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27
May
Anthony Dykes
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Rubicon Historical Area & Eildon NP 4wd Adventure Tour 20-21 May 2017

On the 20-21 May 2017, High Country Adventure Tours (HCAT) led a 4wd Adventure Tour in and around the Rubicon Historical Area, Mount Torbreck and some of the Eildon National Park. Our tour which comprised of 3 Landcruisers a Prado and a Navara began with a meet and greet at the Thornton Roadhouse and we […]

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9
May
Anthony Dykes
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The Gap Getaway – McAdams Gap

The concept for the Gap Getaway came about more than 20 years ago, when the owner Brian Prothero originally bought the property as somewhere to go for a BBQ after work. The building started off as just 6 poles and a roof to cover the BBQ with no walls. For more info on this awesome […]

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9
May
Anthony Dykes
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Craigs Hut Photography Tour – Mt Stirling – Lake Cobbler – Dandongadale Falls 25-26 March 2017

On the 25-26 March, High Country Adventure Tours (HCAT) held its very popular Craigs Hut Photography Adventure Tour. This tour comprised of 7 vehicles in total – 3 Toyota Landcruiser’s, Nissan’s Navara & Patrol, Mitsubishi Pajero and a Landrover Discovery which was a great mix of makes and models. After our meet and greet at […]

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9
May
Anthony Dykes
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Avro Anson A4-4 Memorial Restoration – Mount Torbreck

On 16 May 1940, a military Avro Anson aircraft with the Australian Defence Force (ADF)  serial A4-4 , crashed into the north-east face of Mount Torbreck, 300 m (1,000 ft) below the summit, not far from the townships of Eildon and Snobs Creek. All four men on board were killed instantly. Searches were conducted by […]

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9
May
Anthony Dykes
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Mount Terrible Hut Rebuild

The 22 metre steel firetower at Mt Terrible was constructed early 1962 and a 12 foot by 12 foot accommodation hut was constructed mid 1962. The hut offered towermen (also known as fire watchers or fire spotters) accommodation during fire seasons and was in use for around five decades. Sadly its condition slowly deteriorated and vandalism took its […]

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