" Description: Family trip. These trips will be straightforward and
will usually include
some degree of guidance in driving techniques as necessary.
" Drivers: Particularly suited to family outings and drivers new
to off-road driving, this
category is also open to anybody who enjoys this style of trip.
" Vehicles: Straight from the show room floor or family car..An important
objective is minimal challenge and minimal risk to vehicles.
More difficult family trips, for shiny wagons and drivers with some
experience who want more challenge and don't mind minor bush marks etc
on their vehicles.
" Drivers: Must have some experience. Particularly important are
experience in stropping, failed hill climbs, steep descents and sidlings.
Prospective driver's welcome if they can demonstrate to the Trip Leader
they are members of another club and have adequate experience.
" Vehicles: Vehicles must have mud tyres, tow hooks and all the required
Vehicle Safety Equipment. This applies to all vehicles on the trip. All
open or soft-top vehicles must have a roll bar or roll cage." Description:
Challenging trips, for experienced drivers. There will be steep and
challenging terrain, modestly deep water and mud, likelihood of bush marks.
" Drivers: Must have experience beyond that required for Shiny 4x4
water crossings and vehicle recovery.
" Vehicles: Must have mud tyres, tow hooks and all the required Vehicle
Safety Equipment. This applies to all vehicles on the trip. Accessories
such as high- lift jacks, externally mounted spare
tyre, bush bars and multiple jacking points are of advantage. Winches
particularly useful. Generally a short wheelbase vehicle is better suited
for the tight
tracks. All open or soft-top vehicles must have a roll bar or roll cage.
Z Force :-
" Description: Difficult trips with very challenging terrain and
winching, digging, and vehicle damage are all a possibility!
" Drivers: Experienced drivers only.
" Vehicles: As per the Club 4x4 category. In addition, a roll-bar
or roll-cage is
recommended for all vehicles on Hard Yakka trips. All open or soft-top
have a roll bar or roll cage. Often a winch is mandatory on a Hard Yakka
will be specified on the Trip Information Sheet.