Cobaw @Night - repeat after 6 months HARD

Cobaw, VIC

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Cobaw @ night + some camping.

Important Note:
Only join and participate in this trip at your own risk!!
Every one will be responsible for their own safety.
Remember, as in any trip, if you or one of the trip members see that the track in front of them is too difficult, don't attempt it, we will arrange to meet you on the other side.

Approximate distance:
50kms approximately (including tracks) from the meeting point.
Full Tank from Melbourne will be sufficient for this Trip

Trip Description:
This trip is categorised as hard so it is required to have minimum 33 s M/T or aggressive A/T tyres and a working electric winch .
BYO Recovery gear is MANDATORY
We will aim to finish by 2am and setup camp
All Trip Participants, including passengers, must wear fully enclosed footwear (e.g. sneakers, work type boots) whilst on this Trip.

Planned tracks:
Soil Pit Tk
Stumpy Tk
Pole Tk
Natives Tk
Googies Fireline Tk
Pinnacle Tk
Muirs Tk

Alcorns TK in the morning

Recovery Equipment:
The minimum requirement is one Snatch Strap, 2 Bow Shackles rated, a Dampener and Riggers Gloves (a full recovery kit is preferable and more appropriate, but not ssential). Riggers Gloves must be worn when dealing with recovery equipment or for track clearing if encountered. Equipment must be in very good condition.. If you don't have this recovery equipment do not join!!

Your vehicle must be Roadworthy and appropriately set up for the trip (if you know of any mechanical or maintenance issues with your vehicle, you must have these fully resolved/rectified before the Trip). You will need ground clearance for the harder Tracks, therefore a suspension lift of at least 2 inches is strongly advised to avoid vehicle damage. Appropriate or Acceptable front and rear recovery points, for snatch strapping or winching, are essential. As mentioned above, due to the terrain of the State Forest a minimum of 33 A/T or Mud Tyres with very good tread depth are required. Tyres on or very close to roadworthy are not acceptable. Onboard UHF Radio, basic vehicle spares and tools, First Aid Kit and Fire Extinguisher. If you don't have 33' inch tyres and minimum 2 inch lift do not join!!

Additionally good set of LED spotties or other strong LED light bars are required. Its a must!

You need to be fully self-sufficient and bring enough Food, Water and Snacks for all persons in your vehicle for Lunch. You also need to bring sufficient Water for every person in your vehicle.


  • Electric Winch
  • Recovery Gear
  • Jack (JacekPrado) I have mechanic skills Trip Leader - Level 3 (Completed over 24 trips) Premium Member

    Driver + 1 Adult
    FZJ105R (1998 Land Cruiser)
    • 33" Tyres, 2" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

  • Jesse (Jess)

    Myself onlyChecked-In (28-Nov-2020 08:34)
    Petrol 80 (1993 80 Series)
    • 33" Tyres, 2" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

  • Joerg Mutsch (melbourne_wj) I have mechanic skills

    Myself onlyChecked-In (27-Nov-2020 21:06)
    Jeep Grand Cherokee LImited V8 4.7L (2002 Grand Cherokee Limited)
    • 33" Tyres, 4" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

  • Nigel (Nigel) I am first-aid qualified I have mechanic skills Completed Proficiency training Trip Leader - Level 2 (Completed over 11 trips)

    Myself onlyChecked-In (27-Nov-2020 20:15)
    Gladiator (2020 Gladiator)
    • 34" Tyres, 3" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

  • Baz (baz1000) Trip Leader - Level 1 (Completed over 1 trips) Premium Member

    Myself onlyChecked-In (27-Nov-2020 21:07)
    GU coil cab (2002 Y61)
    • 35" Tyres, 3" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

  • Aidan (Aidan4x4) Trip Leader - Level 1 (Completed over 1 trips) Premium Member

    I am Interested / In Waiting List
    Gu patrol (1998 Patrol)
    • 35" Tyres, 4" Lifted
    • Front Diff Lock
    • Winch

Joerg Mutsch (melbourne_wj)
Looks like that pretty much the same group from last time will attend.
10 days ago
Trip Leader Jack (JacekPrado) Premium Member
We still have 1 more spot, Aidan might be joining, spoke to him. This time we welcome Baz to a night drive, who makes me look like a novice with his chopped patrol everytime he does the hard tracks. Let's see what happens on Alcorns tk
10 days ago
Baz (baz1000) Premium Member
Looking forward to this trip - I’ve heard lots about Alcorns but never driven it.
10 days ago
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6 GOING, 2 Interested
8 adults
Trip Date
Sat, 28-Nov-2020

Meeting Point
Lancefield - shell
7:00 PM (Sat, 28-Nov-2020)