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Granville King: From the Backcountry

Looking back to April 1989 and the smells and noises of 4x4s.

Due to many requests, we're republishing some of Granville King's "From the Backcountry" columns. These columns ran in Four Wheeler from 1984 until Granville's passing in 1989 at age 70. Granville was a retired aerospace engineer and television screenwriter who lived off-grid in a trailer in Baja, Mexico. His off-road experiences were many, and his storytelling was amusing, riveting, timeless, and unparalleled. Peruse the gallery and indulge in the words and illustrations that once ran in the pages of Four Wheeler magazine.

When you're finished reading this "From the Backcountry" installment from Granville King, have a look back at the advertisements and other items found on the pages of Four Wheeler magazine.

See more from Granville King and "From the Backcountry" in the pages of Four Wheeler magazine now, as we will continue to include installments in the print issues as space permits.

What is your favorite "From the Backcountry" memory from Granville King? Send a note to editor@fourwheeler and let us know!