The Handbook of Indiana Off-Road Vehicle Laws and Safe Operating Procedures for ATVs and Snowmobiles
The Official Off-roading Handbook of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources - Web Version
Table of Contents
What to Bring Along
Map and Compass: Topographic maps provide the most useful information for navigating terrain because they show the area in three dimensions. Purchase a good orienteering compass, and learn how to use it with a topographic map.
First-Aid Kit: Carry a well-stocked first-aid kit, and take a first-aid course so that you'll know how to respond in an emergency.
Survival Kit: In addition to the items listed above, you should carry:
- Candy bars (or other high-energy food)
- Emergency food and water (enough for one or two extra days)
- Hand axe or saw
- Signal flares
- Waterproof matches
Other useful items:
- Radio to listen for storm warnings
- Mobile phone and a GPS unit