2-Big Broncos 4x4 Club
Event Classification & Ratings

Version 2.3 - March 20, 2001

Class A - Family Oriented

Events that the 2-Big Broncos 4x4 Club rate as Class A are expected to provide fun and entertainment for the whole family, young children to older adults. There will be very little actual "4 wheeling" and these events are accessible to anyone with any type of vehicle (not just "trail rigs"). Typical Class A events include: camping trips, picnics, barbecues, and community service events such as litter patrol, trail maintenance, and area cleanups.

The list of suggested Class A run gear (different from a B or C run):

  1. Cup holders
  2. Frisbee
  3. Sunscreen
  4. Sunglasses (if raining, omit #3 & 4)
  5. Camera
  6. Any other gear is optional:-)

Recommended Equipment (for Safety):

  1. CB Radio Is Recommended
  2. Spare Tire
  3. Jack Appropriate For Your maintenance
  4. Lug Wrench Of The Correct Size To Remove a Wheel
  5. Drinking Water
  6. Snacks/Food
  7. Extra Clothes
  8. Basic First-Aid Kit
  9. Other Items As Appropriate For The Situation/Climate/Region

Class B - Beginner/Intermediate Trails and Skill Building

Events that the 2-Big Broncos 4x4 Club rate as Class B events are designed to be challenging for beginners and for unmodified off-road vehicles. They involve 4x4 trails and challenges that boost your driving skills while introducing you to "4 wheeling". The emphasis is on safety and learning how-to handle your 4x4 truck off-road and in/on varying conditions. The pace will be slow enough that areas of difficulty will be studied first and tackled next.

Required Equipment (for Safety):
Everything included in Class A list is now required, plus the following...

  1. CB Radio Is Required
  2. Full-Sized "Usable" Spare Tire
  3. Recovery Points Front & Rear
  4. Recovery Strap
  5. Blanket -and/or- Survival Gear
  6. Fire Extinguisher
  7. Some Spare Parts
  8. Basic Tools

Class C - Advanced Trail Rides and Challenges

Events that the 2-Big Broncos 4x4 Club rate as Class C events are the most exciting and difficult 4-wheeling challenges. Experienced 4x4 drivers and their trucks will be put to the test. Your skills will be sharpened and challenged during this trial run. With this classification, your "4 wheeling" abilities, past trail knowledge, skills to over-coming difficult obstacles, and vehicle strength will make this one fun event.

Lifted suspension and larger then standard tires are recommended for these trips. Frequently, large rocks and other natural obstacles are encountered on the trail. At times, vehicle body dents and scratches are a possibility.

Required Equipment (for Safety & Increased Enjoyment/Fun):
Everything included in Class A list and Class B list , plus the following...

  1. A Winch -and/or- Locker In At Least One Axle
  2. Tire Size At Least 1" Larger Then Stock For Your Vehicle
  3. Extra Fuel
  4. Comprehensive Recovery Gear Set
  5. Comprehensive Spare Parts Supply
  6. Comprehensive Tool Set

Class E -- Trail Exploration & Mapping

Recommended to keep very small groups (2-4 trucks) for fast movement. This is how/where the 2-Big Broncos Club trails get mapped, documented, and explored. Expect the unexpected with this trail run.

Everything included in Class A, Class B, and Class C lists, plus someone with the following...

  1. GPS (Global Positioning System)
  2. Computer Mapping Capabilities

The Recommended Equipment List

Printable Format - Suggested Equipment List Table