Haul a trailer far enough and chances are you may get stuck. This day we were just arriving at our isolated campsite on Dirk Hartog Island - we were tired, we were hungry and in the final hundred metres we got stuck!
With electric winches, hand winches, wheel winches, shovels, exhaust jacks, hi-lift jacks, snatch straps and more - when it comes to four wheel drive recovery gear it can be hard to know where to begin.
For those new to MAXTRAX they are 115cm x 33cm ramps that are simply placed or dug in under the tyres of a bogged 4WD. Once in place the vehicle can usually simply drive out and on to harder ground. The beauty is in their effectiveness and simplicity.