OCTOBER 7 – 16, 2021

Top-notch training events
with highly skilled instructors

Rebelle U is the training arm of Rebelle Rally. We produce top-notch training events with highly skilled instructors:

Learn in Person

Rebelle U Trainings

Driving, navigation, preparation, and teamwork skills.

Our 1, 2, and 4 day trainings are provide a comprehensive platform for success. Whether you are a returning or future Rebelle competitor or just gearing up for backcountry adventures. Our classes and curriculum are well-honed and focus on positive outcomes and key skill building at the proper moment. Taught by our highly experienced instructors, these fundamental skills will take you into your future journeys and adventure-filled life.

2021 Rebelle U Events

Late July/Early August TBA - Rocky Mountain Overland Rally

Gunnison, CO
Event cancelled due to COVID.

August 26-29 - 2-Day Drive Training & 2-Day Navigation

Ridgecrest, California
Take a 2-Day Navigation School or 2 Day Driving School or combine both for the Fundamental 4-Day Intensive Rebelle U. The curriculum will benefit participants in the Rebelle Rally or similar type of navigation rally or automotive-based adventure travel, and you will enjoy a significant learning experience, while instilling excellent off-road adventure skills with practice! We highly recommend taking both classes.

September 11-12 - 2-Day Sand Dune Course

Southern California
Registration opens May 1.

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In addition to Rebelle U trainings, we recommend the following training programs and instructors:

Arizona/Utah:

Barlow Adventures
Nena Barlow
info@barlows.us
(888) 928-5337

Pacific Northwest & Canada:

Overland Training Canada
Christopher Walker
info@overlandtrainingcanada.com
(604) 902-3331

East Coast:

Northeast Off-road Adventures
Scott Trager
Scott@nora4x4.com
(845) 514-9896

California/Colorado & multiple locations:

7P Overland
info@7p.io
(303) 351-5777

Learn Online

Rebelle U Online

During quarantine, Rebelle U hosted several online training classes on Facebook. Designed to teach fundamentals, these are great for preparing for the rally and future adventures. Follow along and link to and download the course documents.

Think Like a Map

with Rebelle Founder Emily Miller
 
Maps have a fascinating history and we are literally lost without them. Video topics include history, map making, map reading, scales, determining heading and distance, and how to be successful by “thinking like a map.”

Plotting Latitude & Longitude

with Rebelle Founder Emily Miller
Latitudes, longitudes, coordinates, and how to mark them on a paper map. Not only are they key skills for current and future Rebelles, they are also vital for any adventurer or traveler.

All About Roadbooks

with Rally Navigator Founder Mike Shirley
Mike Shirley is the primary developer of Rally Navigator and also an Instructor with Rally Management Services. Learn how to read, make your own, and practice using roadbooks.

Time / Speed / Distance

with Rebelle Director of Scoring/Head Rally Judge Chrissie Beavis
Join professional navigator and X Games gold medalist Chrissie Beavis in how to make calculations and understand Time / Speed / Distance. 

Vehicle Recovery Basics

with Overlanding BC Founder & Instructor Christopher Walker
Get the lowdown on recovery skills, equipment needed (and not needed) on the rally, and most importantly – WHY.

How to Avoid Common Mistakes on the Rally

with Rebelle Technical Director Chris Woo

From leveling up your game as a competitor to being prepared on the Rebelle, this Rebelle U course is tailor-made for all Rebelles and future Rebelles.

Thrival Not Survival

with 5x Rebelle Rachael Ridenour

Join 5x Rebelle and Army veteran Rachael Ridenour for her tips and tactics that go beyond survival and get you to thrival. These skills will help you rock both mountain cold and desert heat during the Rebelle and/or your next outdoor adventure. 

Rally Competitor Marketing School

with 2016 4×4 Rebelle Winner Charlene Bower

This one is for any competitor or future competitor looking for a little marketing guidance. Charlene Bower owns Ladies Offroad Network and Bower Motorsports Media, and is a well-known brand builder. Watch to learn a few tips and tricks on how to get your marketing momentum going.

Get Ready to Rally

with 2019 4×4 Rebelle Winner Rachelle Croft

Join 2x Rebelle and 2019 4×4 champ Rachelle Croft of Expedition Overland as she discusses one of the most common topics of conversation pre-rally – how to pack your bags AND your vehicle.