October 21st – 25th, 2024

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Adventure Raid

Adventure Raid is intended as an introduction to navigation rally without the stresses of racing and most extreme terrain. It is a guided trip, designed for street legal 4 wheel drive vehicles (Raptors, Jeeps and Overlanders). Your guide will be world famous journalist and adventurer Chris Collard. You will be running sections of the Special Stages and Liasons on paved and dirt roads. You will also have a front row seat to sections of the race course in order to provide opportunities to watch the action. You will not be running at race speeds or scored in results.

Navigation is by following the guide and provided GPS tracks, but if you wish to practice your roadbook skills on the Special Stages we will provide a road book on request (must be made in advance). Please have a Ram mount for the Organization Garmin GPS you will be issued for use on the event. We do not provide the tracks to be downloaded in your GPS.

The trip will be at an easy pace to enjoying the scenery and the unique Sonora Rally experience, at points along the course and in the bivouac.

  • 5 day guided trip that parallels the Sonora Rally
  • Proof of Mexican auto insurance required
  • May include a portion of a race-like paper roadbook to see what roadbook navigation is like (you may want a basic rally odomotor, like the $20 RallyBlitz app for iphone or the free F2R Rally Tripmeter app for Android). These apps are not allowed in the competition categories.
  • Includes Sonora Rally Adventure Raid decals
  • Includes Bivouac Pass with bivouac meals and awards party dinner
    Includes 4 nights in hotel (double occupancy). You will be paired in the room with your “navigator” or a fellow rider, or an event volunteer.
  • Camping 2 nights at remote dirt bivouacs (right in there with the competitors) using your own camping gear.
  • For cars, a vhf radio programmed to Sonora Rally frequency is highly recommended
  • A SPOT or inReach tracking device is required.
  • Sat Phone is Required
  • Limited spaces available, so don’t wait to enter.