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Where the Dirt Road Ends – Kayaking Lake Fairfax

With a free afternoon before the holiday weekend, Tax and I decided it would be the perfect opportunity to break in his new roof rack and kayaks. Disclaimer: Lake Fairfax is a tiny lake, but due to the recent weather all of the boat launches on the Potomac River were closed so it was the best […]

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Summer 2015 Camp Out Details

The DirtRoadTrip 2015 Summer Camp out is fast approaching, here’s everything you need to know in order to find us. Date: Saturday, July 18 – Sunday July 19 2015 Time:  We’ll be setup by 1:00 PM and we’ll just be hanging out for the day Where: N38° 34.709′ W79° 02.202′ The coordinates above are for […]

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New DRT Shirts Available for Preorder!

Forget the Patagonia and tell The North Face to take a hike – we are proud to introduce our new DirtRoadTrip shirt! Designed for comfort, these indigo Gildan soft-style jersey t-shirts feature a regular fit for increased mobility and are equally at home on the trail, at the local watering hole, or in your Tinder profile […]

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Ten Things They Never Tell You About Owning a Jeep

Buying a Jeep is either the best decision you’ve ever made in your life or you now drive a Toyota. Either way, with the help of our friends at the Triad Jeep Club we bring you the top then things they never tell you about owning a Jeep. 10. Death Wobble -Jamie If your idea […]

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5 “do it all” Rigs under $10,000

So, you want to get into this offroad exploration thing, but you’re tight on cash. Despite some of the occasional vehicular extravagance we post up on DirtRoadTrip, damn near everything we do can be accomplished with a total vehicle investment of $10K or less (possibly much less depending on how handy you are…). For a […]

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Choosing the Right Team

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first 4 sharpening the axe.” – Abraham Lincoln Before I head out on a long trip into the woods, I make sure to thoroughly check out the truck, inspect my equipment, and pack everything short of a SnapOn tool chest (I […]