Jeep Wrangler 360 Camera Offers Ultimate Off-roading Immersion

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YouTuber climbs through the woods and water in a full surrounding view of the trail for 2018 Sheriff’s Jeep Fest in Jasper, Georgia.

The video above comes to us from the Ad & Kate YouTube channel and it features 38 minutes of off-road footage captured from the hood of a Jeep Wrangler. All of the footage was filmed with a GoPro Fusion, which captures the action in 360-degrees, allowing us to “look around” at any point in the video. As a result, this off-road video kind of provides the feeling of being there, as in the same way that we would take in the views if we were actually there, this high-tech video allows us to choose where we look.

360-degree Views

As mentioned above, this lengthy video is filmed with a GoPro Fusion, which records in a 360-degree view. There are two ways to take advantage of this technology, varying based on whether you are on a PC or a mobile device. If you are watching the video on your home computer, click on the screen and hold the button down. When you move the cursor around, the camera view will change, allowing you to see everything around the black Jeep Wrangler.

Wrangler Off-Roading 360 View Woods

If you are on a mobile device such as a cell phone or a tablet, simply rotating the phone from side to side as though you were actually looking around will allow you to view all of the Jeep Wrangler off-roading fun.

Jeep Wrangler OFf-Roading with others

Off-Roading in Jasper, Georgia

The footage above was captured at the 2018 Sheriff’s Jeep Fest in Jasper, Georgia. When the video begins, the off-roading fun has already started, with our host vehicle following a few other Wranglers through the twisty, wooden trail. During the course of the 38-minute video, the group of Jeeps comes upon a few different water crossings, some of which are lined with other Jeepers who have stopped to watch the others come through.

Jeep Wrangler Parked in the Water

Around the 31-minute mark, the footage jumps to a paved road as the Wrangler pulls into what appears to be the main parking area for the Jeep Fest. As the driver searches for a parking spot, we get a look at the incredible scope of vehicles on hand for this southern Jeep festival.

Jeep Festival Parking Area

There are no words and the only sound is what has been recorded by the camera, so this is the kind of video that you can use to kill a half hour of your work day. After all, what better way to get through the day than dreaming off off-roading in your Jeep while watching someone else off-road in their Wrangler?

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"Before I was old enough to walk, my dad was taking me to various types of racing events, from local drag racing to the Daytona 500," says Patrick Rall, a lifetime automotive expert, diehard Dodge fan, and respected auto journalist for over 10 years. "He owned a repair shop and had a variety of performance cars when I was young, but by the time I was 16, he was ready to build me my first drag car – a 1983 Dodge Mirada that ran low 12s. I spent 10 years traveling around the country, racing with my dad by my side. While we live in different areas of the country, my dad still drag races at 80 years old in the car that he built when I was 16 while I race other vehicles, including my 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and my 1972 Dodge Demon 340.

"Although I went to college for accounting, my time in my dad’s shop growing up allowed me the knowledge to spend time working as a mechanic before getting my accounting degree, at which point I worked in the office of a dealership group. While I was working in the accounting world, I continued racing and taking pictures of cars at the track. Over time, I began showing off those pictures online and that led to my writing.

"Ten years ago, I left the accounting world to become a full-time automotive writer and I am living proof that if you love what you do, you will never “work” a day in your life," adds Rall, who has clocked in time as an auto mechanic, longtime drag racer and now automotive journalist who contributes to nearly a dozen popular auto websites dedicated to fellow enthusiasts.

"I love covering the automotive industry and everything involved with the job. I was fortunate to turn my love of the automotive world into a hobby that led to an exciting career, with my past of working as a mechanic and as an accountant in the automotive world provides me with a unique perspective of the industry.

"My experience drag racing for more than 20 years coupled with a newfound interest in road racing over the past decade allows me to push performance cars to their limit, while my role as a horse stable manager gives me vast experience towing and hauling with all of the newest trucks on the market today.

"Being based on Detroit," says Rall, "I never miss the North American International Auto Show, the Woodward Dream Cruise and Roadkill Nights, along with spending plenty of time raising hell on Detroit's Woodward Avenue with the best muscle car crowd in the world.

Rall can be contacted at [email protected]

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