Off-roading is an exhilarating sport. There are an infinite number of places that offer Jeep lovers the thrill of driving over unpaved, unpredictable terrain like gravel, mud, dirt, rocks, and sand.
In fact, there are many types off-roading adventures enthusiasts of the sport engage in. Trail driving is probably the simplest and most basic form of off-roading.
If you’re interested in learning more about off-roading with your Jeep, Mancari’s recommends starting with a few basic tips to stay safe. Safety of our off-roading Jeep drivers is a top priority.
Preparation and a well-equipped ATV like a Jeep 4X4 can go a long way, especially when exploring new and unchartered territory as an off-roader.
Understanding the little ins and outs of your vehicle can be beneficial during those crucial moments on the off-road trails when you need to know your vehicle’s angles, traction, and momentum.
Also, it’s a good idea to do a basic spot check of your SUV by making sure you have enough oil and fluids, checking that your hoses are up to par, and ensuing that your battery is securely fastened.
Other things you can do before braving the unbeaten path is to locate the air intake and engine computer so you know how much water your vehicle is able to cross and pack emergency supplies. Traveling with a least one other person is highly recommended in the vent that something goes wrong.
There are many exhilarating aspects to an off-road expedition and many ways to bond with your ATV and the mountains and valleys you encounter.
Once you master the basics, some other popular ways to tame the terrain include dune bashing, which involves navigating your all-terrain vehicle over sand dunes, and mud racing, which calls for driving through a muddy pit, while avoiding large rocks or tree trunks.
Much like a vehicle obstacle course, Cross-country roading gives enthusiasts the chance to explore uncharted terrain over several days, while a Raid steers you through deserts and tracks in inhabited land.
Other activities like Rock Crawling, Rock Racing, and Green Laning are also very popular forms of recreational off-roading that require an experienced driver and the kind of vehicle that’s built to handle whatever obstacles you encounter – like Mancari’s Jeeps.