and Eric's turn to take pictures.
I start out driving in a
For a smoother drive, I am to let up on the gas before dips in the trail. Look for larger rocks. Straddle them, drive to the right or left, or if necessary, drive over the rock... slowly.
Eric gives me tips for
climbing the hill.
I miss a dip, or two and the ride is b-u-m-p-y. As the passenger, I'm usually scanning ahead, looking for a potential picture. Looking right in front of the Jeep and judging the next few feet ahead is as important as scanning ahead for a change in terrain.
I find myself gripping the steering wheel, hard. Off roading is a constant planning and execution. This is work.
This section of the trail
I make needed
The trail is taking us back