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    Quote Originally Posted by RMackay View Post
    Member him getting stuck on a hump somewhere having a picnic...
    Yeah , up the road somewhere!

    I'd have gone to fetch him, but I'd also had a bit of a picnic 😄😄😄

    He managed to get himself off the next day 😄

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eurard View Post
    God se pad is just to the side of Koos. You have to be proper mal to do that one ...
    I am looking for Video clips of God se Pad.
    Especially the one that was shown some years back on the Safari Roetes, where one Hiliux landed with its roof ontop of another car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patroller View Post
    I am looking for Video clips of God se Pad.

    Especially the one that was shown some years back on the Safari Roetes, where one Hiliux landed with its roof ontop of another car.


    I think that was Willie that landed on top of the other Hilux
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    Quote Originally Posted by XJ Junkie View Post
    - Wuppertal - Johmy se Poort
    Has Johnny se poort been opened again? I heard it was FUBAR
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    Quote Originally Posted by EttiennedK View Post
    Has Johnny se poort been opened again? I heard it was FUBAR
    I'm not sure.

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    Hi. This is my first time on the FORUM!!!!


    Did GOD se klim and Koos se klip during easter with a stock standard Jeep Wrangler Unlimeted 4 door.....WHOOPIDOO!!!!


    Also did both klippe with an Orange 1980 RANGE ROVER with only centre lock. Had to do Koos se klim in reverse because WEBER carb kept on drying up on me 20 meters up.......#### SCARY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    Does any one know off such other kinds of obstacles??


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    Quote Originally Posted by Henks View Post
    Hi. This is my first time on the FORUM!!!!


    Did GOD se klim and Koos se klip during easter with a stock standard Jeep Wrangler Unlimeted 4 door.....WHOOPIDOO!!!!


    Also did both klippe with an Orange 1980 RANGE ROVER with only centre lock. Had to do Koos se klim in reverse because WEBER carb kept on drying up on me 20 meters up.......#### SCARY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    Does any one know off such other kinds of obstacles??


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    We have a rock in Nelspruit. Only 2 have attempted it, Sakkie and Sampie. We had it surveyed and it avg out at 42deg.
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    Moegatle...nice for any vehicle, because you can choose your obstacles, and limited only by your own imagination and .....uhm....yes, those.


    At se Gat....serious play pen that can keep you VERY busy. Be careful of the water sections (not the standard crossings). Varying water levels can catch you out badly. Make sure you have support who KNOWS what they are doing before entering the water drives.


    CARNAGE CANYON...by invitation only. You better have an exceptional vehicle and know how to use it. Standards are set for vehicles before being accepted.


    Once you get tired of these, most others will be boring, and feel like driving dirt roads.
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    Quote Originally Posted by castos View Post
    We have a rock in Nelspruit. Only 2 have attempted it, Sakkie and Sampie. We had it surveyed and it avg out at 42deg.

    That was not funny, fun, but not funny Willem had me worried when he lost traction and started slipping side ways to the even more steep part. The surface is unpredictable and treacherous....
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    Quote Originally Posted by XJ Junkie View Post
    Then you need to do more trails. Helderberg is incredibly easy.

    depends on what you're driving and whether it has rained the night before.

    FL2 can get to the top when it's been dry, but I've seen seriously modded Defenders struggle after a long rain spell
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    Quote Originally Posted by Orxy View Post
    depends on what you're driving and whether it has rained the night before. FL2 can get to the top when it's been dry, but I've seen seriously modded Defenders struggle after a long rain spell
    I blame the drivers. I've been all the way up in the wet with open diffs.

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    Klipbok 4x4 near Barrydale was by far the toughest trail I have done. Whether it was because of the rain or just the general lack of maintenance it was a nightmare. I liked it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sakkie View Post
    Moegatle...nice for any vehicle, because you can choose your obstacles, and limited only by your own imagination and .....uhm....yes, those.


    At se Gat....serious play pen that can keep you VERY busy. Be careful of the water sections (not the standard crossings). Varying water levels can catch you out badly. Make sure you have support who KNOWS what they are doing before entering the water drives.


    CARNAGE CANYON...by invitation only. You better have an exceptional vehicle and know how to use it. Standards are set for vehicles before being accepted.


    Once you get tired of these, most others will be boring, and feel like driving dirt roads.
    Agree, worst mistake I made was tackle the tough stuff first, everything after that is a picknic, but we know picnics ... they can make you lapse in concentration and roll ... or something like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJC View Post
    Is there anywhere a list of SA's toughest trails?
    There was a magazine article a few years? back rating some of the toughest trails - I cant seem to find it now..

    Maybe the guys who have driven many, can rate some of the trails they consider to be the toughest?



    EDIT: Herewith list (based on info given in this thread):

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    Jobedi - near Vaalwater
    The Gorge - near Hekpoort
    Bobejaans?
    Hex Rivier?
    Wuppertal - Johmy se Poort
    Wagon Wheel - Ratel route
    3 provinces?
    I found a route at http://boschluyskloof.co.za/reserve/home?/index.html that was tough / nice.

    https://youtu.be/2_8BhYTsuzQ
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    Quote Originally Posted by Henris View Post
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    Kyk hoe scrum almal weg van dié ene... Want dis nie net van 'n paar honderd meter se tech trail nie; as jy in is, is jy in en moet deurdruk vir die res van die dag/dae. Ek onthou nog hoe die manne op die Forum grootoog vertel het van watse 'Camel Trophy'-ervaring dit was terug in '08... Maar dit lyk my Sekororo is nie meer nie? Ek wil só graag...
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    what about Rebbelie, specifically the kloof route
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jens78 View Post
    Kyk hoe scrum almal weg van dié ene... Want dis nie net van 'n paar honderd meter se tech trail nie; as jy in is, is jy in en moet deurdruk vir die res van die dag/dae. Ek onthou nog hoe die manne op die Forum grootoog vertel het van watse 'Camel Trophy'-ervaring dit was terug in '08... Maar dit lyk my Sekororo is nie meer nie? Ek wil só graag...
    Ek sal bitter graag terug gaan na Sekororo en John sal saam kom.

    Ek het my steering box daar bo gebreek en 3 dae daar vas gesit. Toe is ek daar af, verkeerde kant toe, in die donker, op die GPS se spoor.

    Great trip.
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