Disclaimer: I have no commercial interest or any benefit from you going (or not).
That, said, this does look like fun.
I'd love to see a Fuso make our vans look delicate and petite
Bill Burke's Training Courses - Call 970-858-3468 to register. 50%
deposit with Visa or Mastercard will reserve your space.
Prices include up to 2 adults in vehicle.
Big Truck Training Adventure Moab
- May 8-10 $525./vehicle
This training session is 2 1/2 days long and is for 4x4 van conversions, truck
campers Quigley, Sportsmobile, Earth Roamer, Fuso, Camper trucks, expedition and
other full size rigs. Limit 6 vehicles.
Involves driving over actual terrain in the Moab area utilizing established roads that
are off the beaten path. Roads similar to what you would encounter when traveling on
your adventure. We will camp out in route so this trip can be a shake-down cruise if
you need it to be. Letís get the bugs out!!
Technical aspects of throttle and brake modulation in technical terrain, steering
control, vehicle dynamics for over-size high CG vehicles. Skill development for driver
control and comfort in uneven terrain will be emphasized. Recovery training will include
many winch scenarios, use of the Hi-Lift Jack, straps and ďout of the boxĒ techniques.
We will work on Stuck Assessment and safe extraction so safe use of equipment will be
second nature for you.
Field repair topics for vehicle, tires and equipment will be practiced and demonstrated.
Diagnostics of engine and vehicle problems will be covered for base familiarity of your
Camping and camp set up with cooking suggestions and food handling as well as
camp site selection and awareness for self protection in the event of perceived threats
from outside influences.
As with all Bill's training sessions we will cover: vehicle preparation, field fixes,
map & compass/GPS navigation, driving in technical terrain and driving on
adverse dirt roads, vehicle recovery, self-reliability, medical issues, back country
skills and camping awareness - everything you need to know to be prepared for
a safe, fully prepared and fun expedition!