2 Day Vehicle Recovery Skills Training
Thursday July 12 – Friday July 13
NORA @ Ellenville, NY
Attend classes and workshops at our 68 acre private facility, participate in all field recovery scenarios. Focus is on recovery skills training, both stock and modified vehicles can be used during the training. An optional examination will be offered on Day 2. Students who take and pass the exam will earn a NORA Recovery Training Badge, our first off-road skills certification program.
Day 1: Recovery Skills: Traction Aids & Hi-Lift Jack (9am – 4pm)
A full day of learning how to get unstuck using traction aid devices & Hi-Lift Jack. Topics include actual vehicle recoveries in sand, on slopes and on rocky terrain. Includes review and use of the Hi-Lift jack & its accessories along with traction aid devices.
Day 2: Recovery Skills: Winching, Straps & Ropes (9am – 4pm)
A full day of learning safe techniques & best practices for using winches, flat straps and kinetic energy ropes. Topics & field exercises include actual vehicle recoveries using vehicle to anchor, vehicle to vehicle, use of pulley blocks and more. Optional exam offered at end of day.
Pricing for 2 day recovery skills training:
$850 first student, $350 each additional student in your group (4 max). Optional exam included at no charge.
NORA Adventure Club members receive a discount, contact Tara to register.
Offered at our Ellenville location, all training gear provided, lunch for both days included. All vehicles, stock and modified, must be equipped with 4WD Low gear and frame mounted recovery points. On-site camping is available at no additional charge or contact us for lodging recommendations.