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Narbethong Hills and Slippery Places - Stuart Gibson Trip Leader

Narbethong  - Stuart Gibson Trip Leader


Hills and Slippery Places
This trip into the Narbethong Forest will include some technical tracks at the more challenging end of the Medium rating.

Expect a little bit of bush touring between some testing obstacles including some mud (but not too deep), some slippy hills, a water crossing and some fairly steep hills.

There are only a couple of areas of itchy and scratchy and if you go slowly through them you can emerge without any new pinstripes.

This trip is ideally suited to those who want to stretch their skills without going over the top difficult.

Trip leader special/additional requirements

Mud Terrain tyres or aggressive All Terrain tyres
Water Bra or Wading Sheet

Special Note on Referendum
Since listing this trip the Feds have decided to hold the Voice Referendum on the same day. If at all possible you should arrange Early Voting or Postal Voting but if you cannot we should finish the trip in Maryville well before the 6:00pm poll closing time.

Vehicle set up requirements

Please note that this trip is more suitable for vehicles that have been lifted with larger aggressive All Terrain or Mud Terrain Tyres. 

The trip is rated Medium for dry conditions. If it is wet it will probably slip into the Difficult category. 

Please contact the Trip Leader or Operations Officer if unsure about your vehicle.

Important Note for members - Please ensure your vehicle is in good mechanical condition for the trip. Your vehicle should be equipped for the rating for this trip including special Trip Leader requirements. The Trip Leader may not allow you or your vehicle to participate on the trip if trip requirements are not met.

All vehicles must carry the Mandatory equipment for any MJOC Trip
Suitable recovery points front and rear.
Recovery / Snatch Strap
Rated Shackles
Recovery Dampener
First Aid Kit
UHF 5 Watt Radio in car
Fire Extinguisher
Water Bra or Wading Sheet
Spade or Shovel, Leather Gloves etc

Itchy Scratchy Rating

Water Wading Depth

Bog Holes

Steepness of Hills

Vehicle recovery


Standard Depth

Yes but not too deep

Hills Steep


Saturday, October 14, 2023, 8:00 AM until 5:30 PM
Beechworth Bakery, Healsville
316 Maroondah Highway
Healsville, VIC  3777

Additional Info:
Trip Leader(s):
Stuart Gibson
Medium Trip
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Members should carry MJOC Mandatory Safety and basic recovery equipment and be equiped for the rating of the trip.
Available Slots:
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