Running Trails: Falls Rd car park – Auckland City Walk – Fence Line Track – Ridge Road Track – Cutty Grass Track – Centennial Track – Quarry Track – Maungaroa Ridge Track – Garden Road – Track to beach – North Piha Road – Marawhara Walk – White Track – Anawhata Road – Kuataika Track – Smyth Ridge Track – Upper Kauri Track – Auckland City Walk – car park.
Car Park: Yes. It’s about 31 km 35 minutes drive from Auckland city centre.
Public Toilet: Yes
Weather: Check Weather before you go!
For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and Back to Center) in the top right corner of the map to study the tracks we took or any other tracks. For more information about these hiking tracks you may go to Waitakere Ranges.
Total climbing: 1451 m
Average speed: 7.53 km/h
Total Time: 05:28:21
Total flat distance: 29 km, Climbing distance: 11.3 km, Descent distance: 12 km, Flat distance: 6 km, Maximum difference: 360 m, Final balance: 0 m. Elevation corrected by ST3.
Difficulty Rating: 4.74 H
The “Total Time” is my time in April which includes breaks and lunch time. That day was cloudy then fine. Tracks were terrible (muddy and slippery) due to heavy rain in the morning!