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2021 Public “Essentials” class priced using your own vehicle, rentals are available at additional fee.
1st Driver: $350
2nd Driver: $175
Passenger 13+ $75
Kids 7-12: $50
Driving classes include an online presentation (live or recorded), onsite obstacle course & trail driving under supervision of instructors and guides. All training is safety focused with themes of people, vehicle and environmental preservation. All of your onsite time at NORA will be outdoors or in your own vehicle.
Class: Off-Road Driving Essentials
Length: 1.5 hour virtual classroom + 5 hours on-site
Methods: Live virtual presentation is usually held on the THURSDAY prior to class (7pm-8:30pm). If you can’t attend or miss the virtual presentation, you may watch a recorded version prior to onsite instruction.
Onsite driving & lessons are usually 9:30am – 2:30pm on class day with NORA instructors and guides by your side.
Who: This class is an excellent choice for anyone wishing to learn safe, low speed off road driving techniques used in Overlanding and recreational/commercial off road driving.
What’s Covered: This two-part class (virtual presentation & onsite instruction) covers 4 wheel drive systems, driving on woodland and mountain terrain, working with a spotter, minimizing environmental impact and off-road driving safety. Students drive on our obstacle courses and navigate our 75-acre trail networks with instructors and guides walking by their side. There are plenty of natural terrain obstacles used as lesson stops along the way.
Vehicle Requirements: Bring your stock (unmodified) or modified 4 wheel drive vehicle with 4-low and front/rear recovery points. Vehicle must be street legal, registered, insured and drivers must have a valid license.
Vehicle Rentals: Rent a NORA trail rig for the class; contact us to confirm availability before registering. $175 for a Jeep Grand Cherokee WJ or Cherokee XJ, $275 for a Jeep Wrangler TJ or JK.
Lunch on the trail is included: We have supported our local economy for many years by offering lunch selections from local markets.
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Gift Certificates Available: Click here to purchase an Essentials Class Gift Certificate
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Cancellation Policy: You may cancel up to the day of the class (you must notify us by phone or email) and receive a full credit for another class or NORA activity for up to 12 months. If you don’t feel well, stay home and reschedule. Please note you will receive credit only, no refunds.
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