Media drive programs are, for the most part, carefully crafted events designed to showcase a vehicle’s abilities.
Tons of time and energy is invested in planning routes and automotive journalists are rarely encouraged to deviate from what’s been plotted. There are, of course, a few exceptions. And rumor began to swirl on a recent Ram Trucks
event that one such exception could come to fruition.
After spending a day — and a successful one, I might add — chasing a pack of 2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagons
around the Arizona desert behind the wheel
of a Ram 1500
Rebel, I had reluctantly resigned myself to the fact that our off-road escapades were all but over. And then suddenly a glimmer of hope emerged. Buzz began to grow about a last-minute trip to Cinder Hills, a sprawling 13,500-acre complex of trails in the wilderness outside Flagstaff, Ariz.