Suggan Buggan To Omeo

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Hi guys I am looking at driving from Jindabyne to Omeo via Suggan Buggan and was wondering what the road is like from Suggan Buggan. I will be towing my camper trailer and will be by myself(including the fam). I have the Hema High Country map and the road looks to be a fairly decent dirt road but as I have never driven it would like some first hand knowledge before I get too far into it to turn around.

Cheers for any info

Clint
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Reply By: Zebra400 - Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008 at 04:34

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008 at 04:34
Clint

I assume you plan to take the Limestone-Black Mountain Rd. If so, it is a good dirt road. Just one point of caution. You are up at 1,000 metres on the road in places, so weather & seasonal track closures can be issues. So its OK in the dry and between Nov - Jun.

If you want more adventure, you could take the Macfarlane Flat Track. This is 4WD. You dont say if your camper trailer is suited to 4WD or not. It has some great hill climbs and sharp descents, and gives you great panoramic views around the border region.


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Reply By: Member - Uncle (NSW) - Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008 at 07:02

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008 at 07:02
Hi Clint we came thru there 4 weeks ago, and the road and the drive, is just stunning. No worries with your camper towing thru there either. Enjoy it ,weImage Could Not Be Found did. cheers Unc
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Reply By: Member - bushfix - Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008 at 07:34

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008 at 07:34
G'day Clint, the climb out of Suggan Buggan will be fun for those on the left hand side of the car. There are a few little pinches but you'll be right if you take it easy and keep a look out for oncoming traffic. A beaut drive it is.
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Reply By: HGMonaro - Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008 at 10:25

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008 at 10:25
if it's the Barry Way your using then should be no problems with a camper although it gets narrow in places and as mentioned above, you'll be on the "downhill side"so watch out for oncoming traffic. Great views and a couple of places you can stop and take a photo.
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Reply By: Member - Ian W (NSW) - Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008 at 22:13

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008 at 22:13
Clint,

A lovely drive not to be missed. I went through there towing a 15' boat. No problems whatsoever other than the front of the boat being shot peened ready for a respray.

Ian
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Reply By: Izey76 - Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008 at 23:21

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008 at 23:21
Thanks for all the replies guys.Yes Zebra400 I am taking the Limestone-Black Mountain Rd I could not remember the name last night at work as to the Mcfarlane track I would rather have someone else with me when driving it also my camper is a off-road trailer. Thanks everyone else as well sounds like it will be a beaut drive.
P.S nice pic Unc of the brumbie hopefully there will be a few around when I go through to show the kidlinks.

Cheers All

Clint
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