Training

Be trained to fully enjoy the rally

We wish to make the Trophée Roses des Andes accessible to all the women, beginners or experts. That is why we organize training programs to learn how to drive and navigate in the château de Lastours in France and in Québec, on the site of Méca glisse. The coaches also come to visit you in your regions.

A training weekend to learn how to drive and navigate

In the heart of Languedoc, few kilometres away from Narbonne, the château de Lastours welcomes the driving and navigation training weekends. This wonderful playground where to learn the basics rally driving skills is where many famous rally pilots train (quad and 4WD). With more than 90 kilometres of trails, this property offers ideal conditions to learn how to drive in different situations (hard, soft and rocky ground). During two days, you will benefit from the advices of expert drivers and members of the organization and you will receive a complete training: driving, navigation and basic mechanical training, 92% of the teams who participate in the trainings cross the starting line of the rally.

Apart from the technical training, this weekend offers the opportunity to meet other participants and to get an idea of the rally's atmosphere. In a wonderful environment, in the middle of the 12th century vineyard you will enjoy a pleasant weekend and a relaxing glass of wine after your training day. Thanks to the useful advices and encounters with the future participants, you will feel like the adventure has started already. The price for the weekend is 300€, it includes the training, the vehicle, the night and meals (lunch and dinner) as well as the breakfast and a snack on Sunday (transport not included).

What do the Roses think about the training programs?

  • Les Voisines du Désert, Equipage 105 - Trophée Roses des Sables 2020
    The training was great. Thank you to the coaches for their kindness and patience. It was pure professionalism, always with a touch of humor. Pure happiness, thank you again!
    Les Voisines du Désert, Equipage 105 - Trophée Roses des Sables 2020
  • Star and Roses - Equipage 211 - Trophée Roses des Sables 2020
    Brilliant weekend! Everything was there! Top atmosphere, top coaches, magnificent setting, top organisation! Adrenaline and fun! We can't wait to be there! We gained confidence in ourselves, we are reassured too! We are so happy to have had so much pleasure that we are in our cloud, we think 4x4, mechanic, navigation !!! The 4x4 coaches at the top with a special mention for Manu!
    Star and Roses - Equipage 211 - Trophée Roses des Sables 2020
  • Elan Rose - Equipage 40 - Trophée Roses des Sables 2020
    We had a great weekend !! It was really very complete, all the essential points were covered (and there were a lot of them!), And we had a lot of fun despite a few fears !! We met some really nice crews with whom we have already created links !! Pauline and Céline were adorable, as well as the trainers Philippe, Manu and Quentin !!! We really thank all 5 for their investment and patience !!
    Elan Rose - Equipage 40 - Trophée Roses des Sables 2020
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How to register to a training program?

To register, check the dates of the next training program below and call your coach to book the training.

Upcoming trainings in France

  • September 12-13 2020 [Château Lastours] - FULLY BOOKED
  • November 14-15 2020 [Château Lastours] - Register here

Next training sessions in Canada

  • No date actually