Kaarakin Busy Bee 2019 – Part 1

This year’s busy bee was meant to start with a Club camp out on Saturday 22 up at Kaarakin.  Alas with a forecast of freezing temperatures and massive storms that were to include torrential rain, the camp out was (unsurprisingly) cancelled. The weather in no way stopped us turning up on Sunday, albeit a bit…
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June 22, 2019 1

Kaarakin Busy Bee 2019 – Part 2

Read Part 1 of the Kaarakin Busy Bee 2019 here. Meanwhile, back at the ranch… …the raking had finished up…. So we decided it was about time for smoko! Playing with poultry Our next task was to clean out one of several chicken/turkey/geese coops, after traipsing through a lot of mud. I think the blokes…
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June 22, 2019 1

Gliding

Date: 10 February 2019 Front seat passenger list: Dave F Shannon C Sean F Deb B Not the typical outing for an avid group of 4WD enthusiasts. Dave however, has always had an interest in flying small powered aircraft. After some flying he did in New Zealand last December, he put up the idea of…
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March 19, 2019 0

Ladies training day – Part 2

After rescuing the bogged driver, we continued on our way west bound to the sand pit. The track varied from black soft sand to the white softer deeper sand. Gentle pressure on the right pedal got everyone through to the limestone track where we stopped in the shade of the pines and discussed recovery techniques…
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March 19, 2019 1

Ladies training day – Part 1

As to be expected it was a rather hot day, hey it is summer! Participants were: Deb Black in a Patrol with Sean Flanigan riding shotgun Terry Handley in a Explorer, Penny Cookson in the 76series cruiser (with Spence Cookson) Kim Diletti in the Ranger were joined by three club advisors,   Hannah Speldewinde in…
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March 19, 2019 1

A word from…the Editor | Feb-Mar 2019

As always, getting the Triton dirty is essential, although at the moment it seems that the dirt on it is left over from trips last year. As a FIFO the benefit with an even time roster is a lot of time at home, the catch sometimes you have to be at work when you’d rather…
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March 19, 2019 0

A word from…the President | Feb-Mar 2019

G’day Everyone, Happy New Year, I trust that everyone had a good Christmas and had some quality time with family & loved ones. Hopefully you managed to squeeze in some sort of break over the holiday season and got some much needed R&R. It’s hard to believe as I write this that we are already…
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March 19, 2019 0

Mt Dale Reccy

This was a reccy to gain some ideas for a future trip and as an alternative route to Mt Dale or the beginning of an off bitumen route to Albany. A faded sign that read “Road past this point is non-trafficable during Winter” promised challenges given our recent rain. However, the track appeared largely unused…
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July 1, 2018 0

Editor’s Report | May-June 2018

It becomes a big ask of a trip leader to not only plan and run a trip, but also to write it up as well, hence on the trip log sheets, there is provision for a “scribe” to be identified.


July 1, 2018 0
Yaegerup 2018

Yeagarup Beach – Long Weekend

Inside this trip report: Dave pulls a bird – with his wife watching! Shane’s shonky jandals Two pigs Cars of not many colours Sand….lots and lots of sand Our salacious snoozing Editor Cottee’s cordial bottles Friday 2 March – Monday 5 March, 2018 Somewhere, somehow, I have ended up writing the trip report. I am…
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March 10, 2018 0