Sat, Aug 06|
***Date Change*** Basic Sand Recovery Class
*** Red or Orange Dune Flags Required *** We will be driving out to Beverly Dunes off I-90 on the Eastern shore of the Columbia River to join a few fellow NWOL members to conduct a basic sand traction and recovery class at Beverly Dunes.
Time & Location
Aug 06, 2022, 10:00 AM – Aug 07, 2022, 10:00 PM
Beverly Dunes, Mattawa, WA 99349, USA
About The Event
We will be conducting a remote class on basic vehicle sand traction and recovery devices at Beverly Dunes near Mattawa, WA. This class will cover:
- Basic safety measures before extracting a vehicle
- Getting unstuck by using a shovel
- Using 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
We will then transit to an area in Whiskey Dick Wildlife Area to have a classroom with discussions about the basics in overlanding. This will be all inclusive.
Latitude / Longitude: 46.829931, -119.896482 Managed by: Grant County Usage: Heavy Fee: Free Camping: Free primitive camping Location: Central Washington Directions: From I-90 (Near Vantage) Take Hwy-26 E via Exit 137 toward Othello/Pullman 1 mile turn Right onto Hwy-243 About 7 miles turn Left onto Lower Crab Creek Rd W. 2 miles turn Right into the Beverly Dunes ORV Area
You will be responsible for travel to, safety while taking the class and travel back to you place of origin.
Vehicle Recovery - SAND (WA)
Vehicle and driver (Passenger included)