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.

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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Conto Campground Australia Day Weekend

Trip Leader:        Murray Baskerville

Co Trip Leader:  Peter Fry

Date:                 26 Jan - 28 Jan 2019

Campers:         Murray & Rachel, Lyn & Peter, Sandy & Paull, Jean & Don, Teresa & Bob,                                 Thomas, Raelene & Neil, Peter C, Glenn, Bruce & Judith.

Over the Australia Day weekend we stayed at...

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LENNARDS TRACK 2019

TRIP LEADER:                Mark Buntine

CO TRIP LEADER:         Khiem Nguyen

DATE:                                   20th January, 2019

 

A PICTURE SAYS A THOUSAND WORDS  ?

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Hunt’s Wells Trip # 287 

Date:  Sunday 9th December 2018

Trip Leader :  Gary Arcus

The settlement of York had been established by the mid-1830’s and John Septimus Roe was the first European to explore the region to the East of this settlement in 1836 and was followed by Henry Maxwell Lefroy in 1863.

It was however a later arrival, Charles Cooke Hunt, who did the most to open up more of this eastern area. Charles Hunt lead four expeditions between 1864 and 1866 and while these forays did not discover...

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