ugh! I hate that Uwharrie Red Clay! You're right, though, it separates out the good drivers from the bad.
Any inkling I used to have to wheel that stuff was 'ground' out of me, though, when I moved to Colorado several years ago and started rockcrawling. It was great ... go wheel technical stuff and you don't have to wash your rig after (just touch up the rock rash
That said, now that I'm back in NC, I hit Uwharrie regularly, but try to go only if its reasonably
dry. I really, really do hate mud ...
But, I'll be there next weekend (wknd after Easter) for the, eh hem, Land Rover Rally
... and, yes, attending in the JK.