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    What is the trail rating of Hill 49 Hennopspark if you go straight up. How difficult would you rate it. Iím trying to compare how my LR4 Facelift rates against my Paj Gen 3 3.8 shorty. The Paj didnít make it but the LR 4 didnít even break a sweat.

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    Iíve done that hill in my Paj SWB a few times. Itís probably a 3 or at a stretch a 4.

    Not very difficult if you take the correct line. Perhaps the long wheel base makes it easier due to the spacing of the ďstepsĒ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by KurtG View Post
    Iíve done that hill in my Paj SWB a few times. Itís probably a 3 or at a stretch a 4.

    Not very difficult if you take the correct line. Perhaps the long wheel base makes it easier due to the spacing of the ďstepsĒ?
    You are referring to the direct route right? Iím very surprised: I didnít think my skill was that poor with my Shorty.

    Geez, it sure feels like a 10

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    Is it not perhaps this hill you are referring to? This is where you turn left just before the water hole and in my opinion probably the most challenging obstacle on the trail.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pietsweis View Post
    Is it not perhaps this hill you are referring to? This is where you turn left just before the water hole and in my opinion probably the most challenging obstacle on the trail.
    Thats the one. Is that a 3-4?

    I had some crazy idea in my head itís called Hill 49 because its a 49 degree incline.

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    I am uneducated regarding the grading of obstacles but from what I have seen I would personally put a 4 next to that one?
    I have not done it with a swb but lwb with diff lock it is not difficult but requires the correct line of approach and a bit of momentum on the last step.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pietsweis View Post
    Is it not perhaps this hill you are referring to? This is where you turn left just before the water hole and in my opinion probably the most challenging obstacle on the trail.
    That hill would be a solid 3 at best, but it can become very slippery and dangerous when wet. The Jimny does it quite easily. But I have seen a few people make a total hash of it, thinking that spinning wheels are the answer to get up the loose shale surface. That is a recipe for cut sidewalls though.
    It actually provides good grip and can be crawled most of the way, with a bit of momentum needed at the last incline.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flipside View Post
    That hill would be a solid 3 at best, but it can become very slippery and dangerous when wet. The Jimny does it quite easily. But I have seen a few people make a total hash of it, thinking that spinning wheels are the answer to get up the loose shale surface. That is a recipe for cut sidewalls though.
    It actually provides good grip and can be crawled most of the way, with a bit of momentum needed at the last incline.
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    Default Re: Hennopspark Hill 49

    If anyone has some photos of this section that would be great. I cant work out what we're talking about here, and ive been to hennops quite a bit, I hope I havent missed something the whole time.

    If its the climb im thinking about, that has quite a step close to the top, then yes, as has been mentioned already, thats a crawling climb - nice and slow, theres surprisingly loads of grip.

    if I remember you can get a little cross axled on some sections there. If the pajero is like the older ones where theres only a centre diff, then yes, thats the reason your pajero didnt make it
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    Default Re: Hennopspark Hill 49

    Honestly, due to the options of lines to take it can be even a five (If you take the step-ups head on), but agree with the correct lines in the dry; it will be a 3.
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