Trip near Black Spur Inn
Date and time: 11:00am-4:00pm, Saturday 9th Dec Month.
Trip Standard: Medium to hard, depending on weather
Description: Jim Kennedy will be running a trip to co-incide with our Christmas weekend at the Black Spur Inn. The details are yet to decided but it will likely be a Blue/Black standard (Meduim to Hard) depending on the weather.
The trip is planned to complete in time to join in with happy hour at our Christmas camp, behind the Black Spur Inn.
Weather: It's a club trip in the Victorian summer - expect and plan for anything from scortching to dismal.
Equipment: Below are the recommended vehicle requirements. If you are not sure if you vehicle is suitable for a trip, please have a chat with the trip leader.
Good off-road tyres (All Terrain, 60 profile recommended as a minimum), UHF radio (or one borrowed from the club), a well-maintained vehicle with low range (or equivalent), good ground clearance (200mm recommended as a minimum), recovery points, standard recovery gear including dampener, rated snatch strap and shackles, shovel. Drivers must have completed the RRCV club training or equivalent.
Additional Equipment required: The trip is 5 hours long so there may be a snack break in the middle – byo simple, “on the move” lunch and morning tea (byo thermos).
No camper trailers, pets or firearms
Additional Equipment required: Clothing appropriate for seasonal conditions. Morning tea or snack will be in the bush – byo thermos, etc.
Duration: About 5 hours
Convoy limit: 10 vehicles
Meeting arrangements: We will meet at Black Spur Inn and depart at 11.00am. If you plan to get coffee beforehand then you will need to arrive a little earlier. We will aim to finish about 4.00pm.
Club Guest Registration policy: It is club policy in regard to insurance cover that if a member brings any non-members on the trip they must be registered and have paid the required fee as Temporary Members BEFORE the event.
i.e. non- members can no longer register on the day with the trip leader.
Temporary Membership information and ways to register can be found at:
Temporary (Guest) Membership
Also if a non-member wishes to bring their own vehicle, the member inviting the non-member must contact the trip leader for approval to bring the vehicle. Such approval will take into account skills of the driver, suitability of the vehicle and whether or not a place within the convoy limit is available for a non-member's vehicle.
Trip Leaders: Jim Kennedy 0428 392 004 firstname.lastname@example.org