Upcoming Trips

BJC Trip Calendar July-Dec 2018 v3

Join us for some great weekend adventures in 2018!

Visitors – please complete the attached Visitor Participation Form for your first trip with the BJC.


August club camp – 11 – 12 August – Janowen Hills 4×4 Park

Trip Rating: Medium – Difficult
Trip Location: Janowen Hills 4WD Park
Meeting Place and Time: Saturday 11th August, 8am at Aratula Shell – Cunningham Hwy, Aratula

Cost and payment method: CASH ONLY
4WDing: Day only $25; Weekend (or 2-8 days) $30
Camping: Adults: $15.00 per person per night; Children (5 – 15 years): $7.00 per person per night; Children (under 5 years): No charge

Trip Details:
Come join us for the day or for the weekend and tackle the challenges that one of our favourite 4×4 parks has to offer. Janowen has a variety of tracks and levels of difficulty including the wombat holes, creeks, gullies, step ups, steep ascents and descents etc. and the waterfall. Relax by the campfire at night and enjoy the company of your fellow Jeepers.

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Experience day – Janowen Hills – Saturday 11 August

Trip Rating: Easy
Trip Location: Janowen Hills 4WD Park
Meeting Place and Time: 8am at Aratula Shell – Cunningham Hwy, Aratula – Ensure you fuel up prior to departure time

Cost and payment method: CASH ONLY
4WDing: Day only $25; Weekend (or 2-8 days) $30
Camping: Adults: $15.00 per person per night; Children (5 – 15 years): $7.00 per person per night; Children (under 5 years): No charge

Trip Details:
This trip will cater for all models of Jeeps, stock or not and is targeted for new members/visitors wishing to join the club. We will cover a number of theory based topics as well practical driving skills over the course of the day. Approx Finish Time: 3pm Saturday. This experience day is running parallel to our August club camp, so everyone is most welcome to camp over. If you and your vehicle are capable of some more challenging runs, you will be able to join the experienced members and head out on a run on Sunday morning as well. (At trip leaders discretion)

Theory components cover many aspects of driving, some of these subjects include:

  • Vehicle types and capabilities
  • How a 4WD works
  • Tyre selection, inflation and use
  • Pre-trip and during trip vehicle equipment and safety inspections
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Different techniques for driving in varying terrains

The practical component will give the participants the opportunity to learn and experience all of the different aspects of basic 4WDing in the field. Some of the topics covered on the weekend training include:

  • Principles of 4WDriving
  • Stop stall key start recoveries
  • Driving up and down moderate inclines
  • Driving techniques for different terrains
  • Approach, departure and ramp over angles
  • Driving on side slopes
  • Snatch strap recoveries
  • Driving to cause minimal environmental impact
  • Using Convoy Procedure

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August Day Trip – Mt Mee – Sunday 26 August 2018

Trip Rating: Easy
Meeting Place and Time: 8.30am Dayboro Bakery, 32 Williams St, Dayboro – Ensure you fuel up prior to departure time

Cost and payment method: nil

Trip Details: Starting at Laceys Creek Road in the southern end of the Park, heading north Range Road forest drive through Jacky Creek Road towards A Break, after stopping for lunch at The Gantry Picnic area, heading north along the Western Escarpment forest drive to drive the moderate rated tracks in the north west of the park, then looping back to the Gantry to head home back through Mt Mee and Dayboro. A great day out for all types of Jeeps.

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