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Baster voetslaan (Barkly Pass - Ugie) EC, dirt
« on: January 10, 2009, 11:13:08 am »
aka Lapa Munnik Pass

This short pass starts on top of the Barkley pass outside Elliot, and is a loop back to Mount Fletcher. It's a little bit technical it when it rained , but it's got awesome scenery.

« Last Edit: April 16, 2009, 09:48:55 am by LuckyStriker »

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Re: Baster voetslaan ( Lapa Munnik pass)
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2009, 11:25:48 am »
Awesome pass!

Tricky when wet if approaching from Maclear's side.

Bit tricky/technical in certain stages. A little-bit-of-each-riding-conditions pass. Very good ride! 8)

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Re: Baster voetslaan ( Lapa Munnik pass)
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2009, 08:46:21 am »
Wow, what a beautiful pass. We did it under different conditions with the inevitable results. The road was frozen and there was virtually now way of steering the bike - it would slide off the road wherever the camber of the road would take it. Eventually we decided to turn back, thinking it was too dangerous. In places we could barely pick the bikes up because it was so slippery, one could not even walk properly slipping all over the place, and it was just the prettier one and myself
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Offline GSpot

Re: Baster voetslaan ( Lapa Munnik pass)
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2009, 09:22:58 am »
Did it last year - one of my top 3 passes so far. Some scary parts but scenery was awesome
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Re: Baster voetslaan (Barkly Pass - Ugie) EC, dirt
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2009, 01:39:17 pm »
Great view from top and stunning ride down did this trip not so long ago road was fairly rocky near the bottom.
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Re: Baster voetslaan (Barkly Pass - Ugie) EC, dirt
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2010, 12:05:23 am »
10Min from Home if ?
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Re: Baster voetslaan (Barkly Pass - Ugie) EC, dirt
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2010, 01:46:45 pm »
10Min from Home if ?
Lucky, if?

Nice pass, far enough from big centres that it's not too busy.
But worth a detour if on the way somewhere in the vicinity.

Must be very scary in icy conditions

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Re: Baster voetslaan (Barkly Pass - Ugie) EC, dirt
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2011, 04:33:12 pm »
Did this pass the day after heavy rains. The mud was deep and slippery and I dropped my 1200 four times on the way up. It got very hot and it was hard work getting to the top with lots of rocky sections, gullys etc. The views were beatiful. Two XT660,s also fell twice each.
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« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2017, 01:10:28 pm »
After having filmed over 650 passes, we have become quite blasÚ about what impresses us these days, but a few weeks ago we returned to refilm the Bastervoetpad Pass on a perfect summers days with blue skies, fairly dry roads and no wind. This was a massive difference compared to our washed out attempt during 2013. For those who have not yet conquered this pass, we now offer a comprehensive 6 piece video set, covering all the technical obstacles, which will provide any prospective drivers/riders of the pass with a solid idea of what to expect. The link will take you to our latest news page and from there you can go to the Bastervoetpad page.