Search For News Articles

Overlanding & Environmental Awareness

23 May 2019 - Brendon Lowe
On Saturday morning 25 May we held our fourth annual session of our ‘Module 4 : Overlanding and Environmental Awareness’ training at Base 4 near Centurion. In total there were no less than 32 vehicles and 48 members in attendance who were eager to improve their general overlanding knowledge and just keen to find out more about overland travel in Africa.

Mike Ilsley, Jakob Jordaan and Brendon Lowe presented a wide variety of material with topics ranging from packing your vehicle, towing trailers, useful accessories, using two-way radios and GPS’s to some handy tips on preparing for border crossings.

In addition to this there were several LROC members who volunteered to display their Defenders, Disco 1’s, 2’s and 3’s to showcase the overlanding kit on their vehicles – this provided participants with several good examples of which accessories are tried and tested for overland travel before going out and buying everything the salesman will throw at you!

The day ended at about 16h00 and was thoroughly enjoyed by all present. Thanks to those that attended, those that eagerly displayed their vehicles and especially to Mike and Jakob for making themselves available to co-present this module.

 

Comments


There are currently no comments.

River Run In The Oliphants River

07 October 2019

The 2019 River Run in the Oliphants River would prove to be a technical and challenging route with driver and vehicle tested.

Read More

Richtersveld Long Trip Away

22 September 2019

It started as a dream for a 20 year-reunion of a Richtersveld trip Malcolm went on in 1999. I was unable to join him then, ...

Read More

Spring Breakfast Run

20 September 2019

Although not a typical sunny and warm spring day, there was hope in the air that spring would arrive soon and we could finally start ...

Read More