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You should always know what’s on the other side of the hill. Remember your approach angle: Is the wheel or nose going to hit the ground first?

SCALE NEW HEIGHTS WITH LAND ROVER

From the steepest ascents to pulse-racing descents, Land Rover’s Hill Descent Control helps you maintain maximum traction - even on steep and slippery slopes.

DRIVING UPHILL

Wherever possible, investigate the area on foot. 'You should always know what’s on the other side of the hill.' Remember your approach angle: Is the wheel or nose going to hit the ground first?

Approach the hill straight on rather than diagonally to avoid a roll. Use the highest gear in which the vehicle will ‘pull’ comfortably.

Never attempt to turn your 4x4 on a steep slope.

Be prepared for a failed climb, it happens to the best drivers. Work out an escape route and take note of where the obstacles are.

Winter driving: Discovery 4x4 driving on mud

BRUSH UP ON YOUR OFF-ROADING SKILLS

Equip yourself with our top tips for tackling these tricky terrains

DRIVING ON GRAVEL

Leave the tarmac behind and off-road like a pro with our expert tips for driving on gravel.

DRIVING ON SAND

Whether you’re driving on the beach or in the desert, equip yourself with our expert advice for sand driving.

DRIVING THROUGH WATER

Our Wade Sensing technology takes the stress out of driving through water and puts the fun back into driving off-road.