March Madness 2017

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Event, Trail Ride | No Comments
March Madness 2017

Midwest Jeep Thing’s annual March Madness at Washita. It’s just south of Farmington, Missouri. We had 79 Jeeps attend the event. The guided groups were divided up by difficulty level (mild, moderate and difficult). “Washita Mild”—This isn’t stock Jeep friendly. 32” tires, 2″+ lift and rocker protection is required Moderate – 33″ tires, 2″+ lift and […]

JeepStock 2016

Posted by on Sep 17, 2016 in Dirty, Event, Trail Ride | No Comments
JeepStock 2016

Midwest Jeepthing’s (MWJT) premier annual event, JeepStock 2016 was a blast. We had everything from stock Jeeps fresh off the lot to seasoned drivers with crazy builds. We all converged in Seymour, MO for an epic wheeling weekend. The event took place at Southern Missouri Off Road (SMORR). SMORR is a nationally recognized top off […]

Jeep Stock 2015

Posted by on Sep 29, 2015 in Event, Trail Ride | No Comments
Jeep Stock 2015

Midwest Jeepthing held a fabulous event September 18th-20th at SMORR in Seymour, Missouri called Jeep Stock. The weekend was both memorable and fun. It’s definitely an event we’ll be doing again in 2016! There were over 170 Jeeps from all over the place that made the trip. Trailer queens, stockers, daily drivers, crawlers, WK, ZJ, XJ, JK, […]

Disney, Oklahoma Wheeling Trip

Posted by on Dec 6, 2014 in Dirty, Road Trip, Trail Ride | No Comments
Disney, Oklahoma Wheeling Trip

This past March a couple of friends and I met in Disney, Oklahoma at a public use off-road park. We made a weekend of it and camped nearby. The goal of the trip was to put our Jeeps to the test and enjoy the good weather. Travis had recently lifted his TJ (white Jeep shown […]

2014 Big Run

Posted by on Apr 13, 2014 in Dirty, Event, Trail Ride | One Comment
2014 Big Run

The second annual Big Run at SMORR (Southwest Missouri Offroad Ranch) was Saturday April 12. This event is one of my favorites. A “big” and ” little” from the organization Big Brother’s Big Sister’s is paired with a Jeep. It’s a day of enjoying the sunshine, trails and each other’s company. We had excellent weather […]

Big Bend National Park Adventure

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Dirty, Road Trip, Trail Ride, Wrenching | 5 Comments
Big Bend National Park Adventure

My wife and I went on an over-landing vacation in the back country of Big Bend National Park in Southwest Texas. We went backpacking, camped under the stars and hiked a lot of trails. The Jeep saw a little bit of trail action too. The scenery was beautiful and the hiking was awesome. The trip […]

June SMORR Run

Posted by on Jun 27, 2013 in Dirty, Trail Ride | No Comments
June SMORR Run

June 22nd, 2013. It was a beautiful day to be offroad. Scott and I met at 9:00 AM and worked our way down Ranch Road at Southwest Missouri Off-Road Ranch (SMORR). This is one of the main roads/trails used to get around the off-road ranch. We were headed to the side of the ranch that […]

2013 Big Run

Posted by on May 24, 2013 in Event, Trail Ride | No Comments
2013 Big Run

Ozarks Jeep Thing’s first annual Big Run. The trail ride pairs a “big” and “little” from the organization Big Brothers Big Sisters in a members Jeeps. We then drove a few trails at SMORR. Much fun was had by all.

March 2013 SMORR Jeep Snow Run

Posted by on Mar 23, 2013 in Dirty, Event, Trail Ride | No Comments
March 2013 SMORR Jeep Snow Run

Jeep Rubicon looking mean at Southwest Missouri Off Road Ranch (SMORR) Early during this trip I sliced my side wall going up a rocky ledge. Lucky for me, Brandon had a Hi-Lift jack or my wheeling day would have been completely different. I really need to buy one. We should to have used a Hi-lift […]

2013 New Year’s Day SMORR Run

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Event, Road Trip, Trail Ride | No Comments
2013 New Year’s Day SMORR Run

We spent New Year’s Day wheeling at Southern Missouri Offroad Ranch (SMORR). Here are a few photos we snapped along the way. This is Toxic Crush in it’s natural habitat, a gas station. SMORR has just under 1000 acres of land and 130+ trails to wheel. They are rated from 1 to 5. 1 are […]