High Country Weekender
Requirements: Basic driver and water crossing training, basic recovery gear including max trax if you have them, UHF radio, good tyres, well maintained and reliable vehicle which should have good ground clearance, camping gear including gas stove for cooking, food and water, happy hour supplies. Bow saw/axe for track clearing and a blind/tarp for water crossings. You should be prepared for all weather conditions including snow. Tyre chains are something you can consider carrying for steep mountain fire trails â€“ bring them if you have them. Description: Travel to Jindabyne and top up with fuel. We will camp at the Jindy CP ($27 per couple unpowered) and have dinner at the pub. Saturday 8:30 am on to Thredbo and then Tom Groggin for a dip in the Murray River (water crossing) and head down Davies Plain Track to McCarthyâ€™s Track, past the Poplars and onto Limestone Road – visiting Davies Plain and Charlies Creek Huts. We will camp at Limestone Creek. Sunday 8:30am we will wander past the Cobberas to McFarlane Flat and onto the Ingeegoodbee Track. A climb up to Mt Menaak and then down to Barry Way and the magnificent Snowy River. On past Willis and the many camp spots on the Snowy to perhaps visit Wallace Craigie lookout. Jindabyne, Cooma then home. This is the plan but we may deviate to visit or camp at other locations depending on our progress. Many of the areas we are visiting have toilet facilities â€“ but remember your shovel, toilet paper, good humour and camaraderie! To book on this trip please ring Greg 0401710071 or email the trip leader.