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Quick Outdoor Tip

There are few better ways to get away from crowded, commercial campgrounds than through the responsible use of ATVs. These rugged vehicles can go down trails and roads that would strand an RV or camper. However, while "roughing it" is what camping is all about, that doesn't mean being unprepared! No one wants to be stranded without necessary equipment out in the middle of nowhere, no matter how scenic and pristine the setting. The proper ATV Accessories can make all the difference between a dream vacation and a disaster. First, make sure your ATV has the load capacity for all your gear. Check your suspension, and if you know you'll be going over rough or muddy terrain, consider a lift kit and larger tires to gain extra clearance. You may also want to include a winch. Make sure it's powerful enough to pull at least twice the weight of your fully loaded ATV. Bringing the right tools is also essential. Breakdowns happen. So do flats, so don't forget a portable air compressor and a tire plug kit.

Once your ATV is ready, it's time to turn your attention to all the specialised ATV Gear that's available. You want to make sure that everything you pack is as sturdy, compact and lightweight as possible, but one place where you don't want to skimp is on water and fuel. There are ATV fuel and water packs available that fit snugly on either the front or rear rack, and are durable enough to let you pack the rest of your gear on top.

Finally, don't forget to take care of yourself. A good helmet and boots are highly recommended!

Suicide Bowl
Michigan - 18 Jan 2011
Submitted by: dmudrak
Marquette Mountain
Michigan - 18 Jan 2011
Submitted by: dmudrak
Tower Climb at Cliff Drive
Michigan - 18 Jan 2011
Submitted by: dmudrak
J.C. off Cliff Drive
Michigan - 18 Jan 2011
Submitted by: dmudrak

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