Trail Running – Arataki Visitor Centre to Panto Track to Huia Dam Road to Hamilton Saddle Loop 28km 2


Trails: Arataki Visitor Centre – Beveridge Track – Mackies Rest – Pipeline Road – Pipeline Track – Nihotupu Dam Road – Parau Track – Panto Track – Farley Track – Kakamatua Ridge Track – Parau Track – Huia Dam Road – Smiths Road – Hamilton Track – Nihotupu Dam Road – Pipeline Road – Slip Track – Arataki Centre.

Car Park: Yes. Arataki Visitor Centre car park, about 25 km 30 minutes drive.
Public Toilet: Yes.
Weather: Check Weather before you go!

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Total distance: 27.8 km
Total climbing: 1252 m
Average speed: 7.70 km/h
Total Time: 05:04:50

Total flat distance: 27.6 km, Climbing distance: 10.3 km, Descent distance: 11 km, Flat distance: 6.5 km, Maximum difference: 248 m, Final balance: 0 m.

Difficulty Rating: 4.71 – H
The “Total Time” is my time in Oct. which includes lunch time and breaks. That day was cloudy with drizzle and clear sometimes. Tracks were bloody muddy.

Arataki Centre to Parau and Panto Track loop in Parau, Auckland


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