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Blinded by the Light

Budd Stanley

Blinded by the Light

It was a beautiful day with a blue sky, light breeze, and warm temperatures. Perfect for four-wheeling and we were nearing the end of a long day. We had encountered a lot of obstacles on this trail, and we were tired. ... more

Dec 27, 2017 12:00 AM Off-road Essentials

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Budd Stanley

How to Survive in Canada’s Arctic

Going in search of the unknown is what makes the overlanding lifestyle such an attractive one for so many. It produces adventure, puts you in front of spectacular views and challenges your senses and problem solving abilities. When overlanding ... more

Dec 7, 2017 12:00 AM Off-road Essentials

Nightmare driving scenarios & how to save yourself

Off-road vehicles aren’t exactly sports cars. In fact, just the opposite. We can’t safely drive them the same way as our family car. They take longer to stop, are less stable in fast turns, and sometimes have poor visibility. Poor drivers ... more

Nov 17, 2017 12:00 AM Off-road Essentials

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Budd Stanley

Making the Perfect 4WD Trip

What makes the perfect 4WD trip? Close your eyes and think about that for a moment. Picture the ideal off-road adventure. What does it look like? I got to thinking about this the other day .... more

Sep 8, 2017 12:00 AM Off-road Essentials

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Tom Severin

How to Properly Abandon a Vehicle

As Trail Leader, you should plan for issues and problems. Some plans are generic since you cannot predict the exact situation. You apply your skills, tools, and techniques to the problem. ... more

Jul 31, 2017 12:00 AM Off-road Essentials