Waikaia Bush road (old man range)

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Waikaia Bush road (old man range)

Postby terrano » Sat Jan 31, 2015 12:44 pm

Has any one done this track lately? Whats the condition like? Will be two vehicles my swb landcruiser with 35s and friends mwb with standard a/ts and a pto winch.

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Re: Waikaia Bush road (old man range)

Postby NJV6 » Sat Jan 31, 2015 7:58 pm

Should be fine, be very carefully with fires, no smoking outside etc at the mo as it's tinder dry.

If in the unlikely chance of rain be careful on the zigzag part of the track as it gets very slippery and lives have been lost. Stick to the track and enjoy the water holes, it's a bit of fun.
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Re: Waikaia Bush road (old man range)

Postby terrano » Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:35 pm

Sounds good, cheers for the advice. Is the zigzag part quite steep?

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Re: Waikaia Bush road (old man range)

Postby NJV6 » Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:17 pm

No, not really, its just clay.
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Re: Waikaia Bush road (old man range)

Postby juz » Sat Jan 31, 2015 11:23 pm

Last I heard was theres a dead Landrover in one of the bogs up top.. :lol: Should be fun after this bit of rain, like was said be careful on the zigzags up waikaia side.
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Re: Waikaia Bush road (old man range)

Postby evolution02 » Sun Feb 01, 2015 8:36 pm

Is this also know as Whitecoomb road?

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Re: Waikaia Bush road (old man range)

Postby You Get That » Sun Feb 01, 2015 9:14 pm

yup whitecoomb road pretty fun going up the zig zag
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