UTV Gear Checklist

UTV Gear Checklist

Heading out for a quick day trip? Maybe your packing for a week-long epic traverse through state borders? No matter the distance, time of year or style or riding you prefer, we put together a list so you can have when you need to be prepared. 
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UTV and ATV riders alike, are always in search of great tools to pack on the trail to help keep everyone safe, make the journey enjoyable, and in a situation be prepared for anything. There are some great bolt on and clamp on products to help store your gear, check out Savage UTV and PRP for some of our preferred options. 

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The below list is what we recommend carrying on you at all times IN YOUR UTV. If you're an ATV driver, you'll need to slim this list down to the bare essentials. We have an additional list at the bottom of the page of essentials we recommend carrying on your trailer for pre and post ride.

Proper riding gear for UTV and ATV


  • Safety-certified helmet
  • Proper riding gear (technical layering apparel)
  • Quality off-road ready gloves
  • Rain or wind jacket
  • Quality shoes in case you need to huff it off the trail for help
  • Sunglasses


  • Regular and philips screw drivers
  • 2-way or intercom radio 
  • Hex and/or SAE set
  • Zip ties, small roll of flexible wire and duct tape
  • Tire plug kit 
  • Tire air Pressure gauge
  • Tow strap
  • Accessory hitch
  • Extra Fuel
  • Spare (wheel and tire)
  • 12-volt air compressor
  • Spare drive belt
  • Spark Plugs
  • Glow in the dark keychain (never lose your keys)
  • Jumper cables or jump box
  • Lug wrench 
  • Portable or compressed air jack (We recommend ProEagle)

ProEagle Jack System for UTV

Rugged Radio UTV Communication

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  • Make sure you bring 13mm socket for bolt re-tightening 
  • Don't forget air pressure gauge so you know your pressure at all times


  • TONS of liquids (water and electrolyte drinks), more than you'll need
  • High caloric foods like trail mix, nuts, bars or jerkey
  • Best trail sandwich: PB&J(H)


  • Flashlight (remember to charge or bring extra batteries)
  • A small fire extinguisher (see below)
  • Mobile phone
  • Pocket knife
  • Maps or GPS
  • First aid-kit

UTV On fire fire extinguisher

Trailer Essentials

  • Always carry a spare trailer tire when towing
  • Bring a portable fire pit and firewood if permitted
  • Portable speaker
  • Camp chairs - bring extra
  • Extra tie down straps - Just in case
  • Extra Gas
  • Spare wheel and tire for UTV or ATV

Check out our Top 10 items to have in your trailer

 Winter UTV Gear List


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Valor Offroad

Valor Offroad is a leading manufacturer of products developed exclusively for the powersports industry. Our wide collection of utv wheels, utv tires, and accessories are designed to enhance the performance and appearance of your offroad vehicle. Whether you're a seasoned offroader or just starting out, Valor Offroad has everything you need to take your powersports experience to the next level. Our utv wheels are crafted with precision and durability in mind, ensuring that they can handle even the toughest terrains. With a variety of styles and finishes to choose from, you can customize your offroad vehicle to reflect your personal style.

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