The 16th edition of the Trophée Roses des Sables will take place from 12 to 23 October 2016. All crews 4×4, quad bike and SSV will soon travel the 5000km under the raodbook. A 100% female rally from African rally-raid. A roadbook navigation and compass, where the notion of speed is completely excluded. They will start to Biarritz on October 12 after their technical and administrative checks, for a rally in the first time the city of Algeciras.
Once completed the crossing of the Gibraltar Strait by boat, they begin their descent from Tangier to the gates of the desert. Six stages await including a marathon stage, 48 hours autonomy, and a step of crossing dunes. Every evening, the Roses will return to their bivouac tent sleeps, showers, toilets, meals and they will even have the luxury of being consulted and massaged by osteopaths team. Every night they want to miss the briefing by the Race Director Jean-Jacques Rey.
They will face Morocco’s desert tracks aboard their vehicles under control of the PC Course. A tag trackera each apparatus through the installation made beforehand in the vehicle cabin.
Roses do not roam the desert with blinders on, they will be able to hand their gifts, hygiene materials, child care and also meet the children they marrainent on the occasion of the Solidarity Day. A day dedicated to the meeting with the local population organized by the association Children of the desert. Roses are also in solidarity with the French Red Cross and the association Breast Cancer let’s talk!
You perceive only in photographs taken during the race, but Désertours is surrounded by a hundred people to ensure the finest rally, the most beautiful adventure to all those women ready to meet the craziest challenges: Trophy Roses of the sand. Roses benefit from assistance throughout the race, 24h / 24h, whether mechanical, medical or logistics.