It worse now bro. we did it November 1st (up hill) it was brutal! Certain places u cant drive u HAVE to winch if u attempt to drive u will roll over (which 1 of our rigs did) Thanks to Dean and his Cruiser Monster, clearing the trail (via chain saw and pure power from his 6) we did it and we must admit it was very much a challenge and extremely fun.
VV is a difficult trail, and when we did the run i realised that it wld deteriorate real badly in some areas with the on coming rainy season. But anyways the VV trail requires equipment, and good knowledge/ judgement.