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Dan S has been promoted to Fewbie level


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Congratulations @Dan S for reaching the Fewbie Level with Carnity Offroad Club

Looking forward to seeing you growing further and helping others to learn the art of offroading in a safe environment.

Please make sure your Carnity user profile is always updated with all the latest Emergency contact details.

P.S. Trip lead might deny your participation if you don't have required off-road gear.


Drives Attended (Indicative)

Minimum 5 Newbie drives are required within last 3 months for Fewbie promotion.

What you'll learn

  • Basic dune and sand reading
  • Self-recovery techniques
    • Shoveling at right place
    • Crawling out of difficult situations
    • Blip Blip - Coordinate steering and gas control
  • Basic side sloping and hill climb
  • Basic ridge riding and criss crossing
  • Basic control over technical dunes
  • Slightly faster pace desert driving
  • Ability to manage stuck/refusals with radio
  • Learn to control and avoid fishtailing
  • Never fight or challenge gravity

Skills required

  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn and help others
  • Presence of mind and attention to detail

Car Worthiness

  • Any 4x4 vehicle with low range gearing
  • Suitable approach and departure angle

Off-road gear required

Safety flag, tire deflator, tire pressure gauge, shovel, fire extinguisher, medical kit, radio (walkie-talkie), air compressor.

Drive teamwork

  • Manage second lead and sweep positions upon request
  • Intuitive and proactive to support Trip Lead
  • Observe recoveries and offer help, when needed

Drive Joining

Join Newbie and Fewbie drives

Forum participation

  • Active participation on the forum
  • Share drive experience + feedback
  • Share drive pictures in the gallery
  • Post trip report after the drive
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  • Thanks (+1) 1

Let's root for each other & watch each other grow.

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3 minutes ago, DP1011 said:

Congratulations @Dan S ! Well done and enjoy the new level ! am sure you are looking forward to the weekend :D

Many thanks @DP1011, yes you are right, now I am not limited to only 1 type of drive which is amazing

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4 hours ago, Dan S said:

Many thanks @Gauravand @Looper, I am happy to reach this level, for sure I will enjoy since it became my weekends best activity to do.

Just saw your promotion, congrats to you as well, and ya see you in FB drives. 

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10 minutes ago, PETELCZYC PAJERO - luke said:

Congrats. You'll surely enjoy the fewbie level drives! see you out there sometime soon!

Many thanks Luke, will surely do. I hope to see you soon also! All the best!

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