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    Beginners luck

    Hi guys, new to 4x4ing about to buy a patrol, I live up north of Adelaide, where should I go that isnít too challenging but will be fun, I have done beach driving in my old Pajero, looking to tackled something a bit more challenging.

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    There's a few SA members on here bud, hopfully they'll be able to offer some advice


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    Cheers, wait and see ay.

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    Try Jakem Farm. No sand driving there.

    See this thread:
    http://www.nissanpatrol.com.au/forum...-close-to-home

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    You could give Loveday4x4 park a go. Great place with different difficultie tracks to see what you and your truck are capable of
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    Quote Originally Posted by OFFIGO View Post
    Hi guys, new to 4x4ing about to buy a patrol, I live up north of Adelaide, where should I go that isnít too challenging but will be fun, I have done beach driving in my old Pajero, looking to tackled something a bit more challenging.

    Shane
    Should of asked:
    How far north of Adelaide? Just past Gepps Cross/south of Elizabeth?
    How far are you prepared to travel/overnight stay etc?
    All affects your options.

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    Quote Originally Posted by outback View Post
    Should of asked:
    How far north of Adelaide? Just past Gepps Cross/south of Elizabeth?
    How far are you prepared to travel/overnight stay etc?
    All affects your options.
    Gawler. Not afraid of travelling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nisshead View Post
    You could give Loveday4x4 park a go. Great place with different difficultie tracks to see what you and your truck are capable of
    Have read about Loveday. With different difficulty tracks. Will be on the list for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OFFIGO View Post
    Gawler. Not afraid of travelling.
    Travelling to me is about 2 + hours.
    If you want some fun and enjoyment add the following, but your travel is going to be more than my 2 odd hours.

    Close to Quorn:
    Arden Hills (self-drive)
    Exhilarating climbs and breathtaking descents, unique flora species, Euros and other native fauna.
    http://www.flindersranges.com/bis/ardenhills.htm

    Argadells (self-drive)
    Exciting tracks from deep, winding gorges to the heights of Mount Arden.
    http://www.argadells.com.au

    Horseshoe Top-End (self-drive)
    Breathtaking views of the Flinders Ranges from Wilpena to Mount Remarkable.
    http://www.horseshoetopend.com.au

    Horseshoe Rim (self-drive)
    A highlight is the challenging section to the top of Mt Stokes Ė the highest point in the Range.
    http://www.horseshoerim.com.au

    Jackís Track (self-drive)
    Suitable for beginners and with fabulous scenery and great views of Quorn and surrounds.
    http://www.horseshoerim.com.au/Rim_4WD.html

    Close to Beltana:
    Warraweena Conservation Park
    http://www.warraweena.com

    The tracks:
    Old Coach Road
    Difficulty rating: Moderate. Distance: 40km loop track

    Cockatoo Dunbar Loop Track
    Difficulty rating: Moderate to hard. Distance: 55km loop track

    Mt Gill Track
    Difficulty rating: Hard Distance: 36km loop track

    Old Angepena Goldfield Track
    Difficulty rating: Moderate to Hard Distance: 67km loop track

    Copper Track
    Difficulty rating: Easy to Moderate Distance: 67km/Blinman, 77km/Parachilna,


    Others also around the Flinders..

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