I don't have a winch, but have hooks and tow points at both ends. I carry a tow strap, Hi-Lift jack, shovel, and my come-along. I also don't go wheelin' alone.
I have used the come-along a couple times ... so yeah, I'd say if you have room for it, take it!
It's a Jeep Thing ... I do understand!
1993 Jeep Wrangler - 2.5" RC Suspension Lift, 31" Mud Tires, powered by 4 angry squirrels