Up coming Trips/Activities

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ChrisAtkins AlisonHilton2bChris Atkins & Alison Hilton 
(Trip Leaders)
 

The Pinnacles, Dargo & Haunted Stream
(Weekend Trip)

Fri 6 - Sun 8 Dec, 2019

Trip Rating - Medium to Difficult

Meeting in Stratford on Friday night or Saturday morning, our trip will be travelling to The Pinnacles , then onto Dargo for the evening.

Dinner at the Dargo Hotel on the Saturday evening.

The following day we will travel east along Haunted Steam which has 54 fords to traverse ending in Bruthen.

8 Vehicles

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JamesClark smJames Clark 
(Trip Leader)
 

Licola to Merrijig via the High Cone
(Weekend Trip)

Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec, 2019

Trip Rating - Difficult to Very Difficult

From Licola we will head for the Macalister River Valley and then the Blue Plains Spur Track to the High Cone.

On our way to Merrijig we will take Grimmes Track, Nobs Track and The Knobs Track before visiting Upper Jamison Hut and finish at Merrijig.

Come prepared to drive steep high country tracks.

6 Vehicles

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JamesClark smViv Gardner & Jenny Johnson 
(Activity Organisers)
 

TLCCV Christmas Gathering - Picnic
(Day Activity)

 

Sun 8 Dec, 2019

 

Trip Rating - Difficult to Very Difficult

Everybody Welcome - the Young as well as the Young at Heart!

Fun & Games will be provided

BYO Picnic, Rug, Chair

 

Santa is coming too!

To register, please click here

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Viv BazGardnerViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Nunniong on High Plains - Trip 2
(Weekend Trip)

Sat 14 - Sun 15 Dec, 2019

Trip Rating - Medium - difficult if wet

We will be exploring the area driving Forest Roads and Tracks. Please bring all your camping gear, Food and Drinks. Warm Clothes.

6 Vehicles

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JamesClark smJames Clark 
(Trip Leader)
 

Avon River
(Weekend Trip)

Sat 18 - Sun 19 Jan, 2020

Trip Rating - Difficult

Starting at Cheynes Bridge on the Heyfield Jamieson Rd we will travel to McMilliams Lookout, Ben Cruachan and then into the Avon River Valley.

After a bush camping for the night on the Avon River, we will travel along the Ben Cruachen Creek Track and visit Huggetts Crossing before finishing in Heyfield.

8 Vehicles

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Chris GregBurrChris & Greg Burr 
(Trip Leaders)
 

El Dorado & the Woolshed Valley - Recce
(Weekend Recce)

Sat 25 - Sun 27 Jan, 2020

Trip Rating - Medium - Difficult if wet

Come explore and take an adventurous journey through this small old gold mining town of EL Dorado.

Some fabulous tracks in this area for us to explore and plenty of history to see.

Base Camp will be nestled along the banks of Reedys’ Creek under the stars for the weekend. See if you can find some gemstones and crystals along the banks of the river.

4 Vehicles

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Heidi LaurieMiles 2019 03Heidi & Laurie Miles 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Tingaringy Trailer Trip
(Aus Day Weekend Trip)

Sat 25 - Mon 27 Jan, 2020

Trip - Medium (some interesting climbs on tingaringy Track) - weather dependent

We will travel north from Orbost & head thru the Errinundra Plateau with our trailers in tow, before base camping on the Deddick River where we will disconnect our trailers.

On Sunday, we will 4WD up to Mt Tingaringy, right on the VIC/NSW border. We will head down the Laurie Track, crossing the picturesque Tingaringy Creek then loop back to camp.

On Monday, after reconnecting our trailers, we head down to McKillops Bridge, crossing the mighty Snowy River as well as visiting the Little River Gorge before heading home..

8 Vehicles

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JamesClark smJames Clark 
(Trip Leader)a
 

Butcher Country  

(Weekend Trip)

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Feb, 2020

Trip Rating - Difficult to Very Difficult

Starting from Licola we will head north to the Macalister River crossing the river a number of times before making the steep climb up to the Butcher Country Tk.

On Sunday we will head south along the Caledonia River Tk with many more river crossings then climb up the Dingo Hill Tk before heading south to the Chromite Mine.

8 Vehicles

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Heidi LaurieMiles 2019 03Heidi & Laurie Miles 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Mirimbah Magic - 4WD, MTB & OziExplorer - all in one!
(Weekend Trip)

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Feb, 2020

Trip - Easy (Medium in places) - great trip for new members

Come & enjoy a weekend with some great 4WDing & some MTBing for those fit members. We will be base camping at Mirimbah (at the base of Mt Buller).

Some of you may wish to sit around the campfire on Sat morning & listen to Laurie talk about the famous mapping software "OziExplorer".

We will be hitting the 4WD tracks as well, taking in the great climb up to Mt Stirling after visiting Howqua Gap Hut plus some others.

Heidi will also be heading off on her MTB to explore the amazing MTB trails around Mt Buller. On Sunday we will 4WD to Lake William Hovell & return via Pineapple Flat.

8 Vehicles

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JamesClark smJames Clark 
(Trip Leader)a
 

Wonnangatta Adventures  

(Labour Day Weekend Trip)

Sat 7 - Mon 9 Mar, 2020

Trip Rating - Difficult

Starting at Sheep Yard Flat we will visit Bluff and Lovicks Hut before heading to Howitt Plan then down the Zeka Spur Track into Wonnangatta.

Next through the valley and out of Wonnangatta via Hernes Spur.

After coming down Eaglevale track we will climb up Billy Goat Bluff Track before visiting the Pinnacles.

We will then exit the mountains south via the Marathon Road before finishing in Briagolong.

Come prepared to drive very steep high county tracks

8 Vehicles

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Heidi LaurieMiles 2019 03Heidi & Laurie Miles 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Davies High Plains Adventure
(Labour Day Weekend Trip)

Sat 7 - Sun 9 Mar, 2020

Trip - Medium to Hard - depending on weather conditions

Situated in the far NE of Victoria, we will cross the mighty Murray River before climbing up onto Davies Plain.

We will take in the views from Mt Pinnibar to Mt Kosciuszko, plus visit Davies Hut & camp on the picturesque Murray River & Buckwong Creek.

On Monday, we will enjoy the climbs along Limestone Creek before heading home via Omeo.

8 Vehicles

 

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JamesClark smJames Clark 
(Trip Leader)a
 

Deddick Trail Easter Trip  

(Easter Weekend Trip)

Fri 10 - Mon 13 Apr, 2020

Trip Rating - Difficult

Starting at lunch time in Orbost on Good Friday we will travel to near the start the Deddick Trail.

Saturday will be spent driving the iconic Deddick Trail descending the legendary Staircase before camping on the Deddick River.

Sunday is an easier day with a visit to McKillops Bridge and the Little River Gorge.

On Monday we will explore some of the little traveled tracks up to the Nunniong Plain before ending the trip in Ensay. Expect some rocky sections on Saturday and eroded tracks on Monday.

This region is known for black soil tracks which become boggy when wet.t

8 Vehicles

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Heidi LaurieMiles 2019 03Heidi & Laurie Miles 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Enjoy sand driving the VIC / SA Border Track
(Easter Weekend Trip)

Fri 10 - Mon 13 Apr, 2020

Trip - Medium - depending on weather conditions

Travel through the sandy Wyperfeld Nat Park via Lake Albacutya, circling the Big desert via the sand dunes at Ross Springs.

After travelling through the 'Disputed Country', we will cross into SA & head south along the Border Track.

We will experience some interesting sand dunes & bog holes, before finishing in Nhill. .

8 Vehicles

 

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Tony Barb BryantTony & Barb Bryant 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Canning Stock Route (North - South)
(Outback Trip)

Sun 31 May - Fri 26 Jun, 2020

Trip - Medium to Difficult (outback extended travel)

This iconic outback trip will proceed along the CSR north to south, the same direction the drovers used as they took cattle from the east Kimberley region to the markets of the WA goldfields. There will be two side visits - Balgo to visit the Art Centre, and Rudall River National Park.

There will be a couple of rest days along the way at the spectacular Desert Queen Baths and at Durba Springs.

Further details to be provided at a pre-trip briefing along with a pre-trip check list to help people prepare.

No pets or firearms. Only suitable camper trailers will be considered.

Before applying through the website, please call Tony & Barb to discuss.

5 Vehicles

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ForgeVillellaForge Villella 
(Trip Leader)
 

Simpson Desert (Madigan Line)
(Outback Trip)

Sat 27 June - Sun 12 Jul, 2020

Trip - Medium to Difficult (outback travel)

Our trip will start in Melbourne & head to Birsdsville, visiting the sites along the way.

Our first adventure will be to 4WD over the famous Big Red. From here, we will head out to follow the Madigan line across the Northern Simpson, via Hays Track.

We will be remote for most of the journey, traversing the 1000 odd dunes along the way. The plan is to cross the desert in 7 days and ending the trip at Mt Dare.

Further details to be provided at the pre-trip briefing along with an pre-trip check list to help people prepare.The desert passes will need to be purchased for both the Simpson Desert, Sturt NP and Coongie Lakes NP.

Before applying through the website, please contact the Trip Leader to discuss.

4 Vehicles

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