Yalla Newbies lets go LIWA!!

You must complete your ANIT trip and 1 Newbie trip in order to qualify for this trip. We will be checking your logbooks at the meeting point so please make sure you fulfill this mandatory requirement to avoid being turned back. Appretiate your understanding.

Finally the day has come for our first Newbie Camping trip of the season. We will be visiting LIWA, which is The King of all deserts. Our planned drive will be from Fathiya to Hameem and one night camp.


Your car must be fueled and ready (including one jerry can) at the meeting point before 8:45am as we will depart sharp on time.


Meeting Date: Friday 16th Nov 2018

Meeting Time: 9:00AM

Depart: 9:15AM

Meeting Location: https://goo.gl/maps/7NwWfGkgJSq

GPS Coordinates: 23°39'01.0"N 54°24'05.9"E

Drive Level: Newbie

Drive end: Saturday 17th Nov 2018 Sundown

Drive Route: Fathiya to Hameem (Depending on the performance of convoy)

Drive Terrain: Large beautiful Dunes of LIWA


Lead: Francis-F150 0552231008


1: Please be on time! Meeting point is 1/2 hrs from AbuDhabi/Dubai so plan accordingly.

2: Tune to Channel 6 (462.687) once you reach the meeting point 

3: We will be camping overnight on Friday in the desert. The night temperature is expected to be chilly, so please be prepared with complete camping & warm gear.

4: We will not encounter any place to replenish in the middle of the desert so please get sufficient food and drinks for the complete drive (6L of water per passenger & one pack of bonfire wood per car is mandatory, please get your own BBQ equipment and you can share the same with other members after mutual agreement)

5: The total off-road drive for two days is going to be +/- 80 KM, which means that ALL single tank cars need to carry extra fuel or risk being stranded in the middle of nowhere incase your run out!! (20L Fuel should be sufficient i.e. 20L x 1 Jerry can)

6: Its imperative that you carry a compatible Radio tuned with FRS frequency used in AD4X4

7: Ensure your 4X4 is in perfect condition with front and back recovery points.

8: Carry all necessary off-road/recovery gear according to your level

9: Please go through Trips 101 on AD4X4 website


Feel free if to WhatsApp me if you have any questions or if you need any advice buying any camping gear.


I will be creating a WhatsApp group 1 week prior to the trip so make sure to leave your mobile numbers in the comments below!


A suggested list of items for the trip. Yes I will have missed some but its just a guide :)


BBQ:   Charcoal, Fuel, Fuel Stick/gel, Marinated Food, BBQ grill/stand, Foil Plates for serving, Head Torch 


Other consumables: Green salad, Fruits, Snacks, Soft drinks/Juice, Water, Soda, Happy Hours Drinks, Ice cubes


Other items: Lighter/Match Box, Hand Gloves, Garbage Bags, Disposable, Glasses, Plates, Spoons, Forks, Tissue Paper, Kitchen Towel, Tea/coffee, Gas stove


Camping: Tents, Sleeping Bag, Pillow, Chairs, Foldable Table, Carpet Mat, Fire Wood, Warm clothes (It could be cold at night)


Miscellaneous: Knife, Emergency Lights, Cool Box, Toothbrush / Paste / Face-wash / Hand Sanitizers, Chewing gums, Wet Wipes, Additional clothes for the next day, Cap, Sunglasses, Shoes, Camera


JERRYCAN 20 LTR X 1 (Aiming to cover +/- 80 KM off road over 2 days after the last refueling stop) 


Please use this as a guide and make your own list.


AD4X4 Indemnity & Rules Apply.


See you all with a big SMILE

Event Properties

Event Date 11-16-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 11-17-2018 5:30 pm
Registration Start Date 11-05-2018
Capacity 15
Registered 15
Available place 0
Cut off date 11-15-2018 12:00 pm
Created By Francis Rodrigues
Location Fathiya Gas Station
Categories Newbie,Advance ,Experts ,Intermediate

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+1 #12 Glamraft 2018-11-10 17:56
Quoting Francis:
Sorry the trip is full for now. I have added "youngamerican" "NOXCHO" & "Glamraft" to the waiting list and you will be notified if there are any cancellations or if we are able to accommodate second convoy.

Hello Francis, already I have confirmation regards this trip, already I received confirmation email since 5 November.
+1 #11 Francis 2018-11-10 17:04
Sorry the trip is full for now. I have added "youngamerican" & "NOXCHO" to the waiting list and you will be notified if there are any cancellations or if we are able to accommodate second convoy.
+1 #10 Glamraft 2018-11-10 14:17
+1 #9 NOXCHO 2018-11-10 12:08
Hello Francis please let me know if there's any space
Jeep xj
+1 #8 youngamerican 2018-11-09 23:36
Please sign me up!
+1 #7 FALCON_83 2018-11-09 16:57
+1 #6 Francis 2018-11-06 09:39
Quoting Reddemon:
Hello Francis,

When is the last day to confirm attendance?

It’s until Thursday 15th provided there are spaces left :)
0 #5 Reddemon 2018-11-06 08:47
Hello Francis,

When is the last day to confirm attendance?
0 #4 wwadi 2018-11-05 20:15
Walid wadi
050 8123151
0 #3 Rchekkath 2018-11-05 16:57

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