Trail Running – Upper Mangatawhiri Dam to Pukapuka Track Loop in Hunua


Trails: Upper Mangatawhiri Campground car park – A.R.A Drive – Pukapuka Track – Lilburne Road – Upper Mangatawhiri Dam – car park.

Car Park: Yes. Moumoukai Road – A R A Drive – Waterline Road – Upper Mangatawhiri Campground car park. It’s about 60km and 60 minutes drive from Auckland city centre.

Public Toilet: Yes

Weather: Check Weather before you go!

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Total distance: 15.81 km
Total climbing: 852 m
Average speed: 7.62 km/h
Total Time: 02:32:14

Total flat distance: 15.6 km, Climbing distance: 4.8 km, Descent distance: 5.7 km, Flat distance: 5.3 km, Maximum difference: 401 m, Final balance: 0.0 m.

Difficulty Rating: M
The “Total Time” is my time in June which includes drinking breaks. That day was cloudy, drizzle and the track was very wet.

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