Bill Burke's 4-Wheeling America LLC
Premier Training. Guided Back Country Trips & Expeditions.
For all users of 4-wheel drives and all skill levels. Driving Techniques.
Recovery. Safety. Environmental Awareness. Tools. Trail Spotting. Navigation.
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Trail leading is serious business not to be taken lightly. It is also fun if you are prepared for all situations. Learn skills needed to safely lead clubs, friends, other groups.
"...sincerely thank you for this past week's
Trail Leader Training in the Central Cascades. Although I had significant off-road trip experience as a leader, I was blown away at how much I did not know prior to the training. Humbling to say the least." Dan C., NW Overland Society 9/09
10 Important Questions to Ask Yourself©
1. Do you have Community First-Aid/ CPR certification?
2. Are you confident
accepting a leadership position, responsibility for others in a
group, and making safety a priority?
3. Can you calmly
4. Are you organized?
5. Do you have
mechanical skills to enable a broken vehicle to get off the trail?
6. Are you able to
deal with multiple distractions?
7. Do you have
outdoor skills such as map reading, route planning and
8. Can you deal with
confrontation calmly AND assertively?
9. Can you pick a
line, handle safe recovery techniques, share environmental
10. Do you have a good sense of humor?
Be true to yourself. A hurt or dead guide does the group no good!
Suggest 2-3 days minimum. This training includes extensive hands-on work under Bill's guidance covering communication skills with a wide variety of personalities and situations, practical skills covering all 4-wheel drive related topics, as well as many handouts.