Brindabella 4WD Tour

Free!

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Description

Location: S35 17.527 E148 55.465  Carpool Uriarra Village front gates
Hosts:  jusojara (James), Oz KEG (Stuart)
Start time : Friday 29-March @ 10:00
Duration: 6 Hours
Drive time from Canberra Park: 60min

Notes:
* Tour will be for owners of 4WD suitable cars only,
* limited numbers.
* Warning: out of mobile reception area so need to download any caches for offline viewing
* This tour may be modified or cancelled depending on the weather both on the day, as well as leading up to the tour.
Spare seats will be advertised after all spots have been settled and confirmed.
Drivers will be asked if there are any spare seats and these will be advertised at a later stage.

Description:

The Tour meeting coordinates are at Uriarra Village, there is some mobile phone reception here.
The 4WD teams will meet here with host James (jusojara) and commence the trek along
Brindabella Road to the first historic cache at the site of the former Condor Cabin.
The route will then continue to the NSW border at Piccadilly Circus then turn onto Gentle Annie FT
for the downhill run into Flea Creek, with stunning scenery along the way.
The lunch stop will be at the Flea Creek day use area, with toilet facilities at the camping area
nearby. Great photo spots along the fast flowing Goodradigbee River area. There is no mobile
reception here.
After lunch the route will take us onto the Webbs Ridge FT and then a scenic photo stop before
heading onto the winding Powerline Trail, crossing the headwaters of Flea Creek and then
continuing to the Mt Coree camping area. For another cache stop and toilet break. There is no
mobile reception here.
The tour then continues the climb up the winding Mt Coree trail with a couple of cache stops with
views to Canberra City. Once at the summit there are panoramic views in all directions including
back towards Tidbinbilla and Canberra and onto Main Range in Kosciuszko National Park, cache, one
of the ACT’s highest (although technically just in NSW) at 1421m, and time to read historic plaques
and information signs.
The ideal group photo spot with the best views in the ACT with the fire tower and trig station close
by. There is mobile phone reception here but no toilets.
The tour then commences the downhill run and along Two Sticks Rd and Blue Range Road back to
the ACT border and cache stop along the way.
The tour will finish at the Blue Range Hut area and individuals are welcome to split off into any
direction and cache or head back to the city area from here.

Additional information

Tour Date

Friday 29-March @ 10:00

Do you have a 4WD with high ground clearance?

Yes, No

Does your vehicle have low range?

Yes, No

What type of UHF Radio?

Handheld, Vehicle mounted, None

Do you have recovery equipment?

Yes, No

Do you have a winch?

Yes, No

How many Extra seats?

0, 1, 2, 3, 4