The Final!! 12 Nerve-wrecking obstacles stand between our 30 brave finalists and the end of an amazing series, at the Uitvlug-Wes Farm 4×4 track just outside of Bloemfontein. This track really is a ride on the wild side, with proper mud-flinging, paint-scraping, bottom-grinding, side-sliding action, and a portal to a different dimension … where a […]
Now this ball-breaker of a challenge was set up at the Gerotek Testing Facilites to the west of Pretoria! Purpose-built to push vehicles to their limits, this track had contestants thinking twice, with its wheel-spinning, suspension-testing, axle-twisting, logic-defying obstacles, including steep, rocky, slippery inclines that would even make mountain goats stop and think twice.
The Regularity Raid has no set obstacles, the focus is on navigation and timing, with a few extra tasks thrown in for good measure in Bezuidenhoutshoek, an ecologically sensitive area. We have some tricky, mud-flapping river sections, as well as the engine-growling, wheel-popping action on the rocky mountain trails.
The Riverside 4×4 Trail in the Free State greeted us with an icy minus-five-degree start, this leg of the Fundi was held amongst the tall dusty dunes of an old quarry, scattered with some very unkind ruts, powder-soft loose sand and steep inclines. Obstacle poles were also sneakily strung to each other to up the […]
We had the marshals working harder than usual in the second round of challenges held at the Leeuwenkloof / African Dream Adventures track in the North West Province. There was an insane amount of heart-stopping, bumper-crunching, head-bashing action through the obstacles, right up until …
At Serendipity in Limpopo, we meet some new faces, the new event organiser, a new environmental prize and interesting new safety measures. We have mud-packed river crossings, vehicles bouncing over boulders, and many more nerve-shattering obstacles on this difficult but stunning track.
On 7 March the 4WD Club of SA’s Base 4 track, near Hartbeespoort Dam, was buzzing. The event was the annual Reach for a Dream 4x4 Day.
Sand blasting… in a Nissan Pathfinder? Diesel? Yes sirree! During a recent visit to the Mother City we joined the Jeep Club of SA at the Atlantis Dunes for some sand blasting action. Find out how the 140 kW Nissan fared.
Trip report for the Letele Pass attempt by members of the 4x4community forum.