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  1. Pick Up A Mountain - Sep 2013

    PNW4WDA Region 4′s
    Pick Up A Mountain
    Report and photos by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Adventures

    Every year on the third weekend of September, Region 4 of the Pacific Northwest 4 Wheel Drive Association holds a big event at Jim Sprick Park to pick up trash in the surrounding mountains of the Naches Drainage.

    People started setting up camp Friday afternoon and by the night the park was packed.

    Saturday September 21st, 2013 the day ...
  2. 2013 Slab ORV Area Clean-up – Mar 23 2013

    2013 Slab ORV Area Clean-up
    Report and photos by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Adventures

    On Saturday March 23th, 2013 volunteers met up at the Slab ORV Area near Buena Washington around 10 AM for the Slab Clean-up hosted by the Dust Dodgers & Yakima/Kittitas Forest Watch Association (the non-profit division of Eastern Washington Adventures).

    This year the Slab ORV Area was in better shape than normal. There was a lot of volunteers so the clean up did not take ...
  3. 2012 Jim Sprick Park Clean-up - April 21 2012

    2012 Jim Sprick Park Clean-up
    Report & photos by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Adventures

    Every year the third Saturday in April, the Pacific Northwest Four Wheel Drive Association has a clean-up at Jim Sprick Park where the Trail Jamboree takes place later in July. They have a Hobo Stew for lunch and a potluck dinner in the evening. Many camp the weekend for this event.

    We came up for the day to help out. Here are a few photos of the day:


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  4. Spanaway Moonshiners Jeep Club 4x4 Swapmeet - Mar 11 2012

    Spanaway Moonshiners Jeep Club 4x4 Swapmeet
    Report by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Adventures
    Photos by Clay Graham and Doc Graham


    On March 11, 2012 the Spanaway Moonshiners Jeep Club had their 30th ANNUAL 4X4 Offroad & High Performance Swapmeet. 4WheelingPlus.com donated a booth space to the Yakima/Kittitas Forest Watch Association so we could promote the Forest Watch Volunteer Program. Within the first few hours we handed out a lot of eduction material. ...
  5. PNW4WDA Trail Jamboree - Day 4 & 5 of 5 - July 9-10 2011

    Pacific Northwest 4 Wheel Drive Association's 2011 Trail Jamboree - Day 4 & 5 of 5
    Report and photos by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Adventures

    On Day 4 (Saturday July 9th, 2011) I met up with the Desert Rats for their hosted 4x4 run to Little Rattlesnake.
    They set me up with Mike to ride in his TJ.

    Around 8 AM we headed out. We took the FS1500 road over to FS1503 and then up FS1501 to the Little Rattlesnake Trail Head. We ran the Little Rattlesnake trail ...
  6. PNW4WDA Trail Jamboree - Day 3 of 5 - July 8 2011

    Pacific Northwest 4 Wheel Drive Association's 2011 Trail Jamboree - Day 3 of 5
    Report and photos by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Adventures

    On Day 3 (Friday July 8th, 2011) I met up with the Shindig Wheeler for their hosted 4x4 run to Funny Rocks.
    They set me up with Terry to ride in his CJ7.

    Around 9 AM we headed out. We took the FS1701 up toward Bald Mountain. Near Bald Mountain before hitting the trail we had a driver's meeting. One the driver's meeting ...
  7. PNW4WDA Trail Jamboree - Day 2 of 5 - July 7 2011

    Pacific Northwest 4 Wheel Drive Association's 2011 Trail Jamboree - Day 2 of 5
    Report and photos by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Adventures

    On Day 2 (Thursday July 7th, 2011) I got up very early in the morning to meet up with the Yakima Ridgerunners for their hosted 4x4 run at Rimrock.
    They set me up with Ken to ride in his CJ5. Around 6:30 AM we headed out. We took the FS1500 road over Bethel Ridge. We then ran a few miles down SR410 to Tieton Road. We ran Tieton Road, ...
  8. PNW4WDA Trail Jamboree - Day 1 of 5 - July 6 2011

    Pacific Northwest 4 Wheel Drive Association's 2011 Trail Jamboree - Day 1 of 5
    Report and photos by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Adventures

    This year I was invited to the Pacific Northwest 4 Wheel Drive Association Trail Jam to take pictures of the annual event.
    I showed up on the afternoon of Wednesday July 6th for the Trail Jam check-in. They checked my name at the entrance of Jim Sprick Park and then I made my way through the RV city to find a place to park to camp ...
  9. 2011 Pick Up A Mountain - Sept 2011

    2011 Pick Up A Mountain
    Report by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Adventures
    Photos by Clay Graham / Eastern Washington Adventures and Sid Hagemeier / Shindig Wheelers

    On Friday September 16th, 2011 many PNW4WDA members headed to Jim Sprick Park to set up camp for the Annual Region 4 "Pick Up A Mountain" event. I pulled in around 1:30 PM. Guido was already there and had a good camp spot for our group, the Yakima/Kittitas Forest Watch Association.

    On Friday ...