2016 Trips and Events
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Month Date / Day Event Details         
Participants


Where shall we go?  Click here for some possible destinations.
 
Jan
Sun 10th
Tim's Thicket day trip - CANCELLED due to bushfires
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Muzza  
Attending: Muzza, Skip,    

Jan
Thu 14th - Sun 17th
Sandy Cape (Jurien) trip - Trip complete
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **   Trip leader: Coighty   
Attending: Coighty,    

Jan Sun 24th - Tue 26th Collie, long weekender - trip complete
Difficulty: *****     Endurance: **    Trip leader:  Pommy
Attending: Pommy, Hammer,    

Jan
Tue 26th
Australia day public holiday

Jan
Sun 31st
Seabird day trip
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: *    Trip leader:  Pommy  
Attending: Pommy, Rick, Hammer, Dave (visitor),  (also Skip on the day before!)    

Feb Sat 6th
GoBush AGM at Muzza's Place - event complete
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Skip  
Attending: Skip, Pommy, Rev, Dino, TC, Muzza, Stampy, Pebbles, Roo, Buzz, Dog, Hodgy, McGyver, Jimbo, Hammer, Drifta, Dusty, Mudslide, Ironside,      
Feb
Fri Night 12th
Wilbinga Night Nav - trip complete
Wilbinga night nav. Date: 12/2/16. Meeting Time: 6:30pm. Place: behind the BP service station on Wanneroo Road, next to Ocean Reef Road. Description: going for a night drive in the Wilbinga area
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: *    Trip leader: McGyver    
Attending: McGyver, Pommy, Dusty, Jimbo, Dino, Red, Dave (visitor),
Feb Fri 19th - Sun 21st
Boyup Brook Country Music Festival - event complete
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Pommy     
Attending: Pommy,
Mar
Fri 4th - Mon 7th
Labour Day public holiday (Mon 7th)
Yeagerup long weekend trip
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **    Trip leader: Dino 
Dino's pics  
Dino, Red, Jimbo, Dug, Rick, Pommy, TC, Dusty, Darren (visitor), Paul (visitor), Dave (visitor), Dan (visitor),
Mar
Wed 16th - Sun 20th
Perth Caravan & Camping Show (Public Event) - Event complete
More info... http://caravanandcampingshow.com.au/

Mar
Thu 24 - Sun 3rd Apr
Lucky bay & Steep Point - 1 week trip (including Easter) - trip complete
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: ***    Trip leader: Pommy     
Pommy, Hammer,  
Mar
Fri 25, Mon 28th
Easter Public holidays (Fri - Mon)

Apr
Fri 8th - Sun 10th
Hillarys Boat Dive & Fishing show (Public Event) - complete
Hillarys Boat Harbour (Sorrento Quay).
More info...
www.hillarysboatshow.com.au

Apr
Sat 9th Apr - Mon 25th Apr School Holidays

Apr
Sat 23rd - Sun 24th
Camping at Moondyne's site - trip complete
Shawn's pics  
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **    Trip leader: Jimbo 
Jimbo, Frog, Sparky, Pommy, Hammer, Roo (tentative), 
Apr
Mon 25th
Anzac day public holiday

Apr
Sat 30th
Lady's Day Trip - Trip complete
Skip's pics and video 
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Duck  
Duck, Dino, Skip, Muzza, Debra (visitor), + 3 other visitors
May
Sat 21st - Sun 29th
Derby - trip complete
  Click here for GPS Tracking .
Difficulty: **     Endurance: ***    Trip leader: Skip    
Skip


May
Sun 22nd
Mundaring Day trip - trip cancelled
Difficulty: *****     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Shiva     


Jun Fri 3rd - Mon 6th
Holland Track - 4 day trip - Trip complete
Western Australia Day public holiday (Mon 6th)
Click here for GPS Tracking
Click here for Dino's pics and a Video  &  Video2  

Difficulty: ****     Endurance: ***    Trip leader: Buzz 
Buzz, Dino, Jimbo, Frog, Darren (visitor), Craig (visitor),

Jul
Fri 1st - Sun 3rd
Bush camping East of Perth 2 days, 2 nights - Trip complete
Difficulty: **     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Pommy    
Attending: Pommy, Hammer, Frog,

Jul
Sat 2nd Jul - Sun 17th Jul School Holidays

Jul
Fri night 22nd
Mundaring Night Nav (old tracks)
Difficulty: ****     Endurance: *    Trip leader: McGyver   
Attending: McGyver, 

Jul
Fri 22nd - Sun 24th
Cook up in the Hills - trip complete
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **    Trip leader: Pommy  
Attending: Pommy, Hammer, Frog, 

Aug
Fri 5th - Sun 7th
Ledge Point overnighter - trip complete
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **    Trip leader: Hodgy   
Attending: Hodgy, Stampy, Coighty (tentative), Ian (visitor),
Aug
Sat 6th - Fri 20th
Pommy's Pilbara Explorer 2 week trip - Trip complete
Difficulty: ****     Endurance: ***    Trip leader: Pommy 
Pommy, Frog, Hammer

Aug
Sat 13th - Sun 14th
Weekend at Coighty's block - trip complete
Difficulty: ****     Endurance: ***    Trip leader: Coighty 
Coighty, Skip 

Aug
Sat 13th - Thu 25th
Namibia's Skeleton Coast - 1 week international - trip complete
CLICK HERE for more information. Click here to track us via the club's Spot GPS.
Difficulty: ****     Endurance: ***    Trip leader: Jimbo
Jimbo, Dug, Peter & Jenny (visitors),

Aug
Fri 19th - Sun 21st
Granite Way - weekend trip - trip complete
Here is some More info
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Dino   
Dino's Pics  
Dino, Skip, Coighty, Roo
Sep Sat 3rd - Sun 4th
Coighty's block busy bee - trip complete
Difficulty: **     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Roo   
Attending: Coighty, Roo, Dino,

Sep
Sat 10th - Sun 11th
Club Christmas Bash (early this year!) - trip complete
Difficulty: **     Endurance: **    Trip leader: Coighty   
Attending: Coighty, Skip, Dino, Roo, Pebbles, Drifta, Stampy, Hodgy,
Mudslide, Jimbo,
Sep Sat 17 - Sun 18th Cook up in the Hills
Difficulty: **     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Pommy    
Attending: Pommy, Frog, Hammer,
Need confirm that this trip proceeded.

Sep
Sat 24th - Mon 26th
Fish Creek / D'Entrecasteaux Nat. Park - 3 day trip - trip complete
Queens Birthday public holiday
Dino's pics 
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **    Trip leader: Duck (contact Dino)    
Dino, Jimbo, Dug, Duck, Dudley (visitor), Paul (visitor), Neil (visitor)
Sep
Sat 24th Sep - Sun 9th Oct School Holidays

Oct
Fri 7th - Sun 9th
Mandurah Boat Show (Public Event) - Event complete
Mandurah Offshore Fishing & Sailing club, Mandurah Ocean Marina.
More info... http://www.mandurahboatshow.com.au

Oct Fri 21st - Sun 23rd
Bruce rock explorer weekend trip - trip complete
Difficulty: **     Endurance: **     Trip leader: Pommy 
Pommy,
Nov
Fri 4th - Sun 6th
Boddington 40th Annual Rodeo (Public Event) - Event cancelled
Website: http://boddingtonlionsrodeo.com.au . Click here for Stampy's Pics from last year.
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *     Trip leader:

Nov Fri 11th - Sun 13th
Perth 4WD Show (Public Event) - event complete
More info... http://perth.4wdshow.com.au

Nov Sun 27th
Moondyne & Julimar state forest  day trip - trip complete
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **     Trip leader: Jimbo 
Jimbo, Stampy, Skip (tentative), Red, Dino, Dug, Rick, Roo, (Richard (visitor)   
Dec Sat 3rd evening
Wilbinga Night run - trip complete
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **     Trip leader: Dino  
Dino, Skip, Stampy, Craig (visitor), Rev, Jimbo, Dug, Cy (visitor), Greg (visitor), Richard (visitor).   
Dec Sat 10th arvo
Xmas drinks / 4WD vids / Wine tasting - at Jimbos! - event complete
Tom, from Centre-EuroWines attended. Here is the Price List in PDF format.
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *     Trip leader: Jimbo 

Jimbo, Skip, Dino, Roo, Dug, Drifta, Muzza, Darren, AB,    

Dec Mon 26th - Sun 1st
Bremer Bay Xmas trip (1 week)
Dino's pics 
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: ***     Trip leader: Dino

Dino, Jimbo, Dug, Rainman, Lewis, Skip, Paul & Louise (visitors), Muzza, Dave (visitor), 


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Legend for trip ratings...                                               Smoke free event. Click here for details

Endurance * Normal distances from services
  ** Moderate distances from MOST services
  *** No services. Must be fully self sufficient with extra water, fuel, tools, tyres, spare parts
Difficulty * Normal / Bitumen. Bring your 2WD if you like!
  **  Gravel or Hard Sand Driving. Any 4WD will do. 
  ***  4x4 track, beach and soft sand, suitable for most 4WD's including "soft roaders". Recovery points recomended.
  **** Hill climbs, ruts, water crossings. Recommend 4WD with decent ground clearance. Recovery points recommended.
  ***** Only experienced operators & high ground clearance vehicles. Possible vehicle damage! Recovery points required (see Safety Policy)

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Updated 3 Jan 2017 by Skip