Archive for the ‘4x4ing’ Category

Autumn colors from Mogote Peak, New Mexico

Autumn colors from Mogote Peak, New Mexico
Story & photos © Milli Thornton. The first Saturday in October was the perfect time to visit Mogote Peak (elevation 9,987 feet) in the Tusas Mountains of Northern New Mexico. This was the height of the autumn colors and we had a glorious, sunny day for our trip. We caravaned in BJ (Brian’s...
November 7th, 2014 | 4x4ing, NEW MEXICO, STAFF | Read More

Animas Forks, Colorado: a ghost mining town for history buffs

Animas Forks, Colorado: a ghost mining town for history buffs
Story by staff writer Teresa Davis. Photos Copyright © Teresa Davis. THERE ARE TWO PLACES in Colorado always worth visiting. One is St. Elmo and the other is Animas Forks. Both are ghost mining towns established back when gold and silver were found, it seemed, under every rock and in every stream. Cinnamon...
February 7th, 2014 | 4x4ing, Interesting Towns, STAFF | Read More

Colorado 4x4ing . . . the right way

Colorado 4x4ing . . . the right way
Story by staff writer Teresa Davis. Photos Copyright © Teresa Davis. THE QUESTION MOST PEOPLE ask when they know we’ll be going to Colorado is What do you do up there? Do you hunt or fish? I always laugh and say, “Nope, we just ride the back roads and enjoy the scenery.” Colorado has...
November 14th, 2013 | 4x4ing, STAFF | Read More

4x4ing with BJ in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, New Mexico

4x4ing with BJ in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, New Mexico
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. BJ is a rugged black guy who recently joined the family. Short for Beast Junior, BJ is Brian’s 1987 Jeep Wrangler, bought from a friend in California who has upgraded to a Jeep Rubicon. BJ is junior to an ancient, rustified, mastodon...
October 6th, 2013 | 4x4ing, STAFF | Read More