Glamis: 7 Day Rebelle Rally Training 2/26/23 - 3/4/23

Rebelle Rally-inspired training, with 3-, 4- or 7-day training options for beginner to intermediate desert and sand dune driving and navigation.

See Detailed option information below: $1,295 – $1,995 per vehicle (1-2 people)

Call to Register
928-282-8700 (option 2) or email

Location: Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, CA

Date: Sunday, February 26 – Saturday, March 4, 2023

3-Day Options: $1,295 per vehicle (1-2 people)
Feb 26th – 28th (3-days): Desert 101
Mar 2th – 4th (3-days): Intermediate Dune Driving & Navigating

4-Day Options: $1,595 per vehicle (1-2 people)
Feb 26th – Mar 1st (4-days): Desert 101 plus Classroom Navigation
Mar 1st – 4th (4-days): Classroom Navigation Plus Intermediate Dune Driving & Navigating

7-Day Option: $1,995 per vehicle (1-2 people)
Feb 26th – Mar 4thth (7-days): Desert 101, Classroom Navigation, and Intermediate Dune Driving & Navigating

Vehicle requirements: Both 4×4 and AWD crossovers are welcome. Offroad-suitable tires. Recovery points front and rear required. No roof top tents. Photos and equipment details will be requested for vehicle approval.

Jeep Rentals: Are available at Barlow’s in Sedona (5 hours away), or check with Avis or Budget at airport locations. San Diego is the nearest major airport.

Course Requirements: Register in advance. Participants must be 18 or older.

Cancellation Policy: 14 days notice 50% refund, Less than 14 days non-refundable.

Accommodations: Barlow staff will be camping on site and welcome others to join, practicing safe distancing procedures. Hotels, restaurants and supplies are available 20-30 minutes away.
Meals: Coffee and hot water available at 8 am each day, and a final night dinner included. Participants bring their own on-trail lunches and snacks. Amenities available 20-30 minutes away.
Itinerary: 9 am meet time each day. Wrap up at approximately 4:30 pm each day. Detailed itinerary available to registered participants.

Desert and Sand Dune Driving and Navigation Course: Rebelle Rally-inspired training, with 3-, 4- or 7-day training options for beginner to intermediate desert and sand dune driving and navigation.

Sun Feb 26 – Tues Feb 28: Our popular 3-day “Desert 101” Course for practicing 4wd fundamentals and general offroad traveling skills specific to the desert environment, including the famous sand dunes of Glamis. This comprehensive hands-on beginners course includes basic preparation, 4wd driving techniques, trail etiquette, and basic recovery procedures in a variety of terrain and obstacle types. Understand the systems and 4-wheeling capabilities of your vehicle. Learn how to read trails and analyze obstacles. Practice basic map, nav app, and compass skills. Learn outdoor safety tips and tricks for the desert. Perfect for the outdoor recreation-oriented driver who wants to use 4wd to explore and enjoy the desert backcountry responsibly. Camp with us, or utilize nearby hotels.

Wed Mar 1: Classroom Map and Rally Navigation skills, techniques, and tools. Location: Yuma AZ, classroom location.

Thurs Mar 2 – Sat Mar 4: Three-Day Intermediate Dune Driving and Nav course: Learn advanced techniques for driving sand dunes in a 4wd, get unstuck, and build practical navigation skills. Three days of desert rally-inspired training, led by Nena Barlow. Camp with us at the dunes, or hotel twenty minutes away.

Includes: Imperial Dunes permit and whip flags (1 permit per registration). Course materials and demonstration equipment.

For information and registration: Call Paul at 928-282-8700 (option 2), or email

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