Past Meetup

Let's Drive Maliha (SHJ) to RAK (Intermediate Desert Expedition Drive)

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This is an expedition desert trail from Maliha (SHJ) to Ras Al Khaimah, the wheels will roll over silky untouched dunes and green landscapes across the route. The track is approx. 80 km long and terrain varies from flats to tricky high dunes. So please join us, if you have Intermediate desert driving skills and a high clearance 4x4 car equipped with essential off-road gears.

Important Notes:

1- Only 4x4 cars with high ground clearance and fully equipped with front and back tow hooks, radio, deflator/ compressor, recovery belt, and FLAGPOLE are allowed.

2- You should be at least an intermediate/ moderate level desert driver to be considered for this drive.

3- RSVP only if you can attend. Withdrawal after RSVP closure will amount to ‘No Show’.

4- No "open passengers list" for this drive. Drivers may bring their own guests.

5- We'll have be having a barbecue on this trip. (We have 1 big grill to share, you are welcome to bring your own.)

6- Meeting points/ details will be shared with the confirmed attendees on our trip WhatsApp group.

What to Bring:

1- Enough food/snacks and water/drinks for the duration of the drive.

2- If you are planning to BBQ, we will have a BBQ grill available for you to use. (You are welcome to bring you own too).

3- Bring your raw food for BBQ and amenities accordingly.

4- Chairs to sit on. (Very Important)

5- Fire Wood (1 bundle per car)

6- Shisha (for those who smoke)

7- Sun protection / any medication you need.

* Always remember; Take Pictures and Happy Memories, Leave Footprints! (We take all our garbage back, always leave nature as you found it… or better!)

Important Links:

Off-road Equipment:

http://www.meetup.com/LetsDrive/pages/Off-roading_Equipment/

2 Way Radio Info:

http://www.meetup.com/LetsDrive/pages/Walkie_Talkie/

GPS Devices / Apps:

http://www.meetup.com/LetsDrive/pages/Global_Positioning_System_(GPS)/

Off-road / Camping / Vehicle Accessories Suppliers:

http://www.meetup.com/LetsDrive/pages/Accessories_Suppliers/

Disclaimer – please read carefully:

By accepting to participate in this event, You agree that:

(a) Acceptance of your RSVP is only notional, and the Organizers reserve the right to select the final list of attendees.

(b) You are above 18 years of age, and in case you are bringing family or guests below 18, they shall be accompanied by you at all times and remain your sole responsibility.

(c) You have joined us voluntarily and you have the required skills, licenses and permits to be on this trip.

(d) Let’s Drive or the organizers do not hold any responsibility for loss or damage of property (vehicle, gear etc.).

(e) You are responsible for your own safety and any act of negligence by You that endangers the safety of fellow passenger(s) or others.

(f) You give explicit consent to Let’s Drive and the organizers that any photos or videos of you and/or your family/ guests/ pet/ car/ gear taken on this trip (or an earlier trip), whether by the organizers or an attendee may be freely shared, used or published by Let’s Drive or the organizers in any form – print or digital – and/or posted on the group’s social media pages (Meetup/ Facebook/ Whatsapp/ Twitter/ Instagram/ Youtube and the like) for the purposes of illustration, promotion, branding, advertising or marketing or record and You explicitly waive any rights whatsoever to challenge or bring an action against Let’s Drive or the organizers/ hosts for use of such media for the stated purposes.