Twitchin Road WA

Submitted: Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 13:35
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The Cook and I decided to try this road out as we wanted to get up to the camp spots on the Ashburton River quicker than going via the Onslow Rd.

There had been torrential rain the day before as we came from Coral Bay so we were a bit wary. We'd stopped overnight at the Barriedale camp and left around 0900hrs, checked the track at the bottom end a couple of kays away and all looked dry enough so off we went.

Great run with a few sandy spots but very few corruptions and no problems at all.
Only one gate to open/close and a pleasant drive and suitable for any van.

AlanH.
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Reply By: Dean K3 - Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 17:34

Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 17:34
Twichen road perhaps ?

Consider yourself lucky - it get closed for many months after rain, never done it myself always wanted to sure cuts off a alot of kms to or from onslow.


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Follow Up By: AlanTH - Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 22:36

Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 22:36
It's actually Twitchin....... the "g" got put on by the IPad preemptive text thing and I didn't check close enough.
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Follow Up By: AlanTH - Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 18:01

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 18:01
It certainly cuts off a lot of kays but maybe not so much in time if you just amble along as we did. We too had often wanted to do it and after the very heavy rain we drove through from the Burkett Road were dubious whether we would be able to this time but the rain ceased just a few kays before the Barradale rest stop and was good all the way. Enjoy.
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Reply By: ExplorOz Team - Michelle - Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 16:40

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 16:40
Just a reminder that these updates are so useful when added to the Road Alerts pages please - for Twitchin Rd - see here https://www.exploroz.com/Roads/All.aspx?s=Twitch
We had it updated as open to 4WD on 7/9/17.
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