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.
  • All vehicles must have a 2 Meter Ham Radio on board.  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 . We DO NOT Require Participants have a Ham Radio License though we encourage all 4 Wheelers to get one. If you don’t have a Ham Radio, you MAY be able to borrow a radio for your first Run.  Contact the Run Leader via email or phone, Before the Run. to see if a loaner is available.
  • 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.