4x4 Expedition - Wodonga and beyond HARD

Wodonga / Yackandandah / Stanley, VIC

See more trips

On behalf of 4WDTRIP, I am heading to Wondonga on 7-8th Apr for helping a group of Journalists from Motoring.com.au to film a series of 4wd beginner tips. 

I expect the filming will be finished on Friday afternoon.

 

We will then check out the area in Wondonga and beyond, possibly at Yackandandah and Stanley area. Note; this is not a high country trip that you need to travel 200km a day. This is more for exploring unknown area/tracks, possibly some expected hard and steep tracks so be prepared. 

 

Apparently there are many great tracks and many of them are being used by the ARMY for training. One of the well known track is called "Long Tom". Well, not sure if I will try it but want to check it out. 

 

 

Friday

·       6:00pm - Meet at Yarkandandah Foodworks

·       6:30pm - Head to Camp. There are a few camp sites just 5km south/east of Yark. They are marked as No.1-6 (they may not be sign posted). You will take Bells Flats Road heading south, and enter No.1 Link Road. Please keep driving along all the camp sites until you find us.

·   

 

Saturday (Total ~ 60km)

 

·       Break camp at 8am.

·       Go back to Yark for supply/toilet/fuel.

Mt Baranduda – 13km

·       Head north to Mt. Baranduda SP. This state park is small but with many steep tracks. Some of the tracks may be narrow or for bikes only so we will find out. There are only few access points and tracks may be gated off.

·       We will loop back and come back to Yark.

·       https://cloud.hemaexplorer.com.au/datasummary/route/8abded56f2de02cf80060020bd1addd48df5f9cf/#?layer=hema250

Mt Stanley (North) – 23 km

·       Through Yark and head ack to Camp

·       Continue on No.1 Link Road until we reach to Long Tom

·       Heading east to Beechworth direction

·       Finish at Sliver Creek

·       We can drop by Beechworth if needed

·       https://cloud.hemaexplorer.com.au/datasummary/route/9796c5797d0bf271b3cece0274f8ed45fdff950a/#?layer=hema250

Mt Stanley (West to South) – 22 km

·       A few steep tracks

·       Continue on till camp grounds near Mt Stanley (on Mystleford-StanleyRoad)

·       Camp on Sat night

·       https://cloud.hemaexplorer.com.au/datasummary/route/36a8d164cc51d1655ae20692ef39c6cbbbe69164/#?layer=hema250

Sunday (Total ~ 40km)

Mt Stanley (East) – 40km

·       Break camp at 8am

·       Head north and push to Mt Stanley Summit (~ 1000m)

·       Turn East enter Carrols Trk (could be overgrown and difficult)

·       Loop around southern part of Mt Stanley

·       Head north again and finish at Bruarong, south of Yark

·       https://cloud.hemaexplorer.com.au/datasummary/route/c936e256f1485945ba0840501d50f303d2b58f07/#?layer=hema250

 

 

 

 

Requirement

  • Electric Winch
  • Recovery Gear
  • Kelvin (TREXGQ) I am first-aid qualified Trip Leader - Level 6 (Completed over 76 trips)

    GOING
    Myself onlyChecked-In (07-Apr-2016 08:28)
    TREXGQ (1990 Patrol)
    • 35" Tyres, 3" Lifted
    • Front Diff Lock
    • Winch

  • Allan (Big Pig) Trip Leader - Level 1 (Completed over 10 trips) Premium Member

    GOING
    Myself onlyChecked-In (06-Apr-2016 19:43)
    BIG PIG (2014 WK2 diesel)
    • 32" Tyres
    • Rear Diff Lock
    • Winch

  • Antony (Peloza79) I am first-aid qualified Trip Leader - Level 6 (Completed over 53 trips) Premium Member

    GOING
    Myself onlyChecked-In (08-Apr-2016 06:47)
    Vdj79 landcruiser (2013 Landcruiser)
    • 33" Tyres, 2" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

  • Peter (GQ351C)

    GOING
    Driver + 1 AdultChecked-In (07-Apr-2016 19:34)
    GQ351C (1990 GQ Patrol)
    • 35" Tyres, 3" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

  • Zak (Uzooz) I have mechanic skills Trip Leader - Level 1 (Completed over 5 trips) Premium Member

    GOING
    Myself onlyChecked-In (07-Apr-2016 19:25)
    Discovery 4 (2010 Discovery)
    • 32" Tyres, 2" Lifted
    • Winch

  • Alex (AlexPatrol) I have mechanic skills Trip Leader - Level 1 (Completed over 1 trips)

    GOING
    Myself onlyChecked-In (07-Apr-2016 19:37)
    GQ (1992 GQ)
    • 33" Tyres
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

  • Matthew (discomatt) I am first-aid qualified I have mechanic skills Trip Leader - Level 1 (Completed over 6 trips)

    GOING
    Myself onlyChecked-In (06-Apr-2016 18:40)
    V8 discovery with a couple of modds (1996 Discovery)
    • 33" Tyres, 2" Lifted
    • Winch

  • Frederic (Frenchy) Premium Member


    I am Interested / In Waiting List
    Nissan patrol GU (2004 Patrol)
    • 33" Tyres, 3" Lifted
    • Front & Rear Locker
    • Winch

Show all posts (72)

Join or Sign in to Post a Comment.

TRIP COMPLETED

7 GOING, 1 Interested
8 adults
Trip Date
08-Apr-2016 (Fri) to 10-Apr-2016 (Sun)

Meeting Point
Yackandandah Foodworks (main street)
6:00 PM (Fri, 08-Apr-2016)

Organiser 4WD TRIP
Kelvin (TREXGQ)

View my trips