Trip Reports

Maralinga trip September 2017

Maralinga trip September 2017

Maralinga trip 2-15 September 2017 This trip was organized by Michael Thomson, however just a few weeks before we were due to depart, his wife had an accident and the Thomsons were unable to participate. I thank Michael for all the organisation he completed, and for...
Michalego lunch

Michalego lunch

Michalego lunch The weather was a little undecided, on ‘whether’ it was going to be warm or cold, as the trip participants gathered in the car park at Spotlight Queanbeyan. Although we didn’t know it at the time, Roz, Bob, Fred and Val were the first to arrive,...
Murrumbidgee river trip part 2

Murrumbidgee river trip part 2

Murrumbidgee river part 2 Sept 23 – 25 2017 This is the second part of our three part exploration of the Murrumbidgee river. Participants David and Ann Darke – Trip Leaders – Toyota Prado and camper trailer David and Margo Wade – LR Defender and camper trailer...

LRC Driver Training Sept 2017

LRC Driver Training Sept 2017 report coming   Difficulty Easy After the descent an oldie Ascending Downfall Firetrail 2 Ascending Downfall Firetrail Getting some air on the climb Lunch at the top of the first climb Morning Tea Practicing Hill Starts Talking...
Flinders Ranges April 2017

Flinders Ranges April 2017

Flinders Ranges The Flinders is a wonderful destination. Unfortunately, no amount of words or pictures can do the landscape justice – you just have to experience it. Our departure from Hall at 7am on Saturday for our two-week adventure into the Flinders Ranges went...
BLC August 2017 – Bundendore

BLC August 2017 – Bundendore

BLC – Café Woodworks Bungendore and Captains Flat Heritage Trail – 13 August 2017 The day kicked off with those travelling from Queanbeyan to Bungendore meeting in the carpark at Spotlight in Queanbeyan at around 9am, with the remainder joining the convoy along...
LRC Observation Rally – 8-9 July 2017

LRC Observation Rally – 8-9 July 2017

Observation Rally – 8-9 July 2017 The LRC mid-year social event  – observation rally and overnight stay at Jugiong, and dinner at The Sir George Thirty club members braved the elements to participate in the club’s mid-year social event. Meeting in chilly...
Series over the Simpson – May-June 2017

Series over the Simpson – May-June 2017

Series over the Simpson 2017 This was another Series based event put on by Peter Mercer for the serieus members of the club.  This includes those who have a passion for the old Land Rovers (and know-how to keep them running) and those who enjoy hanging out with them....
Murrumbidgee river (part 1) May 2017

Murrumbidgee river (part 1) May 2017

Murrumbidgee river (part 1) We launched our Murrumbidgee adventure on Saturday 27 May. The early morning was beautiful in a very Canberran way – cold and foggy, with the Brindabellas as a superb backdrop to the morning sky. After collecting the Koppe family, who were...
BLC April 2017

BLC April 2017

BLC April 2017 Our April BCL meeting commenced with our starting point round up at Spotlight carpark in Queanbeyan for a “brisk” departure of 10:00am. Due to the busy April trip schedule the attendees steadily whittled down to 3 interested parties – John & Jeff...