In this episode of Off The Road Again, we journey into the heart of the Gambler 500 and Sons of Smokey with founder Tate Morgan. A revolutionary spirit who merged the worlds of rugged adventure and environmental stewardship, Morgan offers a fascinating insight into the creation and growth of these innovative events.
We’ll dig deep into the ethos and appeal of the Gambler 500, a unique navigational challenge promoting fun and the cleanup of public lands. Plus, we’ll take a closer look at Sons of Smokey, an organization built on the shared passion of outdoor enthusiasts committed to preserving our trails and natural spaces. Prepare for tales of rust buckets triumphing over treacherous terrains, all while picking up heaps of trash.
As part of our gear talk, we’ll also dive into the capabilities and performance of the 2023 GMC Canyon AT4.
Ross and Chris can’t resist a trip down memory lane, reminiscing about the understated capabilities of Pontiac Vibes, and the enduring charm of Land Cruisers. They’ll explore how these diverse vehicles have influenced the world of off-road adventures.
Topping it off, we discuss a passionate mission shared by our hosts and Morgan: eradicating littering in our natural spaces.
This episode offers an exhilarating ride through the off-road world, highlighting the crucial importance of trail stewardship, the camaraderie among adventurers, and the joy of turning old beaters into beasts of burden. So buckle up and let’s get Off The Road Again!