4WD Treks Close to Melbourne: Validation of trek 20 - Cobaw State Forest
Date and time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sunday 3rd December
Description: Please contact your trip leader if you are unsure of any of the following requirements for this trip.
Equipment: Below are the recommended vehicle requirements. If you are not sure if your vehicle is suitable for a trip, please have a chat with the trip leader.
Morning tea and lunch will be in the bush – byo thermos, lunch, etc.
Good off-road tyres (All Terrain, 60 profile recommended as a minimum), UHF radio (or one borrowed from the club), a well-maintained vehicle with low range (or equivalent), good ground clearance (200mm recommended as a minimum), recovery points, standard recovery gear including dampener, rated snatch strap and shackles, shovel. Drivers must have completed the RRCV club training or equivalent.
Maps and Reference Material: TBA
Trip Standard: Hard - some steep, low-range hill climbs and some rocky tracks!
Duration: 1 day
Convoy limit: 10 vehicles
Meeting arrangements: TBA.
Club Guest Registration policy: It is club policy in regard to insurance cover that if a member brings any non-members on the trip they must be registered and have paid the required fee as Temporary Members BEFORE the event.
i.e. non- members can no longer register on the day with the trip leader.
Temporary Membership information and ways to register can be found at:
Temporary (Guest) Membership
Also if a non-member wishes to bring their own vehicle, the member inviting the non-member must contact the trip leader for approval to bring the vehicle. Such approval will take into account skills of the driver, suitability of the vehicle and whether or not a place within the convoy limit is available for a non-member's vehicle.
Trip Leaders: Brendon Telfer