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Dwellingup

Captain Fawcett Track & Dwellingup Fire Trail Overnighter

Morning Tea a Captain Fawcett Track through an old forest and dinner at a Hotel? Camping in the Woods & than the Dwellingup Fire Trail? Let's do it!!!

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Captain Fawcett Track & Dwellingup Fire Trail Overnighter
Captain Fawcett Track & Dwellingup Fire Trail Overnighter

Time & Location

30 Apr 2022, 10:00 am AWST – 01 May 2022, 5:00 pm AWST

Dwellingup, 53 McLarty St, Dwellingup WA 6213, Australia

Guests

About the Event

The Isuzu 4x4 Club of WA Inc. is heading to Dwellingup

Itinerary:

  • Trip Name: Captain Fawcett Track & Dwellinup Fire Trail Overnighter
  • Trip Type: Saturday / Sunday overnight Trip with a Day Trip Saturday Option (Captain Fawcett) or Day Trip Option Sunday (Dweelingup Fire Trail) 
  • Trip Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Vehicle Suitability: Recommended to have All Terrain Tires
  • Sand Flag: N/A
  • Minimum Requirements:  UHF Radio or minimum 5watt Hand Held Radio , Front  Recovery Points or minimum Recovery Hitch Receiver, 2 x Rated Bow Shackles, 1x Kenitic Rope or Snatch Strap, Damper Blanket, Air Compressor, Tire Deflator, Long Handle Shovel & Recovery Tracks. (for more information please visit our FAQ regarding our requirements Here)
  • Maximum Vehicles: Unlimited
  • National Park Pass Required: Yes
  • Camping suitability: Swags, Tents, (Camper Trailers & Caravans limited availability may need to book into Dwellingup Caravan Park)
  • Campsite - The Club will be based out of the Baden Powell Campsite located in the Lane Poole Reserve accessed via the Lane Poole Reserve Entry Station, Nanga Road 9.5km from Dwellingup via Pinjarra-Williams Road and Nanga Road 35km from Waroona via Nanga Brook Road and Nanga Road.  Baden Powell has 42 campsites and caters for larger vans and groups. 36 are tent only and six sites are suitable for caravans and camper trailers. Each site has a fire pit and the tent-only sites also have wooden picnic tables. There are three undercover camp kitchens, each with gas barbeques, sinks, tables and benches and running water with collected rainwater. There are also sites and toilets that have wheelchair access.
  • Campsite Bookings - Click here - Note - persons camping overnight must book online. Sites are limited, so it is recommended to book your sites ASAP or you may miss out on securring a campsite, if this spot fills up you will need to book into another campsite within the Lane Poole Reserve click here or book in elsewhere.
  • Toilets: Pit Toilets available
  • Showers: BYO Portable Shower
  • Camping Costs: $15.00 per night per adult, $9.00 per night concession, $3.00 per night per child (6 -15 years), $0.00 per night 0-5 years
  • Weather: be prepared for cold/ hot – dry/wet conditions.
  • Water: Minimum 3 Litres per day per adult we also recommend carrying the same amount per child as a safe measure.
  • Fuel:  Available at the Dwellingup Gull Service Station or at the BP Service Station. All attendees are required to have a full tank of fuel prior to each days Safety / Trip briefing Start Time.
  • Muster Point Saturday: Blue Wren Cafe - 53 McLarty Street, Dwellingup WA 6213
  • Directions to Muster Point: click Here
  • UHF Channel : 10
  • Safety / Trip Briefing: 1030hrs Convoy on the Road by 1045hrs
  • (Please ensure you arrive ready with a full tank of fuel 15 minutes prior to muster start time)
  • Morning Tea: (at members cost) - ***optional*** 0930hrs - 1030hrs at the Blue Wren Cafe 
  • Lunch: BYO Packed Lunch out on the Track.
  • Dinner: (at members cost) ***optional*** Quindanning Hotel approx. 1900hrs for menu click here
  • Food Long Trips Details: BYO Breakfast, Lunch etc. Sunday Lunch will be on the Track
  • Personal Details Form - all attendees are required to keep an up to date personal details form one per person in their glove box. - click Here for the form.
  • Trip Leader: Ross Rhodes 0429 911 221 (Captain Fawcett)
  • Charlie: (Captain Fawcett) TBC
  • Trip Leader: Jeff Trewick 0447 055 553 (Dwellingup Fire Trail)
  • Charlie: (Dwellingup Fire Trails) TBC

Trip Briefing Day1 Saturday:

The Isuzu 4x4 Club of WA Inc. will be meeting at the front of Blue Wren Cafe 0930hrs for morning tea until 1030hrs.

We will be meeting up with some of our mates from the Traxx 4WD Group from Albany

After the Trip Safety & Convoy Briefing at 1030hrs club will be heading the Captain Fawcett Track. The day will be full of forest driving through the historic old growth forest.

After we finish the Captain Fawcett Track we will be making our way to the Quindanning Hotel for Dinner and some refreshments.

***Refuel for Sunday either before or after Dinner at the Quindanning Hotel ***

Trip Briefing Day2 Sunday:

Breakfast: (BYO) at the campsite. Site pack up required by 0915hrs Sharp!

Muster: 0930hrs hitting the Dwelingup Fire Trail 

Lunch: (BYO) will be out on the Trail.

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