2019 Appalachian Rendezvous: Official Thread

Dave

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American Adventurist is proud to announce the 6th Annual Appalachian Rendezvous in North Carolina!

Before the event, we highly recommend that you complete the "Tread Lightly 101" Online Awareness Course HERE

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DATE: The 2019 Appalachian Rendezvous is scheduled for 12-15 Sep 2019

Primitive camping onsite is included with your registration!

HOW TO REGISTER:

1. Pay the $20 RSVP fee for each vehicle for the weekend. Online payment link is at the bottom of this forum page (Donate Button).

2. Post in this thread and let us know that you have completed #1 above and that your are coming (type of vehicle and number of people in it) so we know who you are. You must be a Registered Member of this forum to RSVP, we will not RSVP people or vehicles without accounts here.

3. Once you arrive, there will be a cash donation of $40. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the local community in Uwharrie. You will turn in your signed Hold Harmless Agreement and receive swag and raffle ticket at this time.

*SEE ATTACHED HOLD HARMLESS PDF AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST - PLEASE PRINT AND SIGN AND BRING WITH YOU TO THE EVENT!

Mark your calendar now!

LOCATION:
200-216 US Forest Service Road (Mullinix Road), Troy, NC 27371


35.451584, -80.027897

The SHADOWLANDS are located near the "Eldorado Outpost", 10 minutes north of Troy, NC and 35 minutes south of Thomasville, NC. One hour from Charlotte, Triad and Ft Bragg and two hours from the Triangle
STRIP MAP TO THE EVENT FROM THE ELDORADO OUTPOST: Take 109 to Mullinix Road

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BIG THANK YOU TO UWHARRIE OUTDOOR EVENTS CENTER!

It is a PRIVILEGE and an HONOR for our community to be welcomed into the local community in Uwharrie - Again in 2019!

*Campfire restrictions may be in effect depending on weather conditions. No "new" fire rings, only established rings may be used.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

12 SEP 19, THURSDAY Sunrise: 07:00 Sunset: 19:32

14:00 - 19:00 - ARV19 opens: Registration for guests and camp set-up
Dusk - Taps – Central Campfire Meet-N-Greet – Location: Shadowlands, Main Fire Ring

13 SEP 19, FRIDAY Sunrise: 07:01 Sunset: 19:30

08:00 - 17:00 – Registration re-opens for arriving guests.
09:00 – Event tracks commence.

#1>MTB Track – Leader: Jay Capers ( @mtnbike28 )– Location: OEX Uwharrie Training Center (UTC), Between the Barn and the Fence Line at the Entrance - MTB discussion thread is HERE

09:00 – Bikers assemble at the designated location. Introduction and Safety Briefing.
09:30 – Depart for Uwharrie NF MTB Trails.
10:00 – Arrive at Trailhead.
13:00 – Return to Rendezvous site, Shadowlands.

#2>OHV Trail Track – Leader: Mike Heath/Overland Experts – Location: UTC, Front Gate Entrance

09:00 – OHVs, drivers, and passengers gather at the designated location. Introduction and Safety Briefing.
09:30 – Assembled vehicles depart for Big Creek Rocks off-road driving location.
09:45 – Travel to off-road driving site.
10:00 – Vehicles arrive at site and have fun. TreadLightly!
12:00 - 12:40 – Trailside lunch – site TBD.
15:00 - Tentative finish of OHV trail ride. Vehicles prepare for highway travel.
15:30 – Return to Rendezvous site, Shadowlands.

#3>OHV Training Track – Leader: Mike Morrison/Overland Experts – Location: UTC, South Side of Barn Field Training Area

09:30 – 4WD 101 - Introduction to entry level off-road training with Overland Experts in the Grand Overland District. Safety Briefing.
12:00 - 12:40 – Lunch
12:45 - 15:00 – Obstacle skill driving, Grand Overland District
15:00 - Tentative finish of training.
15:30 - Return to Rendezvous site, Shadowlands.

FRIDAY EVENING - ALL APPALACHIAN RENDEZVOUS ATTENDEES

16:30 – Personal time

#4>Presentation – “1000 Days Around Africa” by Dan Grec of The Road Chose Me – Location: Shadowlands Pavilion

1730-1900 – Dan Grec tells all, he drove a Jeep JK all over Africa and the length of North and South America!
19:00 - TBD – Central Campfire Meet-N-Greet – Location: Shadowlands Main Fire Ring

14 SEP 19, SATURDAY Sunrise: 07:02 Sunset: 19:29

08:00 – 11:00 – Registration re-opens for arriving guests.
09:00 – Event tracks commence.
09:30 - ***Scott Fields Memorial Dedication at UORTC (across from the Outpost).***

#1>Badin Lake Float Track – Leader: Commodore TBD – Location: UTC, Between the Barn and the Front Gate at the Entrance

09:00 - Paddlers gather at the designated departure location. Introduction and Safety Briefing.
09:30 - Load boats onto Shuttles.
09:45 – Travel to boat launch.
10:00 - Launch boats into Badin Lake and have fun.
12:00 - 12:40 – Lakeside lunch – site TBD.
14:00 - Tentative finish of float at the Badin Lake takeout, depending on shenanigans.
14:30 – Load watercraft and depart Badin Lake take-out for Rendezvous site.
15:00 – Return to Rendezvous site, Shadowlands, and off-load watercraft.

#2>OHV Trail Track – Leader: Mike Morrison/Overland Experts – Location: UTC, Front Gate Entrance

09:00 – OHVs, drivers, and passengers gather at the designated location. Introduction and Safety Briefing.
09:30 – Assembled vehicles depart for Big Creek Rocks off-road driving location.
09:45 – Travel to off-road driving site.
10:00 – Vehicles arrive at site and have fun. TreadLightly!
12:00 - 12:40 – Trailside lunch – site TBD.
14:30 - Tentative finish of OHV trail ride. Vehicles prepare for highway travel and return.
15:00 – Return to Rendezvous site, Shadowlands.

#3>Class Track - HAM Radio – Leader: @dorton – Location: Shadowlands Pavilion

13:00 - 15:00 – HAM Radio – Introduction to HAM Radio use, types, purchase, installation.

SATURDAY EVENING - ALL APPALACHIAN RENDEZVOUS ATTENDEES Sunset: 18:31

15:00 – 17:00 - Personal time. Cooking time. Fire up the Dutch Ovens.
17:00 – Assemble for Camp Cooking Contest/Potluck. Location: Shadowlands Pavilion near main fire ring.

#4>Potluck/Camp Cooking Contest – Leader: @35inchoverdrive – Location: Shadowlands Pavilion

18:00 – Presentation of Donation to FirstHealth > ARV19 Raffle commences > Potluck cooking competition winner announced.

#5>Appalachian Rendezvous Raffle – Leader: Dave – Location: Shadowlands Pavilion

19:00 – Evening routine > Shenanigans commence > Location: Rendezvous site, Shadowlands Main Fire Ring.

15 SEP 19, SUNDAY Sunrise: 07:03 Sunset: 19:29
09:00 – Personal time; pack-up; leave Rendezvous site in better condition than how we received it.
12:00 - ARV19 guests depart Uwharrie.
 

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RSVP MASTER LIST

EVENT IS FULL! WAIT LIST ONLY AT THIS TIME!

80 RSVP limit this year. RSVP is for ONE vehicle and it's occupants.

1. Dave
2. @rattlecanpaint
3. @thetolleyman
4. @Andy
5. Mike Morrison
6. Overland Experts 1
7. Overland Experts 2
8. @Tentrax
9. @Scott B.
10. @Dean
11. @Will1973
12. @rugermccall
13. @Krover1
14. @Bryanseye
15. @jscusmcvet
16. @Kseidel
17. @Kesidel (Bev)
18. @BigBlueOx_TRD
19. @Code Red
20. @Code Red
21. @AylestockAdventures
22. @BushHead
23. @Airwinger63
24. @Devil Dog Hog
25. @dorton
26. @TheStabileAdventures
27. @Tonozzi3
28. @Dan Grec - The Road Chose Me
29. @this_ole_cruiser
30. @Sfjphil
31. @Explore
32. @Dakota
33. @Trobertson101
34. @dragonbyu - Jeff
35. @dragonbyu - Billy
36. @SRJ-1
37. @Luke
38. @SunnyDXJ
39. @lclippard
40. @mrroadking
41. @shaggydoink
42. @Thomas Bennett
43. @Tommy Gray
44. @Grumps @Daniel_Boone
45. @izzy
46. @Patriot Therapy
47. @morghill
48. @Dthomps
49. @Chris-NC
50. @Tinytantank
51. @Karn @Eigerhiker
52. @Chris St. Clair
53. @alakazip
54. @Wayward
55. @BucknerS1978
56. @Adam Wright
57. @RichardS
58. @jaeco_fjc @CMSgt Bo
59. @CartoTracks
60. @Shyll
61. @DasHeepXJ
62. @Buddy Lee
63. @DiscoGraham
64. @Marlon
65. @Jenn75
66. @Street Tires
67. @rdavisinva
68. @Wizbang
69. @jscusmcvet (Ann)
70. @Creel
71. @avoeric
72. @powersguy
73. @fredmyboy
74. @Nic Clinch
75. @35inchoverdrive
76. [S]@ETC(SS)[/S] @anvil adventures
77. @DoctorMiller81
78. @Matt414 @badsector
79. @TriangleOverland
80. @Vector53


WAIT LIST:
1. [S]@anvil adventures[/S] In at #76
2. @rattlecanpaint In at #2
3. @AylestockAdventures In at #21
4. @thetolleyman In at #3
5. @Daniel_Boone In at #44
6. @Eigerhiker In at #51
7. @CMSgt Bo In at #54
8. @badsector In at #78
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