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A Must-Have SUV Backcountry Guide Book

By Del Albright, BlueRibbon Ambassador

If you like maps, GPS coordinates, a bit of history, and great description of trails, then I’ve found the guidebook for you. “Backcountry Adventures” by Peter Massey and Jeanne Wilson (Swagman Publishing, Inc.) is truly the ultimate guide to the backcountry in several western states for anyone with a sport utility vehicle. I now have the entire set. I won’t leave home without them!

I find these guide books to be user-friendly, complete, and very importantly, accurate. I have verified many of the trails portrayed in the several of the states. These guidebooks don’t lead you astray. I also like the fact that there are plenty of pictures to peek my interest in trails I’ve yet to do. The Utah guide book for example, includes over 500 photos.

Each volume in the Adventures series covers an entire state or a distinct region (such as southern California). In addition to the meticulously detailed route directions and maps, these full color guides include extensive information on the history of towns, ghost towns, and regions passed along the way. You’ll also find wildlife photos to help you identify and enjoy the critters you might see along a trail.

I have personally reviewed the Utah, Southern California, Colorado, and Arizona books. I am impressed.

Add these guide books to your travel bag and you won’t be disappointed. They also make a great gift for your wheeling friends!

Find out more about the Adventure series guide books at

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The LaSal Mountains of Utah are depicted as one of places to explore in the Back Country Adventure Utah series.

Swagman Publishing
PO BOX 519
Castle Rock, CO 80104
(303) 660-3307
Angela Titus and Jeanne Massey at the Pomona Off Road Expo.

I highly recommend getting your copy of the Back Country Adventure series. They're worth having. Visit them on line for more info. Del

See Swagman Publishing at the 2003 Pomona Off Road Expo

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