The Mongol Rally is labelled “the greatest motoring adventure on the planet” and there’s no backup, no support and no set route, while the car you travel in has to be small (around 1,000cc). This journey is not about having a smooth, uncomplicated ride, and you’re definitely in for an extreme adventure, so it’s important to prepare correctly. The great thing about the Mongol Rally is the lack of rules and organisational support, there is a start date and an end point. The rest is up to you; how long, how far, how much fun! For more information take a look at http://www.theadventurists.com/mongol-rally/.
For the last 7 years we have run tailored made training days, on some occasions with ans additional day for medical training. For the 2019 rally, Objective will run a general training day on Sunday 23rd June 2019 with the medical day on Monday 24th June 2019. There is a reserve general training day on Tuesday 25th June 2019, as in 2018 the Sunday was full.
Objective Travel Safety can provide you with the ‘tool kit' you need to survive the road trip across mountain ranges, deserts and other rough terrains. The finish line is in the Russian city of Ulan Ude, and to make sure you get there safely, Objective can create a course that’s tailored to your needs, and your individual journey through to the finishing line.
We know that while the Mongolian Rally is one single event, each group of participants will have their own individual journey. With the expedition becoming more and more popular each year, Objective Travel Safety often have many groups undertake the course, splitting the overall cost. The Mongol Rally safety course is a one day course, held in Northamptonshire with the First Aid Day being an optional extra. The topics include:
- Situational awareness
- Country research covering history, religion, social issues and travel risks etc.
- Route selections - best things to see
- Insurance, Carnet de Passage, emergency medial evacuation options
- Personal and vehicle security
- Route selection and safety
- Navigation and navigation aids, maps, tracking devices
- Dealing with local authorities
- Basic vehicle maintenance
- Vehicle packing, accommodation and camping
- Kidnap and ransom
In 2018 eight teams attended and the 2019 dates are listed below.
Mongol Rally Expedition Medical Day. This day is focused on providing some very useful but also potentially life saving medical training. The main topics that will be covered are:
- Basic life support
- Control of bleeding
- Vehicle and personal medical packs
- Breaks and burns
- Managing road accident situations
- Casualties in vehicles
- Staying healthy, hot and cold injuries, safe food and water, field hygiene
Dates for 2019 are:
Mongol Rally Safety Course Day: Sunday 23rd June 2019 with a reserve day on Tuesday 25th June 2019
Course location: Bragborough Lodge Farm, Braunston, Northants NN11 7HA
Please call on 01788 899029 or email to reserve a place. Cost for the day will be £150 + VAT = £180 per person. This includes lunch, tea and drinks. For those who wish to do both days, overnight accommodation is available in local pub, the Olde Coach House at Ashby St Ledgers: www.oldecoachhouse.co.uk. In the past many team have elected to camp in our fields, a good opportunity to try out the gear!
We’ve trained numerous people travelling from London to Mongolia, and we are also the trainers of the ‘Long Way Round’ and ‘Long Way Down’ expeditions.
The Medical Training Day will be held on Monday 24th June 2019. There will be a strong emphasis on road traffic accidents as well as basic life support, staying healthy and field hygiene. Course content details are above. The cost of the day is £150 + VAT = £180. However, there is a 10% discount for those attending both days, therefore £324.
If you would like to reserve or book onto either course please call the office on 01788 899029. We will then send you course joining instructions and a programme.
"Thank you for yesterday's one day course. Everything was super helpful and I can't imagine the mistakes we might have made had we not attended".
Aaron Daniel, June 2018
"A first rate course to prepare you for the unknown. Charlie and his team gave me the confidence and knowledge to understand what equipment I should be taking, how to prepare my vehicle, how to approach uncertain and even dangerous situations, and more! Their course brings the reality of the adventure home - something that is very difficult to understand, whether you have done something like the Mongol Rally before or not".
Jamie Reynolds comments following our June 2017 Mongol Rally Training Day
"Objective Travel Safety provided us with the best preparation for the Mongol Rally that we could have hoped for. On multiple occasions during our travels we were saved by the knowledge gained on our two day experience and I can honestly say we probably wouldn't have completed the rally without it! Charlie and his team created an enjoyable and hugely thorough course that I would highly recommend to any adventurer!”
Ben, Mongol Rally Course Attendant.
"Excellent day with a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic trainer. Highly recommend for any type of trip"
Rhys Howells, April 2016 following course in June 2015 prior to his trip on 2015 Mongol
Call 01788 899 029 for more info or email us at email@example.com
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