Training Days.

These will be led by John Carroll, a NPTC and LANTRA qualified 4x4 driver and will cover the basic off road driving skills expected to be required on the trip and introduce participants to the three UK based organisers of the expedition. It will also be a chance to drive the Jeeps and acclimatise to their three speed non synchromesh gearboxes.

First training day. Date to be advised.

Fee. £100 to be paid in advance.*  Maximum 5 people.

Site TBC. Meet at 09.00 hrs for coffee and refreshments.
Tutorial and talk on desert driving techniques.
Leisure drive around the site.
Failed hill climb procedure.
Cross axle.
Hill climbs.

Lunch (provided)

Practice sessions all afternoon.
Screening of Desert Driving DVD featuring Chris Scott and Toby Savage shot entirely on location in Algeria.

Second training day. Date to be advised.

Fee. £100 to be paid in advance.*  Maximum 5 people.

Site TBC. Meet at 09.00 hrs for coffee and refreshments.

A chance to all meet up and discuss final plans for the expedition, flight times, accommodation bookings.

Training on recovery practices and use of sand ladders, ropes, shackles, changing wheels, checking over Jeeps.

Lunch (provided)

Practice sessions on recovery all afternoon.

Optional - Screening of Desert Driving DVD featuring Chris Scott and Toby Savage shot entirely on location in Algeria.

Barbeque to end the day (provided)

* fee to be paid 2 weeks before event.

 

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