Getting Unstuck: Workshops & Trails
Public Class Registration Opens Late January: 5/21, 6/19, 7/24, 8/21, 9/25
This class may also be taken as Private Training with one-on-one instruction.
Our ‘Getting Unstuck’ class teaches you driving techniques to avoid getting stuck along with vehicle recovery techniques with focus on safety. Includes workshops and trail driving with recovery on mountain terrain using common gear including Tow Straps, Traction Boards, Winching Basics (vehicle to anchor point & single pulley block) and more. Training is safety focused with themes of people, vehicle and environmental preservation. Students may bring their own vehicles with 4-Low and front/rear recovery points or rent a NORA vehicle for use on the trails.
Length: 5 hrs on-site (9:30am – 2:30pm)
Location: Ellenville Training Center, NY
Who: This class is highly recommended for anyone who operates a vehicle off-road or in low traction terrain.
Off Road Driving Experience Level: This class is great for students who have experience working with a spotter and driving off road with good throttle control. Trail ride includes rough mountain trails with steep, rocky terrain. Our Essentials or Intro classes are recommended prerequisites but are not mandatory.
What’s Covered: Class covers techniques for vehicle-to-vehicle and self-recovery. NORA provides all recovery gear. Class also reviews safe vs. unsafe gear. Students are welcome to bring their own equipment. Class includes a 30 minute break for lunch, students are encouraged to bring their own snacks, meals and non-alcoholic beverages.
Requirements: Bring your stock (unmodified) or modified 4 wheel drive vehicle with 4-low and front/rear recovery points. Vehicle must be street legal, registered & insured. Drivers must have a valid domestic or international license. Learners permit holders need to be accompanied by a licensed driver.
Vehicle Rentals: Rent a NORA trail rig for the class; Contact us to confirm availability before registering.
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2022 Cancellation Policy (send email to email@example.com):
Credit only (valid for 1 year), no refunds
7 days prior to class date: Full credit
6 days up to day before class date: Full credit less $50 service fee
Day of class – 50% credit