NMBR Expedition & 4WD Training (EXP-4WD) - Scheduled & Private Courses
The in-field program is primarily geared towards beginner and intermediate level overland enthusiasts who are looking to jump-start or boost their knowledge, experience, and confidence levels. For advanced skill level overlanders, NMBR’s EXP-4WD Training provides a comprehensive refresher or brush-up course that will [undoubtedly] provide new tips and tricks.
New Mexico Black Range has provided EXP-4WD Training to a multitude of four-wheel drive and overland enthusiasts, companies, and government agencies including U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement.
All of NMBR’s in-field training is straightforward, logical, and step-by-step. NMBR’s EXP-4WD Training course covers these main subjects:
Expedition/Overlanding Overview: Gearing up and kit assembly; What to take into the field (4WD/Overland specific with tool, equipment, provision, and kits overview);
Provision and supply conservation; Safety; Vehicle based-camp tips and tricks; Assigning purpose to every mile of the journey (from planning to post-trip)
Vehicle Dynamics and Operation (off-pavement application specific): Overview of vehicle 4WD system operation, under-hood, suspension system, steering system, traction factors, tires/air-pressure
Vehicle Care and Preservation: Preventative maintenance, vehicle check-ups, and careful driving techniques to help ensure the conservation of vehicle, equipment, and resource (failure and damage avoidance)
Traversing Challenging Terrain/Conditions: Safe, environmentally responsible, and effective terrain negotiation (driving techniques for a variety of off-pavement situations)
Basic Field Vehicle Repair and Issue Resolution: The basics for addressing vehicle issues far from the beaten path utilizing the available resources
Vehicle Recovery & Lifting: Utilizing safe and effective means of vehicle recovery utilizing the proper recovery equipment (non-winching applications for vehicles without winches); Utilizing safe and effective means of lifting vehicles for recovery/repairs
April 2021 – Spring Expedition & 4WD Training (EXP-4WD) – Friday, April 16th through Sunday, April 18th – Southern New Mexico Training Traversal
June 2021 – Summer Expedition & 4WD Training (EXP-4WD) – Friday, June 11th through Sunday, June 13th – Southern New Mexico Training Traversal
November 2021 – Fall Expedition & 4WD Training (EXP-4WD) – Friday, November 12th through Sunday, November 14th – Southern New Mexico Training Traversal
New Mexico Black
Range's provides private and custom EXP-4WD Training courses for those
individuals, companies, organizations, and agencies seeking four-wheel
drive and/or overland-based adventures/experiences to suit specific time-frames and unique needs. Email NMBR for details.