Thu, Oct 19, 2023

Unimproved/Off-Road Course

Summit Point Training Facility

About this event

This (1) one day course is designed to improve the off-road driving skills at any experience level in our specialty off-road Jeeps. 

Course Cost: $925.00 (+6% WV Sales Tax)

Students will learn:

  • Different terrain surfaces: gravel, top soil, grass, hard packed clay and shale rock
  • How to read and change driving techniques based on vehicle language
  • Approach and departure angles
  • Suspension variables and the importance of planning prior to negotiating an obstacle
  • To identify components both underneath and in the engine compartment of a vehicle and what needs to be protected
  • Understanding of driver/vehicle relationship
  • Vehicle language, weight and traction transfer, body position, hand management and pedal control
  • The challenges of high and low frequency bumps and the problems each can create
  • The challenges of smoothly negotiating a variety of obstacles: rocks, stumps, ditches, dry creek beds, logs, ruts, hills, mud and top soil
  • How to build a road with available materials in order to overcome an obstacle
  • Necessity and techniques of using a ground guide
  • How to employ all the necessary pieces of equipment to recover a downed or stuck vehicle in a single or multi-vehicle situation

Event requirements

No preregistration requirements necessary.

Summit Point Training Facility

Summit Point, WV

Organizer

Seminar/Meeting organized by

Summit Point Training Facility

More events from this organizer
Evasive & Security Driving Course
Feb
13
Evasive & Security Driving Course
Summit Point Training Facility
Unimproved/Off-Road Course
Feb
16
Unimproved/Off-Road Course
Summit Point Training Facility
Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC)
Feb
17
Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC)
Summit Point Training Facility
Accident Avoidance
Feb
18
Accident Avoidance
Summit Point Training Facility

Unimproved/Off-Road Course

Thu, Oct 19, 2023