Ryan Explores The West


  • Exploring Nevada near Pyramid Lake

    Exploring Nevada near Pyramid Lake

    There’s nothing quite like bumming around in an 35 year old truck that just goes and goes and goes- as long as you feed it, that is. Spent some time out near Pyramid Lake on the Truckee River. It was cold, but gorgeous. Later on, headed to Fallon Nevada.

  • Resources For Hi-Lift Jacks

    Resources For Hi-Lift Jacks

    A couple of weeks ago, I got stuck. I had no recovery gear with me, and I had to call a friend who came and gave me a tug with a snatch strap. It worked fine, but I decided to be far more self sufficient. And yes, if I’d just avoided the ruts I’d have…

  • Cheap Light Bar Upgrade: Worth It?

    Cheap Light Bar Upgrade: Worth It?

    I got a cheap 32″ light bar on Amazon to see if it was any good, and I have to say that for the price, it is fantastic. The wiring leaves a lot to be desired, and I need to come up with a better switch placement scheme, but all in all I’m very happy…