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Once we receive your request we will contact you and assign a group of volunteers. We don’t use facebook to organize recoveries. We have our own in house developed proprietary system.

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If you find yourself stuck while out of cellphone range, you can use a Garmin Communicator or Ham Digital Radio to send us a message. Please include your GPS location, radio type (HAM/FRS), radio frequency (for HAM) or Channel and Sub-channel (for FRS), and a description of the situation so we can initiate a recovery.

Offroad Recoveries

My jeep died on me and got vandalized

Saturday, May 25th, 2024, at 9:31 a.m. (PT), we received a request for help with an offroad recovery in California. The requester, Bren Hewitt, submitted the following information: “My jeep wrangler JKU died on me

Fronts hanging off the front ledge of a boulder

Thursday, May 23rd, 2024, at 5:03 p.m. (PT), we received a request for help with an offroad recovery in California. The requester, Cheryl Snider, submitted the following information: “I am high centered, have placed rocks

We hit a stump and snapped the front wheels

Tuesday, May 21st, 2024, at 6:36 p.m. (ET), we received a request for help with an offroad recovery in Maine. The requester, Francis Lemieux, submitted the following information: “Hello, I am looking for help retrieving

Winch stopped working

Monday, May 20th, 2024, at 5:40 p.m. (CT), we received a request for help with an offroad recovery in Texas. The requester, Michael Pederson / MEMBER, submitted the following information: “I’m a member of the

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Featured Rigs and Reviewed Vehicles

Want to see your rig featured here? email us your photos and story to: info@offroadportal.org
Car reviews provided courtesy of Pamplin Media Group.

My journey: Overlanding21

In 2010, my journey began when I set out to purchase a Mazda 3. However, fate had different plans, and I found myself driving home in a 2010 Wrangler Sport Unlimited instead. While admiring a

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Desert Boss

The 2023 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Desert Boss package is a limited-time offering for this model year, so if you’re interested, don’t delay. These special editions are expected to sell out quickly, and you may not

Electric? Offroad? Really?

The Rivian R1T is an all-electric pickup truck that has garnered significant attention in the automotive industry. Exterior Design The Rivian R1T boasts a modern and distinctive design that sets it apart from traditional pickup

The best SUVs (and pickup trucks) for PNW

By Jeff Zurschmeide / Pamplin Media Group Last week, Pamplin Media Group Automotive Editor Jim Redden and I spent two days with a couple dozen other automotive journalists from the Northwest Automotive Press Association. We

2023 Chevrolet Silverado ZR2

The Silverado ZR2 is the most capable off-road truck Chevrolet has ever made, and that’s saying something. Chevy offers a variety of ruggedized trucks, starting with the Trail Boss trim, which includes a 2-inch lift

About our system...

In this section you can learn more about how our system works and how our volunteers participate and organize recoveries. You can join us by becoming a member!

Web-App Update

We made a quick update in our offroad portal system that allows volunteers to see in real-time recoveries happening around the country. These recoveries will show the State, GPS, and status… from Done, to Canceled

What 3 Words integration

Every time one of our volunteers offers a suggestion, we consider it and try to improve our system with all your input. A few days ago, Michael Foater from Michigan, a very active volunteer who

How does this work?

We have administrators and volunteers in all states. We have multiple administrators in some states, while some share administrators across some states. We count with thousands of volunteers in some states, hundreds in others, and

New Features

We are thrilled to present a new system feature we have been testing for quite some time. For the past few weeks, some of you might have noticed we upgraded our chat room or lobby.

Our system had hiccups

We added a few new features to our system in the last few days. While trying to improve the workflow for the administration, we caused some issues with the platform’s stability in general. We also encountered some

Meet Our Team of Administrators!

2022 was the year Offroad Portal grew into a big group of friends pulling this forward. From the Volunteers, the clubs, and organizations working with us to the volunteer administrators taking care of all the