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News on MH4 and MA3 piste conditions?

Hello all,

Does anyone have recent news concerning the condition of MH4 (from Zagora to Alnif) and MA3 (from Tafraoute to Ait Herbil)?

We will be riding GS1200...

Thanks for any help!
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Hi Nuno, when are you planning to go ?

MA3 is on my short list.

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Planning to leave late March, for around 10 days.
Still trying to figure out piste conditions to avoid major troubles...

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Do you mean MS4?

Hi Nuno,

There is a massive roadbuilding project going on to the East of Zagora. A new road is being built parallel to MS4. I was there in October and Tizi-n-Tafilalet had been graded and east to Taghbalte. A lot of MS4 is now the service road for the roadbuilders. Your GS1200 will be fine but the road was really dusty.

Around Tissemoumine is still piste. MS2 north to Tazzarine was extremely rough, presumably as most traffic is using the newer road instead.

I'll be out there late March till late April.
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Hi JoJo:

Thanks a lot for your information!

Despite the dusty road, it seems that we will be riding the NH4. The current plan is to ride it on April 4th, so may be we will meet on the trail, who knows...

I will appreciate some recent information regarding MA3!

Thanks and have a nice road

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Hi Nuno

Cannot help there, you are going before me ( I'm going late April ), let us know how did you found the piste.

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