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...
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.
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...
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.
The convoy proceeded to the air down...
17 Jan 2016
11 cars (10+1) 19 adults, 3 kids and 1 dog.
Trip Leader: Glen and Terri Cleaver
Meet in Burekup opposite the store on Russell Rd, at the public open space. The large undercover area gave us shelter from the showers to have morning tea before heading off at 10am.
Air down at start of Lennard 4wd track 10.35.
Lunch was early at 11.15 at sailors’ gulley on the banks of the collie river. Parking was challenging for 11 put the picnic area was large and easily allowed the group to sit together.