Required Equipment

Basic Required Equipment for all Runs

  • Reliable 4 WD Vehicle with 2 Speed Transfer Case, min. 27″ Tires.
  • No Dirt Bikes, UTVs, ATVs or Side by Sides allowed on any of our Club Runs/Events.
  • 2 Meter Ham Radio. We DO NOT Require Participants to have a License.  No other type of Radio satisfies this Requirement. Run Leaders cannot waive this Requirement.  If you don’t have a Ham Radio, and don’t want to spend a lot of money, we recommend the Baofeng UV-5 which is available on Ebay or Amazon for less than $30 .  No license is required to buy a Ham Radio.  We encourage all 4 Wheelers to carry a 2 Meter Ham Radio in their vehicles for Safety and Convenience and we Require it on All Club Runs/Events.
  • Tow Attachment Points – Front and Rear
  • Tow Strap or Rope (No Metal Hooks)  On the trail the tow strap should be reachable by either the Driver or Passenger while in their seats.  It should not be carried somewhere in the back of the vehicle.
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Serviceable Spare, Tire Changing Tools, Jack Capable of Lifting Your 4×4.                       (Preferably not a High Lift Jack) 
  • First Aid Kit
  • Seat Belts for all Passengers
  • Liability Insurance
  • Mexican Liability Insurance for all Mexico Trips
  • Driver must be Licensed and (Accompanied by guardian if under 18.)
  • Air Compressor or CO2 Tank. (Make sure your tank is Full)

    Equipment  Listed for the Difficulty Rating
    Any “Special Equipment” the Leader Specifies.  Eg. extra fuel, winch, etc.