11-Jun-2016 (Sat) to 10-Jul-2016 (Sun) (Simpson Desert West to East, SA) Medium

Jim Organiser: Jim (JimMc) Trip Leader - Level 1

  • Meetup Time: 8:00 AM (Sat, 11-Jun-2016)
  • Meeting Point: Farina South Australia camping ground
  • Location / Area: W Simpson Desert West to East in SA
Going3 GOING, 1 Interested
6 adults
TRIP COMPLETED

Trip Summary

Medium - For experienced drivers. You may tackle some tracks with moderate steep and/or rocky/slippery/sandy track sections.

We will visit Poeppel corner, to Birdsville, I hope if we have time to drop in at Haddon corner, down the inside Birdsville track back upto to Innamincka and down to Cameron Corner, Silverton from there if I have time I drop in at Memindee Lakes and for me home in Upwey, you can come along on any part of the trip or all of the trip, I will be leaving home to drive upto Farina on June the 1st.  There will be a live link that will show where we are in real time on the radio club webpage www.vk3kid.org "click on "where are we now" 


Requirements

  • CB Radio UHF Channel: 10
  • Number of Vehicles: Maximum 6
  • Electric Winch: WINCH REQUIRED
  • Recovery Gear: REQUIRED
  • Additional Note: You must have a legal sand flag, a Parks Permit
    We have two 4x4 and 4 people booked.
    Well equipped vehicles able to carry fuel for 800km of sand driving with about 30%+ margin (you will use more than normal fuel in the sand) there is some water on the track but you must have water for min of 14 days for each person in your 4x4.

    A comprehensive set of spare parts & tire repair kit and two spare tires.

    We will visit Poeppel corner, to Birdsville, I hope if we have time to drop in at Haddon corner, down the inside Birdsville track back up-to to Innamincka and down to Cameron Corner, Silverton from there if I have time I drop in at Memindee Lakes and for me home in Upwey, you can come along on any part of the trip or all of the trip, I will be leaving home to drive up-to Farina on June the 8th. Just drop me a email for any more info.