Required Equipment

Basic Required Equipment for all Runs

  • Reliable 4 WD Vehicle with 2 Speed Transfer Case, min. 27″ Tires.
  • Sorry, No Dirt Bikes, UTVs, ATVs or Side by Sides
  • 2 Meter Ham Radio.  license is not required to buy or monitor Ham frequencies and no license is required to use a radio in an emergency situation.
    You can buy a good hand held Ham Radio that will work great on the trail for less than $30 on Amazon or Ebay.  Look for a Baofeng UV-5_
    NOTE: No other type of Radio satisfies this Requirement. 

  • Tow Attachment Points – Front and Rear
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Tow Strap or Rope (No Metal Hooks)
  • 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
  • Secure Battery
  • Liability Insurance
  • Mexican Liability Insurance for all Mexico Trips
  • Driver must be Licensed, 18 or older or accompanied by guardian.
  • Air Compressor or CO2 Tank. (Make sure it is Full)

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