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Let's Drive - Overnight Camp, BBQ & Morning Drive

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Let’s Drive invites you for overnight camp to taste traditional Arabic dish "Madfoon", which will be prepared at campsite by our host Marshal Zuheir and morning desert drive.

We will setup camp, in the desert around 10-15 min easy drive from Nizwa Shops, Lahbab Area (Exact location to be shared on our whatsapp group)

We will arrive at the meeting point (Nizwa shops) at 8 pm.

We will drive to the camp location in a convoy

You can then fire up your grills for BBQ

We will have music, dance and chit chat around the bonfire.

Sleep when you are tired; and sleep in late.. : )

Those who do not want to camp overnight can leave.

Those who only want to join for the Morning Drive can join us in the morning at the camp site (location will be shared)

Important Note:

1- RSVP only if you are sure you will be able to attend.

2- Only 4X4 cars can make it to the camp site. So RSVP only if you drive a 4X4 or you can manage ride with someone driving 4X4

3- We'll be having a BBQ and Camp on this trip, so come prepared.

4- Trip meetup points will be shared with the members on our trip WhatsApp group.

What to Bring:

1- Enough food/snacks/water etc. for you and your guests.

2- If you are planning to BBQ, bring your BBQ grill, tools, charcoal etc.

3- Bring your raw food and amenities accordingly.

4- Chairs to sit on. (Very Important)

5- Fire Wood (1 bundle per car)

6- Shisha (for those who smoke)

Camping:

1- Tent (Traditional / Popup are easier)

2- Matting / Air Mattress (with pump)

3- Pillow and blankets

4- Bring your warm cloths as it will be very cold in the night.

Morning Desert Drive:

1- Flag Pole

2- Radio

3- Suitable 4X4 for Intermediate level desert drive

4- Front and back recovery hooks

4- Recovery Ropes and Shackles

* Always remember; take pictures, leave footprints. (We take all our garbage back, always leave nature as you found it.)

*DRIVE SAFE

Important Links:

Offroad Basics

http://www.meetup.com/LetsDrive/messages/boards/thread/48764182

2 Way Radio Info:

http://www.meetup.com/LetsDrive/messages/boards/thread/48712342

GPS Devices / Apps:

http://www.meetup.com/LetsDrive/messages/boards/thread/48764271

Off-road Equipment:

http://www.meetup.com/LetsDrive/messages/boards/thread/48764182

Offroad / Camping / Vehicle Accessories Suppliers:

http://www.meetup.com/LetsDrive/messages/boards/thread/49422695

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.