Trips

JeepFreakzQLD Trips

When attending a JeepFreakzQLD trip you will need ensure that you vehicle meets the minimum safety requirements listed below.

  • Snatch strap in good condition
  • Two rated shackles
  • A rated vehicle tow hook front and rear
  • A working UHF two way radio (in Jeep or handheld)
  • First aid kit

Track/Trip Classifications

Trip Rating - Easy

Easy

Overview: All-wheel drive and high range.  Novice drivers.

Expected terrain & track conditions: Mostly unsealed roads with no obstacles and minor gradients.

Vehicle Suitability: All-wheel drive and high range 4WD. Can be low clearance with single range and road tyres.

Recovery Equipment: As per club standards.

Driver Training Experience: Suitable for novice drivers.

Weather: May be more difficult in wet conditions.

Medium

Overview: Mainly high range 4WD but low range required.  Some 4WD experience or training required.

Expected terrain & track conditions: Tracks with some steep and/or rocky, slippery, sandy sections.  May have shallow water crossings.

Vehicle Suitability: Suitable for medium clearance vehicles with dual range and all terrain tyres (recommended). Aux lighting for night runs required.

Recovery Equipment: As per club standards.

Driver Training Experience: Recommended that drivers have experience or 4WD training.  Recommended to be done in groups of vehicles.

Weather: May be more difficult in wet conditions.

Difficult

Overview: Significant low range 4WD with standard ground clearance.  Should have 4WD driver training.

Expected terrain & track conditions: Tracks with frequent steep and/or rock, slippery, sandy track sections. Possible water crossings.

Vehicle Suitability: Suitable for medium to high clearance vehicles with dual range and mud terrain tyres.  Recommend body armour and traction aids. Aux lighting for night runs required.

Recovery Equipment: As per club standards.

Driver Training Experience: Recommended for drivers with reasonable experience or 4WD training.  To be done in groups of vehicles.

Weather: May be more difficult in wet conditions.

Very Difficult

Overview: Low range 4WD with high ground clearance.  Experienced drivers.

Expected terrain & track conditions: Tracks with frequent very steep and/or rocky, slippery, sandy track sections.  May have difficult river crossings. Vehicle damage highly likely.

Vehicle Suitability: Suitable for high clearance vehicles with Mud terrain tyres, two traction aids (recommended) and a winch.  Self recovery a must. Aux lighting for night runs required.

Recovery Equipment: As per club standards.

Driver Training Experience: Drivers with extensive experience and/or advanced training should only attempt as there are several technical challenges.  Must be able to self-recover and spot vehicles.  Recommended to be done in groups of four or more vehicles.  Visiting drivers are not permitted.