Ragged Jack access issue

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Ragged Jack access issue

Postby bluewombat » Mon 20 Jan, 2020 3:17 pm

Hi all
I wanted to go for a wander up Ragged Jack today but there is a locked gate where Ragged Jack road leaves Ben Lomond road. It appears relatively new and there was nothing to indicate who it belongs to. Yellow with a box around the lock so possibly forestry. I have no idea if the other end of Ragged Jack road is blocked off. Oh well, plenty of other mountains out there
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Re: Ragged Jack access issue

Postby slparker » Mon 20 Jan, 2020 3:20 pm

Have you had a look from English Town end?

Edit: i see not.
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Re: Ragged Jack access issue

Postby Trusty » Thu 30 Jan, 2020 6:23 am

Forico are responsible - they have also placed a boom gate across Bessells Road stopping walks to the beautiful Sales lake area.These are two boom gates that I am aware of that Forico have put in place stopping access along roads that we have freely travelled on for years. What is going on? I would think these two roads would have been owned and installed by the Government.
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Re: Ragged Jack access issue

Postby Rick » Mon 30 Mar, 2020 2:31 pm

I climbed Ragged Jack two weeks ago and gained access via English Town Rd from the Deddington end.
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