Beginner’s Guide To 4×4 Off Roading
If you just got your first 4×4 off roading vehicle and are ready to hit the trail but don’t have the first idea of where to start, we will give you some tips to get you going in the right direction. 4×4 Off Roading is an addictive hobby that has a way of becoming more and more involved as you gain experience and your skill levels improve. It’s full of fun, friendships, challenges, and adventures you won’t soon forget. But, like any addictive behavior, it can become expensive unless you carefully plan what you need versus what you want.
Stop! Before You Do Anything…
There is a ton of free, valuable information available online and off. There are many vehicle-specific forums, often broken down into geographic areas. There are typically posts on local 4×4 trails and parks for off-road vehicles. Off-road clubs almost always have runs for beginners, a great way to learn without being the obvious newbie. Learn as much as you can about trail safety, technique, and best practices before you head out the first time. Going on a run with a club or group is not only a lot of fun but provides an opportunity to learn from various experience levels.