Track Ratings

Track classifications

how tracks are rated

Easy
All Wheel Drive and High Range 4WD. Novice Drivers. Expected terrain & track conditionsMostly unsealed roads with no obstacles and minor gradients.Vehicle suitabilityAll-wheel drive and High range 4WD. Can be low clearance with single range and road tyres.Driver training experienceSuitable for novice drivers.WeatherMay be more difficult in wet conditions.

Medium
Mainly High Range 4WD but Low Range required. Some 4WD experience or training required.Expected terrain & track conditionsTracks with some steep and/or rocky/slippery/sandy sections. May have shallow water crossings.Vehicle suitabilitySuitable for medium clearance vehicles with dual range and all terrain or road tyres.Driver training experienceRecommended that drivers have experience or 4WD training. Recommended to be done in groups of vehicles.WeatherWill be more difficult in wet conditions.

Difficult
Significant Low Range 4WD with standard 4WD ground clearance. Should have 4WD driver training.Expected terrain & track conditionsTracks with some steep and/or rocky/slippery/sandy sections. May have shallow water crossings.Vehicle suitabilitySuitable for medium clearance vehicles with dual range and all terrain or road tyres.Driver training experienceRecommended that drivers have experience or 4WD training. Recommended to be done in groups of vehicles.WeatherWill be more difficult in wet conditions.

Very Difficult  
Low Range 4WD with high ground clearance. Experienced drivers.Expected terrain & track conditions Tracks with frequent very steep and/or rocky/slippery/sandy track sections. May have difficult river crossings.Vehicle suitability Suitable for high clearance vehciles with dual range tyres suitable for the terrain. (Mud terrain tyres)Recovery Equipment Winch/Recovery equipment required.Driver training experience Drivers with extensive experience and advanced training should only attempt as there are several technical challenges. Recommended to be done in groups of four or more vehicles.Weather Will be more difficult in wet conditions.