When your 4×4 is bogged and you need to winch your 4wd out of the situation there are many different sand anchors available, the Deadman Sand Anchor, Pull Pal to name a few.
But do you really need to carry a specifically designed sand anchor? Or can you just use your recovery tracks/ladders thatyou already have!? In this video I try using Maxtrax as a sand anchor to pull my 4×4 up a hill, with surprising results.
Watch Part 2 here