In The Desert
Winter 4x4 Jamboree
Jan. 23rd, 24th, 2015
St. George, Utah
A Non-profit off-road event!
In the desert in Hurricane, Washington County, Utah the Winter 4x4 Jamboree kicked off on Friday morning with a breakfast before starting off on 25 different trails throughout the County. The trails all had different degrees of difficulty. Participants, over 300, from surrounding states and Wyoming and as far away as Ohio came to this 2 day event. Sand, gravel roads, rock crawling and even petroglyphs were on the agenda. Participants also got a dinner Saturday night at the days ends.
This is one of the premiere events held for off-roaders in the desert Southwest. Not only for rock crawling, but they have trails for stock vehicles as well. See you next year.
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All the proceeds are going to keep this unique area in Sand Hollow open for OHV use and to eliminate a proposed land swap which would bring housing into this unique area. This would probably spell the end of off-road use in the 18,000 acre area. There were a lot of sponsors of this event, including Dixie 4 Wheel Drive and others.
Some of the prizes for the raffle included Corbeau seats, JK bumpers, LED light bars, 2 complete sets of tires, and much more.
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The stock vehicle friendly run, which was guided by Leland Sanders, went from the Sand Hollow area up to the top of the Hurricane Cliffs. This an easy route till you get to the cliffs and start the climb to the top. A narrow sloping, steep, dirt trail that crosses some slick rock till you get to the top via the old "Honeymoon Trail". Here's 4 photos of that part of the event.
4 photos courtesy of Leland Sanders
The photo above is from an earlier date. There is a lot of history behind this scenic trail.
Trail Marker - photo by the editors
Here''s the group at the top of the Hurricane Cliffs. Off to the right in the bottom photo you can see the Sand Hollow Reservoir. Fun trip!