Summit 4×4 Company’s Grand Opening Event

Summit 4×4 Company’s Grand Opening Event

The day has come and gone and we couldn’t be more grateful for the support shown at our Grand Opening event on September 10th. While the weather could have been a bit more compliant, the day was filled with games, 4×4 competitions, a bounce house, tons of...
Overlanding 101 – Communications

Overlanding 101 – Communications

With technology improving rapidly, it’s sometimes hard to keep up. In this article, we’ll be diving into communications and the various benefits to GMRS technology over traditional CB. We’ll also get into satellite communications, for those times when the...
How-To Clinic: Featuring High-Lift Jacks

How-To Clinic: Featuring High-Lift Jacks

Summit 4×4 Company sponsored another How-To clinic this past week with folks from both the Summit 4×4 Club and Girl’s Tribe making an appearance. Chris Ramm led the day’s instruction with an in-depth overview of the High-Lift, its various components,...
The Girl’s Tribe Takes to Camp Wood

The Girl’s Tribe Takes to Camp Wood

The Girl’s Tribe took to the trails on Saturday July 30th for the long awaited Camp Wood Run. With over 25 rigs in attendance, the team gathered at Summit 4×4 Company’s headquarters located at 420 Miller Valley Road in beautiful Prescott Arizona....
Hard Shell vs. Soft Shell Roof Top Tents

Hard Shell vs. Soft Shell Roof Top Tents

When making the decision to purchase a roof top tent, there are a lot of aspects to consider. There are dozens of companies out there all claiming to be superior to one another. However, this article will focus more broadly on the differences between a hard shell and...
Did You Know? We’ve Got a New Shop!

Did You Know? We’ve Got a New Shop!

  Welcome to 420 Miller Valley Rd in Prescott Arizona, home to the new Summit 4×4 Company headquarters. At the front of the shop is our showroom which is stocked with a wide variety of accessories and gear including everything from camp stoves to shocks and...
On The Trail Training with Chris Ramm #2

On The Trail Training with Chris Ramm #2

    On Thursday, June 25th 2022, the Girls Tribe met again at the Summit 4×4 shop for an On The Trail Training led by Chris Ramm of the Summit 4×4 crew. Chris, a seasoned adventurer and overlander, led the group, providing instruction and feedback...
Summit 4X4 at 2022 Overland Expo West

Summit 4X4 at 2022 Overland Expo West

This year was our very first year as an exhibitor at the Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, AZ. and let me tell you, we were blown away by the support we got from every one of you that stopped by our booth to say hi, get some stickers and bought Summit apparel. Over the...
Intro to Overlanding – Vehicle Platform Selection

Intro to Overlanding – Vehicle Platform Selection

As we mentioned in our previous blog post, “Intro to Overlanding – Vehicle-Based Travel Overview”, we will now take a deeper dive into each of the individual subjects that we briefly touched on. In this segment, we are focusing on Vehicle platforms...
Intro to Overlanding – Vehicle Based Travel Overview

Intro to Overlanding – Vehicle Based Travel Overview

We’ve all seen the beautiful pictures on Social Media platforms that make Overlanding look like some of the most fun a person could ever have traveling in their 4×4 vehicle!  The very definition of Overlanding is traveling a long distance over land, which...
2021 Summit 4×4 Company Holiday Gift Guide

2021 Summit 4×4 Company Holiday Gift Guide

2021 Summit 4×4 Company – Holiday Gift Guide Happy Holidays from the Summit 4×4 Company Family!  Here at Summit 4×4 Company, we strive to bring you the latest products with all budgets in mind to help you with gift ideas for the Holidays!  We have...
RPM Steering – Your Jeep 4×4’s New Best Friend!

RPM Steering – Your Jeep 4×4’s New Best Friend!

“Why is there play in my steering wheel?” “Why does my Jeep wander all over the road?” “Why do I have the dreaded Death Wobble?” These are the typical questions that Summit 4×4 Company receives when a customer is having issues...
Off-Road 101: Trail Etiquette

Off-Road 101: Trail Etiquette

Whether you are going out exploring by yourself, with family and friends, or even on a club run, there are some things to consider and make sure to not overlook or let anybody in your group overlook. Starting with correct preparation before you leave which includes...
5 Winter Off-Roading Tips

5 Winter Off-Roading Tips

In Today’s age “not knowing” something safety-related is not a valid excuse and since we believe in trying to be prepared for whatever the off-road universe throws at you, we decided to give you our best 5 tips for when venturing into the outdoors during winter. This...
5 Things To Check Before Every Off-Road Trip

5 Things To Check Before Every Off-Road Trip

We all love having fun out on the trails around here and we know that nothing can ruin a good day off-roading worse than breaking down on the trail. So, here we give you some of the things we always inspect in our rigs before heading out to have a fun time 4-wheeling....
Airing Back Up: What, Why and How

Airing Back Up: What, Why and How

Last time we talked about the ins and outs of deflating your tires for better off-road capabilities, but after airing down to go off the road, we need to air up to get back on the road! First things first. The main reason you want to air back up after getting done...
Airing Down: What and Why

Airing Down: What and Why

Today, we will address the question we get almost on a daily basis; “Why do you deflate your tires and should I deflate mine?” Deflating tires has a HUGE impact on your vehicle by improving the quality of your ride. It causes less wear on your components and adds...
Off-Road Communication 101

Off-Road Communication 101

Most people have heard about the usage of a radio in order to communicate when out playing, exploring or racing your 4x4s. What most newer people to the sport don’t know is which radio type to use, why or how to use it. Communication is key and can be a lifesaver when...
Essentials Every Off-Roader Should Carry All The Time!

Essentials Every Off-Roader Should Carry All The Time!

If only we knew when something bad was going to happen ahead of time, we could plan what to pack with us for that day. But since that is not possible (yet), we believe that carrying a good “EDC” Kit for your 4X4 vehicle is a must. So we decided to put...
The Truth About Open vs. Locked Differentials

The Truth About Open vs. Locked Differentials

  Do I Need Differential Lockers? Truth to be told is; even though not everybody needs differential lockers, everybody could use them at some point when off-roading. Most stock 4X4 vehicles come stock equipped with open differentials (Wrangler Rubicons, e-locker...