Category Archives: Day Trip

The cornerstone of our Club’s existence is the end of month Day Trip. Here you will find trip notes and photos of many trip the club has hosted over the years.

The Captain Fawcett Track A Group

Trip Leaders: Ivan Cifuentes and Marie Murphy

Date:  4th May 2019

Convoy:

The Captain Fawcett Track is always a very popular calendar event therefore with so many members registered  we had to split the group and run two trips 1 hour apart.

 This Track is considered a medium grade track starting at Dawn Creek Rd near Dwellingup.

Much of it runs along old rail embankments where the timber trains once hauled the forest trees into various mills and is now a recreational track. Our Thanks to the various...

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Perth to Albany (Mundal) Trip 412

Trip Leader: Shachar Marom

Co Trip: Craig Perry

Date: 25th April to 28th April 2019

Shachar and Craig and a couple more of  willing campers Trevor and Elaine Best, and Nick and Mylene Marsden spent the  4 Days of the Easter break driving the new Mundal Track from Mundaring to Albany via various gravel roads and tracks with finishing Saturday night at Albany Fields of Lights.

"Well...not a 4WDing track"...

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Sandstone and Surrounds

Trip Leader : Peter Macgill Co Trip Leader: Whoever volunteered on the day Tail End Charlie: Whoever slept in ?

Convoy:  Joe & son Andrew Metcalf, Gary Arcus,  Dave and Tina Moore, Bob and Bridget Macpherson, Peter Cole,  Peter Mann  & son Brendon , Bruce and Judith Brinkley, Malcolm Fulwood & daughter Monique, Richard King, George Shevstov & Linda

Day One Good Friday  All but 2 cars met Bakers Hill Bakery (as we do). Left quickly ahead of advancing black skies.  Malcolm and Monique joined in at Cunderdin. Peter C at Southern Cross.  Peter’s exciting...
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Murchison House Station – Easter Trip 2019

TRIP LEADER: Dave Morrison DATE:  19th -       Murchison Campsite   Friday 19th April Most of the group arrived on the Friday by 2pm there was 7 cars in all. Don and Jean Swift made a roast dinner for all as they had arrived on the Thursday. It was great to get to camp after the 7-hour drive, set up, and have our dinner cooked for us!! We all enjoyed it - Thanks again Jean and Don. After a bit of a yarn most people headed off to bed fairly early in anticipation...
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Sand Training Theory and Practical

                Leader: Murray Baskerville His Offsider: Paul Ryan Sand Driving Theory  10th April, 2019  

Muzz in teacher mode..scratching his head..?

Just making sure he's giving the facts

Numbers were about  17 people who attended the 4wd theory night at the Manning Clubhouse.

 

We discussed 4wd gear, vehicle recovery points, snatch strap recovery techniques,  safe procedures and practices.

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REEF TO ROCKS

TRIP LEADERS: Brian and Chris Sercombe CONVOY:  Bob & Bridget McPherson, Peter and Deearne Fisher, Gary Arcus, Peter Cole.   TAIL END CHARLIE : Changed daily, as did order of convoy. DATE:  12 nights from 16th March 2019 DAY 1  -    Brian, Chris, Gary, Bob, Bridget met on Albany Hwy to travel down together – don’t know about anyone else, but I was excited to be getting away camping again!!   We caught up with Peter C. at the Mallee Fowl Centre in Ongerup for lunch.   A very interesting place to...
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Lifted but not Locked..! Fremantle Fishing Charter

Trip Leader:  Murray Baskerville

Co Trip Leader:  Dave Morrison

Date:   Saturday 16th Feb    

17 Members met5.45am for a 6am start  at Jetty 3 Capo D’Orlando Drive Fremantle  

Perfect day. Blue skies.  Warm. 

   

Charter Boat travelled out to an area near Rottnest Island. Started out smooth in lee of islands

       

but in no time the ocean was rough  and soon some members were feeling the effect...

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