ExplorOz Newsletter - Issue 19

8th November, 2001. In this issue: Vic High Country, Road Conditions, 4WD Shows, New Trek Note - The Gunbarrel Highway, Tread Lightly and News Letter Format.

Wow look at our new look User Newsletter!

The change of seasons doesn't have to mean that you park your 4WD in the garage till next season, you just look closer to your backyard for some great local trips or visit your local 4WD Show for inspiration.

Vic High Country
Nov 1 starts the season

Tracks that have been closed for the winter season have just opened. For latest conditions check out our reports.

We've also got the latest publication on 4WD Tracks of the High Country which can be yours for just $26.95 With 16 treks in the Vic High Country plus another 4 in the NSW High Country with mud maps, gps references, points of history and more, its definitely good value.

And please, if you have more info about track conditions email Michelle so we can publish it for the benefit of everyone.

Road Conditions
Latest reports

Up north, where the weather is topping 40 degrees, the buildup to the wet season is occurring and tracks are closing; isolated downpours are occurring in Kakadu and along the Gulf, whilst in the centre the deserts are scorching and isolated. 

Down south in Victoria tracks may just be opening, but up in the north and in the centre, its getting hot and steamy as we approach the wet season.

4WD Shows
If you're going to one of the current round of 4WD shows keep a look out for the following displays:
Tread Lightly, ARB, 4WD Interior Accessories, Getabout Tours, A4WDRN
All of these business currently support ExplorOz and will be handing out brochures and stickers, drop in and get yours and while you are there have a look at the products and services our supporting business offer.
 New Trek
The Gunbarrel Highway
The ExplorOz team have just added another new trek making 66 treks now on the ExplorOz site! Converted from Michelle & David's travel diary, the Gunbarrel Highway is one of the best remote outback treks, the details cover access, permits, facilities, preparation and detailed track notes.
Tread Lightly
ExplorOz has now been made a Tread Lightly Partner, in recognition of the work we do in serving the 4WD recreation. Through this partnership we hope to encourage the ExplorOz community to adopt the Tread Lightly ethos.

Tread Lightly's mission is "to encourage recreationalists to be responsible and apply minimum impact principles to all outdoor recreational activities". 

News Letter Format
What do you think of the new newsletter format? The navigation links at the top will take you directly to the relevant sections of ExplorOz.com.  We have also included some images to spruce up the newletter. Let us know what you think info@exploroz.com

Change of details?
We now have well over 2,000 names in our mailing list so if you need to change your email address for receiving this newsletter please use the online system. Simply go to www.ExplorOz.com and from any page scroll down below Tips, Quotes & Facts on the left side of the window and look for the Mail List Box. Enter your old email address and hit the DEL button, then wait for the system to confirm it is deleted. Then in the same box, enter your new email address and hit ADD. It's that easy!  

Regards from the ExplorOz Team in Perth, WA
Phone (08) 9403 3737
Fax (08) 9403 3738

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