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12 Sep Trip Report | Comments Off on Trip Report: Annual clean-up of 15-Mile Hut – Eildon State Forest – 21st July 2019

Trip Report: Annual clean-up of 15-Mile Hut – Eildon State Forest – 21st July 2019

Trip Report: Annual clean-up of 15-Mile Hut – Eildon State Forest – 21st July 2019

For the Last 10 years MJOC have had a small committee who has arranged looking after huts in the Marysville Area.  These huts include, Keppel’s hut, Ryan’s spur hut and 15-mile hut, in conjunction with the HMO from Victorian High-Country huts and assistance from the land owners (DWELP and Parks Vic). MJOC complete several activities […]

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09 Sep Trip Report | Comments Off on Trip Report – A day out with the MJOC Training Crew

Trip Report – A day out with the MJOC Training Crew

All MJOC Members are required to have some basic training prior to going on club trips and the MJOC Basic Driver Training covers all you need to get out on the trails with the club. The practical component of the training is done in the forests around Narbethong, Buxton and Marysville, which is known locally […]

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24 Sep Trip Report | Comments Off on Trip Report – A Useful Walhalla wander

Trip Report – A Useful Walhalla wander

We started off our trip from Moe Maccas on a very foggy Saturday morning. After a thorough briefing by trip leader Brad (Jim) Carey, Michel drew the short straw and became Tail End Charlie. I waved to the other club at the meeting spot as we left, whose trip I was invited on but wouldn’t […]

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01 Aug Trip Report | Comments Off on MJOC 15 MILE HUT working bee PLUS BONUS SNOW DRIVE – 7th July 2018

MJOC 15 MILE HUT working bee PLUS BONUS SNOW DRIVE – 7th July 2018

Who would have believed we would have had so much fun on a working bee trip? We were warned it was going to be cold and wet with possible extreme weather conditions and SNOW being very likely… but no-one said we were going to have so much fun!   It was a cold frosty 7 […]

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18 Jun Trip Report | Comments Off on Bush Baby Adventure– Take 3

Bush Baby Adventure– Take 3

9th June – 11th June 2018 Like most MJOC trips the excitement always starts the night before.  I couldn’t sleep too well but that may have had something to do with buying the swag we were sleeping in the night before.  Typical of Jake and I to do something like that however. Saturday morning, we […]

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22 May Trip Report | Comments Off on Rob McPherson’s Dargo trip May 2018

Rob McPherson’s Dargo trip May 2018

Leaving home at 5:30am Saturday we were just coming in to Licola when we were overtaken by a low flying yellow JKU which we later found out was our trip photographer Mat. After a token refuel to make the Jeeps feel better, (the Prado holds 160L), we were on the road again led by Rob […]

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22 May Trip Report | Comments Off on Burgoynes to O’tooles to Flat Track, Victorian High Country

Burgoynes to O’tooles to Flat Track, Victorian High Country

Celebrating Tim Bramstedt birthday in style with Glen Tunny, Denise Tunny and myself, we tackled the toughest tracks I have ever done myself. Turning onto Burgoynes track heading down to Mcalister’s river at the gorge was a rocky steep downhill, no dramas but going up the other side, well it was rock step after rock step with a topping […]

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19 Oct Trip Report | Comments Off on Barefoot Explorer – Toombom State Forest – October 7

Barefoot Explorer – Toombom State Forest – October 7

  It was a foggy drive to our meeting place at Moe Maccas.  It was a bit of a squeeze to fit in for breakfast with all the renovations going on but managed to get a good feed and hot coffee.   Then 10 Jeeps made their way to the base of the Thompson Dam […]

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12 Oct Trip Report | Comments Off on TAIL END CHARLIE – WHAT DO THEY DO?

TAIL END CHARLIE – WHAT DO THEY DO?

The last vehicle in a convoy is called “Tail End Charlie” and they perform an important role in the running of a successful convoy and enjoyable trip. A good Tail EndCharlie is required to perform vital functions in combination with the Trip Leader and assist with emergency situations or perform back up support for the […]

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10 Jul Trip Report | Comments Off on Queens Camper trip

Queens Camper trip

The gods would be smiling on us over the long weekend according to the Weather Bureau. With that in mind and the chance to use the Camper in the terrain it was intended for was enough to motivate the group to hook up head for Huggett’s Crossing. The meeting place was the BP at Longwarry. […]

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