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equipment

Must have gear
As with life, unexpected events can prove traumatic while off-roading. The following items are usually required at organized off-road locations with good reason! They can help smooth bumps big and small!

  • First Aid Kit
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Tow Strap
  • Good spare tire (preferably the same size and type as the tires mounted on your truck!)
  • Oil, water and fluids for your truck
  • Snacks and water for yourself and passengers.

Nice to have gear
This list is in no particular order. Options such as these are a personal choice, depending on who you are with and where you are going.

  • Winches
    • For small trucks, a 6,000lb-rated winch is generally adequate.
    • For larger trucks, a 8,000lb or 9,000lb-rated winch is recommended.
  • Skid plates to protect steering components
  • Sill protectors to protect the aluminum sills on a Rover
  • CB Radio to be in contact with your group
  • Compass and maps AND GPS to locate your position