Trip Essentials: Here’s All You Need For Your Off Roading Experience

Off Roading is an adrenaline-filled experience that lets you embrace speed and freedom in the best possible way. From car enthusiasts to adventure seekers, an off roading experience will always leave you on a high.

At Avalanche, with our Land Rover off roading experience and 4×4 pay and play days, we know about all the different elements and essentials that are required for a fun yet safe experience.

Whether it is with your family or best mates, being prepared with all trip essentials to go off roading will let you enjoy your adventure to the most.

If you’re ready to leave behind your laptop and couch to embark on a thrilling off roading trip, we have put together another list covering off roading essentials.

From safety tips to personal essentials – we have compiled it all so that you can enjoy your journey without any worries!

Without further ado, let’s take a look!

1. Personal Essentials

Since you’re going for a proper off roading trip, you might need to think about supplieslike camping gear, tents and sleeping bags along with your basic food and water essentials.

Don't forget to carry all required personal items for a comfortable off roading experience; an open tent on top of a mountain with sleeping bags and other personal belongings

If you’re travelling with your family, you’ll need to carry enough sleeping bags or arrange for other accommodation for better comfort. Additionally, if you’re thinking of setting up multiple tents, make sure you have enough ground tarp, tent pegs and fly covers.

From portable LED lights and camp stoves to foldable chairs and cutlery, having the basics will help ensure you have a better trip experience.

2. Vehicle Equipment

During your 4×4 off roading experience, you may encounter certain problems like difficult terrain, bumpy tracks and mud, which may possibly create challenges for you. By keeping the required vehicle equipment with you, you can make sure you’re prepared on all fronts.

Tyre deflators, air pressure gauge and other equipment can help your car during your off roading experience; a grey SUV splashing mud on a rocky road

A good quality tyre pressure gauge, tyre deflator, air compressor, nylon snatch straps and shackles are basic yet essential equipment that will make things easier for you. Moreover, if you’re opting for an extreme off roading experience, a recovery kit will always be handy. 

Additionally, our guide on winching your 4×4 can help you recover your vehicle when stuck in the mud. While equipment is necessary, it won’t mean much if you don’t have the necessary skill. Keeping yourself informed, is therefore crucial.

3. Work Light And Jump Starter

Getting stuck on a trail can be frustrating but if you don’t have enough light, especially during the night, it can be time-consuming. A great work light can help you see clearly when you’re attempting to deflate your tyre or making necessary repairs.

Carrying a work light and jump starter is essential for your off roading experience; a torch and lamp placed on a wooden bench

Moreover, having a high-capacity lithium-ion battery pack or in simple terms, a jump starter, can help when you need to jumpstart your car. Without having to rely on another vehicle, a jump starter can help you take care of your off roading vehicle on its own.

After all, doing it all by yourself can let you have the best off roading experience.

However, one thing you do need to keep in mind is to make sure both the battery and your work light are charged as they won’t really be helpful if they’re not at full capacity.

4. Navigation

With multiple trails and confusing locations, even the best traveller may require help to reach their destination. Navigation is one of the most essential elements of your off roading trip – it is sure to make your experience much easier, not to mention comfortable.

Navigation makes your off roading experience much easier; people pointing at a map opened on a phone

With a good off roading navigation map to rely on, you can make sure you’re not going around in circles; a navigation app will help you save time and energy by helping you reach your destination in the shortest amount of time possible.

While there are quite a few apps available, consider testing out a few of them first to better understand how they work.

5. Safety Equipment

Lastly, along with all your vehicle and personal essentials, having enough safety equipment is important to keep yourself protected and secure during your off roading experience.

For a safe off roading experience, carrying a first aid kit is a must; a blue first aid kit bag and a red first aid pouch

From first aid kits and bug repellent to work gloves and protective shades, packing all essential safety equipment for your off roading trip will help you stay ready in case of an emergency.

 Just to be on the safe side, you could carry important medicines or extra band-aids. After all, staying prepared beforehand is always a smart idea.

Contact Avalanche Adventure For An Adrenaline-Filled Off Roading Experience

While going off roading is a great idea, it need not necessarily be for a trip. If you fancy trying this activity out with your best buds or your squad, visit our activity centre located in Leicester!

At Avalanche we offer an amazing Land Rover off roading experience that is sure to leave you with amazing memories. Our popular 4×4 pay and play days is another great activity that you could try out.

Book your slots today for an amazing off roading adventure!