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ECXC at Rausch.

July 19 @ 9:00 am - July 21 @ 5:00 pm

The Officers and Supporting Members of
The North East XTerra Club will be hosting the 18th Annual East Coast Xterra Challenge!

Whether you’ve been attending this event since its beginning, for a few years or you’ve never been before – this is an event you don’t want to miss! From the trails, to the people, to the truck itself – ECXC has been a memorable event that many Xterra owners have continued to talk about over the last 17 years!

Please note that this is an Xterra only event.
Exemptions to the Xterra only rule are Supporting Members of The North East Xterra Club (NEXTerra) used as “ECXC18 Staff” and ECXC18 Sponsors.

Thursday, July 19 – Saturday, July 21

Base Camp:
Twin Grove Campground

Wheeling Location:
Rausch Creek Off Road Park
453 Molleystown Road Tremont, PA 17981

All attendees (drivers & passengers) must sign and hand in the following waivers.
Rausch Membership Application/Waiver
Rausch Parental Waiver (if applicable)
NEXterra waiver

Before you show up;
Please review the NEXTerra Rausch Creek FAQ thread
Rausch is a membership-based facility. You must be a member to access the park!
Please review The NEXTerra Tech Inspection Checklist
Please review the “The NEXTerra Trail Etiquette Guide”
Please review the “The NEXTerra Spotting Guide”
Please print and fill out; The North East Xterra Club Waiver and Release of Liability, The Rausch Membership Application/Waiver, The Rausch Parental Waiver (if applicable) (and bring them with you).

All attendees (drivers & passengers) must sign and hand in the waivers.

There will be three (3) Levels of Trail Groups: Green, Blue and Black.
When you arrive at Rausch Creek at 0800 you will be greeted by a NEXterra Representative who will direct you to the ECXC Staging Area.
At the ECXC Staging Area you will be met by a NEXterra Trail Master who will assess your truck and trail preference, and then direct you to your Trail Group where you will line your truck up behind you group’s Trail Leader.
After your truck is in line, find the NEXterra Tent, check in, hand in your filled out North East Xterra Club Waiver and Release of Liability, get your attendee packet, event shirt and sticker.
After you check in go up to the Rausch Creek Off Road Park office, hand them the filled out Rausch Membership Application/Waiverand your Rausch Parental Waiver (if applicable) and pay the park fees (cost is posted above).
Finally, go back to your truck and prepare it for wheeling, using The NEXTerra Tech Inspection Checklist (opens as a PDF) as your guide.
A NEXterra Tech Crew roaming the Staging Area to assist you. If you need help or have a question ask your Trail Leader or find a NEXterra Representative and they will help or find you help.
There will be a mandatory Drivers Meeting each morning at 0915. And then we hit the trails!
*There will be no food or beverage provided so you will need to bring your own each day of wheeling.


July 19 @ 9:00 am
July 21 @ 5:00 pm