Local C02 service technician & co-coordinator for the
Catskill Mtns Jamboree, Adam has a passion for Jeeping, which
since he manages to break bones on anything that goes any
lays out most of the trails at the event & is constantly
of new ways to get you stuck. When not working on trails, he
found in his shop helping all of his less capable, but willing
abused, friends that lean on his jeep building skills!
guru to pay the bills, this Vermont born huckleberry who
Bedford, NH loves off-roading more than we can tell you. “Not
stable” might sum up Bill since we've seen him strip naked to
mud bog for a lost $20 tow strap in 40 degree water. Great
guide on the
trails and handy if you lose anything in an ice cold swamp.
Sheep sounds make him feel at home). You may also recognize
his partner Brian McDonald as the coordinators of the
Jeep Jamboree in VT each spring..but please don't boost his
tell him you liked that trip!!
This well seasoned Jeep enthusiast is a full time
service tech at our local Jeep dealership. “Jeepitis” hit
since his collection includes a 1952 Willys CJ-3A, 1952 Willys
1950 CJ-V35/U, and most recently a new Rubicon on which he is
things that even has the engineers at Jeep scratching their
Unmistakably George with
his “Puddle Jumper” jeep, George has been a fixture at the
Jamboree since we started. This Long Island electrician brings
years of off-road experience to the trails as well as a lot of
George is often heavy with the right foot, so don't get too
you happen to be near the mud with this guy!
time mechanic at a Jeep dealership in Northern NJ
decided to hang up the wrenches after watching one too many
COPS and change careers. Rumor has it that no one driving a Jeep
through Ringwood, NJ will ever get a ticket, but I wouldn't push
luck. If you go out with Jim, you'll appreciate his patient,
thought out guiding skills, but please, easy on the donut jokes!
Like Mike, you might recognize Jim as the owner of OK4WD in NJ.
been a supporter of many off-roading events in the Northeast
the Catskill Mtns Jeep Jamboree for many years. His knowledge
experience on the trail is almost as extensive as his line of BS
stories he tells around the fire at night!
This local propane &
fuel oil dealer and Catskill Mtns Jamboree Coordinator, got his
by getting his grandfather's 67 Scout stuck in a stream when he
years old. Water running through the cab, prayed not to get
Didn't work. Grounded ‘'til 25 years old. Been in many dumb
then, but loves his winch! Together with Adam, decided to bring
Jamboree back home to the Catskills.
Concrete & building supply dealer from New Hyde Park,
NY. Showed at the first Catskill Jamboree with brand new Grand
Cherokee. Put his warranty to the limit on that trip, loved it
been addicted ever since. Only guy we know that planned his
renovations around getting taller “Swampers” (tires) so he
could get in
the garage with his Jeep!
Ringwood, NJ is home for
this Cadillac service tech that was dubbed “Super Jeep” by
newspaper reporter at the 2002 Jamboree after spending the day
Shaun. (Have you ever seen a reporter covered with mud from
toes?) Shaun is a handy guy on the trail with a contagious
cant help but make you think he's got to be up to something
Service manager for a construction equipment co, Shay could
James’ Monster Garage to shame with his
ability to fix or make anything to get a Jeep running out of
This McGiver of the woods is as crafty as a fox, loves to kick
mud and will guarantee a great time. (Note: please don't
dents...each has a story and you won't have time to hear them
Virginia dentist transforms into a Jeepin’
Hillbilly in his free time. (Who else would hang a closed sign
office door that says, “closed for a month, gone to the
can talk about impacted wisdom teeth, Jeeping in woods of
about gear ratios in his Atlas II transfer case in the same
we guarantee no boredom with Stu!
mannered dental lab owner by day turns mad-man, Purple
Jeep driving guide by weekend. This former farmer spent his
racing on the local streets in the late 50’s & 60’s and
to playing in the mud later on. Tony owns much of the property
trail is on and loves to get his guests muddy!
A local Monticello attorney during the week, Rich has worked
break in (and just plain break!) his Unlimited Rubicon on our
around here. Rich cut back on his former full time hobby of
pistol shooting for jeeping a while back, so no matter how bad
you stuck - our advice is don't challenge this old sharpshooter
From Northern Vermont, a stones throw from the Canadian border,
fuel oil delivery guy brings many years of experience with him.
& motorcycles are in his garage next to his never ending
jeep. You may also recognize Brian as the coordinator and ever
talkative emcee of the Killington Mtn Jeep Jamboree in VT, but
with Bill, please don't boost his ego and praise his jamboree
Commercial HVAC & refrigeration company owner
might like to keep the ice cubes cold in the restaurants, but he
heats up the rocks in the woods! Born & raised in Slate
his wife has the front yard looking like Martha Stewart’s while
back, Matt has his jeep collection & 4 pet pigs. Neighbors
Paul's a Connecticut landscape contractor that brings many years
off-road experience with him. We're all just hoping that with
streak of bad luck that his
Jeep holds together for the weekend, so please don't entice him
This landscaper from Long Island, NY has spent many years
to the trails in the Catskills & the Pocono Mountains. Mikes
at keeping you laughing, give you some pointers on keeping your
landscaping looking sharp and get you through the worst of woods
This mad man is known up
down the east coast for his assistance at various jeeping events.
mild mannered construction company executive during the week, Risk
rolls up his sleeves with the best of them and you're guaranteed
have a dull moment. As the sticker says on the side of his Jeep...
"Risk It". You won't have to ask if you spend a day out with him
Machinist by day and avid 4 wheeler racer on the weekends. This
jeeping thing took some time to get this fast paced A TV fanatic
comprehend, so go easy on him - he's still going through those
for speed' withdrawals!
This architect from Catskill NY can give you the technical plans
each trail in a CAD file or can get you through the toughest of
with ease. Since fatherhood, Kevin’s calmed down quite a
bit, spent the first couple Jamborees in a tent at Willys and
it he tried to rekindle the ghost of Jose Cuervo. If you’re
on Kevin’s trail, you’re sure to have a good time.