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WHAT IS AN ORA TRAIL RIDE?
It’s a two-day experience where off-road enthusiasts come together and enjoy a great time with family and friends. Off Road Academy trail rides offers training opportunities for every skill level.
This includes any Off-road vehicle with a 4-LO transfer case. Which means a vehicle from a show room to a vehicle that’s been modified for the sport.
Our guides will lead you on scenic trails, switchbacks, and, when you are ready, some very challenging terrain. You will learn the true capabilities of your vehicle is a safe and controlled environment while meeting new people and making new friends.
What’s a typical event schedule?
Thursday (Day 1)
Registration, vehicle evaluation and trail sign-ups will take place at a designated location.
Your guides will help you select trails based on your vehicle and your comfort level.
Trail selection will take place after you register, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Vehicle Evaluation and Registration are mandatory prior to Trail Selection.
No late registration on Friday morning.
Make sure you have a full tank of gas prior to the Mandatory Driver’s Meeting on Friday.
Friday (Day 2)
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. ORA Trail Riders are responsible for their breakfast.
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Mandatory Driver’s meeting.
9:00 – 5:00 p.m. Trail ride, lunch break at about 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. but varies based on the group’s progress.
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Dinner served. Make sure to restock supplies and fuel your vehicle.
Saturday (Day 3)
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. ORA Trail Ride are responsible for their own breakfast.
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Mandatory Driver’s meeting.
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Trail ride, lunch break at about 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. but varies based on the group’s progress.
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Dinner served. Wrap-up program during/following dinner.
Where do I sleep on a Trail ride?
Everyone will be responsible for arranging their own lodging. A list of hotels or campsites will be listed in the event itinerary.
May I bring my pet?
If your pet is attending a trail ride you must submit a pet waiver during registration.
Is there more than one trail?
Most rides will have multiple trails with different difficulties. We will have guides that will lead you on all trail rides.
What should I bring?
First aid kit, tire gauge, small air compressor and a basic tool kit are all highly recommended.
An ice chest with drinks to keep you hydrated throughout the day. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted on any trail rides.
Make sure to have a full tank of gas before arriving at the drivers meeting every morning. You will not have time after the meeting.
Chairs, blankets, and snacks for the lunch stop.
Flashlight, Camera, Binoculars
Bug repellent, Sun Block, Medications, Hand Sanitizer
Toilet paper and trash bags for tissue disposal
Rain jacket and warm clothing.
What is the policy on alcohol/substances?
No participants shall possess non-prescription drugs, consume alcohol, or be under the influence of any substance while on the trails. If you are caught you will be asked to leave politely without a refund.
Inclusions and Fees
Are meals included?
Trail rides include lunch and dinner on Friday and Saturday.
What’s the Family Plan?
The Family Plan was put together to make the Trail Rides experience more affordable for families of 4 or more. The Family Plan is priced per vehicle.
The qualifying requirements are two adults in the vehicle (no more, no less) and two or more children under 15 years old.
Everyone in this plan must travel in the same vehicle and must have a seatbelt.
What does a trail ride cost?
Each Trail Ride fees vary. Select on the Trail rid you want to do and look for details.
There won’t be any charge for children 9 years of age or under.
Visa®, MasterCard®, Discover® and cash (with a credit card deposit to hold your spot. This is non refundable)
What does a Trail Ride cover?
This covers all necessary land-use fees, permit, experienced guides for the entire trip, and two meals on both Friday and Saturday. We apologize in advance but no accommodation can be made for special diets or dietary restrictions. Meals may vary for each Trail Ride.
Each Trail Ride also enters you for a giveaway to win cool prizes.
We do not do partial trips or meal only options. No spectators are allowed.
REGISTERING, CANCELLING, TRANSFERS
How do I sign-up for a ORA Trail Ride?
Online – This is the preferred & easiest method. Visit Offroadacademy.com
Phone – Call the office at 702-666-1811, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time M – F.
Refunds, Transfers, and Cancellations
We understand that unexpected events such as mechanical problems, work conflicts, and illnesses/deaths within your family may cause you to cancel your trip. The following fees apply if a refund is requested.
* 30 days before event- $100
* 29 days-15 days before event- %50
* 14 days- non refundable
* Trip Transfer- no penalty (pay the difference if needed)
If the Trail Ride is ever canceled you will receive a full refund or credit for the next event. (refund will take 5-7 business days)
When is the cutoff date for new trip registrations, adding or changing passengers?
The cut-off date will be two weeks before the event. If there’s an issue, please call Adad Diaz 702-666-1811
May I bring my Jeep, Toyota, Ford, Land Rover, Nissan?
Any manufactured vehicle is allowed to go on a Trail Ride. (no utv’s, adventure bikes, or dirt bikes)
Is there a chance my vehicles may be damaged?
Our guides will limit the chances of this happening but you as an owner will be responsible for any damage done to your vehicle. Trails vary by level of difficulty. Our guides will help you select the appropriate trail during the trail selection process based on your experience and the capability of your vehicle.
Requirements for my vehicle
GMRS radio is required! Radios are a huge requirement for every participant. This is how our guide will communicate with you throughout the event. They will also call out anything that can potentially result in a quick stop.
You must have a Tow Point! If you arrive without an approved tow point, you will not be able to participate in the Trail Ride. Unfortunately, no refunds will be given.
Approved tow points include:
Tow hooks properly mounted to the frame
Drawbars and receiver hitches
Aftermarket bumpers with manufacturer installed clevis or D-rings.
You have to have a full size spare
Tire size should not exceed 40”. If your tires size are over 40″ you will be turned away at registration and won’t be allowed to participate on the Trail Ride or receive a refund.
Seat belts are required in all registered vehicles for each participant; standard 2 point, 4 or 5 point harnesses.
Running boards and steps might become an issue for your ground clearance. so We suggest taking them off. (factory and aftermarket) Especially if you are planning to participate in higher rated trails.
If your vehicle is open topped, a roll cage is required.
Tow straps with looped ends are recommended. Soft shackles are preferred over metal.
Your vehicle must be street legal including a license plate and proof of insurance.
Is additional equipment recommended?
Rock rails are recommended for vehicles registered for higher-rated trails. Rock rails are iron moldings designed to protect your vehicle’s rocker sills from damage.
Skid plates covering the oil pan, gas tank, and transfer case are recommended for higher rated trails.
First Aid kit
Looped end heavy duty tow straps that can pull the weight of your vehicle are recommended.
Where can i purchase recovery equipment needed for my Trail Ride?
You can purchase the majority of the items needed at our store.