January 2012
Pemberton ( extention to Peaceful Bay trip): Tuesday 3rd - Saturday 7th
Meeting place:Peaceful Bay
Meeting time:TBA
Trip leader:Fish Email Fish
Details:Decided to take an extension to Christmas and upon finishing the Peaceful Bay Christmas trip have a few days in Pemberton on the way home.Going to try my luck at one of the DEC camp sites near Pemberton Big Brook Arboretum, Snottygobble Loop or Drafty's camp.
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Participants:Fish, Vilma, Ethan, Madeleine.
Trip links:Thumbnail1252Fish's pics

Committee meeting: Thursday 12th
Meeting place:Macca's place
Meeting time:7PM
Meeting convener:Captain Email Captain
Participants:Brettski, Captain, Fish, McGyver, Goughie, Screech.

Wilbinga fishing trip / camp over in the dunes: Friday 13th
Meeting place:10th Light Horse
Meeting time:7.00pm
Trip leader:Fish Email Fish
Details:Thought I would continue the tradition of a new year camp over in the Wilbinga area.Bring your fishing gear,sleeping gear and a few drinks.More than likely camp in Laz's spot just south of Guilderton behind the dunes. Requires a bit of night driving along the beach and sand hills. It's also Friday the 13th....Be home luch time Saturday
Participants:Fish, Madeleine, Turtle, Cyclone, Thérèse, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Saffia, Wizard, Stephen ( Turtles cousin) visitor, Captain, Connor.
Trip links:Thumbnail1256Fish's pics
Smokey's pics

Preston Beach to Tims Thicket or vice versa: Sunday 22nd
Meeting place:Cockburn central shopping centre car park just west of Kwinana Fwy
Meeting time:9:30
Reccie leader:Smokey
Tail end:Cyclone Email Cyclone
Details:I am planning a reccie from Preston Beach to Tims Thicket. I have not been in the area in the past two years so don't know about the condition of the beach. I will try to call the Ranger sometime next week to find out but be prepared to turn around:-) Please bring your bathers, fishing rods, some beach games, light easterlies & lots of sunshine:-) The Club has kindly agreed to provide hot dogs for lunch!
Participants:Wizard, Kim, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Saffia, Cyclone, Thérèse, Pommy Pete, Penny, Turtle, Ken visitor, Roberto & James visitor, DNA.
Trip links:Thumbnail1260Smokey's Pics

Pemberton coast trip: Wednesday 25th - Sunday 29th
Meeting place:Just east of Kwinana Fwy crn Armadale Rd and Solomon Rd, first servo on the left
Meeting time:18:00 hrs
Trip leader:Smokey
Tail end:Cyclone Email Cyclone
Details:Update: We're planning to spent some time south of Pemberton and visit Yaegerup Dunes, Warren River, Calcup, explore east of Broke Inlet and visit Long & Short Point south of Crystal Springs - hopefully:-) We have now decided to change bush camps daily so please be fully self sufficient for several days. However if need be, Pemberton and Walpole are not far of the track. Update 2: Unfortunately Black Point & Lake Jasper are now closed due to recent bush fires. Hence we will now head straight from Nannup to D'Entrecasteaux NP with a stop @ Donnelly River and Beedelup Falls then Yeagarup dunes. From there we'll head east towards Windy Harbour, Fish Creek Track and beyond.
Participants:Slates, Anne, Paddy, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Marawan, Cyclone, Thérèse, Pommy Pete, Sally, Michael visitor, Bill visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail1261Paddy's Pics
Paddy - Warren River
Smokey's Pics

Jurien Bay - Australia Day Longweekend: Thursday 26th - Sunday 29th
Meeting place:tba
Meeting time:9am
Trip leader:Captain Email Captain
Tail end:Liz
Details:We are heading up to Jurien Bay for the Australia Day Long Weekend and staying at the Jurien Bay Caravan Park. Not planning to do much but laze around, a bit of bike riding, fishing and kayaking.. oh, and the odd bit of 4WDriving - mainly a trip for the kids. Places are very limited at the Caravan Park on the Australia Day Long Weekend - you will need to book accommodation yourself on 9652 1595.
Participants:Captain, Liz, Tony, Grace, Steve visitor, Taryn visitor.
February 2012
Sandy Cape: Thursday 2nd - Saturday 4th
Meeting place:10 th Light Horse
Meeting time:08:00
Trip leader:Rusty
Details:Camping and fishing at Sandy Cape for 3 days then back for AGM on the 5th.
Participants:Rusty, Diane.

Camping @ Lake Leschenaultia: Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th
Meeting place:Caltex, bottom of Greenmount Hill
Meeting time:15:30 hrs
Trip leader:Smokey
Details:We're camping at Lake Leschenaultia for the night. There are still a few empty spots for tents only unfortunately. If you'd like to book please call Andrew on 0427089659. Sorry for the late notice, we just decided this afternoon.
Participants:Rusty, Diane, Cyclone, Thérèse, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Saffia.

2012 WC4X4 AGM: Sunday 5th
Meeting place:Lake Leschenaultia
Meeting time:11am onwards - AGM at 1pm
Meeting convener:Captain Email Captain
Details:Our 2012 AGM will be held at Lake Leschenaultia at the large picnic shelter. Bring along a picnic lunch, your bathers, kayaks or other water sport toys and have a fun day on the banks of Lake Leschenaultia with your family and friends.
Participants:Captain, Connor, Roberto visitor, Brettski, Bluey, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Saffia, Cyclone, Thérèse, Smash, Paddy, Doris, McGyver, Rusty, Diane, Fish, Vilma, Ethan, Madeleine, Michael and helen visitor, Wizard, Kim, Boatman, Louise, Conor, Pommy Pete.
Trip links:Thumbnail1264Smokey's pics

Committee Meeting: Tuesday 28th
Meeting place:Captains place (email me if you don't already have the address)
Meeting time:7pm
Meeting convener:Captain Email Captain
Details:The new committee will be having their first meeting, sorry for the late notice but like usual getting a date that suits all is always a problem. All members welcome to attend - and please do.
Participants:Captain, Pluto, Fish, Smokey, Pommy Pete, Paddy, McGyver.
March 2012
East & South of Beaufort Inlet, former Pemberton Coast Trip II: Thursday 1st - Monday 5th
Meeting place:Armadale opposite old Pioneer Village
Meeting time:18:00 hrs
Trip leader:Smokey
Details:Due to the bush fire south of Northcliffe, we are now heading to Beaufort Inlet. We are planning a day trip to Reef Beach on Friday along the coast, where a night in the dunes is not out of the question :-) If not within the dunes, Beaufort Inlet could be Friday nights camp. On Saturday & Sunday head south towards Cheyne Beach along the coast with a visit to Boat Harbour and Cape Riche. Don't forget to bring yr fishing rods! On Monday head back home from where ever we are:-)
Participants:Paddy tentative, Smokey, Marawan, Cyclone, Thérèse.
Trip links:Thumbnail1269Paddy's Day 2 GPS Log
Paddy's Pics - Truncated Trip
Smokey's pics

Logue Brook Dam (LAKE BROCKMAN) Labour Day LW: Friday 2nd - Monday 5th
Meeting place:TBA
Meeting time:TBA
Trip leader:Fish Email Fish
Details:We are going to Logue Brook Dam for Labour Day long weekend. Camping on the banks of the lake. Family weekend including fishing, kayaking and a day trip to Leschenault Peninsula beach run from Myalup to The Cut. Must be self sufficient as no facilities available. Leaving Friday night return Monday afternoon..
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Participants:Fish, Vilma, Ethan, Madeleine, Captain, Shana, Connor, Jacob.

Wilbinga fishing trip / camp over in the dunes: Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th
Meeting place:10th Light Horse
Meeting time:1.00pm
Trip leader:Fish Email Fish
Details:Due to minimum participants on the January Trip I thought I would give a bit more notice and do it again in March. Camp over in the Wilbinga area.Bring your fishing gear,sleeping gear and a few drinks.More than likely camp in Laz's spot just south of Guilderton behind the dunes. Note changed to Saturday afternon start to allow more time to fish.Be home lunch time Sunday for those who wish to camp over. Please bring a few plastic bags and gloves as we will collect a bit of public rubbish (glass in particular) on the way home. Trip now closed to Visitors
Participants:Wizard, Fish, Ethan, Cyclone, Thérèse, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Marawan, Turtle, Howie & son Liam visitor, Terry visitor, Steve visitor, David Watson and son Zane visitor, Cookie, Lynda, Screech, Kyle, McGyver, Brandon.

Perth Caravan & Camping show: Thursday 15th - Monday 19th
Meeting place:Claremont showground
Event co-ordinator:McGyver Email McGyver
Details:Perth Cavan & Camping show is on once again, if you are thinking of buying any gear this the place to go for the bargines. They normal have deals on nearly anything.
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Participants:McGyver, Fish, Vilma.

Drag Racing: Saturday 17th
Meeting place:Motorplex .Top tear at start line east side
Meeting time:5pm
Event co-ordinator:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Details:Nitro funny car are here 4 the last time this season there hoping to get from 0-over 500ks in less than 5 seconds in 1 quarter of a mile
Participants:Pommy Pete, Aaron, Sally, Penny, Roo visitor.

Westcoast youngsters night in the dunes: Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th
Meeting place:10th Light Horse
Meeting time:13:00
Trip leader:Marawan Email Marawan
Tail end:Madeleine Email Madeleine
Details:As we had a lot of late night fun in the dunes last year during the Wilbinga clean up, I thought I would make an effort to recreate that night. Get your Moms'n Dads organised to get you there, they can stay the night if they wish:-) Bring anything that will give us endless hours of nocturnal fun incl your sand boards & your favourite underage grog:-) Don't forget the big black plastic bags as the Dads might need to do a bit of beach cleanup on the way there and back (while us youngsters go for a drive along the beach ... NOT :-) Oh, by the way, looks like we will have eastery winds and the highest thight will be around 12:00 noon, so how about a night on the beach:-) Look forward seeing you all there.
Participants:Smokey, Saffia, Marawan, Aisha (Luly), Fish, Madeleine, Ethan, Boatman, Louise, Conor.
Trip links:Thumbnail1270Smokey's pics
April 2012
Murchison Station bush camp Easter 2012: Thursday 5th - Wednesday 11th
Meeting place:10th Light Horse
Meeting time:6.30PM DEPARTURE
Trip leader:Fish Email Fish
Details:Camp out at one of the bush camps on Murchison Station Kalbarri along the banks of the Murchison River. Explore the many tracks on the station including the 60km coast line towards Steep Point.Bring you canoes, kayaks for a great family Easter on the river.See below link for details Costs will be advised as it get closer approx $11.00 per night Adult camping fees plus a one off cost of $50 per vehicle to access the Station.Off road campers only as there is an old river crossing and several sandy sections to get to camp, approx 30 mins drive from the Homestead depending on recoveries required. Thursday night road side camp,location to be determined approx 3 hrs drive from start.TRIP NOW CLOSED AS NUMBERS BOOKED. Going to have a Toga theme party night, and go to Finlay's Fish BBQ Restaurant one night, you are all invited, bring your toga (old sheets will do)...
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Participants:Captain, Shana, Connor, Jacob, Cyclone, Thérèse, Fish, Vilma, Ethan, Madeleine, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Pluto, Leonie, Bluey, Karen, Wizard, Kim, Stephen and Audra and friends visitor, Liz, Tony, Grace.
Trip links:Thumbnail1272Captains pics
Fish's pics
Smokey's pics

Murchison Station bush camp Easter 2012 extension to Steep Point & Francois Peron NP: Tuesday 10th - Sunday 15th
Meeting place:Overlander Roadhouse
Meeting time:13:00 hrs
Trip leader:Smokey
Details:This trip is a continuation north of Fish's Murchison Station trip. The plan is to explore Steep Point and suroundings via North West Coastal Hwy for a couple of days (bring yr fishing gear & bathers), then on the way back detour and visit Francoise Peron National Park and Shark Bay Marine Park. You will need to be fully self sufficiant for several days (water, food, fuel, spares & specialty liquids for you and your 4x4). Tents or off road trailers only as some tracks might be very thight, soft and sandy:-)
Participants:Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Cyclone, Thérèse.
Trip links:Thumbnail1275Smokey's pics

Cook up & games day 4 the kids: Saturday 21st - Sunday 22nd
Meeting place:Caltex servo. bottom of greenmount hill. Midland
Meeting time:10.00. am
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Details:Going to chill out & have a cook up. try to cook something different. Try each others cooking. Bring the footy cricket bat ect & any board games if you like.
Participants:Pommy Pete, Cyclone, Thérèse, Screech, Smokey, Saffia, Aisha (Luly), McGyver, Brandon.

Whiteman Park: Wednesday 25th
Meeting place:mussel pool car park 22
Meeting time:10.00.
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Details:Family day with some games 4 the kids
Participants:Pommy Pete, Smokey, Saffia, Aisha (Luly), Marawan, Smash.
May 2012
Mundaring Night Nav: Friday 4th
Meeting place:Bottom of Grenmount Hill next to Red Roster
Meeting time:18:30 (6:30pm)
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Details:I need my 4WD fix so I have posted a last minuite trip to Mundaring. If you free come along, if not I will post photo and you wish you had come. :-)
Participants:McGyver, Brandon, Smash.

Powerlines cleanup: Sunday 6th
Meeting place:see more info
Meeting time:see more info
Event co-ordinator:Shovel of Shame
Details:### UPDATE ###
DEC, Track Care and WA 4wd Association have arranged a cleanup day for the Powerlines track. Please follow link for information and to register for the day.
PS: Even though I'm a Shovel and would be good at this event I unfortunately will probably not be able to attend.
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OziExplorer Workshop: Saturday 12th
Meeting place:RNH Office, Mt Pleasant. Address & Directions to come.
Meeting time:9:00
Event co-ordinator:Pluto Email Pluto
Details:The long promised OziExplorer workshop is finally happening! This workshop will include the basics of the OziExplorer PC version's use, setup and interface with your GPS receiver. I recommend you bring your laptop with Ozi installed, your GPS and associated cables. If you have any specific Ozi problems you want to solve on the day should be forwarded to me beforehand, so they can be included in the scope of the workshop. Please ensure you have updated your version to the latest before the workshop commences.
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Participants:Pluto, Bluey, Fish, Smokey, Screech, McGyver.

Rock Hopping 2012: Friday 18th - Sunday 20th
Meeting place:Peak - Sawyers Valley
Meeting time:6:15 PM
Trip leader:Paddy Email Paddy
Details:***NEW RALLY POINT*** / *** TRIP CLOSED *** TENTS/SWAGS only please. A mix of old and new places. A leisurely drive home Sunday aiming to be Toodyay by 3PM. Expect the Unexpected.
Participants:Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Saffia, Paddy, Doris, Cyclone, Thérèse, Pommy Pete, Screech, Boatman, Louise.
Trip links:Thumbnail1279Smokey's pics
Paddy's Pics

Jokers Tunnel & Beyond: Thursday 31st - June Monday 4th
Meeting place:cafe. corner Brand hwy & Great nothern hwy at trafic lights
Meeting time:6. 30 pm
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Details:Off road trailers or tents only
Participants:Pommy Pete, Sally, Cyclone, Thérèse, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Saffia, Screech, Ethan , Kyle, Sparky, Boatman, Louise.
June 2012
Mundaring Madness: Sunday 3rd
Meeting place:Bottom of Green Mount hill next to Red Roster/Caltex service station
Meeting time:1:45pm for a 2pm departure
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Details:Mundaring (not sure if we will do the power line or one of the other tracks) Due to a late start on Saturday we could be arriving back after dark, so come prepared.

Mundaring Madness: Saturday 9th
Meeting place:Bottom of Green Mount hill next to Red Roster / Caltex service station
Meeting time:1:45pm for a 2pm departure
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Details:Mundaring Madness (not sure if we will be doing the power-line or one of the other tacks) Due to the late start on Saturday we may arrive back after dark, so please come prepared.
Participants:McGyver, Brandon, Smash, Scam, Tina, Dahna, Blake, Cyclone, Thérèse, Sparky.
Trip links:Thumbnail1282McGyvers Photo's

cancelled : Saturday 16th
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver

McGyvers Mystery Trip now Mundaring Mud: Saturday 16th
Meeting place:Bottom of Greenmount hill next to Red Roster / Caltex
Meeting time:now 2:30pm from 2pm
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Details:Due to all the rain we seen going searching for some mud,I know its out there be be becuase a few year ago on a trip with Buhda we found it
Participants:McGyver, Cyclone, Thérèse, Wizard, Smash, Sparky, Rusty, Diane.
Trip links:Thumbnail1286McGyver photos

Ayers Rock, Alice Springs Area & Anne Beadell Hwy Explorer: Friday 29th - July Sunday 22nd
Meeting place:Caltex, Bottom of Greenmount Hill
Meeting time:18:00 hrs
Trip leader:Smokey
Tail end:Cyclone Email Cyclone
Details:First night stop @ Karalee, then onto the Great Central Hwy. We'd like to visit Giles Meteorological Stn, The Olgas, Ayers Rock, Kings Canyon, Gosse Bluff Meteorite, Palm Valley, West Macdonnel Nat Park, Simpson Gap, Ruby Gap & Glenn Annie Gorge … hopefully:-). From there on towards Coober Pedy via Cambers Pillar and along the Old Ghan Railway Track to the Centre of OZ. A night underground in CPedy, then back via the Anne Beadell Hwy. Be prepared for around 7500 km in total. Off road trailers or tents only and be fully self sufficient with 2 spare wheels, all spares'n liquds for you & yr WELL SERVICED 4x4. From Coober Pedy to Ilkurlka Roadhouse you will have to take enough fuel and water for ~800 kms off road. UPDATE: I have now received all nine permits for all of us for the Great Central and the Anne Beadell Hwy / Track:-)
Participants:Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Marawan, Cyclone, Thérèse, Rusty, Diane.
Trip links:Thumbnail1290Smokey's pics

Canning Stock Route - North To South: Saturday 30th - July Sunday 22nd
Meeting place:Lights at Great Northam Hwy
Meeting time:07:30 am
Trip leader:Rusty
Details:We Have decided to postpone this trip to next year when Smokey and crew will be able to join us, Have decided to tag onto Smokeys trip to Alice Springs instead. will update next years Trip Calander to suit
Participants:Rusty, Diane.
July 2012
Canteen 2012: Tuesday 17th
Meeting place:TBA
Meeting time:TBA
Trip leader:Goughie
Details:As was mentioned in the Email to members we are looking to run a trip for the Canteen kids. No firm location booked but in the Yanchep area.
Participants:Brettski, Goughie, DNA, Steve visitor, Mike visitor, Franc visitor, kevin visitor, Captain.
August 2012
McGyver Mystery Night Nav: Friday 10th
Meeting place:Behind the BP service station on Wanneroo road next to the corner of Ocean Reef road
Meeting time:6:20pm for a 6:30pm departure
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Details:Need my 4wd fix, looking at heading somewhere North of meeting point. Will follow the GPS and get hopelesley lost. HaHa
Participants:McGyver, Brandon, Scam, Tina, Blake, Pommy Pete, Sally, Boatman, Louise, Rusty.

sun set hill: Friday 17th - Saturday 18th
Meeting place:Caltex servo. bottom of greenmount hill. Midland. Friday Night
Meeting time:7.pm
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Details:Depending on weather is to where we camp. Bring your camp oven for cooking and your Muddies for the mud, There will be both. if anyone want to camp Saturday night as well they can.
Participants:Pommy Pete, Sally, Cyclone, Thérèse, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Saffia, Boatman, Louise.
September 2012
Boddington and beyond : Saturday 1st - Sunday 2nd
Meeting place:Albany highway in picnic area opposite pioneer village
Meeting time:10.30
Reccie leader:Boatman
Tail end:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Details:Just to have a look at some camping sites around the area and maybe camp the night if any one wants to.
Participants:Cyclone, Thérèse, Boatman, Louise.

High up in the hills: Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th
Meeting place:Caltex, bottom of Greenmount Hill
Meeting time:10:00 am
Reccie leader:Smokey
Details:I would like to check out a few more tracks up in the hills. I'm sure we'll also find a few mud pits to play in. Bring your dinner & swags as I don't think that we'll make it back home on time :-)
Participants:Smokey, Pommy Pete, McGyver tentative, Smash, Cyclone, Thérèse.
Trip links:Thumbnail1307Smokey's pics
Cyclone's pics

Clubs Birthday party: Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th
Meeting place:car park oppersite pioner vilage Armadale
Meeting time:9.oo am
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Participants:Pommy Pete, Aaron, Sally, Penny, Paddy, Cyclone, Thérèse, Matt & Sofia visitor, Smokey, Boatman, Louise, Conor, Zoe visitor, Smash, McGyver.
Trip links:Thumbnail1293Smokey's pics

Bring weekend: Friday 21st - Sunday 23rd
Meeting place:Caltex Cataby roadhouse
Meeting time:8.30 pm OR 6.30 at 10th horse light
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Details:Going back up to the farm. 1 hour north of cataby. i have put in a temporary booking need to know aprox numbers and if anyone wants to do the wild flower tour again & sheep sheering or we just have a big cook up
Participants:Boatman, Louise, Conor, Pommy Pete, Cyclone, Thérèse, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Saffia, Zoe visitor.

Southwest of Lake Barlee: Friday 28th - October Sunday 7th
Meeting place:1st Servo on Toodjay Road, just past the rail tracks
Meeting time:18:00 Hrs
Reccie leader:Smokey
Details:How about a visit to Bimbijy Hmstd, Earoo & Malgar Rocks. Then head south along Lake Barlee towards Diemals, maybe check out Mt Elvire again and a visit to Faye Bluff within the Die Hardy Ranges. From there hopefully to the Mt Manning Ranges and the meteor site east off Mt Manning. After that Aurora and Helena Ranges. Home from Southern Cross. I expect some tide tracks and one or the other u-turn:-). Off road camper trailers or tents only and please be fully self sufficient for several days with water, fuel, food & spares.
Participants:Cyclone, Thérèse, Pommy Pete, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Marawan, Paddy, Doris.

Collection of our campers from Queensland: Friday 28th - October Saturday 27th
Meeting place:TBA
Meeting time:TBA
Trip leader:Fish Email Fish
Tail end:Pluto Email Pluto
Details:We are heading over to Queensland to pick up our new campers , then take a few weeks exploring on the way home. I have borrowed SPOT as a precaution therefore need to post the trip.
Participants:Fish, Vilma, Ethan, Madeleine, Pluto, Leonie.
Trip links:Thumbnail1312Fish and Vil's pics
October 2012
Wilbinga DMAX trial: Monday 1st
Meeting place:10th Light horse carpark
Meeting time:1PM
Trip leader:Tank
Tail end:Brettski Email Brettski
Details:Sorry for the late notice. And also original incorrect date should have been Monday 31st. Finally got the new Dmax, so want to give it a go on the beach. Should be warming up a bit on Monday so am looking for any track marshals not currently away for the school holidays that might like a quick drive and perhaps lunch on the beach. Please email me your contact details if your keen, as the trip will only go ahead if I can organise a track marshal. Will let everyone know sunday night if it is on or not.
Participants:Tank, Debbie, Cameron, Emma, Joshua, Brettski, Smash, Turtle, DNA, Amanda.

Harvey - Brunswick: Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st
Meeting place:Meeting in Harvey opposite Peak petrol station
Meeting time:leaving Wannerro at 8am. Meeting at Harvey at 10
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Details:My son Brandon asked if we could go away for the weekend 4WD as his soccer games are finished and he has not been 4WD for a long time. So we are heading down to Harvey - Brunswick area. Not sure if Hoffman Mill is open, if not I know a few other places.
Participants:McGyver, Turtle, Brettski.
Trip links:Thumbnail1303First climb of the day
Turtle on the first climb
The very top of the first climb
McGyver at the top of a climb
Turtle on another climb
McGyver showing what Jeeps do best

LAST MIN CAMPING UP IN THE HILLS: Saturday 27th - Sunday 28th
Meeting time:Trip canceled
Trip leader:Boatman
November 2012
Guy Fawkes Night: Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th
Meeting place:Caltex servo. bottom of greenmount hill. Midland
Meeting time:10.00. am
Trip leader:Pommy Pete Email Pommy Pete
Participants:Pommy Pete, Aaron, Sally, Penny, Rusty, Diane, Cyclone, Thérèse, Screech, Kyle, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Saffia, Wizard, Kim, Fish, Vilma, Ethan, Madeleine, Captain, Shana, Connor, Jacob, Smash, Pluto, Leonie.

Perth 4WD show: Friday 9th - Sunday 11th
Meeting place:McCallum Park (near the Causeway) Victoria Park.
Meeting time:10am to 5pm
Event co-ordinator:McGyver Email McGyver
Details:Once again the Perth 4WD show
Participants:Captain, McGyver, Smokey, Smash.
Trip links:Thumbnail1317Smokey's pics

Committee Meeting #2: Tuesday 20th
Meeting place:Pluto's Place - email for location
Meeting time:7:30pm
Meeting convener:Captain Email Captain
Details:Folks - the committee is holding a meeting and all are welcome to attend.
Participants:Brettski, Captain, Fish, McGyver, Paddy, Pluto, Leonie, Smokey.

Fish's new Prado maiden run to Wilbinga : Sunday 25th
Meeting place:10th Light Horse
Meeting time:9.00am
Trip leader:Fish Email Fish
Tail end:Smokey
Details:Finally have time to take the new Prado for an old road run. Going to head north into Wilbinga and south along coast towards Two Rocks. I only have standard slicks (tyres) on at the minute so going to be interesting to see how she handles the soft sand. NO MORE VISITORS PLEASE
Participants:Fish, Ethan, Smokey, Aisha (Luly), Saffia, Natalie and Louisa in Smokeys car visitor, Dallas McCallum-Edwards visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail1319Smokey's pics

4X4 Rally: Sunday 25th
Meeting place:Marmion Ave between Pippidinny Road North to Yanchep
Meeting time:11.30am
Trip leader:Smash
Details:Rally organised by 4x4 Fight Back to give exposure to what is happening to our public beaches. The plan is to meet between 11.30am and 12 and then convoy at around 1pm to Two Rocks.
Participants:Pluto, Wizard, Cyclone, Thérèse.
December 2012
McGyver Mystery night trip: Friday 7th
Meeting place:Behind the BP on Wanneroo rd on the corner of Ocean Reef rd
Meeting time:6:45pm Keating for a 7pm departure
Trip leader:McGyver Email McGyver
Details:It's been a long time since McGyver has done a night trip, so if you never been on one of my night trips here is you opportunity. Not sure we're we will be going but should have you home by midnight.
Participants:Smash, Radar, Sparky, Bushy, Brett (Sparky friend) visitor, McGyver, Turtle, Wizard.

Official Xmas Bash - Subsidised: Saturday 8th
Meeting place:Wanneroo Botanical Gardens / Botanic Golf / Leapfrogs Cafe
Meeting time:4PM
Event co-ordinator:Paddy Email Paddy
Details:Mini-Golf in the Botanical Gardens followed by Dinner & Secret Santa. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children U/12. Price includes Mini Golf round and pizza plus a mystery gift for all (provided by another member). Drinks extra. There will also be a couple of other prizes.
Participants:Paddy, Doris, Fish, Vilma, Ethan, Madeleine, Captain, Shana, Connor, Jacob, Pluto, Leonie, Smash, Wizard, Kim, Rosa (Vilma's Mum) visitor, Smokey, Noha, Aisha (Luly), Saffia, Marawan, McGyver, Rooster, Haylee tentative.

Peaceful Bay Xmas trip: Wednesday 26th - January Wednesday 2nd
Meeting place:tba
Meeting time:tba
Trip leader:Captain Email Captain
Details:After a great 2011 Xmas at Peaceful Bay, we have booked 10 sites together (so we do not have to be spread out like this year). Deposits are not required till about March. No real fixed plans, just plenty of time at the beach, perhaps a winery or two and probably some day trips to Broke Inlet, Windy Harbour or perhaps even Calcup Hill via Summertime Track. Great place to bring the kayaks, snorkeling and fishing gear.
Participants:Anthony , Celia visitor, Captain, Shana, Connor, Jacob, Liz, Tony, Grace, Pluto, Leonie, Dawson, Sharon visitor, Stuart, Alison visitor, Douglas, Shana visitor, Brent, Suzane visitor.

Esperance Xmas Trip: Wednesday 26th - January Sunday 6th
Meeting place:Armadale opposite old Pioneer Village
Meeting time:6:30 am
Trip leader:Smokey
Details:Update: We now have 9 confirmed spots booked. Beach, 4x4 exploring, R&R, fishing, boating & swimming are on the program. I would also like to climb Frenchman's Peak on one of the days, hope I'll find some companions to join me:-) Please feel free to lead a trip to your favorite spot.
Participants:Pommy Pete, Penny, Sally, Aaron, Smokey, Noha, Aisha (Luly), Saffia, Marawan, Cyclone, Thérèse, Fish, Vilma, Ethan, Madeleine, Rusty, Diane, Rooster, Haylee, Lachlan, Scam, Tina, Blake, Dahna, Tank, Debbie, Cameron, Emma, Joshua tentative, Brendon & Gemma visitor, Simon visitor.
Trip links:Thumbnail1321Smokey's pics

Peaceful Bay: wine time: Saturday 29th
Meeting place:Singlefile Wines, 90 Walter Rd Denmark WA
Meeting time:12 for 12:30pm
Trip leader:Leonie Email Leonie
Tail end:Captain Email Captain
Details:I have made a booking at this kid friendly winery. We need to arrive around 12 noon for tasting and be seated by 12:30pm. We will need to pre-order our meal so I will email the menu to participants as people sign up
Participants:Pluto, Leonie.

Fush n' Chups: Monday 31st
Meeting place:Pink Lake Caravan Park
Meeting time:6:00pm
Trip leader:Cyclone Email Cyclone
Tail end:Rooster
Details:New Year's Eve starter on the beach. Enjoy sum fish or chips or both if you feel extravagant.
Participants:Cyclone, Thérèse, Fish, Vilma, Ethan, Madeleine, Pommy Pete, Aaron, Sally, Penny, Rooster, Haylee, Lachlan, Scam, Tina, Blake, Dahna, Smokey, Noha, Aisha (Luly), Saffia, Marawan, Tank, Debbie, Cameron, Emma, Joshua.