Cape York 2018 – Part 1

Part 1 - Cairns to Frenchman's Track Our Club trip began in Cairns where our group all met up. After 12 months of planning and researching, excitement was building as the morning of our departure arrived. Day 1 - The Creb Track We left cairns early and had a brief stop at the very picturesque Mossman Gorge. It was a ... More

Matlock / Mount Selma Day Trip 2018

We left Geelong at 6.30 and headed for Marysville. After a quick stop at the bakery we continued up to Matlock. There was quite a lot of snow on the road, so it was looking good for snow up higher. We stopped for a photo at the McAdams gap sign and as we were leaving Tim drove through a large puddle but this proved to ... More

Moonambel Muster 2018 – Report 2

VIEW PHOTOS This year’s Moonambel Muster held over the Queen’s birthday weekend on the Moonambel Reserve was again a huge success. We had some of our members arrive on Thursday to begin the setting up of the event. There is much to do, with setting up the registration tent, putting together all the marques, ... More

Moonambel Muster 2018 – Report 1

VIEW PHOTOS Friday Night Run – Medium              4 Vehicles On Friday night I took out a group on a medium night run, covering a few fun tracks, nothing too extreme. With rain that we had prior to trips going out throughout the day, was going to make them all a lot of fun! We headed out west of ... More

McMichael’s Hut Chimney Rebuild

VIEW PHOTOS McMichael’s Hut is situated off Kellys Lane on Arbuckle plain. McMichael’s hut was rebuilt where it stands today around 1972 (ref.Alpine Heritage survey). At a height of 1400 metres above sea level this area is subject to extreme weather conditions and therefore the gates to this hut and others ... More

Wyperfeld National Park and Big Desert 2018

VIEW PHOTOS A small but quality group left the clubrooms at 7am on a very chilly Friday morning at 7am to head for Wyperfeld. We recaffienated at Avoca and continued to Patchewollock to refuel and head into the national park where the Casuarina Camp ground is just down the road after turning left. After a quick ... More

Takeaway Night – 20th April 2018

It was a pleasant night for another club gathering. Those members who came bought their favourite takeaway meal and we enjoyed food and the company. The television was on to watch some footy and everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable evening. Thankyou to everyone who came up and supported the social night and to ... More

Murray Sunset National Park & Border Track – Easter 2018

Day 1 - Friday We left Geelong early on Good Friday morning heading for the Murray Sunset National Park. We had a brief stop at Lascelles to check out one of the painted silos and stretch the legs. We refuelled in Ouyen and then headed out into the NP via Pheenys track, stopping for some lunch just after entering the ... More

Ballarat try 4WDriving weekend. Smythesdale. 23rd – 25th March 2018

This weekend was opened to anyone who wished to test their skills, gain confidence and learn how to drive their 4x4 correctly in a controlled environment. We arrived at the Ballarat 4x4 club’s training ground on Friday evening and set up our camp. On Saturday morning a Sausage sizzle was put on by the club. The ... More

Beachport – Easter 2018

Friday The trip started in Beachport and members made their own way down on Thursday, arriving at different times, some in the early hours of Friday morning. Friday morning we ran a half-day trip out on the beaches, heading towards Nora Creina. The first beach we hit Steve and Donna became bogged, quickly followed by ... More