NEWS: FEBRUARY 2014

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Getting Airborne at Glamis


23 FEBRUARY 2014: Intensive driving workout deep inside the Imperial Sand Dunes with Barlow Jeep School focusing on navigating terrain and maneuvering over tight and complex dune formations. Learning how much momentum is enough to get over a soft steep crest without getting stuck or damaging the Jeep. For a complete update, see February’s NOTES FROM THE ROAD



Navigating the Big Dunes


9 FEBRUARY 2014: Focus is on navigation in the dunes today. In the middle of the Imperial Sand Dunes, the team worked on tactics for maintaining a heading while driving through this challenging terrain. Surrounded by a sea of sand, and without visual landmarks, it’s hard to find precision. For a complete update, see February’s NOTES FROM THE ROAD



Off-Road in Johnson Valley


8 FEBRUARY 2014: A land nav simulation in Johnson Valley took the team over part of the race course for the famed King of the Hammers competition which ended this weekend. Getting more practice in really driving “off-road” and finding a route across this beautiful desert landscape. Some amazing views and great surprises along the way. For a complete update, see February’s NOTES FROM THE ROAD



Getting Together in the Snow


4 FEBRUARY 2014: Getting together in NY between snow storms, as we prepare for a final big team training out west. For a complete update, see February’s NOTES FROM THE ROAD



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