I took the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 to the Rebelle Rally, a seven-day all-female off-road rally with no GPS. All navigation is done with a compass and a map.

Caption by / Photo by Paolo Baraldi

My navigator, Rebecca Donaghe, and I started the rally looking fresh as daisies. Seven days later we would be exhausted and dirty, but third-place podium winners.

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I took the diesel ZR2, with 181 horsepower and a meaty 369 pound-feet of torque.

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Every morning we lined up on the starting line and spent the daylight looking for both marked and unmarked checkpoints. 

Caption by / Photo by Tim Calver

The ZR2 is a mid-size pickup truck, but it looks tiny here in Dumont Dunes, California.

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The ZR2 sports relatively small 33-inch Goodyear Duratrac tires. They wouldn't be my first choice, but they performed well on the Rebelle Rally.

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Pointing the way to the next checkpoint.

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In Johnson Valley, California, Donaghe did her part to spot me over the rocks. It's tough to tell here but I had to place my passenger-side tires just exactly between two groups of sharp rocks so as to not get a flat. 

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With front and rear electronic lockers, getting to this "Driver's Challenge" checkpoint was a breeze.

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The Rebelle Rally finished in the dunes of Glamis, California, where we were treated to an all-day sandstorm. Thanks, Nature!

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The ZR2 refused to climb the 500-foot Oldsmobile Hill in Glamis for a checkpoint, so Rebecca did it the hard way.

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