Big River State Forest, Vic
Watch the video courtesy of
our Team GFPMD (Dave Kappa), one of our competitors:
2015 Video Short
2012 Video Short
here for previous year's details and explanation of the event
here to view previous year's course notes
This is a very unique event, as it caters for
first time novelists to the experienced.
This is a 1 vehicle per team event.
The High Country Challenge has it all. Serious
navigation without the compromise of taking out the fun of four
15-16 hours of off-road competition
with 2 stages. Start is Saturday 8.30am until 4.30pm (1 1/2 hour
dinner break, then 6pm to 2am finish.
All driving will be on forest tracks,
open to the public. This is not a race.
The event is focused on all the groups
of four wheelers. Competition vehicles, slightly modified, highly
modified.... as long as has reasonable ground clearance and is
road registered, then you can enter.
Winches, are not compulsory but helpful
in the event you may do some of the optional courses in wet weather.
However, the Main Route is based on easy to medium graded four
wheel driving. Recovery equipment is compulsory... eg. snatch
strap, tree trunk protector... you know the drill. You must be
able to recover yourself if the event arises.
No limit to the amount of people
you can bring along... as long as it is a legal number you can
carry in your vehicle.
The navigation is rated easy to challenging;
the four wheel drive standard will be easy to medium with possible
challenging Options if wet. We advise you use Mud Terrains for
this event, as rain can make it very slippery.
Make sure you have enough food and
water for the weekend. The event is not catered for. You will
have some time to cook food at the halfway point between courses.
Our base camp will be secure. So
your valuables will be very safe to leave there.
There will always be several officials on site at all times to.
Base camp is start, halfway mark and finish for all 2 stages.
Our Naming rights sponsor is Roadsafe
4wd, and they will be supplying our major prize. We have many
more sponsors on board who will be adding to our massive prize
Full details will be made available
upon your entry acceptance.
250-270 kilometers of off road driving
is estimated over the 15-16 hours.
This is a unique event, with a unique
style of navigation!!!!!!! It is designed for the beginners right
through to the experienced.
Ensure that you have a GPS and know how to read a map.
will close the entries when we reach the maximum quota.
Upon receiving your entry form and payment,
we will email detailed particulars,such as how much fuel you will
require, exact location, maps, etc.
Trophies are awarded to top 3 teams. Prize Pool
awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd Placed teams.
Further details please contact Peter Butcher
0459 995 551
||one vehicle - with driver an navigator
||Extra People in Vechicle
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