June 27-30, 2019 at the beautiful Whistler Olympic Park at Whistler BC
BC Overland Rally
What can you do at the BC Overland Rally? Learn, Play, Relax! We've got you covered:
Welcome Cocktails on Thursday night! It's a fun way to settle in and learn more about your new friends and neighbours.
Nightly Campfire and Prizes - Every evening we give away a huge selection of fun prizes around the campfire, everything from winches, driving lights, roof-top tents, luggage, camping gear, recovery kits, and lots of other cool stuff.
Presenters - In addition to the wonderful trainers leading classes, each evening we have presentations and Q&A sessions with inspiring and entertaining travelers. This year look for the couple behind the popular Desk to Glory blog, a real-life Indiana Jones, and a Camel Trophy driver.
4WD Trail Drives - The 4WDABC will lead trips in the local hills. Easy or hard, choose your own adventure!
4WD Instruction - Certified instructors teach on our technical driving course. Learn the safest way to conquer the toughest trails.
Advanced Classes - Our friend Bob Wohlers from the Off-Road Safety Academy will be back; his classes are legendary for their level of detail. This year he is teaching: 1. Winching 2. Kinetic energy/traction recovery 3) In-field tire repair 4) In-field welding.
Vehicle recovery - Our popular recovery classes include winching, non-winching, optional gear, understanding straps and shackles, etc.
Gear Checkup - Not sure if your gear is good enough to trust? The 4WDABC team will do a free checkup of your gear to ensure it's safe.
Trail Repair - Learn the steps to quickly and safely fix your rig on the trail, and how to choose a quality repair kit.
Solar Power - Learn the ins and outs of setting up a reliable customizable solar power system.
Morning yoga - Start each day right with an optional sunrise exercise session, led by the wonderfully patient Ashley.
Photography and Cinematography - Pro shooters will run a hands-on photography session.
Preparing for Medical Emergencies - Medical Instructors will take us through real-life scenarios, showing us how to deal with the types of accidents most likely to affect overland travellers, and building the ultimate medical kit.
Wine Tasting - Local Sommeliers will guide us on a virtual wine-tasting tour of the region's best vineyards. Bring your glass and start exercising your taste-buds, because you will be in for a treat.
New gear, kayaking, Mountain Biking, spotting, navigation, travel with dogs, cooking, winching, fire-starting, shelter-building, etc. Whatever you want to learn, we have a class.
Nibbles, treats, vendor specials, and more - Everywhere you turn at the Rally there is something new to see, and someone fun to talk to.