Recent Trips/Activities - 2017
 
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Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

New Years Eve Fireworks Sydney 2017
(8 day Trip)

27 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan, 2018

Trip Rating - Easy

Viv & Baz are going - would you like to join them?

The New Years Eve fireworks will be viewed from Waverton Lookout.

Bookings nee to be finalised by April 3 2017, as the park is filling fast.

Fees will be payable for the 6 day stop over at the National Park
& need to be paid in full when booking.

Trips have been planned during the stay at the National Park.

10 Vehicles 

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JamesClark InPixioJames Clark 
(Trip Leader)
 

Aberfeldy Adventure
(Weekend Trip)  

16 - 17 December, 2017

Trip Rating - Medium to Difficult

Explore the exciting 4WD tracks near the Aberfeldy River,
including a visit to O'Tooles Flat, plus take in the views as we descend
the famous 12 switchbacks on Trigg Track, just north of the old mining town of Walhalla.

8 Vehicles

 

 

 

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Viv BazGardner InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Rubicon Ramblings
(Weekend Trip)

18 - 19 November, 2017

Trip Rating - Medium - suit beginners

For those who can join us on Friday night, we will have a welcoming fire waiting.

We will be travelling thru the Rubicon State Forest & returning to camp early
to collect firewood for the evening fire.

On Sunday, we travel towards Melbourne thru the Tollangi Black Range Forest,
finishing at Yarra Glen.

7 Vehicles 

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Portland Sand Dunes
(Melb Cup Weekend Trip) 

3 - 7 Nov, 2017

Trip Leaders - Rob & Alison Duff

Trip Rating - Medium to Hard depending on sand condition & your experience 

Drive the only legal sand dunes in Victoria.
Test your skills on the many steep sand hills.
Be prepared for wet & windy conditions.Apart from a drop toilet,
there are no amenities at the camping area. 

14 Vehicles

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DulcieWatts InPixioDulcie Watts 
(Activity Leader)
 

Jordan Valley Loop Working Bee
(Weekend Activity) 

7 - 8 Oct, 2017

Come away on this exciting weekend & assist with the Working Bee
to clean up the historical sites in and around Jericho.

We will explore some interesting tracks on sunday morning if all the work is completed.

 

Everyone welcome

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GregFleet InPixioGreg Fleet 
(Trip Leader)
 

Snake Valley Ramble
(Weekend Trip)

16 - 17 September, 2017

Trip Rating - Easy to Medium (Weather dependant)

From the hotel we will travel to the property to set up camp & have morning tea.

Saturday will be spent exploring bush tracks nearby. Bring a torch to explore an old mine.
Watch the sunset from the fire tower before heading back to camp.

There will be a short trip on Sunday morning before finishing up around lunch time.

8 vehicles

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Sara MattLilley and Sherry Savesen SimonMusteySara & Matt Lilley, with
Sherry Salvesen & Simon Mustey 

(Trip Leaders)
 

Lock Your Hubs Mt Skene Snow Trip
(Weekend Trip)

5 - 6 August, 2017

Trip Rating - Medium

A large, exciting and family friendly weekend trip to Mt Skene
to experience some of the best snow driving in Victoria.

We will be based at Jamieson, from where we will travel up to Mt Skene
to drive in the snow, have some fun, and then return to the Jamieson Courthouse Hotel and socialise!

New members are encouraged to come along, and vehicles will be split into two groups with two trips

 

20 vehicles (2 groups of 10) - 5 positions for new members 

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Viv BazGardner InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

The Murrindindi Meander - Out of Yarck
(Weekend Trip)

5 -6 August, 2017

Trip Rating - Medium - Could be slippery if wet

On Saturday we will travel on Forest Roads / 4WD tracks in and around the
Murrindindi area visiting points of interest and returning to the Yarck Hilton for the evening.

On Sunday we will depart the Hilton for another day in the Murrindindi area
and return to Yarck in the afternoon with the choice of going home or staying over.

5 Vehicles 

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Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Snobs Creek Water Falls
(Day Trip)

16 July, 2017

Trip Rating - Easy

We will be keaving from Yarra Glen & travelling thru the Black Range Forest
on forest roads to the Snobs Creek Falls.

We will return to Yarra Glen via the Toolangi State Forest on forest roads.

 

8 Vehicles 

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GraemeInnis InPixioGraeme Innis 
(Trip Leader)
 

Little Desert - McDonald Hwy
(Queens Birthday - 2 Day Trip)

10 -11 June, 2017

Trip Rating - Easy to Medium

Saturday afternoon will be a short run into the central part of the Desert & will include a night drive.

Sunday will be a full day travelling the McDonald Hwy & other tracks through the Little Desert.

Carry sufficient water & food for a couple of days just in case.

8 Vehicles 

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MattLilley smMatt Lilley 
(Trip Leader)
 

Little Desert - McDonald Hwy #2
(Queens Birthday - 2 Day Trip)

10 -11 June, 2017

Trip Rating - Easy to Medium

Saturday afternoon will be a short run into the central part of the Desert & will include a night drive.

Sunday will be a full day travelling the McDonald Hwy & other tracks through the Little Desert.

Carry sufficient water & food for a couple of days just in case.

8 Vehicles 

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ForgeVillella Inpixio 3Forge Villella 
(Trip Leader)
 

Day Trip - Mt Disappointment
(Day Trip)

Sunday 4 June, 2017

Trip Rating - Medium (more difficult if wet)

A day trip at Mt Disappointment State Forest, meeting at Heathcote Junction.

Driving to Mt Disappointment for a walk to the top, followed by a trip to Strath Falls.

6 Vehicles


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Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

15 Mile Hut
(Weekend Trip)

3 - 4 June, 2017

Trip Rating - Easy - Black Top & Forest Roads (winding)

This trip will be travelling on winding blacktop & forest roads to the 15 Mile Hut
t
aking in scenic views & returning to the Yarck Hilton on Saturday night.

Sunday leisurely breakfast then the trip finishes after the Hilton tidy up.

Suitable for all club members.

6 Vehicles 

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MichaelSchuettke InPixioMichael Schuettke 
(Trip Leader)
 

Canning Stock Route 2017
(Extended Outback Trip)

29 May - 18 Jun, 2017

Trip Rating - Moderate but extremely remote

This 3 week trip will cover the 1850km Canning Stock Route
from Wiluna in the south to Billiluna in the north
including a visit to the Rudall River National Park in the middle.  

Make it part of a longer trip and visit the Bungles and Lake Argyle afterwards.

5 Vehicles

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RobertDuff 3Robert Duff 
(Trip Leader)
 

Strathbogie Ramblings
(Weekend Trip)

20 - 21 May, 2017

Trip Rating - Medium to hard it wet

This trip will travel over some interesting tracks within the Strathbogie area
enjoying some great views of the surrounding areas
& looking at some of the historic goldmining venutres in the area.

6 Vehicles

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GraemeInnis InPixioGraeme Innis 
(Trip Leader)
 

Anglesea Day-Night
(Day Trip)

Sat 22 April, 2017

Trip Rating - Easy to Medium depending on weather

We will spend a couple of hours on the 4WD tracks in the Anglesea Hinterland
before returning to the Anglesea Hotel for dinner.

In the dark after dinner, we will do the same tracks in reverse
(the opposite way, not actually going backwards!).

Trip will conclude in Anglesea around 10pm

8 Vehicles 

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VIC/SA Border Track
(Easter Weekend Trip) 

14 - 17 Apr, 2017

Trip Rating - Medium - depending on weather conditions

Trip Leaders - Heidi & Laurie Miles

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

We will then travel through the 'Disputed Country' before crossing
into SA & heading down the
 Vic/SA Border Track.

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

8 Vehicles

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GraemeInnis InPixioGraeme Innis 
(Trip Leader)
 

Forrest Foray
(Day Trip)

Sat 25 March, 2017

Trip Rating - Medium, harder if wet

Saturday will be a full day exploring Otways bush roads & tracks around Forrest.

Team BBQ or dinner at the pub Saturday night depending on weather & opinion.

8 Vehicles 

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

25 - 26 Mar, 2017

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

Trip Leaders - Heidi & Laurie Miles

Come & enjoy a weekend wil 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 famus 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. Heidi will 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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HeidiMuehlebach LaurieMiles InPixioHeidi & Laurie Miles
(Trip Leaders)
 

Tingaringy Trailer Trip
(Labour Day Weekend Trip)

11 - 13 Mar, 2017

Trip Rating - Medium (some interesting climbs on Tingaringy Tk) - weather dependant)

After leaving Orbost, we will head thru the Errinundra Plateau with our trailers in tow,
and base camp on the Deddick River.

On Sunday, we will 4WD up to Mt Tingaringy, right on the VIC/NSW border.
We will loop back down the Laurie Tk, crossing the Tingaringy Creek before returning 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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Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Tarra Valley rainforest Weekend Trip
(Weekend Trip) 

25 - 26 Feb, 2017

Trip Rating - Easy

Travelling on gravel roads thru Strezlecki State Forest.

On Sunday, we will do some leisurely walks, Fern Gully, Suspension Bridge etc.

8 Vehicles

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GraemeInnis InPixioGraeme Innis 
(Trip Leader)
 

Paddys Swamp Recce
(Day Trip)

Sat 18 February, 2017

Trip Rating - Medium (with possibly some difficult tracks in the afternoon)

An easy trip along the 4WD tracks in the Anglesea Heathland heading towards Bambra.

The afternoon will be spent exploring Paddy's Swamp area

We will finish up near Bambra around 5:30pm

Join us for dinner at the Barwon Htoel in Winchelsea (optional).

6 Vehicles

 

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Swifts Creek Explorer
(Weekend Trip) 

18 - 19 Feb, 2017

Trip Rating - Medium - depending on weather conditions

Trip Leaders - Heidi & Laurie Miles

Explore the exciting 4WD tracks around Swifts Creek, including the famous TVGC track.
This trip has some great high country views.
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Trailers are most welcome at our base camp at Swifts Creek Caravan Park.

No dogs, no cats, no firearms permitted on this trip.

8 Vehicles

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DulcieWatts InPixioDulcie Watts 
(Activity Co-ordinator)
 

Jordan Valley loop - Working Bee
(Weekend Activity) 

4 - 5 Feb, 2017

Why not get involved with a great Working Bee to help clean up the Historical sites
in and around Jericho cemetery and township and along the Walhalla/Woods Point road.

We will explore some tracks Sunday morning if all the work is completed.

No limit Many hands make light work!

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Avon River Adventure
(Weekend Trip) 

4 - 5 Feb, 2017

Trip Rating - Medium

Trip Leaders - Heidi & Laurie Miles

We will head north, crossing the Avon River & Ben Cruachan Creek many times.
We then head east following the southern edge of the Avon Wilderness area & camp on the Avon River.

On Sunday we will retrace our steps to the Ben Cruachan Creek, then head up to Ben Cruachan
to take in the views. We continue to follow the Ben Cruachan Creek and then climb up to
McMillans Lookout to take in the views.

We will descend from McMillans & finish our trip near Cheynes Bridge, just north of Licola.

No trailers, dogs, no cats, no firearms permitted on this trip.

8 Vehicles

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Viv BazGardner 2020 InPixioViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

"The Murrundindi Meander" - Out of Yarck
(Weekend Trip) 

14 - 15 Jan, 2017

Trip Rating - Easy/Medium

Travelling on forest roads / 4WD tracks in around Murrindindi area,
visiting points of interest & returning to the Hilton for the evening.

On sunday we will return to the Murrindindi area, returning to Yarck
in the afternoon with the choice of heading for home or staying over.

7 Vehicles

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