization, the challenges of off-roading with kids, and the impact of social media on the Jeep community. Marie also highlights the representation of wo...

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Join hosts JD, Ryan, Alyssa, and special guest Mike Randol from @jk_trlfndr for an engaging episode packed with personal updates and off-roading tales. Listen in as they discuss Alyssa’s growing dog, upcoming events like Overland Expo and All-4-Fun, and JD’s recent adventures on Gold Camp Road and Mount Rosa, captured by his drone. They talk the potential ban on DJI drones and its challenges for the drone market while highlighting ...

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In this episode, JD, Randi, Pope, Ryan, and the returning Jason dive into a lively and humorous discussion. From a dramatic Jeep fire incident and drink preferences to podcast reviews and Patreon subscriptions, there's a lot of laughter in this episode.

The conversation explores the challenges of DIY vehicle projects, the importance of having the right tools, and the value of professional expertise.

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Join hosts JD and Pope as they chat with Pearse Umlauf, President and CEO of Jeep Jamboree USA, about the exciting world of off-roading. Discover how Jeep Jamboree USA offers a range of events, from easy dirt roads to challenging trails like the Rubicon, making off-roading accessible to everyone. Learn about the impact of the four-door Wrangler, tire size requirements, and the organization’s dedication to trail preservation through...

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Tune in to a lively session of The Trailhead Podcast, where hosts JD, Alyssa, Ryan, Pope, and Randi, joined by special guests Josh and Christina from 'Rubistina', bring a mix of humor, adventure, and practical advice from their recent off-roading escapades. This episode covers everything from Jeep mishaps and the experiences at the Overland Expo to funny dog stories and impromptu trips to Greece. Hear about the unique Jeep ...

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In this week's episode of The Trailhead Podcast, hosts JD, Pope, Randi, Alyssa, and Craig (Fergie JKU), dive deep into the nuances of off-roading culture, emphasizing the importance of authenticity in their experiences and sponsorships.

The team discusses updates and maintenance on their vehicles, and answers voicemails by sharing insights from their own off-road rescues and the communal benefits of wheeling in groups.

We als...

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Join JD, Pope, Randi, Alyssa, and Ryan on The Trailhead Podcast for a fun-filled episode packed with off-roading stories, Jeep modifications, and laughs. This session delves into the highs and lows of customizing Jeeps, tackling challenging terrains, and the unexpected joys and mishaps of bringing pets along for the ride. The hosts share anecdotes about their favorite trails and discuss the quirks of navigating topless Jeeps in var...
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In this captivating episode of The Trailhead Podcast, hosts JD and Pope sit down with globetrotter and author Dan Grec, delving into his life of unbounded adventure. From his roots in Australia to the snow-covered peaks of Canada, Dan shares how his passion and thrill-seeking evolved into a full-time pursuit of adventure across the globe. With vivid stories from Alaska, Africa, and back to Australia, he discusses his travels' c...

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Join JD, Pope, Randi, Alyssa, and Ryan on The Trailhead Podcast for another episode filled with the camaraderie and excitement of offroad culture. Drive into the weekly updates and our discussions about weather, drinks, and the misadventures of aftermarket Jeep parts. The hosts share humorous stories of past builds, upcoming Jeep deliveries, and the challenges of staying authentic on Instagram as they navigate the pressures of an e...

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Strap in for a rollicking episode where JD and the crew mix off-roading tech talk with a hefty dose of humor! They kick things off with a lively discussion on the latest modifications to their Jeeps, the art of avoiding long lines at national parks, and why Fireball kegs might just be the essential gear for your next outdoor party. Ever wondered about the real benefits of manual versus automatic transmissions in the wild? Or perhap...

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In this heartfelt episode, JD chats with Todd Taylor from Trails Off-Road about the foundation and mission of the trail guides service. They explore the inception of Trails Off-Road, emphasizing the critical need for accurate and reliable trail information. Todd talks about features of the Trails Off-Road app and shares his favorite trails, along with insights into their collaboration with the Blue Ribbon Coalition. They discuss th...

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Gear up for a light-hearted journey with JD, Ryan, Pope, Alyssa, and their vehicles on this week’s episode of "The Trailhead." The crew shifts gears to share personal tales from their recent off-roading escapades, chuckle over their pets’ antics, and plot their next big modifications. Whether it’s Alyssa planning to light up her truck or JD advising on economical upgrades, this episode packs a punch of personality and pra...

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Join JD, Ryan, Pope, Alyssa, and special guest Ben Burr on a riveting episode of "The Trailhead" as they venture into the contentious terrain of the Dingell Act and its transformative effects on Utah’s San Rafael Swell. This discussion isn’t just about the land; it’s about the people, politics, and the pulse of off-road culture. Dive deep into the nitty-gritty of county-specific public land bills and the complex web of de...

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Join JD, Alyssa, Ryan, Randi, and Pope on the latest live show where the crew dives deep into blending thrill with essential safety tips. They kick off with a lively discussion on enhancing their show's reach through Instagram live streams and the latest upgrades to their Jeeps that promise even more daring escapades. Ever felt the urge to drive over cars? They've got thoughts on that too, alongside a candid chat about the ...

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In this conversation, JD, Pope, Randi, and guest Arden Moore discuss pet safety and first aid. Arden Moore is a renowned pet safety expert with over two decades of experience. They cover topics such as utilizing everyday items for pet safety, recognizing signs of heatstroke in dogs, the importance of proper restraint in vehicles, and the rise of adventure cats. Arden Moore shares practical tips and personal anecdotes, making the co...

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Hop in with JD, Randi & Pope, Ryan, and Alyssa for a laid-back yet thrilling ride on this episode of "The Trailhead," where we're all about diving into the dusty trails of the Easter Jeep Safari concepts. But that’s not all – we kick things off with some close-to-heart stories, like the scoop on Randi's epic flop and what it's like bringing a new dog into our offroad family. It's about the fun, the mes...

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Jump into the passenger seat with JD, Alyssa, and Erica for an offroad adventure beyond the usual trail talk. This episode isn't just about the vehicles we drive but the journeys they enable, from navigating technical repairs on Jeeps and Ford Broncos to the hilarity and challenges of camping with dogs in rooftop tents. Listen in as Erica unfolds her journey from corporate life to the driving force behind Slow Burn Off-Road, wh...

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Dive into this live episode of the Trailhead Podcast, where the great outdoors and cutting-edge technology meet with a dash of nostalgia. Our hosts, JD, Randi and Pope, Alyssa, and Ryan, bring the spirit of adventure, engaging in lively discussions and sharing their latest preparations for the Easter Jeep Safari.


In addition to the updates from our hosts, this episode is packed with listener involvement. We feature voicemails ...

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Dive deep into the heart of Colorado's wilderness with an enlightening episode that sheds light on the ongoing battles and triumphs in land management and access. Join us as we dissect the intricate updates on Hackett Gulch and the wider Gulches area, alongside the pivotal forest plan revisions for the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests. Discover the controversial choices between Alternative A and D, the sig...

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Buckle up for the latest Trailhead Podcast live show installment, where the asphalt meets the dirt! In this episode, JD, Pope, Randi, Ryan, and Alyssa take you on a wild ride through the world of off-roading. From the latest industry news to the gritty details of their Jeep modifications, this crew knows how to mix business with pleasure. As they catch up on recent adventures and shoot the shit, you're guaranteed to find yourse...

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