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Off-road driving training

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by Prime2357, Feb 13, 2020.

  1. Feb 13, 2020 at 7:10 PM
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    Prime2357

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    So it’s difficult to admit how ignorant I am about off roading and 4 wheel drive vehicles. This is my first and I’m nearly 50. I’m tempted to just head out and see what my new toy can do but I’d really like to go to a school or something like that.

    I can ask the Google but I was wondering if anyone had any experience with a school or class or whatever. I once went to a weekend three gun class and it improved my skills immensely. Appreciate any thoughts.
     
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    I've heard of an event where you can learn about off road driving. I can't recall what it was called. Let me see if I can find out.
     
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    I passed this along to a friend on Tacomaworld. This was his reply:

    "This is what I went to first.

    https://www.overlandexpo.com/

    The experience pass gives you access to all the training sessions which has driving, recovery, tire repair, packing, building, navigation, medical, survival, cooking and all kinds of other stuff. I think there was 170 classes to choose from.

    The guys at 7P do the skills training at expo. They also do other training courses and guided trips.
    https://7p.io/

    There’s also bob wohlers who does the training at the overland rally’s. He’s got a couple books that are really good as well.
    https://discoveroffroading.com/

    I’ve got tickets for overland expo mountain west 2020. It’s in Colorado in the fall."

    Hopefully this is helpful:)
     
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    Depending on where in the country you are located, you can look for rally driving schools. They sometimes also offer off road driving classes. Theres a place in central Florida named "The Firm" that has offroad courses.
     
  6. Feb 13, 2020 at 8:45 PM
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    Where you at Prime, maybe someone nearby can assist.
     
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    Gentlemen, thanks much for all the suggestions and resources, I've got some good reading online to do this weekend I see. I'm in Tulsa, OK and heard there is a Green Country 4wd group that I'll look up also. (Green Country is what they call this part of Oklahoma). Appreciate ya.
     
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