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trillobite

Rank I
Member
Adventure

Member I

233
California, USA
First Name
Jesse
Last Name
Parnell
Member #

28759

Hey everyone,
I have been mostly a hiker in the past (almost) two decades, taking on any trail at any opportunity I could since graduating high school, or any time off during college. I mostly hiked lesser known trails which were partly over-grown, but I have been to the top of Half Dome, San Jacinto, and Palomar lookout.

Now, times have changed a bit, and Overlanding fell into my lap in a good way. In the past few years, my girlfriend and I had a son, and with the new responsibilities, I thought hiking would be behind me for a while. But, because my current vehicle at the time was a 'lemon,' my girlfriends father sold me his 2000 Durango for $400. It didn't move when I bought it, but after getting the transfer case linkage working, some KYB Gas-a-just shocks, and new AT tires, I found a new world on the trails with 4WD, and I am now able to bring all three of us along.
 

Lramirez

Rank III
Member

Member III

789
Los Angeles, CA 90032, USA
First Name
Luis
Last Name
Ramiez
Member #

24507

Ham Callsign
Roxanne
Hey everyone,
I have been mostly a hiker in the past (almost) two decades, taking on any trail at any opportunity I could since graduating high school, or any time off during college. I mostly hiked lesser known trails which were partly over-grown, but I have been to the top of Half Dome, San Jacinto, and Palomar lookout.

Now, times have changed a bit, and Overlanding fell into my lap in a good way. In the past few years, my girlfriend and I had a son, and with the new responsibilities, I thought hiking would be behind me for a while. But, because my current vehicle at the time was a 'lemon,' my girlfriends father sold me his 2000 Durango for $400. It didn't move when I bought it, but after getting the transfer case linkage working, some KYB Gas-a-just shocks, and new AT tires, I found a new world on the trails with 4WD, and I am now able to bring all three of us along.
Welcome to the club, from Los Angeles see you on the tails.
 

Big G

NorthWest Region Member Rep Southern OR
Member

Member III

2,040
Grants Pass, OR, USA
First Name
Gary
Last Name
Cloud
Member #

20763

Ham Callsign
KJ7MZB
Hey everyone,
I have been mostly a hiker in the past (almost) two decades, taking on any trail at any opportunity I could since graduating high school, or any time off during college. I mostly hiked lesser known trails which were partly over-grown, but I have been to the top of Half Dome, San Jacinto, and Palomar lookout.

Now, times have changed a bit, and Overlanding fell into my lap in a good way. In the past few years, my girlfriend and I had a son, and with the new responsibilities, I thought hiking would be behind me for a while. But, because my current vehicle at the time was a 'lemon,' my girlfriends father sold me his 2000 Durango for $400. It didn't move when I bought it, but after getting the transfer case linkage working, some KYB Gas-a-just shocks, and new AT tires, I found a new world on the trails with 4WD, and I am now able to bring all three of us along.
Hello Jesse, welcome to the OB community.
 

Kent R

Executive Director
Staff member
Moderator
Member
Supporter

Member II

4,312
El Dorado, Ca
First Name
Kent
Last Name
Reynolds
Member #

1632

Ham Callsign
K6KNT
Service Branch
Retired Firefighter
Hey everyone,
I have been mostly a hiker in the past (almost) two decades, taking on any trail at any opportunity I could since graduating high school, or any time off during college. I mostly hiked lesser known trails which were partly over-grown, but I have been to the top of Half Dome, San Jacinto, and Palomar lookout.

Now, times have changed a bit, and Overlanding fell into my lap in a good way. In the past few years, my girlfriend and I had a son, and with the new responsibilities, I thought hiking would be behind me for a while. But, because my current vehicle at the time was a 'lemon,' my girlfriends father sold me his 2000 Durango for $400. It didn't move when I bought it, but after getting the transfer case linkage working, some KYB Gas-a-just shocks, and new AT tires, I found a new world on the trails with 4WD, and I am now able to bring all three of us along.
Welcome to Overland Bound
If you would narrow down your location to a city or county that would help get you more local information.
Don't hesitate to contact your Regional Director @Narbob for help or information.
In SoCal the closest Member Representative is @Barclay (LA) @FrankRoams (OC/SD) & www.Riggedfordirt.com @Dominic OB0158 (Inland Empire)
In NorCal Member the closest Member Representative is; Bay Area @PapaDave, North State @Cottonwoody, Central Valley @TOMB, Nevada @HappyOurOverlanding
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