Article - Winches
4WD travellers should be capable and equipped for winching
when they head offroad. Written in conjunction with one of Australia's
most noted experts in winch gear, this article outlines all the
different types on the market, along with what accessories you need.
Full of practical tips to suit everyone from traveller to competitor its
a must read. Click
here to read it online.
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currently being re-formatted and updated. Keep your eye on the Latest
Note - SA Deserts
Andado Track traverses fascinating terrain
that includes mountain ranges, rocky gibber plains, desert sand dunes
and floodplains in the Red Centre just south of Alice Springs.
truly is a breathtaking experience and one that you will not expect to
see in Central Australia. You can extend this trip to include Dalhousie
Springs or Finke, and it joins up nicely with the Simpson
Desert trek notes.
trek note is in the new format
including reverse driving directions. Keep your eye on the Latest
Page Updates to see other Trek Notes that have been updated.
Prices Historical Graphs
30 Day trends for each state are shown on the Fuel
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page at the end of the report.
that the Fuel Price pages are updated daily.
of the Outback 2006In the coming weeks you'll start to hear a
lot more about a key event taking place next year called the "Great
As the name suggests, participants will
be driving 4WD vehicles on 19 designated tracks across Australia leaving
from capital cities and converging in Alice Springs in August 2006. The
objective is to collect rubbish along the way, beautifying these remote
areas and gaining positive media exposure for the 4WD industry.
ExplorOz will be extensively involved
as one of the major sponsors to this event. Not only will we be involved
in media promotions, but we will be the first point of contact for
people wishing to find out about the logistics of participating.
Stay tuned for
more details about the event in our next newsletter and keep your eyes
open for the launch of a massive media campaign to promote this key
& Waypoint Files Wanted
you for the response from our last newsletter. Our list has been reduced
by one, but we are still looking for the following plot and waypoint
Alpine and Kosciusko
we're looking for is anyone who has driven a Trek according to the
driving directions in the above trek notes. If you have recorded your
trip on GPS then send us your track & waypoint files and we'll
publish it within the relevant Trek Note to share with others.
files to ExplorOz
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