Trails

Title Run Date Trail Difficulty Trail Rating Price
Faultline/Razorback more

::: Faultline/Razorback :::

This trail will be a combination of the new trail "Razorback", as well as the older trail "Fault Line". The first quarter mile will wake you up!  The Fault Line is one of the favorites of many who have attended winter events in the St George area.  It is actually a short entry trail that feeds into the West Rim Trail, but since the obstacles on the Fault Line are more challenging, and there are lots of people that register for West Rim as well, we decided to have Fault Line turn into the Razorback Trail instead. 

Scenery

Great views of Warner Valley from the tops of the cliffs.  St. George city, Pine Valley Moun-ains, Sand Hollow Reservoir, Zion Park, the Arizona Strip, and Hurricane Cliffs keep the scenery meter pegged out on this trip.  

Surface

Sandstone (slickrock) with ledges and waterfall climbs and descents.  Off-camber turns and loose stone climbs. Long side hill obstacles that mae you feel uncomfortable, but are safe to drive without rolling over. Some dirt to rock transitions.

Trail Details

Fault Line presents some challenges, beginning with a climb up a two-foot ledge that often reminds drivers they need to shift to 4-wheel drive.  Soon after, there is a very steep incline up a clay and sandstone hillside. Once on top, a driver is presented with the task of traversing across the edge of a jagged outcropping, a fault if you will. Once conquering the shelves on top of the fault, the driver is faced with a very steep descent. After the steep descent, drivers can do an "S" turn and go back up the steep wall, around a cluster of big rocks, then back down another steep descent.  From there, a sandy road lets you catch your breath on the way to Razorback. Razorback has a fun entrance just off the access road with 3 optional lines depending on your vehicle and skill level. Drivers traverse back and forth across the ridge to capture all the fun obstacles while crossing the bypass several times that splits each side of the ridge. After the peak of the ridge, drivers will make a steady and flat off camber decent known as Capture Ridge. It is suggested that drivers have either higher tire pressure than normal or beadlocks. 18-20 lbs is required without beadlocks. Once at the bottom, there is an optional decent through the obstacle "Cam's Corner". Participants will then run the old Ridgeline Route back to the beginning. 


Rigs should have a Moderate lift, and recommended 35 inch tires.  Lockers front and rear, or one locker in front is recommended for this trail.

Date: Wednesday, October 3rd 
Time: 9:30 AM Staging, Departure at 10 AM
Location: Water Tanks
Trail: Razorback/Fault Line
Rating: 7

 

Wed, Oct. 3rd, 2018 Difficult 7 $50.00
21 slots available
Front Range more

::: Front Range :::

Front Range is a newer trail out at Sand Hollow that is about 2 years old. Once you crest to the top, you can view Sand Hollow Reservoir and the beautiful cliffs of Zion National Park in the far distance. 

Drivers will navigate a loose sand wash as they get to the trail head.  Once you enter the trail, the first obstacle is called The Pinch. As the name implies, there is a wedge that will pinch your vehicle and drivers must get the passanger front tire to the top of the wedge of the right or the vehicle will fall in. Make sure all hands, feet and head are in the vehicle while trying this obstacle because if it falls in the wedge, the vehicle moves in a sudden momment without warning. The Pinch has an obstacle to the left if need be. From the first obstacle there are a series of cracks and wedges that drivers must navigate in order to finish the trail. Lunch is usually held at The Dumper, which is were several vehicles have dumped over onto their side. It contains a series of 3 cracks all at various heights, and an off camber entry to the obstacle. After that is Axle Alley which has claimed several short wheelbase lighter duty axles. From there drivers head over to Lookout Rock which is the highest point of the trail and the last obstacle. Lookout Rock is a very Narrow path to the top with a 40 foot drop on the passanger side of the vehicle. Keep your line to the drivers side as much as possible to avoid severe damage.  

This popular trail tends to fill up fast due to it being one of the newer trails on the mountain. 

Scenery

Incredible 360 degree vistas of Sand Hollow Reservoir, Zion Park, Pine Valley Mountains (usually snow capped for Winter 4x4 Jamboree), Warner Valley, the Arizona Strip, Hurricane Cliffs, and Hurricane Sand dunes.

Surface

Sand dunes and sandy roads, then slickrock ledges and two-track rocky roads.

Trail Details

Other obstacles are "Flex-it", which forces vehicles into extreme articulation. Diamond Cut which is a 6 foot ledge climb that drops you into a 60 foot long crack with an off camber 8 foot climb at the end. The climb contains a very jagged rok known for peeling body panels off of vehicles that don't pay attention. 

Diamond Cut comes into play after The Dumper. From there is Axle Alley and then the obstacle called Rise Above where drivers will make an off camber climb that forces the passenger side into a huge boulder. Once on top of that, you navigate across several large cracks to Lookout Rock.

Front Range

Date: Wednesday, October 3rd
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Tunnel (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Front Range
Rated: 8

 

Wed, Oct. 3rd, 2018 Difficult 8 $50.00
14 slots available
Double Sammy by GenRight more

::: Double Sammy :::

Non-stop rapid fire challenges with some extra-hard options, Double Sammy packs about as many difficult challenges as possible into a relatively short distance.  It also has fantastic scenery.  The views from the trail are beautiful, but the drivers are honed in on the trail 10 feet ahead of them anytime they are in motion.  Lots of off camber and max steep climbs and descents.  

Scenery

Fantastic views of Sand Hollow Reservoir just to the north, with Zion Park in the distance.  Hurricane Cliffs to the east, and Pine Valley Mountains to the West.

Surface

Sand Dunes up to the start of the slickrock (sandstone) cracks and ledges.  After a 70-foot max steep chute option, return is down the dunes back to Sand Hollow State Park.

Trail Details

Double Sammy will begin at Sand Hollow State Park and make its way up some deep sand dunes until it turns left into the nearby rocky sandstone. The first obstacle consists of a vertical wall and a consecutive series of steps which are by passable. The trail will meander its way through the sandstone cliffs with a beautiful and picturesque view of Sand Hollow Reservoir. There is an abundance of descents and accents. Midway through the trail, there is an optional obstacle called the Traverse as well as a pretty impressive and tricky 70-foot chute that is also by-passable. Rigs should have front and rear lockers, 33″ tires, and a winch. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdowns.

Date: Thursday, October 4th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Tunnel (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Double Sammy

Rated 7

 

Thurs Oct. 4th, 2018 Difficult 7 $50.00
13 slots available
The Maze by TeraFlex more

::: The Maze by TeraFlex :::

The Maze has quickly become known as one of St. George’s ‘must do’ trails for those who enjoy a more technical and hard-core challenge. If you aren’t bothered by steep ascents and descents, extremely off-camber situations, and exposure to 1,200-foot cliff edges, then this trail is for you!

The obstacles come one after another with consistent difficulty.  As you approach the first obstacle (The Drop), you may glance down to your right and between two rocks to notice that you are within a few feet of a cliff that is 1,000 feet above the valley below.  This is a trail to delight those who can appreciate adrenaline at 1 mile an hour.  

Scenery

For short distances between obstacles, drivers can pause to see fantastic views of Warner Valley almost straight down from the trails edge.  In the distance you can see the Arizona Strip.  The Strip is the approximately 50-mile strip of land between the Utah/Arizona border and the Grand Canyon.  There are several mountain peaks in the Strip.

Surface

For Trail Hero, the Maze is accessed from Sand Hollow State Park, going through the tunnel to access Hurricane Sand Dunes.  After driving up near the top of the Dunes, there is a short descent to the trail poised on a cliff above Warner Valley.  The majority of the trail is slickrock, with some sandy and rocky areas between the slickrock obstacles. The return trip is down the dunes to Sand Hollow State Park 

Trail Details

The first obstacle, known as ‘The Drop’, is just the beginning of an unrelenting series of white-knuckling and adrenaline pumping challenges, the hardest of which is the climb of an intimidating double-fall, perched above a towering 1,200-foot drop. And if that is not enough for you, there is the opportunity to attempt ‘The Soup Bowl’ near the end.

The Maze can be accessed from either Washington Dam staging area via West Rim Scenic route or alternatively from Sand Hollow Reservoir through the sand dunes. Rigs should be equipped with two lockers and a minimum of 33-inch tires as well as a winch. Short wheel-base rigs are not recommended for this trail. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdown.

Date: Thursday, October 4th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Tunnel (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: The Maze by TeraFlex
Rated: 8

 

Thurs Oct. 4th, 2018 Difficult 8 $50.00
Joint Effort by CargoGlide more

::: Joint Effort by CargoGlide :::

Joint Effort starts with a sandy drive up a wide wash, then the fun begins!  This trail has many steep slickrock climbs and dropoffs, with lots of of off camber to add more challenge.  Rollovers are common.  There are a few slot canyons that add to the fun.  At one point, the trail crosses the Double Sammy trail in a narrow canyon with sandy bottom. Each consecutive obstacle will be increasingly difficult, so tighten those belts, and be ready for some fun! 

Scenery

If you take a little time to catch your breath between the obstacles, you can look behind you and see beautiful views of Sand Hollow Reservoir with Zion Park in the distance.  You can also see the Pine Valley Mountains.  They are usually capped with snow during Winter 4x4 Jamboree.

Surface

Slickrock walls and sandy bottoms

Trail Details

This trail is a series of big obstacles, with each one more difficult than the last.  The short distance between the major obstacles has some challenges to keep you entertained.  Once you make it through, there is a trip down the sand dunes to clear out the pipes.

Date: Thursday, October 4th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Tunnel (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: CargoGlide Joint Effort

Rated 9

 

Thurs Oct. 4th, 2018 Difficult 9 $50.00
Double Sammy by GenRight more

::: Double Sammy :::

Non-stop rapid fire challenges with some extra-hard options, Double Sammy packs about as many difficult challenges as possible into a relatively short distance.  It also has fantastic scenery.  The views from the trail are beautiful, but the drivers are honed in on the trail 10 feet ahead of them anytime they are in motion.  Lots of off camber and max steep climbs and descents.  

Scenery

Fantastic views of Sand Hollow Reservoir just to the north, with Zion Park in the distance.  Hurricane Cliffs to the east, and Pine Valley Mountains to the West.

Surface

Sand Dunes up to the start of the slickrock (sandstone) cracks and ledges.  After a 70-foot max steep chute option, return is down the dunes back to Sand Hollow State Park.

Trail Details

Double Sammy will begin at Sand Hollow State Park and make its way up some deep sand dunes until it turns left into the nearby rocky sandstone. The first obstacle consists of a vertical wall and a consecutive series of steps which are by passable. The trail will meander its way through the sandstone cliffs with a beautiful and picturesque view of Sand Hollow Reservoir. There is an abundance of descents and accents. Midway through the trail, there is an optional obstacle called the Traverse as well as a pretty impressive and tricky 70-foot chute that is also by-passable. Rigs should have front and rear lockers, 33″ tires, and a winch. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdowns.

Date: Friday, October 5th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Tunnel (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Double Sammy

Rated 7

 

Fri Oct. 5th, 2018 Difficult 7 $50.00
13 slots available
Mind Threat by MileStar Tires more

::: Mind Threat :::

Mind Threat is one of the newest trails at Sand Hollow and it does not disappoint! But this is definitely a trail that is not for the faint of heart. This trail put's you on the edge of a cliff several times. As a disclaimer ***THIS TRAIL IS NOT FOR FULL SIZE/BODIED VEHICLES*** not due to body damage but for the close proximity of the cliff on one spot. Full width axles or wider are fine, as the trail requires drivers to put their tire under a rock to allow for clearance around a cliff.


The trail stages at the Hurricane Water Tanks, then heads over to the lower sand dunes by the golf course.  After going down and up the dunes, the trail starts on the opposite wise of West Rim's "The Steps".  Drivers work their way up a series of ledges to the top of the "Launch Pad" which is an obstacle they actually bypass. From there drivers will navigate around a cliff and drop into "Survivor Valley". You'll climb your way out of the valley to the next cliffside obstacle. This one that the trail was affectionately named after is a slight sloping downhill cliff drive by. It looks worse than it is... but BE SURE to listen to your spotter and drive controlled and slow. Pro Tip: Place your driverside tires under the rock to allow for more room between you and the cliff edge. Driver's cannot see the edge but their tires will be roughly 2 feet from the edge at this point (Closest to the edge during the entire trial). After that you have a few fun obstacles that challenge tire placement as you move from one shelf of the cliffs below West Rim to another shelf further into the Warner Valley Canyon.  From there, the return route is back out to the water tanks. 

This popular trail tends to fill up fast. 

Scenery

Incredible 360 degree vistas of Sand Hollow Reservoir, Zion Park, Pine Valley Mountains (usually snow capped for Winter 4x4 Jamboree), Warner Valley, the Arizona Strip, Hurricane Cliffs, and Hurricane Sand dunes.

Surface

Sand dunes and sandy roads, then slickrock ledges and two-track rocky roads.

Trail: Mind Threat
Date: Friday, October 5th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Water Tanks
Rated: 7

Fri Oct. 5th, 2018 Difficult 7 $50.00
5 slots available
Faultline/Razorback more

::: Faultline/Razorback :::

This trail will be a combination of the new trail "Razorback", as well as the older trail "Fault Line". The first quarter mile will wake you up!  The Fault Line is one of the favorites of many who have attended winter events in the St George area.  It is actually a short entry trail that feeds into the West Rim Trail, but since the obstacles on the Fault Line are more challenging, and there are lots of people that register for West Rim as well, we decided to have Fault Line turn into the Razorback Trail instead. 

Scenery

Great views of Warner Valley from the tops of the cliffs.  St. George city, Pine Valley Moun-ains, Sand Hollow Reservoir, Zion Park, the Arizona Strip, and Hurricane Cliffs keep the scenery meter pegged out on this trip.  

Surface

Sandstone (slickrock) with ledges and waterfall climbs and descents.  Off-camber turns and loose stone climbs. Long side hill obstacles that mae you feel uncomfortable, but are safe to drive without rolling over. Some dirt to rock transitions.

Trail Details

Fault Line presents some challenges, beginning with a climb up a two-foot ledge that often reminds drivers they need to shift to 4-wheel drive.  Soon after, there is a very steep incline up a clay and sandstone hillside. Once on top, a driver is presented with the task of traversing across the edge of a jagged outcropping, a fault if you will. Once conquering the shelves on top of the fault, the driver is faced with a very steep descent. After the steep descent, drivers can do an "S" turn and go back up the steep wall, around a cluster of big rocks, then back down another steep descent.  From there, a sandy road lets you catch your breath on the way to Razorback. Razorback has a fun entrance just off the access road with 3 optional lines depending on your vehicle and skill level. Drivers traverse back and forth across the ridge to capture all the fun obstacles while crossing the bypass several times that splits each side of the ridge. After the peak of the ridge, drivers will make a steady and flat off camber decent known as Capture Ridge. It is suggested that drivers have either higher tire pressure than normal or beadlocks. 18-20 lbs is required without beadlocks. Once at the bottom, there is an optional decent through the obstacle "Cam's Corner". Participants will then run the old Ridgeline Route back to the beginning. 


Rigs should have a Moderate lift, and recommended 35 inch tires.  Lockers front and rear, or one locker in front is recommended for this trail.

Date: Friday, October 5th 
Time: 9:30 AM Staging, Departure at 10 AM
Location: Water Tanks
Trail: Razorback/Fault Line
Rating: 7

 

Fri Oct. 5th, 2018 Difficult 7 $50.00
30 slots available
The Maze by TeraFlex more

::: The Maze by TeraFlex :::

The Maze has quickly become known as one of St. George’s ‘must do’ trails for those who enjoy a more technical and hard-core challenge. If you aren’t bothered by steep ascents and descents, extremely off-camber situations, and exposure to 1,200-foot cliff edges, then this trail is for you!

The obstacles come one after another with consistent difficulty.  As you approach the first obstacle (The Drop), you may glance down to your right and between two rocks to notice that you are within a few feet of a cliff that is 1,000 feet above the valley below.  This is a trail to delight those who can appreciate adrenaline at 1 mile an hour.  

Scenery

For short distances between obstacles, drivers can pause to see fantastic views of Warner Valley almost straight down from the trails edge.  In the distance you can see the Arizona Strip.  The Strip is the approximately 50-mile strip of land between the Utah/Arizona border and the Grand Canyon.  There are several mountain peaks in the Strip.

Surface

For Trail Hero, the Maze is accessed from Sand Hollow State Park, going through the tunnel to access Hurricane Sand Dunes.  After driving up near the top of the Dunes, there is a short descent to the trail poised on a cliff above Warner Valley.  The majority of the trail is slickrock, with some sandy and rocky areas between the slickrock obstacles. The return trip is down the dunes to Sand Hollow State Park 

Trail Details

The first obstacle, known as ‘The Drop’, is just the beginning of an unrelenting series of white-knuckling and adrenaline pumping challenges, the hardest of which is the climb of an intimidating double-fall, perched above a towering 1,200-foot drop. And if that is not enough for you, there is the opportunity to attempt ‘The Soup Bowl’ near the end.

The Maze can be accessed from either Washington Dam staging area via West Rim Scenic route or alternatively from Sand Hollow Reservoir through the sand dunes. Rigs should be equipped with two lockers and a minimum of 33-inch tires as well as a winch. Short wheel-base rigs are not recommended for this trail. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdown.

Date: Thursday, October 4th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Tunnel (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: The Maze by TeraFlex
Rated: 8

 

Fri Oct. 5th, 2018 Difficult 8 $50.00
5 slots available
Front Range more

::: Front Range :::

Front Range is a newer trail out at Sand Hollow that is about 2 years old. Once you crest to the top, you can view Sand Hollow Reservoir and the beautiful cliffs of Zion National Park in the far distance. 

Drivers will navigate a loose sand wash as they get to the trail head.  Once you enter the trail, the first obstacle is called The Pinch. As the name implies, there is a wedge that will pinch your vehicle and drivers must get the passanger front tire to the top of the wedge of the right or the vehicle will fall in. Make sure all hands, feet and head are in the vehicle while trying this obstacle because if it falls in the wedge, the vehicle moves in a sudden momment without warning. The Pinch has an obstacle to the left if need be. From the first obstacle there are a series of cracks and wedges that drivers must navigate in order to finish the trail. Lunch is usually held at The Dumper, which is were several vehicles have dumped over onto their side. It contains a series of 3 cracks all at various heights, and an off camber entry to the obstacle. After that is Axle Alley which has claimed several short wheelbase lighter duty axles. From there drivers head over to Lookout Rock which is the highest point of the trail and the last obstacle. Lookout Rock is a very Narrow path to the top with a 40 foot drop on the passanger side of the vehicle. Keep your line to the drivers side as much as possible to avoid severe damage.  

This popular trail tends to fill up fast due to it being one of the newer trails on the mountain. 

Scenery

Incredible 360 degree vistas of Sand Hollow Reservoir, Zion Park, Pine Valley Mountains (usually snow capped for Winter 4x4 Jamboree), Warner Valley, the Arizona Strip, Hurricane Cliffs, and Hurricane Sand dunes.

Surface

Sand dunes and sandy roads, then slickrock ledges and two-track rocky roads.

Trail Details

Other obstacles are "Flex-it", which forces vehicles into extreme articulation. Diamond Cut which is a 6 foot ledge climb that drops you into a 60 foot long crack with an off camber 8 foot climb at the end. The climb contains a very jagged rok known for peeling body panels off of vehicles that don't pay attention. 

Diamond Cut comes into play after The Dumper. From there is Axle Alley and then the obstacle called Rise Above where drivers will make an off camber climb that forces the passenger side into a huge boulder. Once on top of that, you navigate across several large cracks to Lookout Rock.

Front Range

Date: Friday, October 5th
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Tunnel (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Front Range
Rated: 8

 

Fri Oct. 5th, 2018 Difficult 8 $50.00
20 slots available
Triple 7's by Tuff Country Suspensions more

::: Triple 7's by Tuff Country Suspensions :::

Triple7's is one of the newer trails at Sand Hollow. Although this trail is a little shorter than some of the other trails at Sand Hollow, it is packed with 7 rated obstacles. Generally most trails give drivers a little breathing room between obstacles, however Triple 7's keeps the drivers on their toes with not much easy terrain between each obstacle. This would be considered one of the more difficult trails rated as a 7, however, an Full Body FJ-40 and full body Land Cruiser FJ-80 completed the trail with no breaks or body damage. 

The trail riders will enter the park entrance and go through the tunnel, once through the tunnel, turn hard left and follow the signs to the Trail Head. To access the Trail Head, drives will head along the highway fance line until they get the first major wash on the right. The first two obstacles are 100 feet into the trail. 

This new trail is trending to fill up fast, so be sure to sign up soon.

Scenery

Scenery is somewhat limited until you reach the summit of the trail at which point you have a great view of the Lake at Sand Hollow and portions of Zion National Park. 

Surface

Sand dunes and sandy roads, then slickrock ledges and cracks, then and two-track rocky roads.

Trail Details

There a many obstacles on this 7-rated trail, with little to no room in between for relaxing. There are bypasses for several of the obstacles for those looking for a break.  The trail starts with "Cam Country" (a series of slickrock ledges and rolling rocks) and then to "The Dipper" (a Crack that can swallow up a vehicle, on the edge of a cliff ).  From there, participants will drive up the narrow slick rock fin with cliffs on each side to the "Stairway" which sits at the summit of the trail. This is generally a good stopping point for lunch as you can also watch other vehicles on trails near by.  Shortly after the summit, drivers will drop into a small sandstone valley and make the climb out the other side. A series of twisty gullys and ledges called "The Guantlet" finish the difficult sections of the trail. From there drivers will enjoy the view as they drop a few ledges back down towards the lake.   

Triple 7’s

Date: Friday, October 5th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Tunnel (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, you WILL be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Triple 7's
Rated: 7

 

Fri Oct. 5th, 2018 Difficult 7 $50.00
5 slots available
John's Trail by All-Pro Off-Road more

::: John's Trail :::

John's Trail is located in the heart of the Sand Mountain (aka Sand Hollow) OHV Area.  There are a few bypasses, and many optionals.  It is a fairly short (10 miles) trail with a chance for many optional obstacles, including climbing sand dunes, descending steep sand dunes, a very steep hot tub, many steep slickrock climbs, and lots of technical off-camber challenges.   This trail is good for modified stock jeeps and more built-up rigs. Body damage is possible. 

Scenery

The access route to the trail is from the Hurricane Water Tanks, perched on the hill next to Sand Hollow Reservoir.  As you approach the sand dunes on the way to the first obstacles, you have a nice view of the Virgin River Valley in the Washington Dam area.  As you reach the top of the trail, marvel at views of Sand Hollow Reservoir with Zion Park in the distance.  The peaks of the Pine Valley Mountains to the west are usually snow capped during Winter 4x4 Jamboree. From the top of the trail, you will drop back into the big canyon at the bottom of the steep sand dunes area where you first came in from the water tanks.

Surface

Staging from Hurricane Water Tanks and turning west across sandy two-tracks to the top of sand dunes.  Descend the dunes and then up the sandy roads on the opposite side to a slickrock area. This first optional area offers steep slickrock challenges.  On up a sandy two-track along the edge of a deep canyon until reaching the start of the main trail.  This is a small wash that leads to a steep slickrock hill and continues up the hill to many ledgy, steep, and off-camber challenges.  The top of the trail turns down a two-track road and descends down to a steep sand hill then goes to the bottom of the sand dunes you came in on. 

Trail Details

John's trail starts with a trip west from the Hurricane Water Tanks to a sand dunes area.  After dropping into the bottom of the dunes, you climb up the opposite side to an optional area with a steep climb up up a wall.  On the top, you must turn right immediately or drop into  Johnny's Hot Tub at an impossible angle.  After the right turn, you have the choice of going in the hot tub from the east and making a very difficult turn in the bottom, or backing in... or just doing a bypass to move on to more sane obstacles.  There is a hard optional climb just to the east of Johnny's Hot Tub that has created several rollovers.  Most folks bypass that one, also.  From there, it is back on the two-track road and on to the main section of John's Trail. 

The trail continues on through more deep sand and eventually a series of rocky, off-camber, suspension flexing gulches. The trail ends with some steep ledges and some optional 8 to 9+ obstacles. Rigs should be equipped with two lockers, a winch, and 33″ tires minimum. Bypasses are available for the more difficult obstacles. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdowns.

Date: Friday, October 5th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Staging Location: Sand Hollow - Water Tanks
Trail: John's Trail

Rated: 7

Fri Oct. 5th, 2018 Difficult 7 $50.00
21 slots available
Faultline/Razorback more

::: Faultline/Razorback :::

This trail will be a combination of the new trail "Razorback", as well as the older trail "Fault Line". The first quarter mile will wake you up!  The Fault Line is one of the favorites of many who have attended winter events in the St George area.  It is actually a short entry trail that feeds into the West Rim Trail, but since the obstacles on the Fault Line are more challenging, and there are lots of people that register for West Rim as well, we decided to have Fault Line turn into the Razorback Trail instead. 

Scenery

Great views of Warner Valley from the tops of the cliffs.  St. George city, Pine Valley Moun-ains, Sand Hollow Reservoir, Zion Park, the Arizona Strip, and Hurricane Cliffs keep the scenery meter pegged out on this trip.  

Surface

Sandstone (slickrock) with ledges and waterfall climbs and descents.  Off-camber turns and loose stone climbs. Long side hill obstacles that mae you feel uncomfortable, but are safe to drive without rolling over. Some dirt to rock transitions.

Trail Details

Fault Line presents some challenges, beginning with a climb up a two-foot ledge that often reminds drivers they need to shift to 4-wheel drive.  Soon after, there is a very steep incline up a clay and sandstone hillside. Once on top, a driver is presented with the task of traversing across the edge of a jagged outcropping, a fault if you will. Once conquering the shelves on top of the fault, the driver is faced with a very steep descent. After the steep descent, drivers can do an "S" turn and go back up the steep wall, around a cluster of big rocks, then back down another steep descent.  From there, a sandy road lets you catch your breath on the way to Razorback. Razorback has a fun entrance just off the access road with 3 optional lines depending on your vehicle and skill level. Drivers traverse back and forth across the ridge to capture all the fun obstacles while crossing the bypass several times that splits each side of the ridge. After the peak of the ridge, drivers will make a steady and flat off camber decent known as Capture Ridge. It is suggested that drivers have either higher tire pressure than normal or beadlocks. 18-20 lbs is required without beadlocks. Once at the bottom, there is an optional decent through the obstacle "Cam's Corner". Participants will then run the old Ridgeline Route back to the beginning. 


Rigs should have a Moderate lift, and recommended 35 inch tires.  Lockers front and rear, or one locker in front is recommended for this trail.

Date: Saturday, October 6th 
Time: 9:30 AM Staging, Departure at 10 AM
Location: Water Tanks
Trail: Razorback/Fault Line
Rating: 7

 

Sat Oct. 6th, 2018 Difficult 7 $50.00
21 slots available
John's Trail by All-Pro Off-Road more

::: John's Trail :::

John's Trail is located in the heart of the Sand Mountain (aka Sand Hollow) OHV Area.  There are a few bypasses, and many optionals.  It is a fairly short (10 miles) trail with a chance for many optional obstacles, including climbing sand dunes, descending steep sand dunes, a very steep hot tub, many steep slickrock climbs, and lots of technical off-camber challenges.   This trail is good for modified stock jeeps and more built-up rigs. Body damage is possible. 

Scenery

The access route to the trail is from the Hurricane Water Tanks, perched on the hill next to Sand Hollow Reservoir.  As you approach the sand dunes on the way to the first obstacles, you have a nice view of the Virgin River Valley in the Washington Dam area.  As you reach the top of the trail, marvel at views of Sand Hollow Reservoir with Zion Park in the distance.  The peaks of the Pine Valley Mountains to the west are usually snow capped during Winter 4x4 Jamboree. From the top of the trail, you will drop back into the big canyon at the bottom of the steep sand dunes area where you first came in from the water tanks.

Surface

Staging from Hurricane Water Tanks and turning west across sandy two-tracks to the top of sand dunes.  Descend the dunes and then up the sandy roads on the opposite side to a slickrock area. This first optional area offers steep slickrock challenges.  On up a sandy two-track along the edge of a deep canyon until reaching the start of the main trail.  This is a small wash that leads to a steep slickrock hill and continues up the hill to many ledgy, steep, and off-camber challenges.  The top of the trail turns down a two-track road and descends down to a steep sand hill then goes to the bottom of the sand dunes you came in on. 

Trail Details

John's trail starts with a trip west from the Hurricane Water Tanks to a sand dunes area.  After dropping into the bottom of the dunes, you climb up the opposite side to an optional area with a steep climb up up a wall.  On the top, you must turn right immediately or drop into  Johnny's Hot Tub at an impossible angle.  After the right turn, you have the choice of going in the hot tub from the east and making a very difficult turn in the bottom, or backing in... or just doing a bypass to move on to more sane obstacles.  There is a hard optional climb just to the east of Johnny's Hot Tub that has created several rollovers.  Most folks bypass that one, also.  From there, it is back on the two-track road and on to the main section of John's Trail. 

The trail continues on through more deep sand and eventually a series of rocky, off-camber, suspension flexing gulches. The trail ends with some steep ledges and some optional 8 to 9+ obstacles. Rigs should be equipped with two lockers, a winch, and 33″ tires minimum. Bypasses are available for the more difficult obstacles. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdowns.

Date: Saturday, October 6th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Staging Location: Sand Hollow - Water Tanks
Trail: John's Trail

Rated: 7

Sat Oct. 6th, 2018 Difficult 7 $50.00
2 slots available
Triple 7's by Tuff Country Suspensions more

::: Triple 7's by Tuff Country Suspensions :::

Triple7's is one of the newer trails at Sand Hollow. Although this trail is a little shorter than some of the other trails at Sand Hollow, it is packed with 7 rated obstacles. Generally most trails give drivers a little breathing room between obstacles, however Triple 7's keeps the drivers on their toes with not much easy terrain between each obstacle. This would be considered one of the more difficult trails rated as a 7, however, an Full Body FJ-40 and full body Land Cruiser FJ-80 completed the trail with no breaks or body damage. 

The trail riders will enter the park entrance and go through the tunnel, once through the tunnel, turn hard left and follow the signs to the Trail Head. To access the Trail Head, drives will head along the highway fance line until they get the first major wash on the right. The first two obstacles are 100 feet into the trail. 

This new trail is trending to fill up fast, so be sure to sign up soon.

Scenery

Scenery is somewhat limited until you reach the summit of the trail at which point you have a great view of the Lake at Sand Hollow and portions of Zion National Park. 

Surface

Sand dunes and sandy roads, then slickrock ledges and cracks, then and two-track rocky roads.

Trail Details

There a many obstacles on this 7-rated trail, with little to no room in between for relaxing. There are bypasses for several of the obstacles for those looking for a break.  The trail starts with "Cam Country" (a series of slickrock ledges and rolling rocks) and then to "The Dipper" (a Crack that can swallow up a vehicle, on the edge of a cliff ).  From there, participants will drive up the narrow slick rock fin with cliffs on each side to the "Stairway" which sits at the summit of the trail. This is generally a good stopping point for lunch as you can also watch other vehicles on trails near by.  Shortly after the summit, drivers will drop into a small sandstone valley and make the climb out the other side. A series of twisty gullys and ledges called "The Guantlet" finish the difficult sections of the trail. From there drivers will enjoy the view as they drop a few ledges back down towards the lake.   

Triple 7’s

Date: Saturday, October 6th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Tunnel (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, you WILL be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Triple 7's
Rated: 7

 

Sat Oct. 6th, 2018 Difficult 7 $50.00
18 slots available
Front Range more

::: Front Range :::

Front Range is a newer trail out at Sand Hollow that is about 2 years old. Once you crest to the top, you can view Sand Hollow Reservoir and the beautiful cliffs of Zion National Park in the far distance. 

Drivers will navigate a loose sand wash as they get to the trail head.  Once you enter the trail, the first obstacle is called The Pinch. As the name implies, there is a wedge that will pinch your vehicle and drivers must get the passanger front tire to the top of the wedge of the right or the vehicle will fall in. Make sure all hands, feet and head are in the vehicle while trying this obstacle because if it falls in the wedge, the vehicle moves in a sudden momment without warning. The Pinch has an obstacle to the left if need be. From the first obstacle there are a series of cracks and wedges that drivers must navigate in order to finish the trail. Lunch is usually held at The Dumper, which is were several vehicles have dumped over onto their side. It contains a series of 3 cracks all at various heights, and an off camber entry to the obstacle. After that is Axle Alley which has claimed several short wheelbase lighter duty axles. From there drivers head over to Lookout Rock which is the highest point of the trail and the last obstacle. Lookout Rock is a very Narrow path to the top with a 40 foot drop on the passanger side of the vehicle. Keep your line to the drivers side as much as possible to avoid severe damage.  

This popular trail tends to fill up fast due to it being one of the newer trails on the mountain. 

Scenery

Incredible 360 degree vistas of Sand Hollow Reservoir, Zion Park, Pine Valley Mountains (usually snow capped for Winter 4x4 Jamboree), Warner Valley, the Arizona Strip, Hurricane Cliffs, and Hurricane Sand dunes.

Surface

Sand dunes and sandy roads, then slickrock ledges and two-track rocky roads.

Trail Details

Other obstacles are "Flex-it", which forces vehicles into extreme articulation. Diamond Cut which is a 6 foot ledge climb that drops you into a 60 foot long crack with an off camber 8 foot climb at the end. The climb contains a very jagged rok known for peeling body panels off of vehicles that don't pay attention. 

Diamond Cut comes into play after The Dumper. From there is Axle Alley and then the obstacle called Rise Above where drivers will make an off camber climb that forces the passenger side into a huge boulder. Once on top of that, you navigate across several large cracks to Lookout Rock.

Front Range

Date: Saturday, October 6th
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Tunnel (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Front Range
Rated: 8

 

Sat Oct. 6th, 2018 Difficult 8 $50.00
23 slots available
The Maze by TeraFlex more

::: The Maze by TeraFlex :::

The Maze has quickly become known as one of St. George’s ‘must do’ trails for those who enjoy a more technical and hard-core challenge. If you aren’t bothered by steep ascents and descents, extremely off-camber situations, and exposure to 1,200-foot cliff edges, then this trail is for you!

The obstacles come one after another with consistent difficulty.  As you approach the first obstacle (The Drop), you may glance down to your right and between two rocks to notice that you are within a few feet of a cliff that is 1,000 feet above the valley below.  This is a trail to delight those who can appreciate adrenaline at 1 mile an hour.  

Scenery

For short distances between obstacles, drivers can pause to see fantastic views of Warner Valley almost straight down from the trails edge.  In the distance you can see the Arizona Strip.  The Strip is the approximately 50-mile strip of land between the Utah/Arizona border and the Grand Canyon.  There are several mountain peaks in the Strip.

Surface

For Trail Hero, the Maze is accessed from Sand Hollow State Park, going through the tunnel to access Hurricane Sand Dunes.  After driving up near the top of the Dunes, there is a short descent to the trail poised on a cliff above Warner Valley.  The majority of the trail is slickrock, with some sandy and rocky areas between the slickrock obstacles. The return trip is down the dunes to Sand Hollow State Park 

Trail Details

The first obstacle, known as ‘The Drop’, is just the beginning of an unrelenting series of white-knuckling and adrenaline pumping challenges, the hardest of which is the climb of an intimidating double-fall, perched above a towering 1,200-foot drop. And if that is not enough for you, there is the opportunity to attempt ‘The Soup Bowl’ near the end.

The Maze can be accessed from either Washington Dam staging area via West Rim Scenic route or alternatively from Sand Hollow Reservoir through the sand dunes. Rigs should be equipped with two lockers and a minimum of 33-inch tires as well as a winch. Short wheel-base rigs are not recommended for this trail. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdown.

Date: Thursday, October 4th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Tunnel (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: The Maze by TeraFlex
Rated: 8

 

Sat Oct. 6th, 2018 Difficult 8 $50.00
22 slots available
Mind Threat by MileStar Tires more

::: Mind Threat :::

Mind Threat is one of the newest trails at Sand Hollow and it does not disappoint! But this is definitely a trail that is not for the faint of heart. This trail put's you on the edge of a cliff several times. As a disclaimer ***THIS TRAIL IS NOT FOR FULL SIZE/BODIED VEHICLES*** not due to body damage but for the close proximity of the cliff on one spot. Full width axles or wider are fine, as the trail requires drivers to put their tire under a rock to allow for clearance around a cliff.


The trail stages at the Hurricane Water Tanks, then heads over to the lower sand dunes by the golf course.  After going down and up the dunes, the trail starts on the opposite wise of West Rim's "The Steps".  Drivers work their way up a series of ledges to the top of the "Launch Pad" which is an obstacle they actually bypass. From there drivers will navigate around a cliff and drop into "Survivor Valley". You'll climb your way out of the valley to the next cliffside obstacle. This one that the trail was affectionately named after is a slight sloping downhill cliff drive by. It looks worse than it is... but BE SURE to listen to your spotter and drive controlled and slow. Pro Tip: Place your driverside tires under the rock to allow for more room between you and the cliff edge. Driver's cannot see the edge but their tires will be roughly 2 feet from the edge at this point (Closest to the edge during the entire trial). After that you have a few fun obstacles that challenge tire placement as you move from one shelf of the cliffs below West Rim to another shelf further into the Warner Valley Canyon.  From there, the return route is back out to the water tanks. 

This popular trail tends to fill up fast. 

Scenery

Incredible 360 degree vistas of Sand Hollow Reservoir, Zion Park, Pine Valley Mountains (usually snow capped for Winter 4x4 Jamboree), Warner Valley, the Arizona Strip, Hurricane Cliffs, and Hurricane Sand dunes.

Surface

Sand dunes and sandy roads, then slickrock ledges and two-track rocky roads.

Trail: Mind Threat
Date: Saturday, October 6th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Water Tanks
Rated: 7

Sat Oct. 6th, 2018 Difficult 7 $50.00
11 slots available
Double Sammy by GenRight more

::: Double Sammy :::

Non-stop rapid fire challenges with some extra-hard options, Double Sammy packs about as many difficult challenges as possible into a relatively short distance.  It also has fantastic scenery.  The views from the trail are beautiful, but the drivers are honed in on the trail 10 feet ahead of them anytime they are in motion.  Lots of off camber and max steep climbs and descents.  

Scenery

Fantastic views of Sand Hollow Reservoir just to the north, with Zion Park in the distance.  Hurricane Cliffs to the east, and Pine Valley Mountains to the West.

Surface

Sand Dunes up to the start of the slickrock (sandstone) cracks and ledges.  After a 70-foot max steep chute option, return is down the dunes back to Sand Hollow State Park.

Trail Details

Double Sammy will begin at Sand Hollow State Park and make its way up some deep sand dunes until it turns left into the nearby rocky sandstone. The first obstacle consists of a vertical wall and a consecutive series of steps which are by passable. The trail will meander its way through the sandstone cliffs with a beautiful and picturesque view of Sand Hollow Reservoir. There is an abundance of descents and accents. Midway through the trail, there is an optional obstacle called the Traverse as well as a pretty impressive and tricky 70-foot chute that is also by-passable. Rigs should have front and rear lockers, 33″ tires, and a winch. Expect possible body damage and/or mechanical breakdowns.

Date: Saturday, October 6th 
Time: 8:30 AM Staging, Departure at 9 AM
Location: Sand Hollow – Tunnel (Vehicle Passes MUST be obtained at Registration FIRST, You will be charged for entering the park without a pass)
Trail: Double Sammy

Rated 7

 

Sat Oct. 6th, 2018 Difficult 7 $50.00
12 slots available