FWDV Iconic Snowy River Tour
Description: This is one of 4WD Victoria's Iconic Tours, taking in fantastic views of the Snowy River. The 286-kilometre drive is classified as Difficult in dry conditions, under Victoria’s 4WD Recreational Track Classification System – However, although there are challenging sections there is also a fair bit of easy driving through fantastic scenery including gorges, waterfalls, high ridges and beautiful forests. We'll likely camp at McKillop's bridge.
Weather: Alpine environment, potentially cold and wet. Bring appropriate clothing and footwear.
Equipment: Vehicles need to have low range 4WD capability with good all-terrain tyres and UHF radio equipped ( or one borrowed from the club). Usual recovery gear should be carried.
Trip Standard: Medium - some difficult sections including, low-range hill climbs and some rocky tracks!
Fuel: a full tank ex Orbost or Lakes Entrance/similar
Distance: Approx. distance to/from Orbost is 300 Km of largely high-range but some low-range driving.
Duration: 2 days
Convoy limit: 8 vehicles
Meeting arrangements: We plan to meet in the main street of Orbost (details TBA) and depart at 9.00am sharp. If you plan to get coffee beforehand then you will need to arrive a little earlier
We will aim to finish about 4.00pm in Orbost
Trip Leaders: Sherry Mayo and Mark Bown, Sherry.Mayo@csiro.au / Mark.Bown@csiro.au, 0439 009 663 / 0437 251 645