Cobaw - day trip MEDIUM / HARD

Cobaw, VIC

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Cobaw day trip

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 4pm
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

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!!

VEHICLE & EQUIPMENT:
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!!

FOOD AND GENERAL PROVISIONS:
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.

Requirement

  • Electric Winch
  • Recovery Gear
  • Jack (Jack105) I have mechanic skills Trip Leader - Level 4 (Completed over 32 trips) Premium Member

    GOING
    Myself onlyChecked-In (18-Feb-2021 16:44)
    FZJ105R (1998 Land Cruiser)
    • 35" Tyres, 2" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

  • Floyd (JL OllllllO) I had chainsaw training I had winch training Trip Leader - Level 1 (Completed over 1 trips) Premium Member

    GOING
    Myself onlyChecked-In (19-Feb-2021 13:13)
    JL Unlimited Overland (2019 Wrangler)
    • 37" Tyres, 3" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch


  • Andrew (Wrighty) I have mechanic skills I had chainsaw training I had winch training Premium Member

    GOING
    Driver + 1 Adult
    Mr (1999 Patrol)
    • 35" Tyres, 4" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

  • Jesse (Jess) I am first-aid qualified I have mechanic skills

    GOING
    Driver + 1 AdultChecked-In (20-Feb-2021 07:56)
    Petrol 80 (1993 80 Series)
    • 33" Tyres, 2" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

  • Brendan (BP JK)

    GOING
    Driver + 1 Adult + 2 ChildrenChecked-In (20-Feb-2021 06:21)
    Jeep JK (2018 Wrangler JKU)
    • 33" Tyres, 2" Lifted
    • Winch

  • Marc (GONM4D) I had chainsaw training I had winch training Completed Proficiency training Trip Leader - Level 1 (Completed over 2 trips)


    I am Interested / In Waiting List
    GONM4D (2003 Patrol)
    • 3" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

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


    I am Interested / In Waiting List
    GU coil cab (2002 Y61)
    • 35" Tyres, 3" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

  • Colin (EastEndBoy) I had chainsaw training I had winch training Trip Leader - Level 1 (Completed over 3 trips)


    I am Interested / In Waiting List
    Mt Henry (2016 Everest)
    • 32" Tyres, 2" Lifted
    • Rear Diff Lock
    • Winch

  • Nicko (garlani) Trip Leader - Level 1 (Completed over 3 trips)


    I am Interested / In Waiting List
    Patsy (2002 Patrol TB48 Ti GU3)
    • 35" Tyres, 2" Lifted
    • Winch

Baz (baz1000) Premium Member
WITHDRAWN from Trip - Reason: Shifting to "interested" Jack - new woodruff key for the crankshaft hasn't arrived yet as I expected it would
15 Feb 2021
Trip Leader Jack (Jack105) Premium Member
No worries, hope you get it soon, the trip will only take place now if the lockdown is lifted, otherwise I will postpone it.
15 Feb 2021
Craig Brown (jeepinaustralia) Premium Member
WITHDRAWN from Trip - Reason: Apologies, due to the lockdown, I'm not going to have the work completed on the Jeep by the time of the trip.
15 Feb 2021
Andrew (Wrighty) Premium Member
So we stopping for a cook up for lunch
17 Feb 2021
Trip Leader Jack (Jack105) Premium Member
Always
18 Feb 2021
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TRIP COMPLETED

6 GOING, 4 Interested
9 adults , 2 children (11 in total)
Trip Date
Sat, 20-Feb-2021

Meeting Point
Lancefield - shell
9:00 AM (Sat, 20-Feb-2021)

TRIP FULL