Here’s the YJ-L negotiating some soft sand. The sands in the Sahara can change from firm pack to super soft without warning. The best thing is to carry some speed and be ready to downshift in a hurry if you hit soft sand. The adventurers raided the lone date palm in the foreground—you don’t pass up free supplies in the desert. Just watch out for scorpions, horned vipers, and Egyptian cobras that frequent food sources like this tree for insects and small mammals.