Ga-Ma "trail" on Klein Pella, Northern Cape for the adventurous





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    Default Re: Ga-Ma "trail" on Klein Pella, Northern Cape for the adventurous

    So , i have been making these trails for a while now, and you would think that I would start to learn exactly how wide to make the turns. Well, it is not easy. My rake is as long as the width of the Hardbody, so I can use to to quickly check the width of the path. Then I make it about at least 1m wider so all vehicles can easily fit through it.
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    Like in this picture, see, plenty of space. Then around the outside of the turns i clear some more space for the front wheels to go wide and I clear the inside of the turn for the rear wheels.

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    So yeaterday I went in with the bike and did most of the clearing work, but forgot to take pictures. This morning I went in to take it a bit further, and i took the Hardbody to make sure that I have been making the turns wide enough, and once again, it is a tight fit.

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    At this specific corner I spent an extra hour just to make sure that it is plenty wide and easy to take as i have been getting coments that my corners are too tight a fit, and when I got there it was once again a tight fit. So I spent all of this morning just make it an easier drive through and worked on these turns.

    Now on this section the rock is not that hard to break out, so i could with a little more effort make it a straight road, but the inner child in me just loves twisty turny roads, so I cannot help myself.
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    So there my little zigzagging trail goes op the hill side.

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    Looking at it from lower down

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    Looking at it from where the Hardbody is standing.
    A nice and smooth path. I am going to try and make this one a Grade 3 or easier all the way through, for those who do not want to do the heavier trails. The trail goes up to a very good viewing point on top of a hill, and will be a worthwhile one to do for that purpose alone.
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