Heaven to Hell Gold
Version No. 2.0
revised: April 13, 2018
2018, Iron Butt Association, Chicago, Illinois
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Heaven to Hell Gold----This ride is from Charlotte Pass, at the Mt
Kosciusko Summit Walk in NSW (the highest trafficable point in
Australia) to Lake Eyre South in SA (the lowest trafficable point in
Read the rules
the iconic SaddleSore 1000 on the Ironbutt
Association site. The rules for this ride are similar and you
will get valuable background information.
Documentation: See http://www.ironbutt.com/rules/ss1000.pdf
DBR - Dated Business Receipt
A DBR is a machine generated receipt with the date, time and LOCATION
on it. Check it - do not assume it is correct. A receipt
with an incorrect time/date/location is worthless. Check and
You must complete the ride in less than 24 hours.
You must obtain DBR every 600Km or less AND the receipt MUST indicate
the city, date and time. Check your receipts.
Ride start time is the time of a photograph of the bike at a
fixed/permanent structure at Charlotte Pass. Photograph of the bike
odometer also required. You must prove the time, so something
like a SPOT ping will really help, otherwise you will take the risk of
trying to prove it otherwise.
After the start get a DBR asap. ATM in Jindabyne, Perisher or
Park Gates if they are open. Then ride whatever route you want,
to Lake Eyre South Lookout on the Oodnadatta Track (29°29'16.3 "S
137°10'46.5" E). You will need to get a DBR at Maree or Roxby
Downs on the way through to Lake Eyre South.
When you get there take a photograph of the bike at a permanent fixed
structure and of your bikes odometer. A SPOT ping will also be of
The ride may be started or finished at either end
Spotwalla.com OR other independent satellite tracking system that will
work in remote locations IS REQUIRED FOR THIS RIDE
THERE IS NO EXCEPTION for road closures on this ride. Before starting,
you should make sure that the road to Charlotte Pass, at the Mt
Kosciusko Summit Walk or Lake Eyre South in SA are open at the time of
your ride. Charlotte Pass, at the Mt Kosciusko Summit Walk has limited
access during the winter months and the weather can mean the road is
closed suddenly. Similarly, at Lake Eyre South in SA, the road out can
flood and be closed after rain.
There are NO RECEIPTS at either of the start/finish locations.
You should get receipts at the closest business that can supply a DBR.
Remember it is YOUR responsibility to prove you did the ride!