ABOUT

The USA covers a land area of 3.8 million square miles. In it are many wonderful causes to support, places to see, and things to do. Destination Growth was created to help with as many as possible while connecting you, our donors, to the impact we’re able to make. We do things like:

• Perform trail maintenance at U.S. State & National Parks and recreational & conservation areas
• Rehabilitate animals at conservation/rescue centers
• Search & Rescue First Responder

RESULTS

2017 YTD
0 miles of trails surveyed & maintained
0 hours of service given
$4,890 received in equipment and materials

2016 Summary
809 miles of trails surveyed & maintained
1128 hours of service given
$46,024 received in equipment and materials

2015 Summary
681 miles of trails surveyed & maintained
885 hours of service given
$38,593 received in equipment and materials

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EDUCATION

Trail Difficulty Ratings – the following ratings are for dry conditions. The effects of rain and/or snow can increase the difficulty level considerably. When in doubt, err on the side of caution and NEVER ride impaired.

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    Trail Rating 1

    Dirt road maintained for high clearance. 2WD and 4WD use in adverse conditions.

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    Trail Rating 2

    Dirt road with infrequent or light maintenance after rain and/or snow. High clearance light duty 4WD required.

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    Trail Rating 3

    Trail consisting of loose rocks, dirt, and sand with some slick rock surfaces, mud holes possible, no steps/ledges higher than 12″. 4WD is required and aggressive tires are suggested.

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    Trail Rating 4

    Trail consisting of loose rock, dirt, and sand with some slick rock surfaces. Some erosion, washes, gulches, and steps/ledges no higher than 18″. Tall tires (33″+) and limited slip would be a plus. 4WD is required. Enhanced suspension travel and good ground clearance are helpful. Good driving skills a plus.

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    Trail Rating 5

    Trail surfaces are rutted, rocky, and sandy with steps/ledges not exceeding 24″, with considerable slick rock surfaces. Water not exceeding 12″ deep with some mud possible. 4WD, tall tires (33″+) and traction adding devices (locker, limited slip) are required. A winch would be a plus. Enhanced suspension travel and good ground clearance are a plus. Above average driving skills are desirable.

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    Trail Rating 6

    Trails with difficult and considerable erosion damage, loose rocks, dirt, and slick rock. Water in excess of 12″ deep is possible with mud conditions. Steps/ledges not exceeding 36″. 4WD, tall tires (33″+) with two traction adding devices (lockers, limited slips) are required. A winch would be a plus. Enhanced suspension travel and good ground clearance are a plus. Excellent driving skills are recommended.

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    Trail Rating 7

    Trail consists of rock, sand, and considerable slick rock with many steps/ledges exceeding 48″. Steep inclines and declines are prevalent. Enhanced off road equipment is required including front and rear lockers, 35″+ tires, maximum vehicle ground clearance, tow hooks, and a winch. Excellent driving skills are required. Vehicle mechanical or body damage is likely. Roll over possibilities exist.

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    Trail Rating 8

    Extreme trail similar to #7, except a bit more extreme. Same equipment required as #7. Excellent driving skills are required. Vehicle mechanical or body damage is likely. Roll over possibilities exist.

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    Trail Rating 9

    Extreme and beyond. The average well-equipped trail rig may have great difficulty in completing these trails. Steps/ledges exceeding 60″. Steep inclines and declines with off-camber sections are prevalent. Enhanced off-road equipment is required including front and rear lockers, tall tires (37″+), maximum ground clearance, tow hooks, and a winch. Minimum wheelbase 100″. Excellent driving skills are required. Vehicle mechanical or body damage is likely. Roll over is very common. Spare parts and tools are recommended.

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    Trail Rating 10

    Let the carnage begin! This is buggy territory. Street driven 4×4’s should not attempt these trails. Modified factory vehicles will not be able to complete these trails.