|The MN Trail Riders invite you to
our annual Winter 4x4 Run!
Pre ride: Jeep
parking lot - 2013
February 7th, 2015
8:30am - Parking Lot opens, Registration and Tech Inspection
9:00am - Drivers Meeting
11:00am Registration Closes - if you cannot be on time be Early!
River Falls, Wisconsin
If you need directions, e-mail us at info@MNTrailRiders.org .
We are happy to provide
directions and answer any questions. The event is hosted on
private property and the land owners request that directions are NOT
posted on the Internet.
is open to the public; we
welcome 4x4 beginners.
This is a family friendly trail-guided event, expect to have a good
time trail riding your Off Road Vehicle (ORV). Your are required to
stay with your assigned trail guide on the trail.
$30 per trail ride vehicle, passengers are free
Ride Requirements: All Trail
Vehicles need to pass a standard trail type inspection. At minimum,
this means you need a properly mounted tow points front and
rear, good breaks, good steering, a suitable tow strap, seat belts,
vehicles with a removable top need a roll bar.
Fire extinguisher, tools, a spare tire, extra cloths,vehicle
insurance, and an FRS radio to communicate with the trail guides and
The event is open for snow, sleet or cold. Dress for
the Trails: The trails are a blast
and difficulty range depends on snow conditions; the deeper the snow,
harder the trails. Trails range from easy, passable with
stock 4x4, to difficult gullies and hill climbs that will challenge
built rigs with lockers. Many trails go up and down deep
ravines, expect rocks, stumps, logs and other natural obstacles that
change from year to year. Your trail leader will guide you to
and through the trails, it's up to you to pick your level of fun.
of Past Winter Runs: Snow
conditions differ greatly from year to year - from 3 inches to 3
feet! Show your support for our sport like the video's and
subscribe to MNTrailrders.
I need to pre-register? No need to pre register - we have room
for all rigs; please do email us and let us know how many of your crew
are coming; ask for directions and any question you have.When you get
to the farm, check-in, register, tech inspection and we will get you
set up with a similar sizes set of rigs and guide you out to the trails.
- I'm brand new to offroading and have a stock
jeep/4x4, do you have trails suitable for me? YES we have guided
trails runs for all skill levels.
tire chains allowed? YES they are allowed but not often used. A
potential issue is damage to the truck with them on if they were not
- No Alcohol on the trails, ever. This keeps it
safe for everyone.
I need to air my tires down? This is highly recommended. Airing
your tires to to about 15psi will greatly improve traction. If
you have not aired down and are getting stuck more than others then air
down for more traction.
- Are you new to Winter wheel'en? - check out our Winter
Wheeling tips for Newbies page and also Offroad 4x4 lessons leaned, Tips, and Tricks FAQ
- TIP: Bring (or purchase) FRS radio's . We use
these at event to communicate between rigs.
- TIP: Bring along lunch, snacks, and water.
- TIP: Dress extra warm and in layers
email us at info@MNTrailRiders.org
- 2015 Over 75 4x4 rigs in attendance from
stock daily drivers to built buggies. Only 4-6" of snow this year; but
the warm tempatures
made for icy conditions. Check out the fun in HD video at Winter
Run Part1 and Winter Run Part2
- 2014 Winter Run Video Part 1 and
Part 2 Great time riding in the deep snow - check out all the rigs!
- 2013 Winter
Run Video - Check
the riders, rigs, trail and snow conditions
- 2012 Winter
Run Video - only
6-8 inches of
snow this year
- 2011 Winter
Run Video - lots
snow; 1-2 feet with drifts up to 3 feet
- 2004 Winter Run Trail Report - Get your news the old fassion way,
by reading about the event.
- More videos of the farm in the sumer time on our Great