OCC's 101/201 Class - 2014
Who: Open to the public. All interested in 4x4's; new, old, experienced, beginner. (Must sign-up in advance)
What: Organized off-road skills classes and behind the wheel training (in your vehicle)
When: July 19th and 20th, Driver's Meeting 9:00am
Where: The Cove Campground near Gore, VA
Cost: OCC does not charge for the classes. The Cove does charge for camping and land use
Space is Limited, Sign up today!
Two class offerings:
•101 - Intro to Off-Roading - Getting Ready for the Trail, Know Your Vehicle, and Negotiate Terrain
•201 - Intermediate Skills - Field Vehicle Repair & Recovery and Intermediate Driving Skills
•* Note: Both classes will start Saturday morning until around lunch, and then each class will head out on the trail for further instruction. Sunday will be only on the trail instruction.
•Getting to Know Your 4WD Vehicle
•What to Bring; tools, gear and parts
•Wheeling basics, vehicle and its systems (4wd drive train components, traction devices, clearance, angles, flex/droop, etc.)
•Wheeling basics, the terrain and driving (Mud, water, logs, rocks, trails, hills, off-camber, driving techniques, negotiating obstacles)
•Trail Repairs (Drive-line removal/install, U-joint replacement, axle pull, setting a bead, temporary trail repairs, etc.)
•Spotting and Guiding
•Introduction to Recovery
•Advanced recovery, snatch-block, multiple winches, etc.
•Driving Exercise: Drive various terrain, obstacle negotiation, spotting, winching, etc.
How to Sign up?