Alicia Salmos in Ham Lake, MN
Alicia has a 2017 JK Rubicon named Stargazer. She mostly goes overlanding, but has also done some light rock crawling. She has wheeled in Gibert, Appleton, and Moab and has done a lot of overlanding all around Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Utah. She has dreams of wheeling in tons of places like Canada, Alaska, California, and Washington.
Amanda Popplewell in Cottage Grove, MN
Amanda has a 2021 Jeep Wrangler (80th Anniversary Edition) named Sarge. She is new to offroading, but has wanted a Jeep all her life. Her playlist is full of 90s jam songs.
Amy Porod in Somerset, WI
Amy enjoys rock crawling and off roading in her 2016 JK. Amy dreams of wheelin' in Moab! She loves candy (all the kinds) and wheeling at Dresser, Apple Valley Farms and MN Trailrider events in River Falls, WI. She loves listening to punk music. Her theme song is the Fragile Rock theme song and her favorite quote is “bork, bork, bork!”
Amy Zeidler in Annandale, MN
Amy loves doing obstacles in her 2008 black Rubicon JK. Her favorite trail snacks are almonds and jalapeno potato chips. You can always hear her listening to country and rock music while out on the trails. Freedom Ridge in Atwater is her home turf, but she loves wheeling at Gilbert, Houston (MN), Appleton and Frontenac.
Angela Stevens in Mahtomedi, MN
Angela just got a brand new 2021 JLU Rubicon and is excited to see what the off-roading world has to offer. 2022 will be her first time out on the trails and she's looking forward to having some fun!
Angie Clarke in Fridley, MN
Angie drives a 2000 Land Rover Discovery II which is lifted 3 inches, with rock sliders, roof rack, steel bumpers and underguard protection. No lockers, but looking at installing a central diff lock soon! She got into the sport through her husband who was interested, so she went along. Had a real good time, liked climbing over stuff and seeing the nature. Angie just started driving this past summer. Even drove a 1956 right hand drive Land Rover that needed to be double-clutched! She enjoys old forest trails, Gilbert, Frontenac Farms, Cloquet, Blackus and Floodwood. Angie dreams of taking her Land Rover to Moab, UT. You can find her eating her trail lunch favorites which are a sandwich or salads in a jar chatting with her husband. Her theme songs are “Bottomless Lake” - John Prine or “Country Road” - John Denver. Angie’s favorite quote is “He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.” George M. Adams.
Angie Lawson in New Richmond, WI
One day Angie decided to drive to Colorado to drive in the mountains and visit family. She really enjoyed the experience and began looking for similar experiences here in the Midwest. Angie is leasing a 2018 Wrangler Sport JLU and it is her main winter vehicle and daily driver. She just got started in the Jeep world, and is already addicted! Her next step after her lease is up is get into a Rubicon edition of a Jeep Wrangler. She recently has wheeled in two winter events, so snow is the terrain she is most familiar with. You can find Angie eating trail mix and a PB&J sandwich on the trails while listening to music. She has taken her Jeep to Apple Valley Farms and River Falls in Wisconsin. Angie daydreams driving her Jeep on the beach in Florida. Her theme song is "Stronger (What doesn't kill you)" by Kelly Clarkson and her favorite quote is "live, learn, and make the best outta life in front of ya".
Angie Richardson in Prescott, WI
Angie loves trail riding in her firecracker red 2021 JL while listening to 80's hip hop and rock & roll and eating Cheez-its. She's been to Spider Lake and Dresser but dreams one day of wheelin' on the beach -- (wouldn't that be great)! Her theme song is "Off Road" by Brad Paisley and her favorite quote is -- "But Did You Die?"
Annabella Pahl in Stacy, MN
Anna got into the sport through her hubby! Last minute, he bought and built her a jeep to join the ladies run where LROC was launched! We were up till 4:30am finishing her up took a nap and headed out. She been in love with the sport ever since! Anna had Patches, a green 1999 Jeep Wrangler (TJ), but she sold her and got this beautiful yellow 2000 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) with a IRO premium 6" long arm kit on JK Dana 44 axels and much more! Anna loves rock climbing while listening to her 90s music and enjoys her sandwiches, chips and trail mix when we stop for lunch. You can find Anna on the trails at Dresser, WI, Frontenac Farms, MN and Gilbert, MN. Her dream is to wheel in Moab, UT. Her theme song is "Fight Song' and her favorite quote is "All things are possible through God".
Becky Friesen in Woodbury, MN
Becky was introduced to the sport by her boyfriend in 2019. She has a 2021 Jeep Willy's Gladiator and loves going to Jeep theme nights at restaurants/bars, taking it out on fun runs, fundraiser runs, or taking it out on the trails -- she loves this life! She also overlands! She dreams of one day wheeling/overlanding in Colorado or Utah. Her theme song is "Blue on Black" by FFDP and her favorite quote is "Go Big or Go Home".
Cara Casey in Clayton, WI
Cara got into the sport by wheeling with another one of our members over five years ago and was hooked from the start. She's always loved dirt bikes and four wheeling, but off-roading in her Jeep is her passion. She rocks a red 1998 TJ named Rosita or "Rosie" for short. She enjoys listening to Florida Georgia line while wheelin' at Apple Valley Farms, Dresser, Frontenac Farms and her very own woods! Her theme song is "This Is How We Roll" by FGL and her favorite quote is -- Scatter Joy!
Charity Morrow in Ham Lake, MN
Charity got into the sport by a progression of ATVs, Side-by-Sides and now to Jeepin! She has a 2020 Sahara JLU where you can always find her listening to her favorite XM stations - Turbo, Octane, and Lithium. 2022 is going to be her hear of being more involved with the club and going on all the rides and attending all the events she can.
Christina Steiner in Forest Lake, MN
Christina grew up in the world of off-roading and she loves hanging with other ladies that love to do the same thing! She rocks a 2010 black rhino-lined JKU with a 3.5" lift on 35s. She enjoys trail riding and dreams of wheeling in Moab one day. If you see Christina out on the roads, you can bet she's bumping her favorite jams, be sure to wave!
Chris Talley in Lino Lakes, MN
Chris entered the sport with dirt bikes before getting "Clifford", a 1989 YJ, as a Mother's Day gift a few years ago. Chris and Clifford enjoy forest trails, mud, rocks and hills. On the trails, her favorite food is burritos and she jams out to 80's music. Her dream is to do the Rubicon Trail!
Cindy Darnell in Harris, MN
Right now, Cindy rides passenger in her partner's 2010 Jeep Rubicon, but she wants an off-road ride of her own! Rock crawling is her favorite and she enjoys wheelin' at Gilbert, MN and Dresser, WI. She dreams of wheelin' at Moab! Her favorite quote is "Well behaved women rarely make history - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich" <-- we agree!
Cristal Mroczek in Blaine, MN
Cristal is an LROC member and served as our CEO from September 2020 through May of 2022. She had her first Jeep Wrangler when she was 19 years old and had a blast with it! Now she's rockin' a manual 2019 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon (JLU). Some of her modifications include 35" tires, all the skid plates (she needs em'), a 2.5" Mopar lift, Warn winch and ARB onboard air. She likes jammin' out to old school hip hop and wheeling with her friends and family.
Dede Smith in Hammond, WI
She was looking for something in her life she could be passionate about and found it in her 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (JKU) Sport! Dede has a 3.5” lift on 35”s that she has wheeled in Windrock Park, TN and dreams of taking her Jeep out to Moab, UT. Dede enjoys the sounds of her tires humming and the nature that surrounds her when on the trails. During an trail break you can find her chomping on beef sticks and cheese curds. Her theme songs is “Run Riot” by Def Leppard and her favorite quote is, "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." ~ Dr. Seuss
Elizabeth Fletcher in Byron, MN
Elizabeth got into the sport through her daughter’s experience. Her daughter went overlanding with her dad and loved it! She was looking for a better winter vehicle, so she decided to buy a jeep! Elizabeth owns a 2015, Anvil colored, Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk, named Shea. Elizabeth likes a little bit of everything on the trials as she is still learning and trying new things. You can find her on the trails in Minnesota or Wisconsin munchin on some Trail mix, jerky, Combos, and Cherry Coke. Her and her daughter like to jam out to Pop, Indie, and a little bit of Rock n' Roll while they are on their adventures. Elizabeth dreams of wheeling in Moab and Colorado. Her theme song is "Bang!" by AJR and favorite quote is "No wrong turns".
Emily Yasgar in Cottage Grove, MN
Emily is brand new to wheelin' with her 2016 JKU! She's looking forward to meeting new people and learning new things with the ladies of LROC.
Gayle Larson in Minneapolis, MN
Gayle is new to the sport and is interested in overlanding. She wheels her 2018 Wrangler JL Sport S named Boomer. Locally she has been to Trollhaugen in Dresser, WI and River Falls, WI. She dreams of a trip to Moab and is planning an LROC event to Michigan in 2020! Her favorite quote is “Not all those who wander are lost.” -J.R.R. Tolkien
Gina Taylor in Golden Valley, MN
Gina off-roads a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (JKU) named Chosen1. You might have seen her out on the trails in her silver rig with teal accents! 🙂
Hilary Blair in Mantorville, MN
Hilary's first off-highway event was Crawl for the Cure a few years ago as a passenger and hated it! After participating in the Womans Trail Run as a driver, she had to get a rig of her own! Hilary has a 2015 JK Rubicon, 2018 JK Sport, and 1999 TJ (Husbands). She is a fan of all off-highway trails, but enjoys rock crawling the most. Hilary is a get up and go lady and you will find her trail lunch bag filled with whatever she had in the pantry! Hilary is a big music fan and you will often hear hard rock coming from her speakers. Some of her favorite bands to listen to on the trails are Sevendust, Godsmack, Halestorm and Korn. Her theme song is "I Am Fire" by Halestorm. Hilary hits the trails often has been on may trails in Minnesota and Wisconsin including Frontenac, Dresser, Gilbert, Spider Lake and Donley's.
Jade Baerg in Fox Creek, WI
Jade is a badass mama jama who wheels a 1998 Jeep Cherokee named Sandy. She isn't the prettiest, but she gets the job done! Sandy has a 6" lift on 35s. This winter (20-21) Jade plans to put a hybrid cage on her, front-to-back frame stiffeners, over the knuckle steering and some other much needed TLC. Jade grew up in the sport. Her dad built 'Sugar Magnolia' his '57 Willys Pickup before she was born. They threw the car seat in the middle and went all over. After about an 8 year break, the family got back into it. Jade and her family wheels with the people she grew up with, along with her parents friends - they have a hell of a wheelin' family! Jade loves a challenge and enjoys obstacles and rocks. She wheels prepared with a little bag of chips along for the ride. You can hear her rock and roll in the speakers when she is wheeling in of Dresser WI, Apple Valley Farms, Ma and Pa Rockers, Rochester, and Frontenac Farms since she became a 'big kid'. Her dream place to wheel is Colorado. Jade’s theme song is “Highway to Hell” - AC/DC and favorite quote is “Be who you are and say what you feel - because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.” -Dr. Seuss
Jassmin Anderson in White Bear Lake, MN
Jassmin got involved in the sport through her husband that introduced her over 10 years ago and she fell in love! She owns a 2016 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with a 2.5” Taraflex Lift with 34” mud tires that she enjoys rock crawling in. You can find her on the trail eating a turkey sandwich and beef jerky, listening to some rap, hiphop or country depending on the moment. She has been out and about at Spider Lake, Appleton and Apple Valley Farms and dreams of wheeling the Red Cone in Colorado. Her favorite quote is “work hard, play hard” and we have all seen her play hard on the trails!
Janet Katzenmaier in Coon Rapids, MN
Janet was introduced to off-roading by her dad, but she's still learning everything about the sport. She has a 2013 Wrangler JK Sport and a 2011 Wrangler JKU Sahara. She has wheeled in Gilbert and at some private venues, and hopes to travel to Moab one day. Her favorite quote is "A (wo)man who limits his interest, limits his life" -Vincent Price.
Jennifer Wilbur in Janesville, WI
Jennifer always wanted a Jeep and finally got her 2021 Gladiator Mojave in 2021! She loves adventure and got into off-roading when she showed up to an event at Apple Valley Farms and joined the ladies of LROC on the trails. She enjoys 1990's-2000's rock, alternative and R&B jams. Her theme song is "What I Got" by Sublime and her favorite quote is "The future belongs to those who believe in beauty of their dreams" - Eleanor Roosevelt
Jenny in Stacy, MN
Jenny fell in love with the outdoors, then her Jeep, and now that love is evolving into a pretty serious relationship with taking her vehicle off-highway. She drives a 2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon that she cannot wait to get out on the trails this year. Jenny likes to jam out to Classic country (Alabama, Willie, Cash, Waylon), 80’s rock, with some top 40 thrown in for good measure. You will find her this spring munchin on gummy bears, ramen bomb and pop tarts. Jenny dreams of taking her Jeep to Moab and Colorado. Her theme song is “Woman” by Kesha and her favorite quote is “There are not shortcuts to any place worth going”.
Jessica Strater in Otsego, MN
Jessica grew up in the backwoods of Pennsylvania where there were only dirt roads and mountains. She enjoys overlanding, rock-crawling and camping. She has wheeled at Gilbert, Spider Lake and Hot Springs Arkansas. You can find her vibing with nature's playlist in her 2020 Sahara with 33s and a 2" lift.
Jessica Westberg in Maple Grove, MN
Jessica got into off-roading wheeling with her friend, after her first time out on the trails at Apple Valley Farms, she was hooked and went to get her very own JK - the Call of Duty Black Ops Edition! She dreams of wheelin' at Moab one day. You'll find her out on the trails rockin' out to 80s rock. Her favorite quote is "Do or do not - there is no try"
Julie Toland in Proctor, MN
Julie is new to the sport and has a 2015 JKU Rubicon. Although she has not hit the trails yet (that is changing soon!) she plans on enjoying a candy bar any form of chocolate and looks forward to a mix of 80s rock, country new and old, and of course Elvis! She cannot wait to take her Jeep to Moab someday! Julie’s theme song is “Beautiful Trauma” and her favorite quote is “I am sick of people I want to go Jeeping”.
Junia Pereira in Woodbury, MN
Junia is new to off-roading, but wants to find adventure in nature and meet some good people in the process. She has always loved off-roading, but wasn't able to get a Jeep until recently. She now owns a 2018 Wrangler Sahara JK, where you can find her listening to classics like Johnny Cash, Queen, and Kiss. She dreams of wheeling in Utah one day.
Kari Olson in Hanover, MN
You can find Kari wheeling her 2019 JLU Rubicon while listening to country music and eating Corn Nuts or candy at her favorite wheeling spots - Gilbert or Red Rock Canyon. She is also lucky enough to have private property to wheel on in Fifty Lakes! She dreams of wheeling in Colorado one day.
Kate Shea in Longmont, CO
Kate has two Ford off-road rigs -- she switches between a 1993 Bronco XLT on 33" AT KO2s and a 2021 Bronco Badlands Sasquatch! She has wheeled at Moab and dreams of one day wheeling at Johnson Valley in California. You can find her rock crawling while jamming out to Metallica and her favorite quote is - "Our limits are seldom where we think they are". We couldn't agree more!
Kelly Johnson in Farmington, MN
Kelly likes to take her 2007 Jeep Wrangler (JK) out on trails and hills but NO big rocks! Her entire family is in the sport and you can often find them at Glibert, Dresser and Spider Lake. She loves her PB&J, popcorn and hard rock (Staind, Godsmack, and Halestorm)on the trails. Kelly's theme song is "I'm Just a Girl" by No Doubt. Her favorite quote is by Drew Barrymore, "I've always loved butterflies, because they remind us that it's never too late to transform ourselves". Kelly daydreams at work of taking Daisy to Colorado.
Kim Blevins in Lake Elmo, MN
Kim got into off-roading with her husband and has wheeled in Utah and Texas. She now rocks her very own 2021 Ford Bronco! She dreams of wheeling in Colorado and her favorite quote is: "Always have and escape plan".
Kris Bowe in Richfield, MN
Kris started as a passenger with her husband and eventually started doing a few ladies runs. She got hooked and couldn’t let him have all the fun, so she bought her own Jeep and hasn’t stopped! She wheels a red 1997Jeep Wrangler (TJ) named AXLE. Kris enjoys rock crawling, trails with obstacles, and trail riding. Her snacks of choice on the trails are almonds, licorice, granola bars and her playlist is a custom mix, heavy on the 90’s rap. Kris has enjoyed the sport in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Colorado. Her dream location to wheel is the Rubicon trail. Kris’ favorite quote is “It’s not happiness that brings us gratitude; it’s gratitude that brings us happiness”.
Kristal Bean in Blaine, MN
Kristal wheels her gecko green, 2013 Jeep Wrangler Sport "Zora" , lifted on 35s. She's been wheeling for the past few years in Washington state and has attended the Northwest Overland Rally there for years in a row! Her dream wheeling location is Moab and she also loves overlanding. Her theme song is "Good as Hell" by Lizzo.
Laura Robertson in Florida
Laura wheels her Ocean Blue 2019 Rubicon. She was always interested in the sport, but her sister got her out on the trails (loves her sister and everything she brought into her life). You can find her on the trails listening to anything from 80's music to rap while she is munchin' on trail mix (goes well with all the nuts she wheels with). Laura has wheeled her Jeep at Gilbert, Frontenac, Dresser, Nemadji, Spider Lake, and Apple Valley Farms and she dreams of heading out west to Utah. Laura’s theme song is “Bad Reputation” by Joan Jett and her favorite quote is “send it”!
Lisa Johnson in Woodbury, MN
Lisa likes to wheel her 2018 JLU at Gilbert and Apple Valley Farms and looks forward to getting to Moab one day. She's always been into Jeeps and big trucks and is over the moon excited about owning her own Jeep! She loves the quote "H.O.P.E. Hold On Pain Ends".
Linda Amudsen in River Falls, WI
Linda got her 2020 Bikini Pearl Rubicon JLU in 2022, but has yet to be offroad. She's ridden passenger at Frontenac Farms, is quickly learning, and is excited to try all kinds of offroading. Linda is interested in offroading to experience another kind of outdoor adventuring and is excited to learn from other women in a safe and fun environment.
Lori Braun in Cottage Grove, MN
Lori wheels a 2017 Jeep Rubicon that she enjoys taking trail riding. On the trails her favorite snack is fruit and nuts and loves to listen to Linkin Park, 5FDP, and Metallica. She has been to Park Jeeps private offroad park. She loves the quote “I do what I want!”
Lynn Schelitzche in Burnsville, MN
Lynn has done a little off-roading in her detonator yellow Rubicon at a beach on the Pacific Ocean in California, Sedona Arizona and Northern Minnesota! Her spirit led her to the sport and she looks forward to wheeling with like-minded women and friends. She dreams of wheeling the beginning portion of the Rubicon Trail Sierra, California. If you hear Born to Be Wild and Hit the Road Jack, chances are Lynn is nearby!
Maliah-mae Pennington in Brooklyn Center, MN
Maliah-mai likes overlanding and her favorite trail snack is Oreos and cheese. She's new to the offroading world and can't wait to meet everyone out on the trails.
Melissa Mourad in Savage, MN
Melissa owns two Jeeps - a 2017 JKU and a 2019 Grand Cherokee! She likes rock crawling and wheeling at Spider Lake and dreams of wheeling in Arizona or Colorado. Melissa's theme song is "All I Know So Far" by Pink.
Mercy Weber in Osceola, WI
She drives a 2020 Rubicon Jeep and has done some light off-highway driving and rock crawling. Mercy is another candy and chips trail snacker, so be sure to stop by and ask her to share when you see her on the trails. She is a fan of listening to 80s rock and alternative music. Mercy joined us at Women’s Weekend of Wheelin in Apple Valley Farms and dreams of wheeling in Utah! Her theme song is “Tubthumping” by Chumbawumba and her favorite quote is “do or do not there is no try” – Yoda.
Miranda Huntington in Prior Lake, MN
Miranda got into the sport by having crazy friends that like getting in the dirt with their trucks! She drives a 2004 jeep wrangler TJ, called “JED” which stands for “Jeeping Every Day”. Miranda has owned only Wranglers, two of them now, and she is in love with them! Talk about buying your dream car at age 15 - best purchase ever! You can find her in any type of trail drinking a Monster energy drink and a snacking on goldfish jamming out to country music. She has wheelin in Appleton, Apple Valley Farms and private property. Miranda’s dream is to wheel in Moab, UT.
Minh Doan in Blaine, MN
Minh’s amazing boyfriend got her into the sport. She wheels a 2006 Jeep Wrangler and loves the mud…and rock crawling too. Minh’s favorite trail snack is Cheez It and you can find Ed Scheeran on her playlist on a warm summer day. She has wheeled in Gilbert, Apple Valley Farms, and Frontenac Farms and dreams of wheeling in Moab someday.
Misty Hakes in Iowa
Misty has always been into off hughway vehicles. It just came by nature. When she was younger she loved to ride dirt bikes, four-wheelers, and snowmobiles. But once she bought her Jeep, took it off road the first time she was sold! Misty loves to wheel anywhere and everywhere in her 2001 Jeep Wrangler. Misty has taken her Jeep to Moab, UT, Frontnec Farms, MN, and Cambridge, IA. On the trails she listens to Rock music and her favorite trail snacks are beef jerky, trail mix, and ham sammich. Her favorite quote is "oh shit the bed".
Morgan Wendt in Apple Valley, MN
I guess you could say Morgan was born into the sport! Her dad was a Monster Truck driver, then transitioned into Tuff Truck racing. Around 2005, he got into rock crawling and built a rig. Morgan has been wheeling in that rig since she was big enough for a front-facing car seat! Morgan now wheels one of her dad's previous rigs, a 1998 Jeep Wrangler (TJ), but nearly every part has been upgraded or replaced at some point, so it's more similar to a buggy. She is a rock crawler and primarily recreates in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota. Morgan hopes to compete in the King of Hammers someday. She has hum a tune on the trails because she doesn't have speakers in her rig. Her favorite quote is 'The grass is greener where you water it".
Nicole Shannon in Eden Prairie, MN
2022 is the year for Nicole's 2019 JL "Dipper" - she plans to start working on mods this year!! She loves overlanding and is currently learning how to rock crawl. She has wheeled at Gilbert and Spider Lake and dreams of wheelin' at Moab in the near future. Her theme song is "Just Breathe" and her favorite quote is "Getting Sh*t Done".
Rebecca Purkapile in Ham Lake, MN
Rebecca likes trail riding her white 2020 JT Sport "Lil Sassy" at Gandy Dancer and Spider Lake. She likes overlanding as well. It's her dream to wheel in Moab, Utah one day! She loves all the wonderful friends she's made in wheeling with the ladies of LROC.
Rebecca Rotert in Mason City, IA
Rebecca got introduced to the sport by her sister and LROC BOD member, Misty! She has a 2000 TJ named Tantrum that provides her with so much happiness. She loves all types of off-roading and dreams of wheeling on the beach - any beach will do. Her theme song is "Life is a Highway" and her favorite quote is "Are you living or just existing?"
Renee Ducharme Ducharme in St. Paul, MN
Renee is new to the sport, like much all of us at some point in our journey, and she has just started on dirt roads learning about her vehicle and the basics to off-highway driving. Like many of us, she is starting over in life and getting her Jeep was a big part of her new life. She has a beautiful Chief Blue 2017 JK Rubicon that she dreams of taking to Moab some day. Her theme song is “Roll Me Away” by Bob Seger and her favorite quote is “We are all just walking each other home”.
Sara Schreiner in Minneapolis, MN
Sara is the proud owner of a black 2019 JL Sahara, currently stock but she's looking forward to ALL the mods!! This is her second Wrangler, but her first time off-roading in one. She loves wheelin' at Apple Valley Farms and Spider Lake. She dreams of wheelin' at Moab! You can find her out on the trails snacking on cheese curds and beef jerky while listening to any 70s and 80s top 100 jams. Her theme song is "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" and her favorite quote is "You don't have to love your job, but you should love your life".
Shelly Pfluke in Lonsdale, MN
You may have seen Shelly out on the trails in her pink 1973 CJ5. She enjoys trail riding and rock crawling. She's wheeled in many places in Minnesota and Wisconsin and has been to Colorado and South Dakota wheelin' as well! She dreams of wheeling in Moab and really loves going into the wood and enjoying the outdoors and enjoying the sounds of nature since her Jeep doesn't have a radio.
Sherri Brannam in Muskegon, MI
Sherri wheels her 2006 yellow TJ that she calls the Wanderer, because she does a lot of that. Her Jeep was stock when purchased it and since then has put in a 8.8 ford rear end, elockers front and rear, 56 gears, a 4 " lift, Metalcloak fenders, 35" tires, aftermarket bumpers winch, and so much more! She enjoys rock crawling and overlanding and has classic rock or country in the background. She dreams of wheeling in Moab. Sherri’s theme song is “Sweet home Alabama” and her favorite quotes is “But did you die!”.
Sophie Leighton in Minneapolis, MN
You can find Sophie wheeling her 2013 2-door Jeep Wrangler (on 35s) at Gilbert, Border to Border, Appleton, Spider Lake or the Gun Flint Trail. Her dad got her into the sport and she dreams of wheeling in Moab one day.
Tanya Johnson in Amery, WI
Tanya’s brother introduced her to Jeeping. She shares her husband’s 2002 Jeep Wrangler which has 35-inch tires and 4-inch lift. Rock crawling is Tanya’s favorite! She loves rock crawling because it takes skill to find your line and be able to maneuver both feet for gas and brake at same time. Having the right spotter is a must to!! When Tanya is rock crawling it gives her a high that she thrives for when she is driving the Jeep. Tanya is a gummy worm snacks on the trails and her favorite place to wheel is Trollhaugen in Dresser, WI. She is a regular at Frontenac Farms, Apple Valley Farms, Gilbert and Freedom Ridge.
Tanya Manhart in Sommerset, WI
Tanya owns a 2018 Jeep Wrangler JK that she enjoys rock crawling in. Her husband got her into the sport after he purchased a Jeep. You will often see her at Frontenac and eating M&M’s on the trails. Like many of us, Tanya’s dream location to wheel is Moab, UT.
Tanya Messbarger in Maple Grove, MN
Tanya has two jeeps, a 2004 Black TJ (the offroader) and a 2018 Extreme Purple JKU (the mall crawler). Tanya began offroading in all sorts of rigs during her childhood, but found a new passion forr it when she got her TJ. She has wheeled in almost every location in Minnesota and loves mud and rock crawling. She has yet to try overlanding, but is excited for the opportunity. Her offroad playlist is full of metal music and her favorite quote is "It is what it is".
Tara Behling in Forest Lake, MN
Tara's jeep is a 2019 JL on 33s. Tara has always loved jeeps but finally found a group where she feels comfortable jumping in and learning. She enjoys overlanding and dreams of wheeling in the Colorado mountains. Her offroad playlist is full of anything and everything metal, but her theme song is Enter Sandman by Metallica.
Trista Barko in Ham Lake, MN
Trista got into wheeling by her husband. She enjoys hill climbing and off-roading in her 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee. She likes classic rock and dreams of wheelin' in Georgia. Her theme song is "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" and her favorite quote is "If you don't do it right the first time, when will you have time to do it again?"