Sierra Nevada Adventures Adventure Training

Next Level ADV Training

NEXT LEVEL ADV TRAINING – LEVELS 2 and 3 (Intermediate to Advanced)

Ready to IMPROVE your OFF-ROAD skills and technique to the NEXT LEVEL for ADVENTURE riding!  

NEXT LEVEL ADV TRAINING coaches the proper techniques to IMPROVE your OFF-ROAD skills to the NEXT LEVEL and gain the confidence to EXPLORE off-road in CHALLENGING dirt, mud, large rocks, gravel, deep sand, and water crossings, on your dual-sport ADVENTURE motorcycle!

Dual sport adventure riding is the fastest growing segment of motorcycling, and one of the most enjoyable and exciting experiences you can have on two wheels but it does pose serious danger to riders without the proper skills. The freedom to explore on-road and off-road provides endless opportunities to travel just about anywhere imaginable. Before you head out for an adventure, it’s important to sharpen your skills and learn the proper techniques for off-road riding that will allow you to enjoy your sport and your adventure.

NEXT LEVEL ADV TRAINING – LEVELS 2 and 3: NEXT LEVEL ADV Training provides instructions to improve your off-road skills and coaches the proper techniques for CHALLENGING off-road adventure riding. After a day of NEXT LEVEL ADV Training, you will be safer, more confident, and more prepared to go out and explore CHALLENGING off-road terrain in just about any type of off-road terrain imaginable.

  • Instructor, Mark Girardi from Sierra Nevada Adventures will provide the ADV Training and coaching including demonstrations for each obstacle to teach the proper techniques to improve your skills for off-road riding.

NEXT LEVEL ADV Training Overview: You will spend the first half of the day training and improving your skills and learning the proper techniques for off-road adventure riding at a closed-course training center at Prairie City State Park. The second half of your day provides the opportunity to practice your off-road techniques learned at the training center and apply your skills and off-road techniques on CHALLENGING off-road terrain on the numerous open trails available within the boundaries of Prairie City State Park.  

NEXT LEVEL ADV Training – Levels 2 and 3: Your NEXT LEVEL ADV Training begins with a brief overview of the skills and techniques learned from the ADV Training Day levels 1 and 2 course, and takes these techniques to the NEXT LEVEL by introducing advanced techniques such as hard accelerating and stopping, Hard braking into turns, accelerating out of turns, ascending and descending rocky steps, standing and navigating large rocks, and navigating through deep sand. These techniques will be taught and practiced including coaching with the opportunity to ask questions.

 

NEXT LEVEL ADV Techniques focuses on:

  • Hard accelerating and stopping
  • Hard braking into turns
  • Accelerating out of turns
  • Ascending and descending rocky steps
  • Standing and navigating large rocks
  • Navigating through deep sand

Note: All obstacles are "challenge by choice" there are no mandatory activities and there is always a go-around to allow you to build your skill level at your own pace.

 

Lunch Break: During your lunch break you will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the lessons learned. You will also receive a list of Adventure Tips describing the techniques learned including helpful tips for dual sport adventure riding. 

 

NEXT LEVEL ADV Training on OPEN TRAILS: You will have the opportunity to spend the second half of your NEXT LEVEL ADV Training on OPEN TRAILS where you will apply advanced techniques to real-world OFF-ROAD terrain outside of the closed course in the open off-road trails at Prairie City State Park.   

 

  • Instructor, Mark Girardi from Sierra Nevada Adventures will provide the ADV Training and coaching including demonstrations for each obstacle to teach the proper techniques to improve your skills for off-road riding.

 

NEXT LEVEL ADV Training Details: Your second half of the NEXT LEVEL ADV Training provides the opportunity to practice your skills and techniques on OPEN TRAILS with CHALLENGING off-road terrain with a combination of large rocks, deep ruts, mud-holes, deep sand and hill climbs, to sharpen your skills for CHALLENGING off-road adventure riding.

 

NEXT LEVEL ADV Training focuses on:

  • Hill climbs and downhill descents
  • Starting and stopping on hills
  • Standing and navigating large rocks
  • Lofting the wheel over obstacles
  • Navigating large ruts mixed with rocks
  • Cornering on loose rocky terrain

Note: All obstacles are "challenge by choice" there are no mandatory activities and there is always a go-around to allow you to build your skill level at your own pace.

 

TRAINING DETAILS: Sierra Nevada Adventures, will provide instructions and coaching to improve your skills including demonstrations for each obstacle to teach the proper techniques to improve your skills for off-road riding. After completing the NEXT LEVEL ADV Training class, you will be safer, more confident, and more prepared to explore CHALLENGING off-road terrain and experience one of the most enjoyable and exciting experiences you can have on two wheels.

 

  • All obstacles are "challenge by choice" there are no mandatory activities and there is always a go-around to allow you to build your skill level at your own pace.

Motorcycle: Bring your adventure bike, helmet, gloves, boots, and protective gear/clothing, and SNA will provide the ADV Training.

  • If you don't have your adventure bike yet, we can introduce you to our local motorcycle rental company which will be happy to rent you a bike and the protective gear required at a very reasonable price.

Rental: Contact http://www.sacramentomotorcyclerental.com and let them know you're signing up for an SNA Adventure NEXT LEVEL Training class.

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS:

Riders must be at least 25 years of age.

Riders must have a valid motorcycle license.

Riders must wear proper protective gear, helmet, gloves, and boots.

 

ITINERARY:

First Half of Day:

  • Meet & greet
  • Technique discussion, bike adjustment session
  • Closed course training session for dirt, mud, rocks, gravel, sand, and water.

Lunch break: Q/A session (bring water, snacks & lunch)

Second Half of Day:

  • Trail etiquette and safety talk.
  • Open trail training - hill climbs, large rocks, ruts, deep sand.
  • Q/A session including demonstrations.

 

RIDE DETAILS: (10 rider max.)

MEETING TIME: 8:45 a.m. (Begins at 9:00 a.m.)

MEETING LOCATION: Starbucks Folsom CA.

195 Placerville Road, Folsom CA 95630

*Please start the day with enough fuel for a 125-mile fuel range.

Note: The ride returns to Folsom CA (approx. 5 pm)

 

MEALS: (Meals not included)

*Bring water, snacks, and lunch

 

OPTIONAL HOTEL: (Hotel not included)

-Hampton Inn and Suites 155 Placerville Rd. Folsom CA. 95630 (916) 235-7744

*If you plan on truck/trailering your bike, there's parking available at Hampton Inn & Suites

Note: Additional hotels are available in Folsom, CA.

 

More details are listed under "Book this Ride"

Questions email: mark@SierraNevadaAdventures.com

Note: In addition to ADV Training, SIERRA NEVADA ADVENTURES offers a variety of guided dual sport ADVENTURE tours to the remote corners of California and the Western States. SNA specializes in providing ADVENTURE tours with amazing OFF-ROAD routes to historical Gold Rush sites, ghost towns, and unique geological sites throughout the SIERRA NEVADA, Pacific Coast, Mojave Desert, Death Valley, and beyond...

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