January 2006
TCWA meeting: Wednesday 18th
Meeting place:“Gurney Centre” 1 Fred Bell Parade, East Victoria Park.
Meeting time:7.00pm
Meeting convener:Froggy
Details:MUNDARING CLOSURES & CALM PRESENTATION Please be advised that as of late Monday afternoon the CALM - Hills District Office will be in attendance as Guest Speakers and giving a presentation at our 18th January 2006 meeting. This will be an oppor
Participants:Froggy, Pluto, Bronky, Wizard, Hunter, Stockman.
Trip links:Meeting report by Froggy

2006 - AGM: Saturday 21st
Meeting place:South Perth foreshore - end of Coode Street
Meeting time:4.00pm - AGM starts at 5.00pm sharp
Meeting convener:Froggy
Details:Change of venue plans for the AGM folks, the AGM will now be held at a local venue in an attempt to get as many members along to the AGM as possible. Hope you can all make it. We'll be on Channel 10 UHF or call Froggy on 0428 519 250 if you can't find
Participants:Captain, Brettski, Braveheart, Fish, Wizard, Hunter, Froggy, Jonesy, Stockman, Pluto, Radar, Bronky, Jerry & Pat visitor, Pommy Pete, Tazzy & Felecia visitor, KC, Brenton & Denise visitor, Sparky, Bulljoe, Ugboot, Rocky tentative, Bullet, Maverick, Gadget.
Trip links:Thumbnail445AGM reports and minutes
Tazzy & Felicia's pics

Jurien 4WD Trip: Thursday 26th - Sunday 29th
Meeting place:10th light horse car park
Meeting time:9.00am
Trip leader:Froggy
Rating:***
Details:Thought we'd do something a little different this time around and get everyone up to Jurien Bay and stay at the APEX adventure camp. Australia Day falls on Thursday the 26th of January, we are leaving to head up Thursday morning and spending the four
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Participants:Froggy, Bronky, Fish, Radar, McGyver tentative, Pommy Pete, Brenton & Denise visitor, Tazzy, Bulljoe, Jerry & Pat visitor, Mike & Lynn visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail450Bronky's pics
Froggy's pics
Stevo & Christine's pics
Tazzy & Felicia's pics
Fish's Pics

Wilbinga Day Trip: Saturday 28th
Meeting place:TBA
Meeting time:11AM
Trip leader:Brettski Email Brettski
Rating:***
Details:Taking a casual day trip up to Wilbinga and back - thought it would be nice - just in case there was anyone else from the club still in town.
Participants:Cactus Jack, Brettski, Ben & Neshka visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail449Brettski's pics and videos
February 2006
Fishing trip: Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th
Meeting place:10th light horse
Meeting time:1.30pm
Trip leader:Jonesy
Tail end:Ugboot
Rating:***
Details:Just an excuse to get out there and drop a line. Hope its a warm evening with no wind.
Participants:Jonesy, Wizard, Radar, Ugboot, Froggy, Bronky, Tazzy, Arun & his brother visitor, Heather, Paj & family visitor, Justin visitor, Cactus Jack.
Trip links:Thumbnail457Froggy's pics
Paj & family pics

Committee Meeting: Monday 13th
Meeting place:The Swamp
Meeting time:19:30

Quick beach run: Saturday 18th
Meeting place:10th light horse
Meeting time:8.00am
Trip leader:Froggy
Rating:***
Details:Putting this up on behalf of Tazzy. Tazzy leading this trip. Tazzy heading out to test his new turbo that was fitted over the last couple of days. He'd like someone to go with him in support or even a few to go. Please call Tazzy on 041 717 8639 if y
Participants:Tazzy.
March 2006
Sand dune and beach day: Sunday 12th
Meeting place:10th light horse
Meeting time:8:30am
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:***
Details:Nice family day on the beach, bring bathers, snorkling gear, fishing gear, suns screen, hat, shades, etc, etc.
Participants:Pommy Pete, Bronky, Iceman, Tazzy tentative, Badger, Pluto, Yvonne visitor, Brad visitor, Radar tentative, Wizard, Vannesa visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail460Bronky's pics
Pommy's pics

McGyver Mystery Night Nav: Friday 17th
Meeting place:Shell Service Station, Wanneroo rd, just after Ocean Reef rd crn
Meeting time:6:15 for a 6:30 departure time
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Rating:***
Details:Were are we going, got no idea, but I assure you it will be off road so I can try out my new 4WD. Things to bring, snatch strap, air compressor, tea & cake. Please note you must have correct recovery points both front & back
Participants:McGyver, Bulljoe tentative, Sparky, Froggy, Lyndon Cook visitor, Pluto, Wizard, Hunter, Pommy Pete, Lawrence- Nissan Patrol visitor, Radar tentative, Badger, Ugboot tentative.

National 4WD Gathering: Tuesday 21st - Saturday 25th
Details:The National 4WD Gathering is being run by the Independent 4WD Club of Tasmania and will be occuring somewhere near Hobart in 2006. Registration is required.
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Gnangara - Gin Gin: Sunday 26th
Meeting place:10th Light Horse
Meeting time:9:30am
Trip leader:Pluto Email Pluto
Rating:***
Details:This trip is a follow up from McGyver's Friday Night Nav, where we could have found our way in to the various lakes in the Gnagara forest & Yeal NR, if we'd tried. Add some daylight, and you have some scenery I have yet to see. We can follow up thi
Participants:Pluto, Bronky.
Trip links:Thumbnail463Lakes search Gin Gin
April 2006
Harvey Hills: Saturday 1st - Sunday 2nd
Meeting place:Cnr of Albany Hwy & Armadale Rd
Meeting time:8.30am
Reccie leader:Bronky
Tail end:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:****
Details:Doing a reccie for the first weekend of May - 6th and 7th of May. More information to come after the reccie.
Participants:Bronky, Pommy Pete, Froggy, Pluto.
Trip links:Thumbnail462Bronky's pics, Pommy's pics and Froggy's pics
A few more pics from day II

Future of oil supply in Australia: Thursday 6th
Meeting place:City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi St, West Perth
Meeting time:5.45pm
Event co-ordinator:Froggy
Details:The Federal Government Senate is currently conducting an Inquiry into the future of oil supply in Australia Details are Speakers: Hon. Rachel Siewert, WA Senator (Chair of the Inquiry) Mike Upton, RACWA Vehicle Policy Manager Bruce Robinson, C
Participants:Froggy.

McGyver Mystery Night Trip: Friday 7th
Meeting place:Bottom of Green Mount Hill at the Caltex service station
Meeting time:6:45pm for a 7:00pm departure
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Rating:****
Details:Once again McGyver running a Friday night trip, no guessing were we are going. Got to try out the new 4WD in the hilly stuff. All 4WD must have front & rear recovery points. Bring along snatch strap & a night snack
Participants:McGyver, Sparky, Badger, Richard Porter visitor, Bulljoe tentative, Wizard, Radar tentative.

Easter Long Weekend: Thursday 13th - Monday 17th
Meeting place: Corner Armadale and Nicholson Rds petrol station
Meeting time:4.45pm Thursday for a 5.00pm departure
Trip leader:Fish Email Fish
Rating:***
Details:Camping at Conto camp site off Caves Road into Conto Road. Approx 16 kms South of Margaret River. $6 per night per adult; $2 per night per child. Please be self sufficient. Water provided for drinking only. No powered sites. Drop toilets supplied
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Participants:Fish, Hunter, Froggy, Bronky tentative, Pluto, Jim and Nicolette & family visitor, Goose, Bullet, Wizard, Dave & Emma visitor, Brenton and Denise visitor, Radar, Lyndon,Linda and kids visitor, Jeff, Linda David(10) &Jessica(12) visitor, Ugboot tentative.
Trip links:Thumbnail465Bronky's pics
Fish's pics
Froggy's pics
Jeff's pics - visitor
Louise's pics
Sofia & the walkers pics
Andrews pics

Pinjar S bend hiil + the 4 hills: Friday 21st
Meeting place:Shell Service Station, Wanneroo rd, crn Ocean Reef rd
Meeting time:6:15 for a 6:30 departure time
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Rating:***
Details:Just s quick run out to the Pinjar hills via the power line track. Stopping off at S bend hill
Participants:McGyver.

Holland Track: Saturday 22nd - Tuesday 25th
Meeting place:Hyden Caravan Park
Meeting time:Some time Friday evening.
Trip leader:Ugboot
Rating:***
Details:Anzac Day falls on a Tuesday this year and this long weekend falls within term 2 of the school holidays. Members might like to book a day off work on the Monday to get away for 4 consecutive days to do the Holland Track at a leisurely pace this time.
Participants:Radar, Fish, Pluto, Bronky, Sparky, Ugboot, Cactus Jack, Tazzy, Brenton & Denise visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail497Fish's pics
Bronkys pics - day 1
Bronky's pics - day 2
Vilma's pics
UgBoot pics
Tazzy's`pics
Craig's pics

mundaring hack: Tuesday 25th
Meeting place:Caltex servo bottom of greenmount hill
Meeting time:lunch time- 12pm
Trip leader:Bulljoe
Rating:***
Details:myself and a mate decided at the last minute to go for a hack along the power line track which was a great descion as the rain has just come in
Participants:Bulljoe, Brad casserly visitor.
May 2006
Harvey Hills: Saturday 6th - Sunday 7th
Meeting place:Meeting at the caravan park - check info page for details
Meeting time:1st group off at Sat 9.30am - 2nd group off at 10.15am Sat -Park
Trip leader:Bronky
Tail end:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:****
Details:Trip down to the hills of Harvey from the reccie being run a Month previous. Perth departure - Friday night or Saturday morning. Estimated travel time to Harvey = 2.5hrs - ex-Perth. Official meeting and departure times will be at the Caravan Park at Ha
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Participants:Pommy Pete, Pluto, Bronky, Tazzy, Radar, Wizard, Badger, Jarad & family visitor, McGyver, Brenton & Denese visitor, Fish, Hunter, Froggy, shiva visitor, Camaron & Mick visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail496Fish's pics
McGyver's pics
Froggy's pics and movies
Craig's pics

CanTeen 10th anniversary 4wd event: Saturday 20th
Meeting place:S31°58.381' E116°03.598' Cnr of Mead & Railway Rd - Kalamunda
Meeting time:8.00am
Trip leader:Pluto Email Pluto
Tail end:McGyver Email McGyver
Rating:****
Details:An update for the Canteen event from the 21th of April 2006 - Canteen have booked the "Darling Scarp Adventure Camp" for the weekend of the 20th of May 2006. More information to come as plans for this event are now in progressed until we get
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Participants:Cactus Jack, Froggy tentative, Brettski, Bulljoe, Pluto, Ugboot, Bronky, Fish, Iceman, Sparky, Braveheart, Tazzy, Gadget tentative, McGyver.
Trip links:Thumbnail512Brettski's pics
McGyver's pics
Fish's pics
Bronky's pics
UgBoots pics

Ladies 4WD training workshop: Saturday 27th
Meeting place:10th light horse
Meeting time:9.00am
Event co-ordinator:Froggy
Tail end:Fish Email Fish
Rating:***
Details:I've been kindly asked to put on a 4WD training 'sand terrain' workshop together for the ladies of this awesome 4wd club. So, for those blokes that would like to feel more confident in their better halves getting you guys out of trouble - where ever yo
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Participants:Barbara - Sofia's friend visitor, Froggy, Brettski, Cactus Jack, Fish, Tonka.
Trip links:Thumbnail515Froggy's pic & 1 movie
Fish's pics
Brettski's pics

K&N 4WD Open Day: Saturday 27th
Meeting place:19 Catalano Rd, Canning Vale
Details:The Open day includes give aways, show bags special guests, sausage sizzle & much more. Lucky door prizes include a Full 'Blue Max' suspension kit, Light force 240 Blitz Spotties and a recovery kit.
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June 2006
Balingup/Nannup/Pemberton region Foundation day LWE.: Friday 2nd - Monday 5th
Meeting place: Petrol Station at the intesection of South Western Hwy and Jarrahdale Rd.
Meeting time:friday 5.00 pm for second convoy depature
Trip leader:Bulljoe
Rating:***
Details:**TRIP CLOSED NO MORE VISITORS PLEASE....MEMBERS OK.For those lucky enough to get friday off depature time and place is as above,for every one else there will be a convoy leaving friday night which i will let you all know the details on as soon as i do
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Participants:Pluto, Bulljoe, Radar, bruno dangelo + partner visitor, Froggy, Ugboot tentative, McGyver, Brad casserly & family visitor, Gadget tentative, shaun marshall & family visitor, Stockman, leanne ensly visitor, Tonka, jeff seach + family visitor, Sparky tentative, michelle & mark jones visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail518Stockman's pics
Froggy's pics
MacGyver's pics

McGyver night nav: Friday 30th
Meeting place:Shell petrol station on Wanneroo road near Ocean Reef rd, heading North
Meeting time:6:15pm for a 6:30pm departure
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Rating:***
Details:It been a long time since I have run one of my Friday night trips. So come along, the area we will be exploring is the Moore river, there will be some river crossing, but with the little rain we have had, I think the river will be very low. Some nice s
Participants:Big Pete visitor, McGyver, Sparky, Tazzy, Wizard, Bulljoe, Buddha tentative, Radar tentative, Chris of malaga 4x4 shop visitor, stuart (blue Patrol) visitor.
July 2006
Reccie for the Big Day out 4wd trip: Wednesday 5th
Meeting place:10th light horse
Meeting time:9.00am
Reccie leader:Froggy
Tail end:Bulljoe
Participants:Froggy, Bulljoe, Bronky.

The BIG day out 4wd trip: Saturday 8th
Meeting place:10th light horse - Wanneroo Rd
Meeting time:8.30am
Trip leader:Froggy
Tail end:Bulljoe
Rating:***
Details:Thought I'd throw up a day trip for a Saturday, like we haven't had one in awhile. Might try Yanchep to Muchea and onto the Avon for lunch and wind up at a winery late afternoon. Let's see if we can get some Toyota's out on this one. NOTICE: folks..
Participants:Froggy, Bulljoe, Tazzy, Buddha, Paul Palladino and the little ones visitor, Kjell Blom visitor, John Charles visitor, Heather and Paj visitor, Mike Carter visitor, Angela, Hudson and José visitor, Jeff Seach & family visitor, Bronky, Radar tentative, Goose, Cactus Jack, Bullet, Alison & Steve visitor, Wizard, Tonka, Chilli, Hunter, Flash.
Trip links:Thumbnail539Froggy's, Wizard', Jeff's, Flash's & Andrew's pics

Canteen's 21st Birthday: Wednesday 19th
Meeting place:Check with Canteen
Meeting time:6.15pm
Event co-ordinator:Froggy
Details:I have four tickets for the 21st Birthday of Canteen - they have only just arrived here at the swamp in the post from Canteen themselves. It would be nice for a few West Coast 4x4 members to go along to this event since we've been honoured with four
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August 2006
Pilbara and East Pilbara: Friday 4th - Monday 14th
Meeting place:Froggy's place
Meeting time:7.00am
Trip leader:Froggy
Rating:*****
Details:This trip is now closed. The trip is purely a holiday away... first few days will be pretty full on driving for those that are leaving on the 4th. Bronky is heading up a day early taking 3 days to get to Nulligine with Paj & Heather... but after th
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Participants:Goose, Froggy, Paj & Heather visitor, Bronky, McGyver, Wendy & David Toner visitor, José, Angela & Hudson visitor, Fredrick & Hilda Bolz visitor, Fish.
Trip links:Thumbnail542Froggy's pics
Trips report by Froggy
Bronky's pics
Goose's pics
McGyver's pics
Paj & Heather's pics
Shaggy's pics
Fredrick's pics

Mud, mud, mud (Reccie): Sunday 13th
Meeting place:Kalamunda Shops (Cnr Railway Rd & Mead St)
Meeting time:9:30am
Reccie leader:Buddha
Tail end:Pluto Email Pluto
Rating:***
Details:Heading out to Wandoo area from the south via Darkin Road, explore Darkin river and find some nice mud for play time. Need up to 4 vehicles.
Participants:Buddha, Pluto, Sparky, Tonka tentative, Radar tentative, Xavier & Family visitor, Craig Davies visitor tentative.

Committee meeting: Thursday 24th
Meeting place:Captain's place
Meeting time:19:30
Participants:Froggy, Brettski, Fish, McGyver.
September 2006
Mundaring to York: Saturday 2nd
Meeting place:Red Rooster Corner Great Eastern Hwy & Farrell Midvale
Meeting time:7 30 am
Trip leader:Cookie Email Cookie
Tail end:Wizard Email Wizard
Details:Follow the power lines from Mundaring with the odd little challenge (for those who dare) ending at the Avon in York for a late BBQ lunch BYO Minimum recovery gear Rated recovery points front and rear shackles and snach strap Not suited for Soft Road
Participants:Chris & Andrew. visitor tentative, Cactus Jack, Cookie, Froggy, Tazzy, Mark Carter visitor, Goose tentative, Buddha, Hunter, Wizard, Kjell Blom visitor, Radar, Ugboot, Jeff, Linda and kids visitor, Tonka, Gadget tentative, Bronky, Rusty visitor, Mat.
Trip links:Thumbnail562Pics by Bronky & Froggy
Jeff & Linda's pics
Flash's pics
Cookies Pics

Muchea nite run: Friday 15th
Meeting place:BP cnr Wanneroo rd and Ocean reef rd
Meeting time:6:30pm leave by 7:00pm
Trip leader:Gadget Email Gadget
Rating:****
Details:Just a bit of fun and social.Haven't been there for a while. Some gnarly sand hills and maybe a bit of soggy stuff. Will start from Brand hwy and possibly some real swampy ground and end near Pinjar power station. So bring your standard recovery gear.F
Participants:Gadget, Buddha, Tazzy tentative, Pluto, Sparky.

Wandoo & Mud: Sunday 17th
Meeting place:Kalamunda Shops (Cnr Railway Rd & Mead St)
Meeting time:8:30am
Trip leader:Buddha
Rating:***
Details:Enter Wandoo area East of Armadale, following Darkin River stopping at mud holes along the way. From there we will make our way North East finishing the trip late afternoon at Eastern end of the Powerline track (West Talbot Rd). Time permitting we wil
Participants:Buddha, Sparky, Ben (Hilux) visitor, Tonka, Tazzy, Radar, David & Anne visitor, McGyver, Trevor & Dianne Russell visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail555McGyver's pics
Richard's (visitor) pics

Western Australian NAVRUN Comp *****CANCELLED******: Saturday 30th - October Sunday 1st
Event co-ordinator:Bulljoe
Details:Dear WA Navsters, It is unfortunate that the WA Navrun has to be cancelled due to the failure of meeting our quota of 20 teams. We only managed to get 13. We will try again next year. On behalf of Steve Hobbs and myself we thankyou very muc
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Participants:KC, Maverick, Bulljoe, Gadget, Pluto.
October 2006
Pinnacles: Monday 2nd
Meeting place:Botanic Golf car park, Wanneroo
Meeting time:7:45AM
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Participants:Bronky.

McGyver Night Nav: Friday 20th
Meeting place:Shell petrol station, on Wanneroo rd just passed Ocean Reef rd heading north
Meeting time:18:15 for a 18:30 departure
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Rating:***
Details:Have not done a night trip for some time and need to go 4WD. I am thinking of a beach run up North just passed Two Rock. Recovery gear required- air pump, recovery strap etc. We will be stopping for a tea break so feel free to bring along a cupa and ca
Participants:McGyver, Sparky, Tazzy, Radar, Richard visitor, Pluto.

Preston / Myalup Beach Fishing Trip: Saturday 21st - Sunday 22nd
Meeting place:Servo at the end of the Kwinana freeway on the right
Meeting time:1.00pm
Trip leader:Froggy
Rating:**
Details:This is a trip I've been meaning to do for some time. My thoughts for accommodation is utilising the Myalup Caravan Park and the Indian Ocean Retreat as accommodation as there is good access on and off the beach there. Hopefully we will get a nice barm
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Participants:Froggy, Bullet, Sue & Kim visitor, Pommy Pete, Mario & Cinzia visitor tentative, Wizard, Pluto, David & Anne Slater visitor, Wayne - Wizards Brother visitor, Cookie, Bronky.
Trip links:Thumbnail560Froggy's & Wizards pics
Bronky's & the Slates pics
Cookies Pics

Muchea to Wanneroo by Night: Friday 27th
Meeting place:McDonalds car park Wanneroo rd, Wanneroo
Meeting time:Depart 7.00 pm sharp
Trip leader:Cookie Email Cookie
Details: Friday night trip, travelling mainly on bogy sandy tracks, passing the three hills by Pinjar Power station for those who wish to play. Bring some refreshments as expect a late night Recovery Gear. Air Compressor, Tyre pressure gauge, Snatch strap, e
Participants:Cookie, Wizard, Lee Brodie visitor, Sparky tentative.
Trip links:Cookies Pics

John Forrest: Sunday 29th
Meeting place:Caltex servo - bottom of Greenmount Hill
Meeting time:9.30 AM
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Rating:*
Details:a bush walk through the forest and a picnic lunch after club member's only
Participants:Pommy Pete, Froggy tentative, Fish, Pluto, Bronky.
Trip links:Thumbnail565Bronky's pics
November 2006
Perth 4WD Show: Friday 10th - Sunday 12th
Meeting place:McCallum Park, Victoria Park
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Participants:Fish, Pluto, Froggy, McGyver.

Club Christmas party: Saturday 18th
Meeting place:Iceman's property, map's available, just ask.
Meeting time:4pm onward
Event co-ordinator:Iceman
Rating:*
Details:October Update - Ok well the time is fast approaching. With the numbers we are expecting we should be able to keep the cost pretty good. We will go with $12 per adult and $6 for children, for 6 to 15. This can be paid direct into the club account, rem
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Participants:Bronky, Iceman, Pommy Pete, Froggy, Bulljoe tentative, Fish, Tazzy, Pluto, Gadget tentative, Wizard, Hunter, Radar, Captain, Ugboot, Maverick tentative, Tonka, Paj, Heather, Arun and Pera visitor, Rock & family visitor, McGyver tentative, Jeff and linda Seach and family visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail566Fish's pics
Froggy's pics

Open day/afternoon - Malaga 4wd *** Postponed ***: Saturday 25th
Meeting place:6/309 Victoria Rd, Malaga
Meeting time:1.00pm
Event co-ordinator:Froggy
Details:*** NOTE *** Postponed until further notice (sorry!)
Open Day at 'DIRTY 4X4'. Meet with Chris, Big Pete and staff and take a look around the show room and workshop - BBQ as well. Visitors very welcome. Phone: 9248 3111, email malaga4wd@bigp
Participants:Froggy, Tazzy, McGyver tentative, Maverick, Captain tentative, Bulljoe tentative, Bronky tentative.
December 2006
End of year 4wd trip - Pemberton: Wednesday 27th - January Tuesday 2nd
Meeting place:North Dandalup - cnr. SW Hwy & Del Park Rd. E 32° 31.3493' S 115° 58.1924'
Meeting time:10.00am
Trip leader:Froggy
Rating:****
Details:Instead of Bremer this year, we thought we try Pemberton instead - a little closer to home.
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Participants:Froggy, Tazzy, Fish, Pluto, Bronky, Gadget, Radar, Tonka, Buddha, Cookie, Wizard, Bullet, Captain, Hilda & Fredrick visitor, Hools, Leanne Ensly visitor, Stephen & Audra dePina visitor, Trevor & Diane Russell visitor, Mat, Jeff Seach & family visitor, Robbo, Stewy & Jim visitor, Iceman, Tim visitor, Sue & Kim visitor, Mario & Cinzia visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail569Froggy's pics
Bronky's pics
Rusty's pics
Mario's pics
Cookies Pics
Fish's pics
Captain's pics
Froggy's Trips Report
Tazzy's pics