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Trail Running – Waitakere Ranges 30km

Running Trails: Upper Nihotupu Walk car park – Ian Wells Track – Cutty Grass Track – Ridge Road Track – Long Road Track – Whatitiri Track – Auckland City Walk – Anderson Track – East Tunnel Mouth Track – Opanuku Pipeline Track – Mountain Road –  Fairy Falls Track – Scenic Drive – […]


Trail Running – My first trail running in Waitakere Ranges 2

Running Trails: Upper Nihotupu Walk car park – Ian Wells Track – Cutty Grass Track – Auckland ASC Hut – ATC Hut – Ridge Road Track – AUTC Hut – Long Road Track – Upper Kauri Track – Auckland City Walk – Fence Line Track – Waitakere Dam – Waitakere Dam Access […]


Whatitiri Track to Wainamu Bush Track to Simla Track to Pukematekeo Track loop in Waitakere Ranges

Trails: Falls Road road end car park – Whatitiri Track – Long Road Track – Wainamu Bush Track – Wainamu Junction – Smyth Ridge Track – Sisam Track – Simla Track – Fence Line Track – Waitakere Tramline Track – West Tunnel Mouth Track- Anderson Track – Scenic Drive – […]


Kuataika Tk to Smyth Ridge Tk to Long Rd Tk to Ridge Rd Tk to Cutty Grass Tk to Ian Wells Tk in Waitakere

Trails: Kuataika Track – Kuataika Summit – Wainamu Junction – Smyth Ridge Track – Long Rd Track – Ridge Road Track – Cutty Grass Track – Ian Wells Track (No marks, track flooded) – Upper Nihotupu Dam car park. Car Park: Yes. Ian Wells Track entry: Upper Nihotupu Dam car […]


Whatitiri Track to Long Rd Track to Wainamu Bush Track to Smyth Ridge Track to Upper Kauri Track loop in Waitakere Ranges Auckland 1

Trails: Falls Road roadend car park – Whatitiri Track – Long Road Track – Wainamu Bush Track – Wainamu Junction – Smyth Ridge Track – Smyth Corner – Long Road Track – Upper Kauri Track – car park. Car Park: Yes. Set “Falls Road, Waitakere” on you GPS. Drive until […]


Lower Kauri to Sisam to Simla to Long Road to Upper Kauri Tracks loop

Trails: Falls Road roadend car park – Auckland City Walk – Upper Kauri Track – Lower Kauri Track – Long Road Track – Smyth Corner – Smyth Ridge Track (very short walk) – Sisam Track – Simla Track – Ridge Road Track (very short walk) – Long Road Track – […]


Upper Kauri Track to Lower Kauri Track loop

Upper Kauri Track and Lower Kauri Track are very popular in Waitakere Ranges in Auckland. A short walk in Auckland City Walk leads you to the Upper Kauri Track, then walk about 1.2 km on Upper Kauri Track to the entry of Lower Kauri Track. After 2 km muddy hiking, […]