Ianna to Port Kaituma Road Inspection Prior to Mobilization of Orbit Core Drilling Equipmentís

03/16/12 Trip to P. Kaituma 06:00 Leaving Mafia Landing.

Bridge Number 1; Piapiani Hill Road, Minor Repair with couple of small logs and cover with dirt

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Bridge Number 2 ; Piapiani Hill Road, Minor Repair with couple of small logs and cover with dirt

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Bridge Number 3; Piapiani Hill Road, Minor Repair with couple of small logs and cover with dirt

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Bridge Number 4; Piapiani Hill Road, Need to replace three logs and cover with dirt

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Bridge Number 5; Piapiani Hill Road, replace existing bridge with two knocker trees (if can be found close by) or build a new one

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Bridge Number 6; Piapiani Hill road, repair with couple of small logs and cover with dirt

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06:55 Piapiani Hill Road, the only serious bad spot (the cruiser need winching) on Piapiani Hill Road

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07:22 Piapiani Hill Road, Hopefully if weather hold up the same until mobilization we will not have those type of disruptions

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07:35 Piapiani Hill Road End, Entering the Barama Road junction

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07:51 Barama Road typical bad spot (cruiser donít need winching to cross)

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07:55 Barama Road typical good part of the road

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08:04 Barama Road typical bad spot (cruiser donít need winching to cross)

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08:06 Barama Road Bridge Number 1 need repair with two large logs and cover

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08:17 Barama Road typical bad spot (cruiser donít need winching to cross)

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08:20 Barama Road typical bad spot (cruiser donít need winching to cross)

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08:29 Barama Road, approaching Manarri Creek           

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Manarri Creek bike and pickup crossing path

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Manarri Creek on the left crossing path for trucks and heavy duty equipment (when we cross with the equipment the bulldozer will do some work)

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08:49 Barama Road, 76K Milestone, "clear mobile reception"

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08:49

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09:11 Barama Road, Arriving at Monasi Creek "clear mobile reception"

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09:30 Barama Road, Leaving Monasi Creek after a short break "clear mobile reception"

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09:47 Barama Road, real bad spots (cruiser need winching)

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09:49 Barama Road, real bad spots (cruiser need winching)

10:12 Barama Road, Tinnapoo junction (Little Monasi)

10:21 Barama Road typical bad spot (cruiser donít need winching to cross)

10:28 Barama Road typical bad spot (cruiser donít need winching to cross)

10:37 Barama Road entering Eyelash junction

10:39 Barama Road approaching bad bridge

10:39 Barama Road, pay attention to the left side of the bridge

10:39 Barama Road, Left side of the bridge, truck and heavy duty equipment still passing by

10:49 Matthews Ridge junction

11:10 Down town Matthews Ridge

11:40 TM Truck that suppose to carry the sloop

20ft Lowbed trailer that supposed to carry the drill (trailer has brakes connected to the truck brakes system)

12:31 Back to Matthews Ridge junction continuing the trip to Kaituma

13:13 Approaching Baraima Bridge (Falls Top)

14:14 Arriving at Ricky house in Kaituma

Total trip time, from Ianna to Matthews Ridge to KaitumaÖ. 8hr 14m

 

03/17/12 - Return Trip Port Kaituma to Ianna Road Inspection

04:45 Leaving Riki home in Port Kaituma.

05:01Crossing Kaituma Toll

05:52 Crossing the Baraima bridge (Falls Top)

06:35 Approaching Matthews Ridge junction

07:58 Barama Road Monasi creek

08:21 Barama Road, Leaving Monasi after a short break

 09:30 Barama Road/Piapiani Hill junction, starting to climb on Piapiani Hill

10:33 Typical Piapiani Road

10:53 Arriving at Mafia landing, end of trip

Piapiani Hill side landing view

Mafia / Ianna Landing view

Total trip time, Port Kaituma to Ianna at perfect weather with fair road conditions using a cruiser is 6hr 8mins.

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