2016 JKX Alaska Recap — The JK Experience

Experiencing Alaska The Jeep JK Way

This amazing video chronicles an offroading expedition as they drive their Jeep JK’s through Alaska’s unforgiving and infinite terrain.
JKX Alaska Recap
If you’ve ever wanted to visit Alaska, I would recommend it. Alaska holds a special place in my memories having spent the first 11 years of my life there.

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JKX Alaska Recap
JKX Alaska Recap

We know you’re interested in seeing just what went down, so we’re giving you a recap of the week’s experience. We’ll have more JKX Alaska coverage coming to you soon. So, be sure to check back for more in-depth coverage of how each day unfolded.

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JKX Alaska Recap

Source: 2016 JKX Alaska Recap — The JK Experience
What is the JKX?
Back in 2009 Mel Wade of Off Road Evolution started a new jeep adventure called the JK-Experience because the other high profile events frowned on the new Jeep Wrangler JK models participating in their events. He wanted an event that showcased the capabilities of the new Jeep JK and JKU models while providing participants something more than an off-road event he wanted to provide an “experience!” Since that time, JK-Experience had been an annual week-long event, beginning Labor Day weekend, that most JK owners dream of participating in someday.

The premise of the event is that there are 10 sponsors and 8-10 participants who must meet stringent requirements (i.e., sport cage, minimum 37″ tires, etc.) and submit an application in the spring–crossing their fingers they get selected for the trip of a lifetime. You are notified approximately 4 weeks before the event as to the starting and ending location. Once there every day is a surprise as to where you will end up. The only thing that is not a surprise is that there is going to be hard core wheeling and some spectacular site seeing along the way.

This trip quickly became nationally known as the “JKX”. All it takes is a Jeep JK and a team of two that can wheel, wrench, get along with others. Source: http://www.jk-experience.com/