Posted September 14, 2017 11:40 am by Comments

By AmmoLand Editor Duncan Johnson

Skill levels varied considerably and more than a few off-road enthusiasts were behind an AR-15 trigger for the first time.
Skill levels varied considerably and more than a few off-road enthusiasts were behind an AR-15 trigger for the first time.

BF Goodrich 36 Hours of UwharrieU.S.A.-(Ammoland.com)- Two firearm stages included in Path Less Traveled’s second annual BF Goodrich 36 Hours of Uwharrie off-road competition—which took place on Uwharrie National Forest in North Carolina—are yet another signal that firearms are more mainstream than ever before. Competitors from across the nation gathered in August to pit their four-wheeling, winching, navigation, boating, and emergency-repair skills to the test, but they were also required to shoulder Stevens shotguns to shatter clays and hit the target with a Ruger AR-15.

“Teams must be self-sufficient as they navigate their vehicles to compete in events including Hi-Lift Jack Challenges, Extreme Degree Hill Climbs, Low Visibility Fording and Self-Recovery Winch Challenges, and much more,” the event’s website explains. “Teams must also complete a series of paddling and shooting objectives before teams are eligible to compete head to head in the ‘BFGoodrich Final Assault’.”

Billed as an “off-road triathlon,” organizer Jon Mapes told ShootingIllustrated.com, “The main events are off-roading, canoeing and shooting. The shooting fits in well with the adventurist lifestyle and the challenges give …Read the Rest

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