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Etiquette On The Trail


There comes a point in everyone's life when that last trail ride just didn't turn out to be the kind of fun you expected. Whether it due to a difficult mechanical failure, a personality clash with another driver or drivers, inclement weather, or a vehicle/driver that was not capable of completing the trail without constant assistance. You can't do much really about the weather and even a well maintained and set up rig can have an unexpected mechanical failure, especially when wheeling in extreme conditions like deserts and rocky areas.

However, under equipped vehicles (or drivers) and personality clashing can many times be avoided with some well thought out planning and by demonstrating simple trail manners. Listed below are some comments and ideas shared by outdoor leaders that we believe will make all of us better off-roaders, be it drivers or trail leaders.