High Country Challenge
Watch the video courtesy of
our Team GFPMD (Dave Kappa), one of our competitors:
2015 Video Short
2012 Video Short
This is a very unique event, as it caters for
first time novelists to so-called expert navigators.
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 9am until midnight.
The event is focused on all the groups
of four wheelers. Families, stock standard vehicles, competition
vehicles, slightly modified, highly modified.... as long as it
is a four wheel drive and road registered, then you can enter.
Winches, are not compulsory.... recovery
equipment is... eg. snatch strap, tree trunk protector... you
know the drill. You must be able to recover yourself if the event
No limit to the amount of people
you can bring along... as long as it is a legal number you can
cram in your vehicle.
The navigation is rated easy to challenging;
the four wheel drive standard will be easy to medium. We do recommend
Mud Terrains. Mud Terrains can be a god send if it rains.
Dinner is provided for the Saturday
night by the Toolangi Tavern.
An example of such meal options would
Chicken parma with chips and salad
Beer battered fish and chips with coleslaw
Famous Toolangi Burger (with the lot)
Vegetarian burger- roasted field mushrooms, haloumi cheese, beetroot,
harissa & onion
Bangers and mash with tomato relish and onion rings.
Make sure you have enough additional
food and water for the weekend.
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.
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 expert.
Ensure that you has a GPS.
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.
||one vehicle team of 2 adults; dinner for the
Saturday night at TBA.
||no charge unless catering
is required, then its $30 per head
|extra U12 child
||no charge unless catering
is required, then its $15 per head
|5 and under
||no charge for meals and presentation dinner
||plus $30 for Presentation
Dinner if you would like to attend the Sandown Hotel.
This is a buffet dinner inc. deserts. 12 and Under is only
$15, and 5 and Under no charge.
Presentation Dinner: This is a buffet Dinner
at the Sandown Hotel near Sandown Racecourse at 6pm Saturday (date
to be announced later).
What do I get?: Included in your entry
fee are all maps and notes, and dinner for 2 x adults per vehicle.
& IMPORTANT NAVRUN LINKS
more details contact NavRun Headquarters (Rudi Paoletti).
details are under Contact Us.
and Scores of all the Challenges.
also refer to the Navrun Rules &
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of the Challenge.
to the Fixture for venues and dates
of all the Navruns.