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The legend of Moab continues!

We’re on a mission to save America!  It couldn‘t be more important than that.

We’ve received intelligence that you need to know about.

Via a leaked e-mail from a high ranking government official the Russians learned that Moab is a uranium hot spot.  Based on this information they sent a spy drone to survey the Moab area. Fortunately for us the drone crashed in the area.  Our job is to locate what remains of the drone. 

2017 - OPERATION MOAB 

This year’s event will be military mission themed.  Collectively we’ll be the ‘Moab Militia’.

Every day we’ll receive our ‘orders’ for the day.  Every group will have a mission based on scouting intelligence.  We’ll get our orders, our communication channels, a lat/long and some clues to help us locate metallic objects out on the trails.  Our hope is that once these items are collected we’ll be able to assemble them into the Russian spy drone.  Of course we’ll be having our usual great time out on the incredible trails that define the Moab area and make Moab the top of everyone’s bucket list.

We plan on running trails that the Hummer Club hasn’t run for some time – or maybe even ever.  Normally we have our pre-event in Durango, Colorado but this year we’re going to run the pre-event in Moab.  During the pre-event we’ll run the usual trails like Hell’s Revenge and Moab Rim.  Keeping with the theme of the event, we’ll call these ‘scouting days’.

 

UNCLE SAM WANTS YOU!

Come help save America!

And maybe put a big checkmark on your bucket list.

Note: You can attend the pre-event, the main event or both.  Whatever works for you.

Here’s the 411 for the Pre-event

Pre-event Description

Pre-event wheeling (scouting) in the Moab area: Sept. 22, 23 and 24.  We’ll run legendary Moab trails like Hells Revenge and Moab Rim.

Pre-event Hotel

Super 8 Moab

889 North Main Street, Moab, UT.

(435) 259-8868

Sept. 21, 22 and 23

$175.00 / night + taxes for 2 people.

**IMPORTANT** Call Ronnie at 435-259-8868 between 7:00am and 3:00pm on business days and notify her that you’re part of the Hummer Club event to obtain a group discount.  BOOK EARLY!  Accommodations fill quickly

 

Pre-event Fees

Pre-event cost - $30 (covers BLM fees)

Event fees must be paid online.

Pre-event Schedule

We’ll have trail signups in the hotel lobby at 8:00pm on Sept. 21.

We’ll run trails on Friday the 22nd, Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th.

  

Here’s the 411 for the Main Event

 

Main Event Description

On Sept. 24th, we’ll gather for our Welcome Dinner and Trail signups at 7:00pm in Rotary Park in Moab.  We’ll have vendor displays and a buffet style tailgate dinner – with incredible food from The Blu Pig.  Yum!

Once in Moab our mission really takes off!

We plan on running trails that are seldom run by the club or that haven’t been run for a few years.  We’ll run trails on Monday the 25th, Tuesday the 26rd, Wednesday the 27th and Thursday the 28th.

On the evening of Sept. 28th we’ll have our awards dinner and banquet.  This banquet is becoming legendary!  Delicious food, great folks and great times.  It really is a lot of fun.

We may have a few extra things planned like a night run but we’ll see how things work out in the months to come.

Main Event Hotel

Super 8 Moab

889 North Main Street, Moab, UT.

(435) 259-8868

Sept. 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28

$175.00 / night + taxes for 2 people.

**IMPORTANT** Call Ronnie at 435-259-8868 between 7:00am and 3:00pm on business days and notify her that you’re part of the Hummer Club event to obtain a group discount.  BOOK EARLY!  Accommodations fill quickly.

 

Main Event Fees

Before August 1st:
$300 Truck/Driver
$175 per passenger
$75 for Kids 12 and under

After August 1st:
$325 Truck/Driver
$175 per passenger
$75 for Kids 12 and under

Event fees must be paid online.

Some Notable Information

·       All Hummer branded vehicles and Humvees are welcome. Your truck MUST be street legal to access the trails.

·       Driver’s meeting each morning at the departure point. Be fueled up and have a lunch packed each trail day. Also bring extra water and some extra snacks. We try to be back for dinner in town but please be prepared for a long day.

·       A CB for communication is required. 

·       Be certain that your truck is well maintained and that it is in good operational condition.

·       Be prepared for long trail days, you never know what might happen ‘out there’!

·       Unfortunately there’s an obstacle (Mirror Gulch) that just hates H2 tie-rods. You’ll only be allowed on this trail in an H2 if you carry at least one spare tie-rod. It’s difficult and there’s no bypass. It’s just the configuration of the rocks and the particular dimensions of an H2’s front end that make it difficult on H2 tie-rods.   We may not run Metal Masher so this is just a heads up.

·       Bring a spare tire.

 
Mechanical Support
As with all Hummer Club events, we will be self-supporting. Of course you will have the assistance of other members should anyone have any issues, but plan on being as prepared as possible with a few common spare parts (halfshafts, upper and lower ball joint, idler and pitman recommended) and required tools. 

Event Coordinator
Greg Phillips (403) 862-7942 - greg.phillips@shaw.ca
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AKA - Hollywood 
2001 HMCS 
It knows how to get to Moab - all by itself!
 



Cancellations & Refunds:
 
We realize that unexpected events such as work conflicts, mechanical problems and illnesses may cause you to cancel your trip. However, we have many business partners that we pay deposits based on a preliminary participant count, therefore in order to limit the impact of cancellations the following penalties apply to your refund should you choose to cancel:

Days Prior to Trip Date: Penalty
Reservation to 21 days: $35 or *
20 days to 8 day: 50%
7 days to 1 day: 80%
Trip date and beyond: NO REFUND

* Should you choose to transfer from one trip to another trip in the SAME calendar year you may do so for $35 per transfer.

 

Moab, UT 84532
9/22/2017 - 9/28/2017
Club
WINDROCK 2017!!!!

 
The Club returns to one of our favorite venues with 300+ miles of off road trails on 72,000 acres in the beautiful Tennessee Mountains.  The park has plenty of different trails for all types of vehicles and adrenaline levels, plus beautiful mountain scenery around every corner. Learn More

This event is all about the trails, off-roading, and Camaraderie.  We will be kicking up mud and crawling over rocks.

The event hotel will be the Doubletree in Oakridge.  We have a a block of rooms reserved at The Hummer Club rate and you need to register using this special link.  The block of rooms at this rate will expire on September 14th.  If you call the hotel, remember to tell them you are with the Hummer Club.  Rates start at $89/night.

On the evening of 7 October, we will have a catered banquet at the hotel.  There will be a buffet and a cash bar.


Schedule of Activities:

Thursday, October 5th:
Arrive at the Doubletree - Oak Ridge. 
 
Friday, October 6th:
8:00 AM – Mandatory drivers meeting in the rear parking lot of the hotel.       

8:30 AM – Head out for the Trailhead and register with Windrock ORV. 

4:00 PM – Return from the Trails.


Saturday, October 7th:
8:30 AM – Mandatory drivers meeting in the rear parking lot of the hotel.       

9:00 AM – Head out for the Trails

4:00 PM – Return from the Trails

6:00 PM - Join fellow club members for dinner at the hotel.



Event Fees:

$60.00 for each person (Age 13 and up) in your group.  Children 12 and under are free (except for park fee) and do not receive an Event T-Shirt.  Extra Event shirts will be available for sale.  Remember the event fee must be paid via the online registtration process and will inclulde the banquet.

Park permit fees must be paid in addition to the event registration fee.  Park permits are required for each person, no matter their age or activity, to be on the trails at Windrock.  Each person entering the area is required to have their permit with them at all times while on the property.  Price of the Park permit fees are as shown in the table below and will be available for purchase at the Park.  See Park's website for details.
  

# of Days 13 & Over 12 & Under
1 $20.05 Each $10.02 Each
2 $36.45 Each $18.22 Each
3 $50.11 Each $24.60 Each


Club members are always allowed to bring guests that are not club members as passengers in their Hummer. For this event, club members will also be allowed to sponsor one guest that is not a club member that can drive a Hummer or non-Hummer 4x4 vehicle.  This driver and vehicle must remain in the same group as the sponsoring club member who will be responsible for their conduct.  This guest and vehicle must follow the same rules as club members.  Fee's for the sponsored guest and vehicle are the same as club members.  Please note, that members can sponsor only one extra driver and vehicle.





Important Notes:
  • Drivers meeting each morning in the rear parking lot of the hotel. 
  • All trucks should be fueled and prepared to leave for the trails without having to make any extra stops.
  • Be sure to pack lunch and bring plenty of water to stay hydrated. Some extra snacks and a lawn chair for sitting when we lunch on the trail would be a plus.
  • A CB for communication is required – and makes the event more fun and easier.  Inform your trail leader if you do not have CB communication.
  • Be certain that your truck is well maintained and that it is in good operational condition. Bring likely spare parts and tools if you have them.
  • Be prepared for long trail days (food, water, fuel, clothing), you never know what might happen.


Mechanical Support is provided at all major Club events


At Major events, the event coordinator and other club members will support any needed repairs to the best of their ability so everyone can fully participate and get home afterwards. Your truck must be in excellent mechanical condition due to the nature of these events. We suggest you carry basic hand tools and keep spare parts on-hand and/or parts that wear when off-roading (idler, pitman, tierods, balljoints). Contact the event coordinator if you have questions about mechanical support and/or what to bring.



Cancellations & Refunds:
 
We realize that unexpected events such as work conflicts, mechanical problems and illnesses may cause you to cancel your trip. However, we have many business partners that we pay deposits based on a preliminary participant count, therefore in order to limit the impact of cancellations the following penalties apply to your refund should you choose to cancel:

Days Prior to Trip Date: Penalty
Reservation to 21 days: $35 or *
20 days to 8 day: 50%
7 days to 1 day: 80%
Trip date and beyond: NO REFUND

* Should you choose to transfer from one trip to another trip in the SAME calendar year you may do so for $35 per transfer.


Oak Ridge, TN 37830
10/5/2017 - 10/8/2017
Club
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