December 15, 2023
Rocky Mountain High
Big Bear California
Pacific Northwest Challenge
Why It Rocks: Ever driven your truck through a winter wonderland? Colorado's Rocky Mountains are where snow, slopes, and adrenaline meet.
Pro Tip: Make sure your rig's sporting a Rough Country’s top-notch suspension kit. You’ll need that extra lift for those snowy peaks!
The Experience: Journey through Alaska's expansive wilderness, where raw, natural beauty and the thrill of unpredictability are around every corner.
Remember: You're in the realm of the great unknown! Prepare with the right overlanding gear to meet the challenges of the frosty wilderness.
The Draw: Experience a different side of Moab – where the fiery red rocks meet a serene snowfall, offering a breathtakingly unique landscape.
Our Advice: Get those off-road lights ready. Winter days can be short, and you don't want to miss a moment of this scenery.
The Appeal: Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is the ultimate destination for those who love a snowy paradise. This region transforms into a spectacular snowy paradise, covering every tree, hill, and valley.
Essential Prep: Navigating the snowy terrains of Michigan's UP calls for more than just excitement – it demands the right gear. From thermal wear to snowshoes, make sure you’re outfitted for the ultimate snowy adventure.
Why Choose Maine? Its Northern Forests are a haven for winter off-roading, boasting dense woodlands and a generous blanket of snow. This hidden gem offers a unique blend of challenge and tranquility.
Quick Tip: You're not alone out there. Keep an eye out for wildlife.
The Surprise: California isn't all beaches and sun. Just a drive from San Diego, Big Bear Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains defies California's sunny stereotype with its snow-capped heights.
Rough Country Wisdom: In California's varied landscapes, a superior suspension system is essential. It's the key to transforming rugged paths into smooth, enjoyable rides, even in the chilliest conditions.
What to Expect: Be ready for Washington's diverse weather – a mix of rain, snow, and more, creating a dynamic outdoor challenge.
Essential Gear: Don't forget your mud tires – they're key to enjoying the messy and thrilling journey through Washington’s backcountry.
Why Montana? In Montana, winter brings a new challenge to off-roading under wide-open skies.
Rough Country Tip: Along with a reliable winch for those tricky spots, make sure your vehicle is winter-ready. Navigating Montana’s snow-draped trails requires both skill and the right equipment.
The Appeal: Vermont's Green Mountains are more than just ski slopes – they're a playground for snowy off-road excursions, offering thrilling trails for a snowy ride.
Be Prepared: Make sure to plan ahead and have essential supplies ready for your snowy journey.
The Scoop: This place is like a postcard but better because you can drive through it!
Rough Country’s Advice: To fully enjoy your journey through the White Mountains, make sure your vehicle is equipped with the right lighting to help navigate the windy road.
From the majestic Rocky Mountains to the hidden paradise of Vermont's Green Mountains, these off-road havens promise adventure, natural beauty, and unforgettable experience.
Got any winter off-roading tales to share? Or maybe a spot we missed? Drop them in the comments below!
December 30, 2023
What about the Southeast? We have some of the toughest trails and in my opinion most beautiful mountain views in the world. Everyone I know has a lifted truck out of necessity, not just for looks or trail riding and am pretty sure we give y'all a lot of business but no mention of anything below the Mason Dixon and east of the Mississippi.