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 4.00pm (1 1/2 hour dinner break,
then 5:30pm to 1:00am 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
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.
You also get Saturday Breakfast, Saturday Dinner
and Sunday Breakfast provided. Extra passengers over the age of
16 is $25 to cover catering. U16 are FREE.
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
200-250 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
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 10 teams. Prize Pool
awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd placed teams and possibly down to
Further details please contact Peter Butcher
0459 995 551
||one vehicle - with driver an navigator
|Extra people to cover catering costs
2 x Breakfast and BBQ dinner provided $25
U16- no charge
& IMPORTANT NAVRUN LINKS
more details contact NavRun Headquarters (Rudi Paoletti).
details are under Contact
and Scores of all the Challenges.
also refer to the Navrun Rules &
View Photo Gallery
of the Challenge.
to the Fixture for venues and dates
of all the Navruns.