Baboons 5 to 8 October 2017

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Re: Baboons 5 to 8 October 2017

Post by Wilkie » 04 Oct 2017 07:36

To all of you going on this trip....enjoy and please do capture the moments and share with us :gotpics: :gotpics:

Goodluck

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Re: Baboons 5 to 8 October 2017

Post by offroadbiker » 04 Oct 2017 07:44

Man ek is totaal bleddie groen oor die een :redface: :redface:

Maar ja. ry mooi en geniet hom en kom plak die kiekies sodat ek nog groener kan word :oldtimer:










eeeeeeendag............................ :wink:
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Re: Baboons 5 to 8 October 2017

Post by SJC » 04 Oct 2017 08:30

Wilkie wrote:To all of you going on this trip....enjoy and please do capture the moments and share with us :gotpics: :gotpics:

Goodluck
Jou naam is dan op die lys om saam te gaan...? :think: :think: :think:

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Re: Baboons 5 to 8 October 2017

Post by Alex Roux » 04 Oct 2017 08:41

Errol moes ontrek.

Ons is 8 voertuie.
Vertrek more oggend baie vroeg
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Re: Baboons 5 to 8 October 2017

Post by iandvl » 04 Oct 2017 10:02

You guys must enjoy it. Please take lot's of pics. :salute: :salute:

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Post by Jules » 05 Oct 2017 13:09

Lyk vir my of die manne defnitief sneeu gaan kry , brrrrrrrr
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Re: Baboons 5 to 8 October 2017

Post by SJC » 05 Oct 2017 14:40

Copied from another forum:

"dis hoe dit vanoggend omtrent 8:00 by bokant van Afriski se kabel karretjies gelyk het, het maar daar omgedraai want van daar af is ad gewoonlik net erger... En dit hel basies van bokant van Moteng pas af heelpad gesneeu tot daar...
Hulle voorspel nog sneeu..."
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Re: Baboons 5 to 8 October 2017

Post by Alex Roux » 08 Oct 2017 11:06

Phew!
What a trip
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Re: Baboons 5 to 8 October 2017

Post by Alex Roux » 08 Oct 2017 11:27

We drove down and convened on Thursday evening - Ramabanta lodge
Drove the trail from 8:30 and finished at 5pm on Friday
Camped Friday night at Semonkeng.
Drove back home on Saturday morning. But some of us decided to follow the Jeep (Francois and Santa) down a muddy trail at a waterfall. That set us back an hour or so.


Total damages on Baboons

a) I have a slightly bent tie rod and a broken valve
b) Two rear tail lights cracked
c) Various brandewyn vlekkies

No recoveries were necessary
Lots of knocks on the chassis and protector plates.

All in all, it was tougher than I expected
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Re: Baboons 5 to 8 October 2017

Post by Alex Roux » 08 Oct 2017 12:37

We were extremely fortunate.
It rained the day before and the day after we drove the pass
On the day of driving it was sunny, clear blue sky and fantastic views of the mountains.
The wet terrain did make rocks loose that span out and we made good use of Dawie’s (ossewa) koevoet a couple of times.

Others took more and better photos than I did. Steve (biggles) took some fantastic clips with a drone.
So hopefully he will be able to post some of that.
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