Course Description – Pearces Road Rally

Nigel Preston

Prepared by Ben McDermid.

Welcome to Pearces Road Rally

All Courses :

Unless stated otherwise stick to the main 4WD track

All courses start in line with the Digger Track sign and head South into the bush.

Short Course (1km): Out and Back

  • At 90m veer to the right and then left, sticking to the main track
  • At 200m sticking to the main track
  • At 350m sticking to the main track veering right
  • At 500m is your turnaround point, this is a flat non-descript section of the course.
  • Turn around and follow the track back the way you came all the way to the Digger Track sign.

Medium Course (3.6km): Out and Back

  • At 90m veer to the right and then left, sticking to the main track
  • At 200m sticking to the main track
  • At 350m sticking to the main track veering right
  • At 550m you’ll come to a Y-intersection, veer right, sticking to the main track
  • At 840m you’ll come to another Y-intersection, veer right, sticking to the main track
  • At 1050m continue straight through a small crossroad, sticking to the main track
  • At 1.4km stick to the main track
  • At 1.6km stick to the main track
  • At 1.8km just before you arrive at the main crossroad (intersection of Digger Track & Balliff Road), is the turnaround for the Medium course. Do not enter the crossroad.
  • Follow the track back the way you came all the way to the Digger Track sign.

Long Course (7.4km): Essentially a figure 8.

  • At 90m veer to the right and then left, sticking to the main track
  • At 200m sticking to the main track
  • At 350m sticking to the main track veering right
  • At 550m you’ll come to a Y-intersection, veer right, sticking to the main track
  • At 840m you’ll come to another Y-intersection, veer right, sticking to the main track
  • At 1050m continue straight through a small crossroad, sticking to the main track
  • At 1.4km stick to the main track
  • At 1.6km stick to the main track
  • At 1.85km you’ll come to the first main crossroad, intersection of Digger Track & Balliff Road, continue straight through intersection
  • At 2.5km continue straight ahead, sticking to the main track
  • At 2.9km you’ll pass a mobile phone tower on your right
  • At 3km you’ll come to the 2nd main crossroad, the intersection of Digger Track & Costas Track/Mannix Lane, turn left, and continue on the main track
  • At 3.7km you pass over the high point of the course at 319m above sea level
  • At 4.25km you’ll reach the 3rd main crossroad, intersection of Costas Track and Balliff Road, turn left, and continue on the main track
  • Follow Balliff Road all the way to Pearces Road
  • At 4.55km, continue straight ahead, sticking to the main track
  • At 4.9km you’re back at the 1st main crossroad, intersection of Digger Track & Balliff Road, continue straight ahead, sticking to the main track
  • At 5km stick to the main track veering right
  • At 5.6km you’ll notice a dam through the bush, keep this on your right
  • At 5.75km stick to the main track veering left, away from the dam
  • At 6.45km we leave Balliff Road, turning right onto Pearces Road, and on to the finish.
  • At the finish don’t forget to turn back into Digger Track and stop in the same spot that you started next to the sign for Digger Track.

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