2017 Trips and Events
Previous years: 2004 , 2005 , 2006 , 2007 , 2008 , 2009 , 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013 , 2014 , 2015 , 2016      Next year: 2018 Events

Month Date / Day Event Details         
Participants


Where shall we go?  Click here for some possible destinations.
 
Jan
Thu 26th
Australia day public holiday

Feb Sun 5th
GoBush AGM
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Skip  
Attending:  Skip, Stampy, Jimbo, Muzza, Buzz, Pebbles, Dino, Drifta, Red, Rainman, Lewis, 

Appologies:  McGyver, Hodgy, Dog, Coighty, Roo, Braveheart, Sparky, Dan,

Feb
Thu 16th - Sun 19th
Boyup Brook Country Music Festival (Public Event) - complete
Website: www.countrymusicwa.com.au
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *     Trip leader: Hodgy
Attending: Hodgy, Stampy

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Feb Sat 25th Ladies Beach Run & Dinner at Lake Clifton Tavern - Myalup to Preston
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Duck 

Attending: Duck & Marlease, Paul & Louise, Dino & Lesley, Daz & Annettem Skip & Juan, Jimbo & Shaun, Zook & Paul, Anette and Marissa (visitor), 
Mar
Sun 5th Milligan Island / Stock Yard Gully day trip
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: *     Trip leader: Muzza 
Attending: Muzza, Pebbles, AB, Craig (visitor),
Mar
Mon 6th
Labour Day public holiday

Mar
Wed 22nd - Sun 26th
Perth Caravan & Camping Show (Public Event)
More info... www.caravanandcampingshow.com.au

Apr

Hillarys Boat Dive & Fishing show (Public Event) - Postponed until 2018
More info... www.hillarysboatshow.com.au

Apr Sat 8th - Sun 23rd
School Holidays

Apr
Sat 8th - Sun 9thth
Collie & Harvey - trip complete
Difficulty: *****     Endurance: ***     Trip leader: Dog 
Attending: Dog, (+4 Soots 4WDs)  

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Apr
Fri 14th - Mon 17th
A Taste of the Canning by 2 or 4 wheels - trip complete
Easter Public holidays (Fri - Mon) - choice 1
Difficulty: ****     Endurance: ***     Trip leader: Skip
Attending: Skip, Stampy, Chris (visitor), 

Apr
Fri 14th - Mon 17th
Holland Track - trip complete
Easter Public holidays (Fri - Mon) - choice 2
Difficulty: ****     Endurance: ***     Trip leader: Dug 
Attending: Dug, Jimbo, AB, Paul, Hammer,   

Apr
Fri 14th - Mon 17th
Aurora Rangers / Mount Helena - trip complete
Easter Public holidays (Fri - Mon) - choice 3
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: ***     Trip leader: Dog 
Attending: Dog, (+5 Soots 4WDs),  

Apr
Fri 14th - Mon 17th
Sandy Cape Escape (nort of Jmontpart@iinet.net.auurien bay) - trip complete
Easter Public holidays (Fri - Mon) - choice 4
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: ***     Trip leader: Roo
Attending: Roo, Coighty, Drifter,   


Apr
Tue 25th
Anzac Day public holiday

May



Jun
Sat 3rd, Sun 4th
Rocks & Ruts Rumble in the Valley (public event) - Event complete
Difficulty: **     Endurance: *     Trip leader: Roo
Attending: Roo, Dino, Drifta,

Jun Sat 3rd - Mon 5th
Ninghan Station - 3 day long weekend trip - trip complete
Western Australia Day public holiday (Mon the 5th)
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **     Trip leader: Skip
Skip, Rainman, Lewis, Hodgy, Craig (visitor, 3rd trip), 
Jun Sat 17th, Sun 18th
Catch up at Coighty's block - trip complete
Difficulty: **     Endurance: *     Trip leader: Dino 
Attending: Skip, Dino, Drifter, Buzz, Coighty,
Jul
Sat 1st - Sun 16th
School Holidays

Jul
Sat 15th - Sun 16th Dyandra Woodlands - trip complete
https://parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au/park/dryandra-woodland 
https://parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au/site/barna-mia-nocturnal-wildlife-experience

Difficulty: *     Endurance: *    Trip leader:
Dino     
Attending: Dino, Coighty & Connie, Buzz, Drifta, Paul (visitor)
Aug
Sat night 5th
Pommy's overnighter in the hills - trip complete
Difficulty: *     Endurance: **     Trip leader: Pommy
Photos: Skip's pics
Attending: Pommy, Skip, Jdub, Dino, TC, Dino, Smokey.
Aug Sat Night 12th
Ten pin bowling social function - trip complete
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *     Trip leader: TC
Attending: TC, Skip, Jdub, AB, Georgia, Dusty, Mudslide,  Muzza
Aug Sat night 19th
Pommy's overnighter in the hills - trip complete
Difficulty: *     Endurance: **     Trip leader: Pommy 
Attending: Pommy, Hammer, Dan, Aaron & Sally, Drifta , Dino, Roo, Smokey 
Aug Sun 27th
Wilbinga day on the beach - cancelled
Wilbinga wondering day on the beach: Sunday 27th.  Meeting place: Behind BP service station on Wanneroo road corner to Ocean reef road. Meeting time: 8:45am for a 9am departure. Trip leader: McGyver. Details:    Need to oil the low rang gear box on the jeep, why not go out 4wding alone the beach at Wilbinga. Bring lunch as we would only be back at 4 to 5pm

Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **     Trip leader: McGyver  
Attending: McGyver,  
Sep Sat 9th

Trayning Tractor Pull Association: Tractor Pull & Mud Bog (Public Event)  - event complete
Difficulty: *     Endurance: **     Trip leader: Roo

Attending: Roo

Sep
Sat 23rd - Mon 25th
Queens Birthday public holiday (Mon 25th)
Roo's birthday bash at Coighty's block - trip complete
Difficulty: **     Endurance: *     Trip leader: Roo
Click here for Skip's pics and video  
Attending: Roo, TC, Skip, Duck, Dug, Jimbo, Robbo, Hodgy, Stampy, Craig, MkGyver, Drifta, Rev, Zook, Kris (visitor), Chris (visitor) 
Sep
Sat 23rd - Sun 8th Oct
School Holidays

Sep



Oct
Sat 14 - Sun 15th
Westdale Dirt Drags (public event) - event complete  
Visit  Facebook page .
Difficulty: *     Endurance: **     Trip leader:
Roo    Click here for Dino's Pics       
Attending: Roo, Dino, Jimbo, Skip
Oct
Fri 27 - Sun 29th
Harvey Dickson Rodeo - public event
Visit www.doublebarrelentertainment.com.au
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *     Trip leader: 
 
Attending: 

Nov
Fri 3rd - Sun 5th
Margaret River
Difficulty: **     Endurance: **     Trip leader: Pebbles
Attending: Pebbles,

Nov
Sat 4th
Boddington 40th Annual Rodeo (Public Event)
Website: www.boddingtonlionsrodeo.com.au . Click here for Stampy's Pics from 2015
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *     Trip leader: Stampy 
Attending:
Nov Fri 10th - Sun 12th
Next Public Event - Perth 4WD Show (Public Event) - Event complete
More info... http://perth.4wdshow.com.au

Nov Sun 12th Wilbinga Day Trip
 
- event complete
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: *    Trip leader: Jimbo   
Attending: Jimbo, Dino, AB, John (visitor), Ben (visitor),   

Nov Sat 18th
Tuning day at the Old Shed - trip complete
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *     Trip leader: Craig      
Attending: Craig, Skip, Muzza,

Nov Sat 25th, Sun 26th
Christmas Party - Trip complete
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *     Trip leader: Coighty     
Attending: Roo, Skip, Muzza, Dino (donga1), Paul, Stampy, Jimbo, Drifta, Mudslide, Rainman, Pipe (visitor), Sarah (visitor), Richard (visitor), Dug
Dec
Sat 2nd Dec
Motorplex Nitro Funny Cars - event complete
Visit http://www.motorplex.com.au/aeroflow-outlaw-nitro-funny-cars-december-2nd-2017  
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *     Trip leader: Roo   
Attending: Roo, Dino, Skip,

Dec
Sat 9th-Sun 10th
Dwellingup trip - Trip complete
Difficulty: ***     Endurance: **     Trip leader: Pommy  
Attending: Pommy, Smokey, Skip, Macca, Smiley, 

Dec
Sat 9th - Sun 17th
Yallingup trip - trip complete
Difficulty: **     Endurance: **     Trip leader: Drifta   
Attending: Drifta, Greg (visitor), Liam (visitor)

Dec Wed 27th - Mon Jan 1
Xmas trip, Ayr Sailean Farm Stay - Trip complete
Contact detail: Jo Dunstan, 0427632264. 
Website: Ayr Sailean 
Difficulty: *     Endurance: *     Trip leader:
Dino 
Attending: Dino & Roo (paid), Skip (paid), Muzza (paid), Jimbo (paid), Hayden (paid), AB (paid), Rainman & Lewis (paid), Richard (paid, visitor 2nd trip), Kris (visitor, 2nd trip), Chris (visitor, 2nd trip) 


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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 6 Jan 2018 by Skip