January 2008
cataby - wedge: Sunday 13th
Meeting place:10th horse light trail
Meeting time:8 15am
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:***
Details:heading from cataby to wedge to lanceling with a swim at wedge
Participants:Duckie, Pommy Pete, Sparky, Radar tentative, Wizard, Laz, Paddy.
Trip links:Thumbnail724Paddy's Pics
Wizards Pics
Pommy's pics

AGM: Sunday 20th
Meeting place:Lake Leschenaultia
Meeting time:11.30am
Meeting convener:Froggy
Details:The annual general meetings proceeding hopefully will get underway after lunch at about 1.30pm as there is a Triathlon on in the morning and it would be best not to get in their way.
Extra information:
Participants:Hunter tentative, Bronky, Froggy, Slates, Fish, Tazzy, Pluto, Captain, Maverick, Wizard, Gadget, Screech, Paddy, DNA, Tonka, Laz, Sparky, Spottie, Pommy Pete, Mat, Rocky, McGyver, Radar, Brettski, Buddha, Bullet, David Cowdell visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail728Info on 2008 AGM - pages protected.
WIZARDS PICS

Convoy to LAKE LESCHENAULTIA : Sunday 20th
Meeting place:On the road at Pearsall near Wanagara(Ocean Reef road & Hartman drive)
Meeting time:10:30
Meeting convener:McGyver Email McGyver
Details:I notes that no one had put their hand up to lead a convoy to LAKE LESCHENAULTIA and I hate travelling alone, to boring. So if anybody would like to travel up with me or dont know there way there, you are most welcome. I live in a suburb called
Participants:McGyver.

Aust Day LWE - Pemberton: Thursday 24th - Saturday 26th
Meeting place:Make your own way down
Meeting time:When you get there
Trip leader:Froggy
Details:Camping out there at the usual spot under the trees so we can cool off at Big Brook Dam after a day down on the Warren Beach, a few wineries in the area as well.
Participants:Froggy.

Australian Day LWE - Pemberton: Friday 25th - Monday 28th
Meeting place:Fuel Station End of Freeway
Meeting time:4:00am (if travelling with Buddha - kiddies!!) or otherwise
Trip leader:Buddha
Rating:***
Details:Final details...campsite is the same as Xmas 06 for those who made that trip. GPS coordinates 34* 24' 18.2" S 115* 59' 54.6" E. Further details emailed. There will be two official trips run on Sat and Sunday but feel free to do your own t
Extra information:
Participants:Fish, Radar, Laz, Rusty, Captain, Wizard, Buddha, DNA, Iceman, Andy Gough & family visitor, Pommy Pete, Rooster tentative, Duckie, Froggy.
Trip links:Thumbnail734Froggy's pics
Fish's pics
Wizards Pic's
Iceman's pics
McGyvers pics

Committee meeting: Thursday 31st
Meeting place:The Swamp
Meeting time:7.30pm
Meeting convener:Captain Email Captain
Details:Just a follow up from the AGM.
Participants:Brettski, Froggy, Captain, Fish, McGyver, Pluto, Slates.

Cataby Run: Thursday 31st
Meeting place:First Cataby Road House
Meeting time:9.30am
Trip leader:Ozzie
Rating:****
Details:Its been a while sinse this trip has been done. From Cataby throught to Wedge then to Lancelon via beach or inland track. For the visitors Your Vehicle must be fitted with rated recovery points for this trip, Its a full day run so bring snacks and lunc
Participants:Ozzie.
February 2008
Mystery fishing trip: Friday 8th - Saturday 9th
Meeting place:10th Light Horse carpark
Meeting time:6:00 pm for departure 6:15pm
Trip leader:Laz
Tail end:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:***
Details:4WD, Fishing, Relaxing... maximum ten cars. Overnight camp. The area we are travesing will be scratchy, you have been warned. Please e-mail me if you wish to come.
Participants:Laz, Pommy Pete, Screech, Paddy, Bronky, Duckie, Slates, Tonka, Radar, Andrew Gough visitor, Wizard.
Trip links:Thumbnail737Paddy's Pics
Screech's pics
Laz's photos

Back of Ellenbrook - maybe Mundaring Powerlines in the arvo if we all feel up to it: Sunday 10th
Meeting place:9am
Meeting time:My place - email for address
Trip leader:Tank
Rating:**
Details:OK Guys Looks like we'll do back of Ellenbrook - (from gnangara - maybe through to bullsbrook/muchea?) meeting at mine at 9am. Only just around corner from one of the track entrances. We'll just see where the tracks take us. Prob back by lunch time
Participants:Tank, Mark, Ozzie visitor, Sparky, Froggy.
Trip links:Thumbnail739Froggy's pics

Country music Festival - Boyup Brook: Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th
Meeting place:Car Park oppisite Pioneer Village Albany Hwy Armadale
Meeting time:08:30
Trip leader:Rusty Email Rusty
Rating:*
Details:Drive to Boyup Brook set up camp, enjoy street activities and music over weekend. Look up web site on the Country Music Festival.
Participants:Rusty.

Fishing trip : Saturday 23rd - Sunday 24th
Meeting place:10th light Horse
Meeting time:16:00
Trip leader:Laz
Rating:***
Details:Well until the weather is good I would like to go fishing again.The plan is to head down to the beach and Camp on the beach fishing all night(optional) and until mid morning. Than head back home, I hope we will catch something. Maximum 7 vehicle. plea
Participants:Radar, Danko (Laz's friend) visitor, Goughie, Laz, Screech, Slates, Wizard, Saverio visitor, Froggy.
Trip links:Thumbnail751Screech's Pics
Slates on hill ascent

Sand Rocks and Reservoirs: Saturday 23rd
Meeting place:Hungry Jacks car park Cnr Pinjarra & Mandurah By Pass Rds Mandurah
Meeting time:Departing 9.00 am sharp
Trip leader:Cookie Email Cookie
Details:This will be fairly easy trip, starting with a beach run we will cover around 350 kms so start out with a full tank of fuel,and bring your recovery gear. It will be a full day so bring your morning tea and picnic lunch.
Participants:Badger, Cookie, Ozzie, Rooster, Tank.
Trip links:Thumbnail740Cookies Pics
David's Pics
Ozzie's Pics
March 2008
Labour Day LWE - Busselton / Dunsborough: Saturday 1st - Monday 3rd
Meeting place:Make your own way down
Meeting time:N/A
Trip leader:Froggy
Rating:**
Details:See more information.
Extra information:
Participants:Froggy, Fish, Bronky, Radar, Frosty, Slates, Wizard, KC, Captain, Bullet, Buddha, Pluto, Screech, Bushy, McGyver, Maverick, Goughie, Rocky, Stockman.
Trip links:Thumbnail755Screech's Pics
Fish's pics
Froggy & Sof's photo's

Pemberton: Saturday 1st - Monday 3rd
Meeting place:tba
Meeting time:tba
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:***
Participants:Paddy, Ozzie, Pommy Pete, Duckie, Rooster tentative, bill visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail753Ozzie's Pics
Paddy's Pics

Police clearances and working with children: Saturday 8th
Meeting place:The Swamp
Meeting time:10.00am
Event co-ordinator:Froggy
Details:This is not a 4wd trip, its so I get some feedback as to who can make it Saturday morning to finalise the police clearances (PL) and working with children (WWC) for the Canteen trip this year. Anyone that can't make it on the 8th will have to sort out
Extra information:
Participants:Froggy, Slates, Laz, Wizard.

Worlds Greatest Shave - Be Brave & Shave!: Saturday 15th
Meeting place:10th Light Horse
Meeting time:9am
Event co-ordinator:Tazzy
Details:Been wanting to shave my head for this good cause for a while now... The plan is to head up Wilbinga way for about half a days 4WD'ing / swiming / relaxing then to head back to my place (just of Wannaroo Rd in Carramar) for the hair to come off and wil
Participants:Slates, Tank, Tazzy, Jayden & Kirsten visitor, Fish, Laz, Screech, Bronky, Paddy, Rooster tentative, Jonsey visitor, Stephen (Fish's Mate) visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail758Paddy's Pics
Fish's pics

Easter LWE - Western Goldfields: Friday 21st - Monday 24th
Meeting place:Caltex at the bottom of Greenmount Hill
Meeting time:7pm 20/03 Thurs night
Trip leader:Ozzie
Tail end:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:***
Details:Hi all I have signed this trip over to Ozzie as Duckie has had work commitments come up but he is still doing the Golden discovery trail.This is an awsome trip heaps of history and fantastic camping.It will be overnight camping but not rushed.Also look
Participants:Radar, Rusty, Wizard, Cleo tentative, Sparky, Pommy Pete, Ozzie.
Trip links:Thumbnail760Ozzie's Pics
Wizards Pics
Rustys Pics

Sharks Bay/Denham Easter Weekend: Friday 21st - Monday 24th
Meeting place:tba
Meeting time:tba
Trip leader:Tank
Rating:***
Details:Going up to Sharks Bay/Denham for easter to take some stuff up to a customer of mine. We will be going up good friday and coming back easter monday. If anyone wants to tag along for the trip, I wouldn't mind doing a bit of 4x4 whilst we're up there. If
Participants:Tank.

Easter break fishing: Saturday 22nd - Sunday 23rd
Meeting place:10th light Horse
Meeting time:4:00 pm
Trip leader:Laz
Rating:***
Details:It's fishing again at Loonies. Anyone who is not busy with easter welcome to join me.I will camp on the beach same as last time.I hope we will have much luck as last time. After 12 vehicles the trip will be close.
Participants:Greg VanDerwel { Screech's brother in-law) visitor, Screech, Tazzy, David Wan (Laz's friend) visitor, Maros Surmin visitor, Slates, Paddy, Laz, Dave and Jess (Tazzy's friends) visitor, McGyver.
April 2008
Ozzie's 50th birthday bash : Saturday 12th
Meeting place:10th Light horse
Meeting time:10am
Trip leader:Ozzie
Tail end:Froggy
Rating:**
Details:Help celebrate my 50th, A day trip to Wilbinga, then straight back to my place or if you like go home for some tea then come along for drinks (byo) I will have some refreshements here. BBQ will be fired up, salads supplied.If you cant come on the trip,
Participants:Big Pete visitor, Duckie, Ozzie, Froggy, Pommy Pete, Rusty, Rose visitor, Bronky, Paj, Wizard, Glenn & Karen visitor, Rooster, DNA.
Trip links:Thumbnail762Heather's Photos
Ozzie's Pics
Wizards Pics

Goldfields: Friday 18th - Sunday 27th
Meeting place:Bottom of Greenmount, Caltex servo
Meeting time:6.30 PM
Reccie leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:***
Details:Going out to the goldfield to look 4 some new places to go. 2nd week of the school holidays
Participants:Pommy Pete.

Mystery Night Trip: Saturday 19th
Meeting place:10th Light Horse
Meeting time:Meet 6.45pm Depart 7.00pm
Trip leader:Cookie Email Cookie
Details:Bring your recovery gear bring your coffee bring your sense of humur because who knows where we might end up (should be some sand driving)
Participants:Sparky, Bluey and Karen visitor tentative, Cookie, Wizard, Goughie, Ozzie, DNA, Badger, Craig & Wendy visitor, Steve & Scott visitor.

Moore River State Forest onto Guilderton : Sunday 20th
Meeting place:10TH LIGHT HORSE
Meeting time:9.00AM
Trip leader:Fish Email Fish
Rating:***
Details:Heading into Moore River SF down to the tracks that follow the river crossing over and through on several occasions.Heading back up Edward Rd crossing over Wanneroo Rd into Seabird and then down the coast tracks into Guilderton. Recovery gear required.
Extra information:
Participants:Steve (Fish's mate) visitor, Fish, Iceman, Laz, Rowie (Fish's mate) visitor, Froggy.
Trip links:Thumbnail765Fish's Video clip up the Moore River 1
Froggy's photos
Fish / Steve's pics
Laz Video clip Moore River by Fish

Anzac Day LWE - Dwellingup: Friday 25th - Monday 28th
Meeting place:Nanga Mill
Meeting time:N/A
Trip leader:Bronky
Tail end:Slates
Rating:***
Details:The accommodation is set for Nanga Mill campsite… long: 3248'9.76"S Lat: 116 6'7.34"E for 2008 Anzac Day long weekend, first in best dressed for camping. Please check the more information link, thanks.
Extra information:
Participants:Bronky, Wizard, Rusty, Slates, Paddy, Buddha, KC, Maverick, Tazzy tentative, Radar, Captain, Ozzie, Laz, Pluto tentative, Froggy, Paj, Toolman.
Trip links:Thumbnail770WIZARDS PICS
Ozzie's Pics
Froggy's campfire pics
May 2008
Gone Fishin': Friday 2nd - Saturday 10th
Meeting place:Buddha's House
Meeting time:1:00am
Trip leader:Buddha
Tail end:Gadget Email Gadget
Rating:*
Details:Gone Fishin' to Exmouth. We are travelling to Exmouth and hiring a boat for seven days. We already have a full car and a full boat so this is just to brag and say...mmm...maybe next year. We will be fishing the back of the reef at Tantabiddi to catc
Participants:Buddha, Gadget, Ian visitor, Travis visitor.

SW4WD Club Track Adoptions Busy Bee: Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th
Meeting place:Pottor's Gorge - Collie
Meeting time:9.00am
Event co-ordinator:Froggy
Details:Hi Just a quick email to let you know about our Clubs (South West 4wd Club) first "Adopt-a-track" working bee at Lennards Track and Sailors Gully near Collie on the 3rd and 4th of May 2008. Even though its our first working bee, its not

Powerline: Saturday 10th
Meeting place:Caltex Petrol station Midland
Meeting time:9:30am
Reccie leader:Laz
Tail end:Slates
Rating:****
Details:I hope we will have some rain, so we can check out the hills. Recovery gear and recovery points front and rear must have.
Participants:Brettski, McGyver, Screech, Laz, Neil( Screech's friend) visitor, Badger, Tonka, Slates, Goughie, Sparky.
Trip links:Thumbnail773Brettski's pics and movies
Screech's Pics
Goughies photo's

Cataby to Wedge: Saturday 17th
Meeting place:Cataby Road house, (First one)
Meeting time:9am
Trip leader:Ozzie
Tail end:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:****
Details:Turning off just past Cataby heading to Wedge Island for lunch and a swim if the weather is good, then depending on tide and beach conditions head down the beach towards Lancelin, or take inland track. a play in the Lancelin dunes then head home, Rec
Participants:Badger, Somba (from Cambodia) visitor, bluey visitor, Ozzie, Laz, Pommy Pete, Froggy, Marco visitor, Wizard, Paj, Paddy, Rusty, Bronky tentative, Goughie tentative.
Trip links:Thumbnail776Paddy's Pics - Lancelin Dunes only
Ozzie's pics
Goughie's Pics
Bluey's pics

Muchea - Pinjar - Gnangara: Sunday 25th
Meeting place:Me place - email for details
Meeting time:9am
Trip leader:Tank
Rating:***
Details:Was going to try go Gin gin through to the coast but with out help I didn't think I could do it successfully - so have changed this trip start at my place in Ellenbrook - explore out back and then cross Neaves Road and head up to Muchea and possibly ac
Participants:Buddha tentative, Cookie, Tank, Badger.
Trip links:Thumbnail781Cookies Pics
Pics from 25 May 08 - Ellenbrook > Pinjar > Wilbinga

Foundation Day LWE - Collie: Saturday 31st - June Monday 2nd
Meeting place:bp servo just north of waroona
Meeting time:8 -30 pm
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:******
Details:Hopefully we get some early rains for the dust to settle in Collie this time of year. Anyhow, if you want to lead this one, just let me know and I'll sign it over to you, no problem Camping on the banks of the dam down wight road.
Participants:Laz tentative, Rusty, Wizard, Buddha, KC, Maverick, Tazzy, Sparky, Radar, Pommy Pete, Tank, Ozzie, Goughie, Cookie, McGyver, bluey visitor, Gadget.
Trip links:Thumbnail786Wizards Pics
Goughie's pics (not as artistic as Wizards)
Tanks Pics
Rustys Pics
Gadgets pic's - mainly around the dam
June 2008
Nanga to Harvey Dam: Sunday 1st
Meeting place:Kelmscott Sizzler Carpark
Meeting time:9am sharp
Trip leader:Screech Email Screech
Rating:**
Details:Okay this is a late one, but at loose end for the weekend. Starting at Icey Creek and making / finding our way through to Harvey Dam to check out the new picnic area at the base of the dam.
Participants:Screech, Greg VanDerWell and Family visitor, Neil Scammell and Family visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail784Sceech's Pics

Canteen 4WD 2008: Friday 20th - Sunday 22nd
Meeting place:Cnr of Karnup Rd and the Highway 20 - Servo
Meeting time:Meet 6.45pm - Depart 7.00pm
Trip leader:Froggy
Tail end:McGyver Email McGyver
Details:Yup folks, it’s on again and this time the Canteen (http://www.canteen.org.au/) trip will be to Pemberton. I've been in touch with Renee just recently and its all go... initial planning has now commenced, please refer to More Information.
Extra information:
Participants:Wizard, Sparky, Froggy, Pluto, Buddha, Screech, Brettski, Slates, Bronky, Tazzy, McGyver, Radar, Bluey visitor, Laz, Goughie, Ozzie, Bushy.
Trip links:Thumbnail789Brettski's pics
Froggy's photos
Screech's Pics
The final route !!

Wilbinga: Sunday 22nd
Meeting place:10th Light Horse
Meeting time:12:30pm
Trip leader:Captain Email Captain
Tail end:Toolman
Rating:***
Details:Just a quick trip, with very late notice, to Wilbinga to play in the sand with our new vehicles. Toolman picked up a brand new GU last week and I got my 200 series cruiser 2 weeks earlier so its about time we put them into 4WD. Most of the crew are awa
Participants:Captain, Toolman, David visitor.
July 2008
pilbara: Saturday 5th - Saturday 19th
Meeting place:bullsbrook pub
Meeting time:6 45 am
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:****
Details:checking out some new and old places from marble bar to hamersley ranges
Participants:Pommy Pete.

Moore River National Park - 9 Mile Swamp: Saturday 5th
Meeting place:McKenzie St Park, Muchea S31.5787 E115.9736
Meeting time:09:45
Trip leader:Paddy Email Paddy
Tail end:Slates
Rating:****
Details:Update - Recent rain - potentially interesting. Recently by this area. So now I'm committed. Up the Brand to Beermullah then Nine Mile Swamp exploring tracks within the NP. New turf, so looking for interesting spots. Then working our way across to Benn
Extra information:
Participants:Wizard, Marc - Landcruiser 100 visitor, Ozzie, Paddy, Slates, Val Aduna - GU Patrol visitor, Sparky, Fish, Bluey, DNA, Captain, Buddha, Jeff (Buddha's outlaw, 100 series) visitor, Rusty, Clay - Rusty's mate - MQ Patrol visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail797Ozzie's Pics
Paddy's Pics
Bluey's Pics
Fish's pics
Fish's video clip sand dune
Moore River National Park - 9 Mile Swamp
Val's Photos (Visitor)

McGyver Karijini Trip: Monday 7th - Friday 18th
Meeting place:some were near Bullsbrook
Meeting time:Between 7am & 7:15am
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Rating:*
Details:Max of 6 vehicles on this trip. A late decision to go to karijini. Further detail to come
Participants:McGyver, Goughie, Pommy Pete.
Trip links:Thumbnail811Goughie's Pictures

oZ Explorations: Monday 21st - April Sunday 12th
Meeting place:North Beach, Australia... or any place we meet up...
Meeting time:Any time is a good time
Trip leader:Toolman
Rating:***
Details:This Trip is almost here. A 20,000km epic... kimberleys, the Rock, Lake Eyre..via Maree and around the Simpson. Up to BIG RED and on to Qld. Xmas in Byron, Tassy in Feb, home around April. Keep in touch, catch-up, and WC4x4 will show the way.
Extra information:
Participants:Toolman.

powerlines: Friday 25th
Meeting place:Red Rooster
Meeting time:10.45am
Trip leader:KC
Rating:*****
Details:Hi guys, I really want to get OffRoad!!! busy all weekends with boys sports and Crawford works away all week, so i say to myself - Hey why not. So anyone not working on Friday want to come out with me - Or maybe you wag work that day. Trip will only go
Participants:KC, Bluey, Cookie.
Trip links:Thumbnail810Bluey's pics
Cookies Pics

Broome - Kimberley's: Saturday 26th - August Friday 15th
Meeting place:Home
Meeting time:Doesn't matter
Trip leader:Froggy
Tail end:Paj
Rating:*****
Details:This trip is now underway and we are making updates to the trips report as we go - where we can with access to the internet. Starting page at... http://www.couper.com.au/wc4x4/2008kimberley/index.htm - enjoy the trip report ;-)
Extra information:
Participants:Froggy, Paj.
Trip links:Thumbnail818Pajs pics
Froggy's ongoing trips report and photo pages.
Froggy - 1st stop Cue
Froggy - 2nd stop P Hedland
Froggy - 3rd stop Broome
Froggy - Kununurra the Kimberley
Froggy - more of Kununurra
August 2008
Murchison Off Road Adventure Park: Friday 1st - Monday 4th
Meeting place:Checkers Hotel Bullsbrook
Meeting time:4PM Friday
Trip leader:Rusty Email Rusty
Rating:****
Details:I have to change the date one week earlier to the 01 August as my employer has changed my RDO date. Going up to the new 4X4 park to see what it is like. Trip to the park is 6.5hrs by Coastal Hyw to turnoff then 55klms along Coolcalalaya Rd. May camp a
Extra information:
Participants:Rusty.
Trip links:Thumbnail812Rustys Pics

Muchea Night Run: Friday 1st
Meeting place:Muchea Sheds
Meeting time:7 PM
Trip leader:Tank
Tail end:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:***
Details:Night Run - Meeting at Muchea Sheds at 7pm - will probably hand over leader to Pommy as he knows where he is going. Will head across to four hills from there at this stage. Any further suggestions welcomed on the night.
Participants:Tank, Pommy Pete, Ozzie, Goughie, Duckie tentative.

Wilbinga : Saturday 9th
Meeting place:10th Light horse
Meeting time:0900
Trip leader:Ozzie
Tail end:Wizard Email Wizard
Rating:***
Details:Due to circumstances (as per email) the trip has been changed to Wilbinga, meeting at the 10th Light Horse for a 8.45am drivers meeting and a 9am Departure.
Participants:Val and family visitor, Radar tentative, Ozzie, Buddha, Wizard, Duckie, Goughie, Bronky tentative, Pommy Pete, DNA, Martyn and family visitor, Tank, Marc and Family visitor, Graham (Australian 4WD Action Magazine) visitor, Pluto, Captain, Fish, Badger, Gadget.
Trip links:Thumbnail813Fish's pics
Ozzie's pics
Val's Pics
WIZARDS PIC'S
Goughies Pictures

power lines: Monday 11th
Meeting place:caltex bottom greenmount hill
Meeting time:10.30am
Trip leader:Sparky Email Sparky
Rating:****
Details:I have some overseas visitors coming and will be taking them to the powerline track. The only thing is I can only go on the Monday so if members looking for something to do I would appreciate the company.
Participants:Sparky, Gadget tentative.

dryandra: Friday 15th - Sunday 17th
Meeting place:oppersite pioneer village armadale in car park
Meeting time:7 pm
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:*
Details:going down to make sure all is ok for the big bash and to do some bush cooking and for a walk if anyone want to. and relax on my b day
Participants:Pommy Pete, Paddy, Ozzie, Duckie, Screech, Tank tentative, Laz, Bill visitor, Greg & Tracy visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail820Ozzie's Pics

Muchea bush run: Saturday 23rd
Meeting place:BP cnr Wanneroo rd - Ocean reef rd
Meeting time:8:30am there abouts
Trip leader:Gadget Email Gadget
Rating:****
Details:Bit of a hill and muddy sand run. Be prepared to get dirty - some holes haven't been checked for ages - be warned - could be deep in parts. UPDATE::: There's a bit of water in a couple of spots. The sand is fairly dry elswhere and boggy. So unless it
Participants:Tazzy, Sparky, Radar tentative, Gadget, Mark tentative, Wizard, Rusty, Badger.
Trip links:Thumbnail821WIZARDS PIC'S
Gadgets pics

southern cross: Friday 29th - Sunday 31st
Meeting place:calex servo ,bottom of greenmount hill
Meeting time:6-30 pm
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:***
Details:camping at yellowdine friday night. day trip on saturday. nice easy day home on sunday . this is for all campers and vans
Participants:Pommy Pete, Ozzie, Paddy, Screech.
Trip links:Thumbnail827Ozzie's Pics
Video Clip
Screech's Pics
Paddy's Pics

McGyver Mystery Night Nav: Friday 29th
Meeting place:Caltex and the base of Greenmount Hill
Meeting time:6:45 for a 7pm departure
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Rating:****
Details:McGyver should have his new tyres and suspension done by then. So he wants to try out his new Patrol and what a better place to do it at Mundaring. So if you want to have a closer look at what the McGyver been doing to his new 4WD came and see, McGyver
Participants:Duckie, Cookie tentative, McGyver, Radar tentative, Wizard, Gadget, Bluey, Badger, Laz.

4WD & Camping Swap Meet...: Saturday 30th
Meeting place:Venue: Rear of 154 Balcatta Rd, Balcatta (Entry off Stretton Place)
Meeting time:8:00am -(I think!)
Event co-ordinator:Gadget Email Gadget
Details:If you've got nothing else to do - how about a look at the 4WD swapmeet.
Participants:Mark tentative, Gadget, Laz.
September 2008
Mundaring: Thursday 4th
Meeting place:Red Rooster rear carpark - base of Greenmount hill
Meeting time:9.00am
Trip leader:Gadget Email Gadget
Rating:****
Details:Just a quick run to have a play and look around
Participants:Paddy, Gadget, Bronky, Badger.
Trip links:Thumbnail844Paddy's Pics
Gadgets pics

MUD GUTS N GLORY Comp: Saturday 6th - Sunday 7th
Meeting place:Popanyinning
Event co-ordinator:KC
Details:Guys this event is on again, Crawford is competing this year
Extra information:
Participants:Bluey tentative, KC, Wizard, Gadget, Laz tentative.

West Coast 4x4 10 year anniversary - Yornaning: Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st
Meeting place:1. east of March Rd & Nth Beach Rd, Gwelup 2. Service station on Welshpool Rd just prior to Tonkin Hwy
Meeting time:1. 11:45am for 12:00pm sharp 2. approx 12:15pm
Event co-ordinator:Captain Email Captain
Tail end:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:*
Details:Due to Froggys work commitments, Captain has taken over this trip. Please note the new "official" departure time of 12pm, but those who still want to leave at 9am are most welcome to - just let Captain know you won't be in the "official&
Participants:Froggy, McGyver, Slates, Fish, Paddy, Pommy Pete, Captain, Rooster, Tank tentative, Pluto, Wizard, Bronky tentative, Tonka tentative, Rusty, Bullet, Duckie, Gadget.
Trip links:Thumbnail850Captains pics
Paddy's Pics
Paddy's Saturday Morning Meander
Froggy's trip report
Wizards Pics

Cooper Pedy to Birdsville: Wednesday 24th - Tuesday 30th
Meeting place:cooper pedy
Trip leader:Toolman
Rating:****
Details:join us on a little trek up the Birdsville
Extra information:
Participants:Toolman.

Queens Birthday LWE: Saturday 27th - Monday 29th
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Details: We are staying at Wrights Bridge Camp area, when you turn right into the Wrights Bridge camp area you keep going straight down to the group camping area. There are a few rules we have to abide by and cost involved in camping in this area, Froggy h
Participants:Rusty, Slates, Buddha, Rooster tentative, Wizard, Andrew, Cheryl, Nathan & Emma. visitor, McGyver, Laz tentative, DNA, Maverick, Froggy, Phil & Catherine visitor, Gadget tentative, Bluey, Radar, KC, Sparky, Bronky.
Trip links:Thumbnail855McGyver Balingup Sep 08 Photo's
blueys pics
Bronky's Photos

shark bay: Saturday 27th - October Friday 10th
Meeting place:muchea sheds
Meeting time:6-45 am
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Tail end:Ozzie
Rating:*****
Participants:Pommy Pete tentative, Ozzie.
Trip links:Thumbnail859Ozzie's Pics

Holland Track - Northam to Kalgoorlie: Monday 29th - October Sunday 5th
Meeting place:tba
Meeting time:10am
Trip leader:Captain Email Captain
Rating:***
Details:UPDATE--- Due to the Holland Track being closed, we have changed plans and will be staying at Northam and Kalgoorlie. ---- The plan is to camp at Wave Rock the first night and then spend one or two nights out on the Holland track. This is a family ori
Extra information:
Participants:Captain, Steve, Pauletta & Family visitor, Joe, Liz and Family visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail865Northam - Kalgoorlie pictures from Captain
October 2008
Muchea run: Thursday 9th
Meeting place:cnr Neaves and Pinjar
Meeting time:10.00am
Trip leader:Gadget Email Gadget
Rating:***
Details:Quick run for something to do.
Participants:Gadget.
Trip links:Thumbnail860Muchea to Yanchep run

Bathurst 1000: Friday 10th - Monday 13th
Meeting place:To be arranged
Meeting time:To be arranged
Event co-ordinator:Bluey Email Bluey
Details:Leaving perth by plane Friday morning returning Monday arvo.Land in Sydney pick up hire cars "push bikes" whatever head to Bathurst and hopefully stay at tent city if still available if not may have to swag it, will need to know numbers by th
Extra information:
Participants:Bluey, Rusty.
Trip links:Thumbnail864Bluey's Pics

Chauffeur's Cottage - Can You Find It?: Saturday 11th
Meeting place:McKenzie Street Park Muchea - S31.578709 E115.973750
Meeting time:10:00
Trip leader:Paddy Email Paddy
Rating:***
Details:You've probably all seen the "Ghost House" at Yanchep NP, but have you seen the Chauffeur's Cottage? Starting at Muchea visiting the old favourites along the way then through the forest and wildflowers approaching the target area from the
Extra information:
Participants:Paddy, Brett (Virge - MK Triton) visitor, Slates, Mark tentative, Bronky, Fish, McGyver tentative, Pommy Pete, Bill visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail863Paddy's Pics
Fish's pics

4WD Charity Convoy for SIDS: Sunday 12th
Meeting place:Lakeside Shopping Ctr Joondalup
Meeting time:8.45am / 9am Convoy
Event co-ordinator:KC
Details:Cost is a minimum donation of $15 per vehicle. Convoy starts at Joondalup, travelling along the Mitchell and Kwinana Freeway to the Perth Motoplex. At the end there will be activities for the whole family including spot prizes, Auction and a live band
Extra information:
Participants:Pluto, KC, Maverick, Brettski.
Trip links:Thumbnail861Brettski's pics

Muchea: Thursday 23rd
Meeting place:Odin road Tavern carpark
Meeting time:9.00am
Trip leader:Gadget Email Gadget
Rating:***
Details:Doing some of the usual places and also check out the back areas that don't get visited very much.
Participants:Gadget.

Dwellingup - Collie : Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th
Meeting place:Wellington Dam campsite - usual place
Meeting time:Saturday
Trip leader:Gadget Email Gadget
Tail end:Maverick
Rating:******
Details:Go hard or go home! - No pussyfootin' this trip. Possibly the last chance for some wet stuff before X-mas. - Sorry no sand this run - just Hills, rocks 'n' (hopefully) mud. Have a look round some of the old stompin' ground between Dwellingup and Collie
Participants:Gadget, Maverick, KC, Mat, Buddha.
Trip links:Thumbnail867Gadgets pic's
Gadgets Vid's - Ascending the rocky section of the Goat track

Committee Meeting: Monday 27th
Meeting place:The Swamp
Meeting time:7.30pm - Monday evening
Meeting convener:Froggy
Participants:Froggy, Captain, Brettski, Fish, Pluto, McGyver.

Crash of the Vultee Vengeance: Friday 31st - November Sunday 2nd
Meeting place:Caltex at base of Greenmount Hill
Meeting time:1pm
Trip leader:Screech Email Screech
Rating:***
Details:PLEASE NOTE NEW DEPARTURE TIME :: Wish to keep to 10 cars max :) :: Okay this one is a bit of a 'find and seek'. This cache looks really inviting and I'm just itching to go find it. Please follow the link to the cache page as it is full of great info a
Extra information:
Participants:Froggy, Pommy Pete, Screech, Greg & Trudy VanDerWel visitor, Fish, Paddy, Gadget tentative.
Trip links:Thumbnail871Gadgets pic's
Paddy's Pics
Froggy's photos
Bronky's photos
Fish's pics
Paddy's Google Track Plot
Screech's Pics
Gadgets Vid's - Pommy 'n' Gadg slip sliding away
Gadgets Vid's - Fish
Gadgets Vid's - Froggy
Fish driving through the mud track by Fish (Video)
Froggy getting through the mud by Fish (Video)
November 2008
Mundaring powerline hills: Wednesday 5th
Meeting place:Odin road Tavern carpark
Meeting time:9:30am
Trip leader:Gadget Email Gadget
Tail end:Buddha
Rating:*****
Details:Play hard day while the rains around - also may have a bit of a reccie
Participants:Gadget, Buddha.
Trip links:Thumbnail887Gadgets pic's
Gadgets Vid's - Boggy Buddha
Gadgets Vid's - Buddha trying

night run: Friday 7th
Meeting place:muchae play ground
Meeting time:7 pm
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:***
Details:a bit late but a run without any dust. try a few hills
Participants:Tank, Pommy Pete, Ozzie, Laz.

Perth 4WD & Adventure show: Friday 14th - Sunday 16th
Meeting place:McCallum Park (near the Causeway) Victoria Park
Meeting time:No meeting time, just put up on the web page to remind people
Reccie leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Details:The event are family orientated with great activities for the kids such as rock climbing, camel rides, face painting and balloon artists, and much more, plus a huge range of food and beverages to suit all tastes.
Extra information:
Participants:Radar, McGyver, Goughie tentative, Laz, Fish, Bushy, Gadget, KC, Wizard, Maverick, Ozzie, Bluey, Captain, Rusty, Radar.

WC4x4 Christmas Party: Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th
Meeting place:32 5'1.59"S 11626'51.80"E
Meeting time:Mid afternoon on the Sat
Trip leader:Froggy
Tail end:Ozzie
Details:Sorry for not updating this page earlier, been flat out with other stuff. Ok – the Xmas party will be self catering this time and any manner of accommodation can be dragged in, its not a problem and its even close enough to head for home that
Participants:Froggy, Pommy Pete, Goughie tentative, Tazzy, Ozzie, Laz, Bronky, Wizard, Captain, Radar, Rusty, Pluto, Mat, Gadget, Screech, Rooster tentative, Tank.
Trip links:Thumbnail893Froggy's pics
Bronky's photos

Heaneys Find: Friday 28th - Sunday 30th
Meeting place:Caltex at base of Greenmount Hill
Meeting time:6:00pm
Trip leader:Screech Email Screech
Rating:****
Details:Had so much fun at here last time I have decided to see how fast the water dries up. Heading out at night this time, Fridays camp will be late and on the run. Hope to make Mt Palmer camp but may stop sooner. Saturday morning break camp and explore arou
Extra information:
Participants:Neil Scam & Blake (whiper snapper) visitor, Screech, Laz.
Trip links:Thumbnail895Screech's Pics
Laz's photos
Recoveries

chittering: Sunday 30th
Meeting place:bullsbrook pub car park
Meeting time:9 am
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:***
Details:with a bit of rain could be wet and slipery
Participants:Pommy Pete, Bluey, Ozzie, Wizard, Badger, Rooster tentative, phil & cathy visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail896Ozzie's Pics
Bluey's pics
December 2008
Fishing: Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th
Meeting place:10 Light Horse
Meeting time:4.00 pm
Trip leader:Laz
Tail end:Radar
Rating:***
Details:I hope the fishes don't know we are coming. This is an over night trip, location the Looneys. Possible we are camp on the beach. I would like to see from the last fishing trip dune challengers updated 4wd how they are going this time. This trip limited
Participants:Bluey, Laz, Radar, Paddy, Tank, Wizard, Pommy Pete, Slates, Callum ( Radar's son Hilux Surf) visitor, Screech.
Trip links:Thumbnail898Bluey's Pic's
Paddy's Pics
Laz's photos

Easy powerlines trip: Saturday 20th
Meeting place:Caltex/Chicken Treat at the bottom of Greenmount Hill
Meeting time:12 Noon
Trip leader:Brettski Email Brettski
Rating:**
Details:I've got some friends who want to try out their new 4WDs so this will be a very easy trip up the powerlines. Anyone is welcome but it won't be particularly difficult.
Participants:Brettski, Jim visitor, Mike visitor, Adam Poat visitor, Tank, Cookie, Sparky, Mark, Jim (the other Jim) visitor, Rusty, Rooster.
Trip links:Thumbnail901Brettski's pics and videos

Track Adoptions: Sunday 21st
Meeting place:Mundaring DEC Office - 51 Mundaring Weir Road Mundaring
Meeting time:1.00pm
Meeting convener:Froggy
Details:The meeting has now been confirmed. This meeting will not only include West Coast 4x4 adoption but will also include other stakeholders such as Eastern Suburbs 4wd Club, Track Care WA, WA 4wd Association and of course DEC. The purpose of this meeti
Participants:Gadget, Pera visitor, Froggy, Screech, Paddy, Captain, Bronky, Pluto.
Trip links:Thumbnail902Track Adoptions for West Coast 4x4 and Eastern Suburbs 4wd Club

End of Year trip - Bremer Bay & FRNP: Friday 26th - January Friday 2nd
Meeting place:Next to Pioneer Village
Meeting time:9.00am
Trip leader:Froggy
Tail end:Pluto Email Pluto
Rating:****
Details:Ok guys, unfortunately we could not get to stay at Gil and Dales property next to Qaalup Station so instead we’ve sourced another option for accommodation in a private area just to ourselves within a caravan park right near ‘Blossoms B
Extra information:
Participants:Liz, Joe & family visitor, Bullet, Froggy, Rusty, Tank, Ozzie, Pluto, Bluey, McGyver, Captain, Paj, Jim & family visitor, Anthony, Celia & family visitor, Fish, Richard visitor, Pommy Pete.
Trip links:Thumbnail908Froggy's photos
Ozzie's Pics
Captains Pictures
Richards Photos
Fish's pics
Bluey's Pics

Hoffmans Mill / Harvey: Friday 26th - January Friday 2nd
Meeting place:Make your own way down
Trip leader:Radar
Tail end:Slates
Rating:****
Details:Camping at Hoffmans Mill, need to be self reliant although there are flushing toilets, no booking is required although ranger needs to be informed & Slates is kindly taking care of this for a max of 10 vehicles. Trips can be led by anyone wanting t
Participants:Radar, Cookie tentative, Buddha, Slates, Callum visitor, Wizard, Bronky, Laz tentative.
Trip links:Thumbnail906WIZARDS Pics