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 – Upper Mangatawhiri Dam – Upper Mangatawhiri Campground car park.

Car Park: Yes. Set “-37.09076,175.15429″ on you GPS – Moumoukai Road – A R A Drive – Waterline Road – Upper Mangatawhiri Campground car park. It’s about 59km and 50 minutes drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes
Weather: Check Weather before you go!

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Total distance: 24.58 km
Total climbing: 1648 m
Average speed: 4.76 km/h
Total Time: 07:07:28

Difficulty Rating: 4.20 – H
The “Total Time” is my time in February which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was fine and the track was good. If you slow down to average 3.0 km/h plus 75 min stop then the total time will be around 9:30 hrs.

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

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

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