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MZNP: 4x4 Trails

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Re: 4x4 trails

Unread post by Bartman » Wed Jun 23, 2010 7:38 pm

Haupie shouldn't that be Mountain Zebra?? :D

Never seen those 4x4 trails at ADDO. :lol:
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Re: 4x4 trails

Unread post by wanderw » Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:14 pm

Just seen an article on MZNP in the April 2010 Getaway Magazine. It describes the Umngeni Loop as a tough, grade 4 4x4 trail which demands a 4x4 with low range. Getaway goes on to say - for the older trails, high clearance and diff-lock are needed.

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Re: 4x4 trails

Unread post by Haupie » Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:24 am

Thanks to Bartman for pointing out my error. Post hass been corrected :redface:

lets just call it a blonde moment.... :redface:
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Re: Is a 4x2 vehicle suited for the 4x4 trails?

Unread post by Patto » Wed May 14, 2014 9:23 am

Good morning,

I have just purchased a VW Tiguan 1.4 TSI 118kw 4 Motion (ie 4x4). Would it, in your opinion, be able to handle the 4x4 routes of Mountain Zebra?

Thanks in advance for the help.

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Re: Is a 4x2 vehicle suited for the 4x4 trails?

Unread post by FrontierPR » Mon May 26, 2014 12:36 pm

@ebeneke, I don't know if you've been to the Park yet or not, but I can tell you that you should be fine on all the 4x4 routes except the Pienaars' Pass, which is a very challenging drive in general and not recommended to beginners.

@Patto, the Sonnenrust and Juriesdam trails are fairly easy drives, while the Umgeni is more challenging. However, your Tiguan is ostensibly a 4x4, so I don't envisage you having problems with any of them.

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