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Recovery 101: Overlanding Survival Skills

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    Rigs Allowed
  • 5

    miles

Recovery 101: Overlanding Survival Skills

**This is an Overland Bound sanctioned event**

Do you have a capable 4x4, but aren't sure what to do if you get stuck? Maybe you have some recovery gear (or are thinking about purchasing gear) and want to learn how to safely use it. Then this class is for you! Details below. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, THIS IS A PAID CLASS IN A RESERVED SECTION OF THE PARK.
  • START DATE

    Saturday, February 10, 2018

    10:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
    10:00 Hrs GMT -8:00
  • END DATE

    Saturday, February 10, 2018

    04:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)
    16:00 Hrs GMT -8:00
  • OVERLAND BOUND REGION

    US West

  • EVENT TYPE

  • DIFFICULTY

    1 VERY EASY

Terrain Type

Recommended

Channel

Channel Channel Value

Rally Point Notes:

Saturday Feb. 10 10:00am - 4:00pm Hollister, CA (details given after registration)

ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

6 of 10 vehicle/driver spots available.
Passenger registrations are also available.

This class will cover the fundamentals of off road vehicle recovery.
Skills covered include:
Hi-Lift Jacking and Winching
Intro to Winching
Selecting the Proper Straps (Recovery, KERR, Tree Saver)
Spotting/Winching Hand Signals
TREAD Lightly! Principles
Performing a Stuck Assessment
Recovery Points
Good Driving Practices
Learn to Pick Right Gear
Using Metal and Soft Shackles

Vehicle Requirements:
Minimum 31" tires (All Terrain or Mud Terrain tires preferred)
Suitable Recovery Points
Under vehicle armor encouraged (diff guards, skid plates)

Got questions? Email brenton@4xFarAdventures.com

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Bennett Smith | Livermore, CA Member since 28 Feb 2016

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Markus Bischoff | Berkeley Member since 24 Oct 2017

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Kent R

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Kent ReynoldsEl Dorado, Ca Member since 16 Jun 2016

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Start Location

This rally point location and route can be downloaded if the buttons are active. The “Launch Google Earth" option will allow you to review the location in 3D. Please keep in mind, actual terrain may vary greatly. This should be used for reference only.

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