Target Audience. Intermediate to Advanced Off-Roaders. It is recommended (not required) that enrollees complete the Introduction to 4x4 course prior to taking this course.
What Should You Wear: Please come prepared with long pants, good boots, gloves, and sun protection.
Vehicle Requirements. Any reliable 4WD with 2-speed 4WD transfer case (must have 4-Low gearing). Street legal vehicle in excellent working condition, no fluid leaks. Frame-mounted recovery points front and rear.
Equipment Requirements: None... However this is a list of equipment that will help you take full advantage of the training in this course. However, if you do not have this equipment please do not purchase for the course. We will show you the very best equipment you'll want to purchase.
Hi-Lift Jack and Accessories – JackMate, Off-Road Base Plate, Off-Road Kit, Bumper Lift
Various winch accessories (shackles, snatch block, recovery ring, tree strap, etc.)
Traction Boards and/or Bridging Ladders
Polyester Tow Rope/Strap
Kinetic Energy Rope/Strap
Tire repair kits
Food and Lodging: Food and lodging will not be supplied. Please prepare to bring a packed lunch during the day, and plenty of water. There are many suitable hotels and camping areas close to the training area. Reservations for lodging are the responsibility of the attendee. You will not be allowed to camp on-site at the training facility.
Prerequisite: Reading the book "The Total Approach to Getting Unstuck Off Road - 4WD Self Recovery & Vehicle-Assisted Recovery."
Length of Course: 2 days; 8:30am to 5:00 pm
Testing: There will be a written test at the conclusion of day 1, and a hands on test at the conclusion of day 2.
Cost: $525 per person