NON-POWERED WINCHING RECOVERY & IN-FIELD TIRE REPAIR COURSE

What You'll Learn in this One-Day Course:

  • Air down your tires the correct way and to the right pressure
  • Safely and effectively hand-winch vehicles using a Hi-Lift Jack and a MorePower Puller
  • Move a vehicle laterally on a trail with a Hi-Lift Jack
  • Solve a high center stuck situation with a Hi-Lift Jack
  • Use traction boards and bridging ladders
  • Set up and safely use kinetic energy recoveries using Kinetic Energy Recovery Ropes (KERRs) and Kinetic Energy Recovery Straps (KERSs)
  • Pick the right commercially available tire repair kit for your needs (Bob will show you every kit on the market today)

  • Use a variety of different tire repair tools needed for off-roading or overlanding (Bob has many sets of important tire repair tools YOU can put your hands on and use during the clinic)

  • Remove and replace a damaged valve stem without removing a tire from its rim

  • Easily repair a flat tire with a tread puncture without removing your tire from your vehicle

  • Repair a small (1 inch/2.5 centimeter or less) sidewall tear

  • Repair a moderately long (3 inch/8 centimeter) sidewall tear

  • Break a tire's bead and remove a tire from its rim in the field

  • Replace a tire on a rim in the field

  • Reseat a tire bead in the field with LOW airflow (With any ol’ cheap compressor!)

  • Make a comparison between compressors and CO2 tire inflation systems (You can try every unit Bob has for yourself!)

ADVANCED POWERED WINCHING COURSE - PRINCIPLES, SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS, AND COMMON RIGGING SET-UPS   (Sponsored By WARN Industries)

What You'll Learn in this One-Day Course:

  • Winch Utility (How can you use your winch?)

  • ​Winch Anatomy and Terminology

  • ​Necessary Winch Accessories

  • ​How to Prepare New Winch Line

  • ​How to Select Appropriate Anchor Points

  • ​Using the "Stuck Assessment and Recovery Plan Checklist"

  • ​Conducting a Self-Recovery Pulls

  • Conducting Vehicle-Assisted Recovery Pulls

  • How to be a Winch Spotter

Off-Road Safety Academy

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The Total Approach to Getting Unstuck

"Recovery" is a term used in off-roading and overlanding to describe the methods used to get you moving toward your destination again once you get stuck (aka: "bogged"). 


The two courses described here will put you on a path to understanding the effective and safe methods of getting unstuck in the remote backcountry.


CLICK HERE to See the Course Schedule for Upcoming Recovery Courses