Gibbons Track to Walker Ridge Track to Odlin Timber Track to Zion Ridge Track to Karekare to Whatipu by beach


Trails: End of Whatipu Road car park – Gibbons Track – Walker Ridge Track – Odlin Timber Track – Zion Ridge Track – Zion Hill Track – Karekare – Beach – Whatipu.

Car Park: Yes. End of Whatipu Road, Huia. About 55 minutes drive from Auckland city centre.
Public Toilet: Yes
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Total distance: 23.59 km
Total climbing: 1212 m
Average speed: 5.31 km/h
Total Time: 05:43:22

Total flat distance: 23.6 km, Climbing distance: 8.5 km, Descent distance: 8.3 km, Flat distance: 6.8 km, Maximum difference: 390 m, Final balance: 0 m

Difficulty Rating: 3.96 – M+
The “Total Time” is my time in May which includes morning tea and lunch time and breaks. That day was fine and the track was good. If you slow down to average 3.0 km/h plus 90 min stop then the total time will be around 9 hrs.

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Gibbons Track to Walker Ridge Track to Odlin Timber Track to Zion Ridge Track to Karekare to Whatipu

Gibbons Track to Walker Ridge Track to Odlin Timber Track to Zion Ridge Track to Karekare to Whatipu

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