about offroad

Nicky L. Dean – Founder & Creator of the Track logs

Nicky is responsible for all of the track logs and descriptions we currently have. Recently retired from Caterpillar Inc. in Peoria, IL, Nicky is a lifelong outdoor sports enthusiast with a wide range of interests including scuba diving, mountain biking, photography and sailing. He drives a Land Rover Discovery equipped with a Garmin GPS, Dell Laptop mounted to a Jotto Desk laptop mount, all to accurately record trails. He is a member of the Chicago Land Rover Club, Rover Riders and the Solihull Society.

John E. Ochs – Founder

John is the owner of Expedition Outfitters, LLC. He has been leading and organizing wilderness adventures for the past ten years. From his youth, he has shown a passion for the natural world. As a second generation guide, he has experience beyond his years. He is a licensed hunting and fishing guide in the State of Wisconsin and is currently an active member of the Coulee Region Trout Unlimited, the Chicago Land Rover Club, and the Badgerland Rovers Club.