Mill Spring, North Carolina
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- Test out one of the latest BMW X5 SUVs with the assistance of a professional BMW excursion instructor
- Experience a challenging trail including a 5,000 foot climb and obstacles that will put the BMW xDrive, Dynamic Stability Control and Hill Descent Control features to the test
- The perfect off-road excursion for any driving enthusiast!
Experience the thrill of pushing a brand new, fully loaded BMW X5 SUV to it's limits on this 7.2-mile off-road excursion at Bright's Creek Resort!
Begin with a brief driver's meeting and vehicle orientation with your personal excursion instructor. Then it's off to the trail for a 2-hour driving challenge you'll never forget.
Enjoy the beauty of the Carolina countryside, hardwood forests and ancient rock formations all while tackling the rough terrain of the challenging mountain trail. Power through steep side slopes and technical obstacles with inclines over 30 percent. After climbing 3.1-miles to an elevation of over 2,800 feet a gorgeous meadow will magically appear with breathtaking views and a waterfall.
Following the glory of the summit you'll head back down the trail for a completely different downhill adventure. Test out the hill descent control feature of this ultimate driving machine and experience high performance off-road driving at it's finest.
Once you're back at the resort spend the remainder of your day enjoying the many activities Bright's Creek has to offer!
- Drivers must be at least 16 years old with a valid drivers license, if under the age of 18 they must have written parental consent
- Passengers must be at least 12 years old and be able to ride in the back seat of the SUV without a booster seat
- No off-road driving experience necessary
Approximately 2.5 hours total with about 2 hours of drive time
Up to 5 vehicles at a time. Each vehicle will have an excursion instructor riding in the front passenger seat, 1 driver and up to 3 passengers.
Spectators are welcome to hang out at the lodge while the participants are on the excursion.
This experience may be cancelled due to severe weather conditions, however it will run in light rain. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather, you will be rescheduled for an alternative convenient date. Always contact the experience provider in the event of possible inclement weather.
What to Wear:
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather and closed-toe shoes such as sneakers. No sandals, high heels or flip flops will be permitted.
For this experience we recommend booking at least 14 days in advance.
Prior to booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, you may cancel or reschedule your experience 14 days in advance of your scheduled date. Once you are within 14 days of the event, you are then locked in to that date and time and no changes can be made.
Can there be more than 1 driver per SUV?
As the trail is very different on the uphill and downhill there can only be one driver to ensure they receive the full experience.
What is the minimum age to drive?
All drivers must be at least 16 years old and have a valid drivers license. If under 18 years old, the driver must have written parental consent.
What is the minimum age for passengers?
All passengers must be at least 12 years old and be able to sit in the backseat of the SUV without a booster seat.
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