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.

2016 Christmas Gathering

Another successful event held at Willowbrook Farm. Willowbrook managers, Bill and Lil did an awesome job of making sure the club was well looked after. The location was ideal for hosting a large group such as ours. Most of the attendees camped for 2 nights beginning on Friday. The Christmas BBQ dinner was held Saturday evening under the large verandah at the rear of Willowbrook farm homestead overlooking the vast lawn area. 46 adults and 9 kids attended. The afternoon began with a few games to keep the children occupied. Happy hour was...
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Proposed extended trip Israelite Bay Explorer

Event Name: Israelite Bay Explorer 25th Feb to 6th March 2017. Event Details: Lake Johnson, Norseman, Old Telegraph Line, Mt Ragged, Israelite Bay, Bilbunya Dunes, Toolina Rockhole, Eyre Hwy, Fraser Range. Need to be self-sufficient as we hope to free camp most of the time We can see who books for the trip and can always extend a day or two if necessary. These dates seem good as it gives us 10 days for the trip but only one week off work for those not lucky enough to be retired! Rating - 3-4 (we wont be...
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Trip 124 – WA4WD Association Gathering ALBANY

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The long weekend in June was set aside as an Association event with the purpose of not only getting as large a collection of affiliated clubs as possible but also to provide the Albany 4WD Club with a working example of how the Association functions. The attendance of over 160 people from a wide range of clubs was a clear indication of the enthusiasm generated by the Association Committee. The venue was the Albany Rifle Club down by the...

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Event 133 – To Barton’s Mill And Back The Hard Way

DATE: 12 Jun 2016 TRIP LEADER: Brett and Julie ANDERSON After meeting at the Gull Service Station at Karragullen we preceded to watch the kids that came in Rick`s 4wd dressed in gum boots take advantage of the puddles in the car park which where deeper than their boots at lest they where in Rick`s` 4wd. The soggy wet sock foot prints on the pavement set the tone for the day. We departed along Canning Road and onto the old Carinyah sawmill, which has been replanted and no traces of it now exist. We...
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Trip 125 – Gnangara Pines Night Trip   

12th March 2016 Trip Leader:   Pat O'Dowd 6.00pm Meet at Landsdale McDonalds Upon arrival Pat discovered a ratchet handle tucked into our bumper. Clear evidence of a pre-trip tinker by Matt. As we awaited the arrival of our fellow members, McDonalds was well met by drivers and passengers. And dinner was had. Around 6.15 we departed with an 8 vehicle convoy. After we got over the confusion of who was tail end Charlie (Pat was reminiscing his last trip)   we arrived at the dirt and aired down. Ten minutes later we got to the sand pit and was quickly followed...
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Trip 120 – Churchman Park Environment Day

Churchman Park Trip 14th February 2016. Trip Leader: David Morrison. 14 Cars in attendance, 5 of which were Visitors. Meeting of members was in the car park of Mc D in Armadale. Introductions were made between visitors and members, with coffee being enjoyed from the Mc D coffee bar. Dave gave his pre-trip talk convoy safety requirements followed by a brief description of the bush and road conditions to be expected during the pending trip.TRIP 120 FEB 2016 (6) The convoy proceeded to the air down...
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