Road Safe's

High Country Challenge

17/18th November, 2018




Where: Big River State Forest, Vic

When: 17/18th November, 2018

Watch the video courtesy of our Team GFPMD (Dave Kappa), one of our competitors:

High Country 2015 Video Short

High Country 2012 Video Short

Click here for Details and Explanation of the event

Click 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 wheel driving.

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 pool.

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. 

We 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 at 0459 995 551


Entry Fee Includes
$300 one vehicle - with driver an navigator
NO CHARGE Extra People in Vechicle



For more details contact NavRun Headquarters (Rudi Paoletti).

Full details are under Contact Us.

Results and Scores of all the Challenges.

Please also refer to the Navrun Rules & Conditions.

View Photo Gallery of the Challenge.


Refer to the Fixture for venues and dates of all the Navruns.

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