Brisbane to Cameron Corner or Birdsville?

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land' started by advEd, Jul 18, 2014.

  1. advEd

    advEd Adventurer

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    Hey guys,

    I'm gearing up to do my first trip out to Cameron Corner, or Birdsville. I haven't decided which yet. I'm heading in from Brisbane. Are there any .gpx files around from Brisbane to CC or BV? Or am I best just to slab it to Charleville and go to BV from there?

    Thanks,

    Ed
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  2. Oldfatbeerman

    Oldfatbeerman Enroute to a PUB

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    My advice is to plan your own route and plot it onto your GPS . Use what ever interface program applies to your GPS manufacturer , Garmin = Basecamp , Magellan = Vantage point , etc , etc .

    That way you get to see what you want to see and ride the surface that you prefer to ride . I like to ride mostly dirt with tar as short link ups between the dirt sections , others like to go the most direct route using whatever surface is on that route , so , you see , it all depends on what YOU prefer to ride , also , it depends on how much time you have to do your ride . , I have done Cameron Corner to Home in a day and a half ( 27 hrs actually ) before but the main rds are boring as for me .

    I am doing a ride to Cameron Corner and Innaminka in about a months time , we will be taking about 4 days to get to Cameron Corner and another day or 2 to do the Innaminka / Dig Tree portion and another 4 days back to home mostly via dirt rds and forest fire trails .

    There is a web site with Australian GPS tracks available for down loading as GPX files , I just can't recall the address at the mo . I'll suss it out and come back and post the addy .
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  3. Oldfatbeerman

    Oldfatbeerman Enroute to a PUB

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  4. advEd

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    Thanks mate,

    I appreciate your advice. I've been doing some research and have come up with a nice ride. Should be an interesting trip.
    Thanks again.

    Ed
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  5. XRman

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    Hi advEd,

    OFBM advice is on the money.

    We are going up there again in 2 weeks, but we are South West Vic based. Our last year's trip is listed on TAUT. www.transaustraliatrail.com.au
    I had a look at TAUT for trips like you want to do, but there is mainly Brisbane local rides.

    When you finish your ride upload it to the site please.

    happy trails
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  6. rsser

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