The Whyalla & Districts 4WD Club

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TRIP: Victorian High Country 2004/5.
DATE/DURATION: Monday 27th Dec to Sun 9th January
TRIP LEADER: Andrew Hiscock - 0417 852 290
e-mail address:
CONVOY LIMIT: 6 vehicles per group (second leader required if larger numbers attend)
KMS/FUEL: lots / lots (Distance is approximately 3000km Return Trip.)
DEPART POINT/TIME: Depart 7am from Whyalla or Depart 11am from Adelaide. Return to Whyalla Sun 9th January
RADIO: UHF Channel 10
RSVP DATE/PHONE: Sun 18th November 0417 852 290
GENERAL COMMENTS: Four Wheel Drive trip through Victorian High Country following the route below.

Itinerary subject to weather and track closures (40deg in 2001 snowed in 2002 bushfires in 2003!)
  • Monday 27th Dec - Leave Adelaide 11am 514km to Swan Hill
  • Tuesday 28th Dec - Swan Hill to Bright 411km
  • Wednesday 29th Dec - Visit MtBuffalo Nat Park (scenic trip incl bushwalking)
  • Thursday 30th Dec - Tour Buckland Valley - rated as easy including river crossings
  • Friday 31st Dec - Pack up and leave Bright - drive to MtHotham (100km bitumen) then follow Crooked River to Dargo (2 options easy track or medium/hard track) 50kms offroad - slow
  • Sat Sun & Mon - explore Wonnangatta Valley and Moroka regions from base camp near Dargo
  • Tuesday 4th Jan - Dargo to Mansfield (bitumen-320km or offroad-long day)
  • Wednesday to Friday - Craigs Hut MtStirling Howqua & The Bluff
  • Sat 8th & Sun 9th January - Mansfield to Whyalla 1300km

Maps guidebooks and GPS Track logs will be available at the general meeting
e-mailing the trip leader from this page is not currently available.

Please use other methods to register for a trip.