We have finished the OTT and there is a couple of spots not accessible at this stage from south end.
Palm Creek southern end, early May 2013
Palm Creek is passable with winches and 30 metres of extension strap but advisable not to attempt on own.
Palm Creek southern end, early May 2013
We went round after walking it as still quite soft in the bottom for heavy vehicles, so we went round and came back from the northern end.
Palm Creek northern end, early May 2013
Gunshot Creek we camped the night there, lovely and then crossed the next morning, water bumper high but had to winch out of southern end before crossing the stream, which has a sharp off camber climb to the right once across the creek and the flat.
Gunshot Creek old drop, early May 2013
Gunshot Slingshot, early May 2013
The major problem at this stage has to be Cockatoo Creek. I walked it and it is still 1800 deep and the approach and departure is diff lock stuff as it is eroded so badly.
Cockatoo Creek, early May 2013
We got out today and with it we have a broken centre pin in our leaf springs so we are camped at Loyalty Beach Park, recommend to all.
On the drive into Captain Billy Landing, early May 2013
Absolutely best scenery so far is this drive into the landing.
Captain Billy Landing, early May 2013
We crossed on the barge today fares have gone up $130 return for just one vehicle kind regards Alan.
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