Hard Tramping Tracks

This category includes all walking and hiking or tramping tracks in New Zealand ranked by Difficulty Rating > 4.0


Dean (Deans or Deam) Track to Mangakino Track to Karangahake Mountain Track to Crown Track to Dickey Flat Track loop in Kaimai – Mamaku Forest Park New Zealand 8

Trails: Franklin Road car park – go Mangakino Valley (Deans Track on guidepost and Dean Track on map, and Deam Track on DOC brochure) – Mangakino Pack Track – Mangakino Track (at junction of Dickey Flat Track) – Mountain Link Track (junction to County Road Track) – Karangahake Mountain Track […]


Rata Ridge Track to Mangatangi Ridge Track to Upper Mangatawhiri Track to Ernies Track loop in Hunua

Trails: Upper Mangatawhiri Campground car park – Upper Mangatawhiri Dam – Lilburne Road Track – Piggotts Campsite – Rata Ridge Track – Mangatangi Ridge Track – Kohukohunui Trig Track – Kohukohunui Summit – back to Upper Mangatawhiri Track – Ernies Track – back to Piggotts Campsite – Lilburne Road Track […]


Mahaukura Track to Tirohanga Track to Ruapane Track to Link Track loop in Pirongia

This tramping track is in the Pirongia Forest Park. Trails: Grey Road roadend car park – Mahaukura Track – Wharauroa Summit – Junction of Mahaukura Track and Wharauroa Route – Mahaukura Summit – Junction of Mahuakura Track and Tirohanga Track – Tirohanga Track to Pirongia Summit – Pirongia Summit – […]


Tawharanui Regional Park Coast Track

Trail 1: Tawharanui Regional Park car park – Fishermans Track to Maori Bay – Maori Bay to Elephant Point coast track – off beach to Marine Park – North coast beach track until Anchor Bay – to car park. Car Park:Yes. Set “Tukata Road” in your GPS. It’s very end of […]