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Neerim State Forest (Reccy)

  • 5 Jul 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Neerim
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Neerim State Forest (Reccy)

Date and time:  9:00am on Sunday 5th July 2020

Location:   Neerim State Forest and surrounding area.

=====  COMPLYING WITH COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS ======  

There are hoops that we need to jump through to comply with the restrictions.

As part of your registration, we need to know how many people are in your car, and only your partner and/or children that live with you are allowed. (i.e. the club's standard family membership criteria). 

Convoy size

We need to follow the legal maximum number of people in a group. We restrict the number of cars as normal but we may need to stop or reduce registrations to comply.

If we know that the number of people will be the limiting factor then we will manage this by counting people in the car using the Guests sign-up system.

Either way, all passengers must be named for tracking purposes. If you bring anyone that has not been registered as a guest, you will not be allowed on the trip.

Additional COVID-19 Passenger Restrictions : 

These additional restrictions have been put in place to confirm with the Government regulation. It's the trip leader's responsibility to ensure they are adhered to and you will be asked to confirm each one during registration. So it's more important than ever to follow the Trip Leader's instructions.

  • All passengers are your family members (partner or child, in same household)
  • As the club member, you are responsible to ensure your passengers are aware of and follow the restrictions.
  • Everyone must respect social distancing, of 1.5m, from other members - particularly during:
     -  Breaks - briefings, tea breaks, lunch breaks, etc. 
     -  Recoveries - stay in your car where possible, unless asked to help.
  • You cannot attend If you are feeling unwell, been in close contact with anyone suspected of having the virus, or recently returned from overseas 
  • Bring hand-sanitiser along with your normal kit.
  • There may be no access to public toilets or other facilities because they may be closed.
  • We also suggest that you use the COVIDSafe app.
  • Temporary Members are not allowed.


===== End of COVID-19 Restrictions Section  ====

===== Enjoy the trip ======

RRCV –Neerim State Forest (Reccy)

Date: 5th July 2020 (Sunday)

Time: 9:00 AM departure

Description: Reccy trip. We will meet in Neerim South, and from there explore tracks in the Neerim State Forest, Neerim Plantation and Sweetwater Creek Nature Conservation Reserve.

Trip will end in Noojee.

Weather: Cold and possibly wet - bring appropriate clothing, food and water.

Equipment: Well-maintained Low Range 4wd’s with high clearance (minimum 2-inch lift above standard) and have rated recovery points front and rear.

Tyres must be of Light Truck construction and be either mud terrain or all terrain with deep tread and minimum 60 profile.No road tyres.

Drivers must have completed the RRCV club training. Vehicles must be UHF radio equipped (or one borrowed from the club).  Standard recovery gear including dampener, rated snatch strap and shackles, shovel must be carried.

No camper trailers, pets, or firearms

Trip Standard: Medium/Hard. Expect bog holes, ruts, steep sections, significant mud obstacles, and slippery

Fuel: Full tank ex Melbourne / fuel available in Drouin

Distance: Total – approx. 70km Neerim South to Noojee.

Duration: 1 day

Convoy limit: 5 vehicles, up to 10 people

Note:
Current Govt COVID restrictions limit the number of people to 10. We expect the convoy limit to be reached within this limitation. If the number of people exceed 10 then we will need to trim the convoy to get below the allowed number of people. This will be on a Last-In-First-Out basis.

Meeting arrangements: We will meet outside the front of the Neerim South Milk Bar & Takeaway, 133 Main Neerim Rd, Neerim South VIC 3831

We will depart at 9am sharp so please arrive a little earlier. Don’t forget to bring your completed personal details forms in duplicate (one copy to keep in your glove box and the other to give to the trip leader in the morning at the briefing). We aim to finish around 4pm in Noojee.

Trip Leader: Gary Tinner  0414 742 701 gary.tinner@visaexecutive.com



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