Current TLCCV Club Trips & Activities



Up coming Trips/Activities

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Heidi LaurieMiles 2019 03Heidi & Laurie Miles 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Tingaringy Trailer Trip
(Aus Day Weekend Trip)

Sat 25 - Mon 27 Jan, 2020

Trip cancelled due to bushfires

Trip - Medium (some interesting climbs on tingaringy Track) - weather dependent

We will travel north from Orbost & head thru the Errinundra Plateau with our trailers in tow, before base camping on the Deddick River where we will disconnect our trailers.

On Sunday, we will 4WD up to Mt Tingaringy, right on the VIC/NSW border. We will head down the Laurie Track, crossing the picturesque Tingaringy Creek then loop back to camp.

On Monday, after reconnecting our trailers, we head down to McKillops Bridge, crossing the mighty Snowy River as well as visiting the Little River Gorge before heading home..

8 Vehicles

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DulcieWatts 2019Dulcie Watts 
(Activity Leader)
 

Jericho Working Bee
(Weekend Activity)

8 - 9 Feb, 2020

Another great working bee at Jericho.  Clean up and maintain our TLCCV commitment in the Historical Jericho Goldfield, below Matlock, on the Jericho Track off the Woods Point Walhalla road.orking Bee cleaning up the Historical sites in and around Jericho cemetery and township and along the Walhalla/Woods Point road.

The more the merrier

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JamesClark smJames Clark 
(Trip Leader)a
 

Butcher Country  

(Weekend Trip)

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Feb, 2020

Trip Rating - Difficult to Very Difficult

Starting from Licola we will head north to the Macalister River crossing the river a number of times before making the steep climb up to the Butcher Country Tk.

On Sunday we will head south along the Caledonia River Tk with many more river crossings then climb up the Dingo Hill Tk before heading south to the Chromite Mine.

8 Vehicles

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Heidi LaurieMiles 2019 03Heidi & Laurie Miles 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Mirimbah Magic - 4WD, MTB & OziExplorer - all in one!
(Weekend Trip)

Sat 8 - Sun 9 Feb, 2020

Trip - Easy (Medium in places) - great trip for new members

Come & enjoy a weekend with some great 4WDing & some MTBing for those fit members. We will be base camping at Mirimbah (at the base of Mt Buller).

Some of you may wish to sit around the campfire on Sat morning & listen to Laurie talk about the famous mapping software "OziExplorer".

We will be hitting the 4WD tracks as well, taking in the great climb up to Mt Stirling after visiting Howqua Gap Hut plus some others.

Heidi will also be heading off on her MTB to explore the amazing MTB trails around Mt Buller. On Sunday we will 4WD to Lake William Hovell & return via Pineapple Flat.

8 Vehicles

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Chris GregBurrChris & Greg Burr 
(Trip Leaders)
 

El Dorado & the Woolshed Valley - Recce
(Weekend Recce) 

Sat 7 - Mon 9 March, 2020

Trip Rating - Medium - Difficult if wet

Come explore and take an adventurous journey through this small old gold mining town of EL Dorado.

Some fabulous tracks in this area for us to explore and plenty of history to see.

Base Camp will be nestled along the banks of Reedys’ Creek under the stars for the weekend. See if you can find some gemstones and crystals along the banks of the river.

4 Vehicles

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JamesClark smJames Clark 
(Trip Leader)a
 

Wonnangatta Adventures  

(Labour Day Weekend Trip)

Sat 7 - Mon 9 Mar, 2020

Trip Rating - Difficult

Starting at Sheep Yard Flat we will visit Bluff and Lovicks Hut before heading to Howitt Plan then down the Zeka Spur Track into Wonnangatta.

Next through the valley and out of Wonnangatta via Hernes Spur.

After coming down Eaglevale track we will climb up Billy Goat Bluff Track before visiting the Pinnacles.

We will then exit the mountains south via the Marathon Road before finishing in Briagolong.

Come prepared to drive very steep high county tracks

8 Vehicles

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Heidi LaurieMiles 2019 03Heidi & Laurie Miles 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Davies High Plains Adventure
(Labour Day Weekend Trip)

Sat 7 - Sun 9 Mar, 2020

Trip - Medium to Hard - depending on weather conditions

Situated in the far NE of Victoria, we will cross the mighty Murray River before climbing up onto Davies Plain.

We will take in the views from Mt Pinnibar to Mt Kosciuszko, plus visit Davies Hut & camp on the picturesque Murray River & Buckwong Creek.

On Monday, we will enjoy the climbs along Limestone Creek before heading home via Omeo.

8 Vehicles

 

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Viv BazGardnerViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

West Coast or East Coast Tasmania - Trip 1
(Extended Interstate Trip)

Wed 11 - Tue 17 Mar, 2020

Trip Rating - Medium - difficult if wet

Come and join us for a week of our Tassie Adventure if you can or 2 weeks  (2 x 1 week trips).

You will need to arrange your own transport across the Tasman.

National Park permits will be required and possible camp fees.

 5 Vehicles

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Viv BazGardnerViv & Baz Gardner 
(Trip Leaders)
 

West Coast or East Coast Tasmania - Trip 2
(Extended Interstate Trip)

Thu 19 - Wed 25 Mar, 2020

Trip Rating - Medium - difficult if wet

Come and join us for a week of our Tassie Adventure if you can or 2 weeks  (2 x 1 week trips).

You will need to arrange your own transport across the Tasman.

National Park permits will be required and possible camp fees.

 5 Vehicles

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JamesClark smJames Clark 
(Trip Leader)a
 

Deddick Trail Easter Trip  

(Easter Weekend Trip)

Fri 10 - Mon 13 Apr, 2020

Trip Rating - Difficult

Starting at lunch time in Orbost on Good Friday we will travel to near the start the Deddick Trail.

Saturday will be spent driving the iconic Deddick Trail descending the legendary Staircase before camping on the Deddick River.

Sunday is an easier day with a visit to McKillops Bridge and the Little River Gorge.

On Monday we will explore some of the little traveled tracks up to the Nunniong Plain before ending the trip in Ensay. Expect some rocky sections on Saturday and eroded tracks on Monday.

This region is known for black soil tracks which become boggy when wet.t

8 Vehicles

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Heidi LaurieMiles 2019 03Heidi & Laurie Miles 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Enjoy sand driving the VIC / SA Border Track
(Easter Weekend Trip)

Fri 10 - Mon 13 Apr, 2020

Trip - Medium - depending on weather conditions

Travel through the sandy Wyperfeld Nat Park via Lake Albacutya, circling the Big desert via the sand dunes at Ross Springs.

After travelling through the 'Disputed Country', we will cross into SA & head south along the Border Track.

We will experience some interesting sand dunes & bog holes, before finishing in Nhill. .

8 Vehicles

 

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MichaelSchuettkeMichael Schuettke 
(Trip Leader)
 

2020 Kimberley Dust & Corrugations Tour
(Extended Outback Trip)

Wed 13 May - Mon 8 Jun, 2020

Trip - Easy to Hard

Travel the furthest you can by car from Melbourne to experience some of the finest dust and corrugations the Kimberley region can offer.

Starting out in Alice Springs this is a fast paced trip packing in as much as possible into 4 weeks.

Highlights include the Bungles, Kununurra (and surrounds), El Questro Station, Mitchell Falls, Mt Elizabeth Station (Munja Tk), Mornington Station (Dimond Gorge) and Windjana Gorge to name but a few..

For some variety there will also be some rough off road sections such as the Karunjie Tk, Walsh Point Tk and Munja Tk .

8 Vehicles

 

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Tony Barb BryantTony & Barb Bryant 
(Trip Leaders)
 

Canning Stock Route (North - South)
(Extended Outback Trip)

Sat 6 - Sun 7 Jun, 2020

Trip - Medium to Difficult (outback extended travel)

This iconic outback trip will proceed along the CSR north to south, the same direction the drovers used as they took cattle from the east Kimberley region to the markets of the WA goldfields. There will be two side visits - Balgo to visit the Art Centre, and Rudall River National Park.

There will be a couple of rest days along the way at the spectacular Desert Queen Baths and at Durba Springs.

Further details to be provided at a pre-trip briefing along with a pre-trip check list to help people prepare.

No pets or firearms. Only suitable camper trailers will be considered.

Before applying through the website, please call Tony & Barb to discuss.

5 Vehicles

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SaraMattLilley SherrySimonMusteySara & Matt Lilley - Sherry & Simon Mustey
(Trip Leaders)
 

Little Desert 2020
(Queens Birthday Weekend Trip)

Sat 6 - Sun 7 Jun, 2020

Trip - Medium

The Little Desert has a lot to offer in winter! Sand driving, optional bog holes, differing scenery and wildlife.

This has been a popular trip over the years and following last years hiatus, we are getting itchy to hit it again! Come along and enjoy the fun. *Spots will be reserved for new members* So if you have not managed to make a club trip, get you application in now.

Saturday - we will head off as 1 convoy of 20 to the central section of the park before splitting into 2 convoys. 
Sunday - Each convoy will be heading in separate directions and will meet back at camp in the afternoon. 
Monday – Free day, enjoy the camp site, head back into the desert or head home at your convenience.

20 Vehicles

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ForgeVillellaForge Villella 
(Trip Leader)
 

Simpson Desert (Madigan Line)
(Outback Trip)

Sat 27 June - Sun 12 Jul, 2020

Trip - Medium to Difficult (outback travel)

Our trip will start in Melbourne & head to Birsdsville, visiting the sites along the way.

Our first adventure will be to 4WD over the famous Big Red. From here, we will head out to follow the Madigan line across the Northern Simpson, via Hays Track.

We will be remote for most of the journey, traversing the 1000 odd dunes along the way. The plan is to cross the desert in 7 days and ending the trip at Mt Dare.

Further details to be provided at the pre-trip briefing along with an pre-trip check list to help people prepare.The desert passes will need to be purchased for both the Simpson Desert, Sturt NP and Coongie Lakes NP.

Before applying through the website, please contact the Trip Leader to discuss.

4 Vehicles

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