Fri, Apr 23 | South Padre Island

Basic Sand Recovery Class - Padre Island National Seashore, TX.

We will be flying down to Corpus Christi, Texas to join a few fellow NWOL members and locals to conduct a basic sand traction and recovery class on South Padre Island.
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Basic Sand Recovery Class - Padre Island National Seashore, TX.

Time & Location

Apr 23, 7:00 AM – Apr 26, 11:00 AM
South Padre Island, South Padre Island, TX 78597, USA

About The Event

We will be conducting a remote class on basic vehicle sand traction and recovery devices on South Padre Island, Texas. THis class will cover:

  • Basic safety measures before extracting a vehicle
  • Getting unstuck by using a shovel
  • Usung traction boards
  • Rigging a sand anchor
  • Using a hi-lift jack for vehicle extracation
  • basic winch operation
  • Yanker straps vs Tow straps
  • Post extraction vehicle inspection

You are welcome to drive down to Texas for this class, or you can also fly down and rent a vehicle to take the class in.

You will be responsible for travel to, safety while taking the class and travel back to you place of origin.


Dan Cronin - Instructor

  • Vehicle Recovery - SAND (TX)

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