Table Mesa AZ

Group Courses

Group courses are held in the the rugged Table Mesa area, just north of Phoenix, Arizona. Barlow Adventures operates as a permitted Outfitter/Guide on the roads and trails of the BLM, and is a member of and advocate for the Tread Lightly! Program.

Table Mesa 4×4 Courses

Explorers Course

This comprehensive hands-on lesson includes basic preparation, 4wd driving techniques, trail etiquette and basic recovery procedures in a variety of terrain and obstacle types. Learn how to read trails and analyze obstacles. Learn how to anticipate how your vehicle is going to react in different circumstances. Perfect for the outdoor recreation-oriented driver who wants to use 4wd to explore and enjoy the backcountry responsibly. Vehicle requirements: 31” or taller tires, skid plates, recovery points.

Starting at $395

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Recovery Course

Recovery Course with hands on training for safe and effective use of winch, Hi-lift and straps. Vehicle requirements: Any stock 4wd ok.

Starting at $395 per vehicle

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3- Day Trail Leader Package

This comprehensive 3-course package is recommended for those interested in learning how to successfully lead 4wd excursions. The Explorers Course and Recovery Course are included with our new Intro to Trail Leading Course at a special package price so that even experienced participants can observe the teaching techniques that will strengthen their skills as a trail leader.

Day-1: Explorers Course
Day-2: Recovery Course
Day-3: Intro to Trail Leading

This new course is designed for those who have 4wd experience and are interested taking their skills to the next level, leading groups on 4wd excursions. Whether you want to just lead friends or pursue a career as a commercial guide, this course will look at the many facets necessary to successfully lead a trip, and hands on practice in group logistics and common challenges. Course is conducted on trail, not classroom lecture. By participating in the Explorers Course and the Recovery Course, even if you have already attended those courses or possess those skills, you can observe the teaching techniques that will strengthen your skills as a trail leader. Intro to Trail Leading is available only as part of the 3-Day Trail Leader Package.

Starting at $1,295 per person

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Custom Private Courses

Barlow Adventures also offers private, custom 4WD instruction at Table Mesa near New River, AZ. Private courses are available on a flexible schedule and location calendar. Our instructor will lead you through the wide variety of terrain and obstacle types that this diverse desert area offers.

Private full-day $895

Interested in custom training at Table Mesa? Call us at 928-282-8700
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Private 4wd training at Table Mesa is a custom, unique experience, and there are more details involved in designing a program that fits your needs than can be covered easily on this website. For the fastest response, please fill out and submit the form and a Barlow Adventures representative will contact you to discuss the specific needs of your group. Or you can call us toll free at 888-928-JEEP.