Expedition Utah Presents
Overland Skills Camp 2019
September 27-29th 2019
Sponsored by: Teraflex, Maverik, Equipt Expedition Outfitters, Klymit,
Lux-Pro, Cruiser Outfitters & Land Cruisers Direct
To encourage and empower users to explore backcountry Utah through
overland skills training, gear instruction and hands-on experience opportunities.
Are you interested in vehicle based travel, but don’t know where to start?
Join Expedition Utah for the second annual Overland Skills Camp, September 27-29th in Central Utah. This unique experience offers classroom training combined with practical application of what you’ve learned. Overland Skills Camp is intended for people that want to get into “Overlanding”, but don’t know where to start. Get ready for 3 days of presentations, classes and fun activities with the volunteers from Expedition Utah. If you’re into vehicle based backcountry exploration, and want some skills to get you out there, Overland Skills Camp is for you!
All official registrants will receive a detailed itinerary, but below is an outline of the event schedule.
Friday September 27th
Meet near Price for a pre-event volunteer-led trail ride to camp. This trail-ride is limited to the first 20 registrants!
Arrive at camp Friday evening for a pie-iron dinner around the campfire and an inspirational presentation.
Saturday September 28th
Enjoy a continental breakfast during a presentation on Expedition Utah and the features of the forum.
After breakfast, go straight into learning the essential Overlanding Skills! Classes will be scheduled all day long, with a break for a catered lunch.
Classes include: Navigation and Trip Planning, Radio Communications, Vehicle Setup and Outfitting, and Offroad Recovery
Following a day of learning, enjoy a catered dinner provided by Teraflex followed by a presentation of trip report highlights from the Expedition Utah forum.
Sunday September 29th
Enjoy a continental breakfast before or after packing up camp, then it’s time for our National Public Lands Day service project.
Following the NPLD service project, we’ll provide a light lunch before heading out on a volunteer-led trail ride.
Early registration price is $50/vehicle for Expedition Utah members or $75/vehicle for non-members (1 year of Expedition Utah membership included).
Each registration includes camping and meals for two people, additional persons over 15 are $25/each and children 15 and under are $10/each.
Each registration also receives 2 event patches, 2 event stickers and sponsor swag bag. Additional patch and sticker kits available for purchase.
Event shirts are available to order at time of registration for $15/S-M, $17/L-XL and $18/2X-3X.
Attendee space is limited, don’t wait to register.
Supporting or Contributing level membership is required for this event.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
Q: Where is the event being held?
A: The location details will be provided to registered participants, but the site is in Central Utah, near the Price area.
Q: What kind of camping will be available at the event?
A: Camping is in a partially improved area with pit toilets but no running water.
Q: If I need to show-up late or leave early, can I join the event in-process?
A: Attendee space is limited and we prefer to provide registrations to those who are able to attend the entire event. If you must arrive late or depart early, contact us for more information before registering: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: What type of weather should I expect?
A: Expect temperatures in the 70’s during the day and 40’s at night. Be prepared for inclement weather, just in case.
Q: Is there anything specific I should bring for the classes?
A: Registered participants will receive an information packet outlining the class details as well as any recommended materials.
Q: Is this event “kid friendly”?
A: Yes indeed, children need to be included in your registration but they are welcome as long as they are supervised by their parent.
Q: Is this event “dog friendly”?
A: Well behaved dogs that are supervised are welcome to attend!
Q: How much driving (fuel) should I be prepared for?
A: The inbound trail ride from Price to the event site will be approximately 100 miles. The outbound trail ride will be approximately 60 miles.
Q: If I need to change or cancel my registration, what should I do?
A: Event registrations are considered a non-refundable donation. If you need to add people or merchandise to your registration, please edit your registration at EventBrite or email email@example.com.
Q: Where is the closest fuel or convenience store?
A: There is a gas station and small grocery store less than 15 minutes from the event site.
Q: Will there be room at the camping area to bring a small travel or off-road trailer?
A: No, there is no room for trailers in the event camping area.
Q: What do I need to bring, and what should I not bring?
A: All registrants will get a more detailed list of what to bring or what not to bring. But you will need your own camping supplies, seating, snacks, lunch for Friday, water and other personal supplies. Catered meals are provided as described but consider bringing extra or special food for any dietary requirements. There will be no fireworks, target shooting, inappropriate music or anything illegal allowed in camp.
Q: What about CB channel or HAM frequency?
A: The HAM frequency for this event is 146.460 simplex on 2-meter. We discourage the use of CB radios, but will be monitoring channel 4.
Special thanks to our sponsors:
Equipt Expedition Outfitters
Land Cruisers Direct