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Latitude South 37 54 Latitude East 146 00

 

 

The Pine Plantation north of Noojee has long been a popular 4WDriving area, but unfortunately recent logging of the area has seen many favourite tracks closed or destroyed as the harvestors move in........however a few  good tracks still prevail if you just know where to look.

          

The entrance to the first track....and what a track it was!

The first few hundred metres of track were indicative of the conditions and terrain of what was to come. 

The first big bog hole was interesting as the wheel ruts on the exit were excessively deep.

.....but the Pinzgauer made it through and out the other side with the help of the Swampers.

The second option to tackle the bog hole shown above, was to dive into the quagmire and power out, up a slightly gentler slope, however the bottom of this "hole" was not nearly as firm as the first option, as Fletch soon found out.

That exit stage of that first bog hole was a real doozey, as the slick hard packed clay in the bottom of those deep wheel ruts did little to increase traction

At one point we thought Nigel was going to try both options.....at the SAME time!

"Fletch" is not afraid to use the Rangie for what it was really designed to do and more than often he can get the vehicle through situations where other makes of 4WD's would flounder.

This track sure had some interesting sections.

Even those 38 inch Bogger tyres weren't enough to get Colin through this section.

One could almost think this was a scene from a WW2 movie based in the Jungles of Malaysia, but it was yet another interesting stage on the same track!

Is that a vehicle I see poking through the bush?

Due to the undergrowth in some sections the vehicles were almost invisible at some stages.


Further along the track yet more recovery was necessary....for "some" vehicles!

Here you see an imposing line-up of vehicles that we travelled with on the day. 

A great day was had by all .....thanks Colin!