Desert 4WD 101: Glamis, CA – Friday, Jan 22 – Sunday, Jan 24, 2021
3-Day Dunes and Desert Training with Nena Barlow
Learn 4wd fundamentals and general offroad traveling skills specific to the desert environment, including the famous sand dunes of Glamis. This comprehensive hands-on beginners course includes basic preparation, 4wd driving techniques, trail etiquette and common recovery procedures in a variety of terrain and obstacle types. Understand the systems and 4-wheeling capabilities of your vehicle. Learn how to read trails and analyze obstacles. Practice basic map, nav app and compass skills. Learn outdoor safety tips and tricks for the desert. Perfect for the outdoor recreation-oriented driver who wants to use 4wd to explore and enjoy the desert backcountry responsibly.
Lead Instructor: Nena Barlow, veteran offroader and Certified Master Trainer. This course provides some of the skills necessary to compete in the Rebelle Rally.
Vehicle requirements: Jeep Wrangler or similarly capable rig with minimum 31″ tires, 4L, recovery points front and rear. Factory skid plates ok. Stock vehicles welcome.
Course requirements: Register in advance. Participants must be 18 or older. Work gloves, etc.
Course length: 3 days
Use your vehicle: $995 per vehicle (1-2 people)
Use a Barlow Jeep from our Sedona location (4.5 hr from course): $1795 (1-2 people). Delivery may be available for an additional fee – contact us.
Cancelation Policy: 14 days notice 50% refund, Less than 14 days non-refundable