Waharau Ridge Track to Kohukohunui Track to Mangatangi Ridge Track Loop 1


Trails: Waharau Regional Park car park (end of driveway) – Waharau Ridge Track (red waymarkers, also see the yellow waymarkers for Upper Link Track and blue waymarkers for Lower Link Track from beginning) – turn into Kohukohunui Track  – Adams Lookout – Kohukohunui Track – turn into Kohukohunui Trig Track – Kohukohunui Summit (there is a toilet and the Trig K Hut before the Summit) – turn into Mangatangi Ridge Track toward 1000 Acres camp site –  turn into Kohukohunui Track then Waharau Ridge Track down to the car park on the same way up.

Related Track: Puriri Grove Track to Waharau Ridge Track to Mangatangi Ridge Track to Kohukohunui Track Loop in Hunua Ranges
Car Park: Yes. Set “-37.042322, 175.288474” in your GPS. It’s on the East Coast Road, Hunua and about 70km and 60 minutes drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes
Weather: Check Weather before you go!

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Total distance: 18.09 km
Total climbing: 1334 m
Average speed: 4.25 km/h
Total Time: 05:46:01

Difficulty Rating: 3.81 – M+
The “Total Time” is my time in December 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 60 min stop then the total time will be around 7 hrs.

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Waharau Ridge Track to Kohukohunui Tack to Mangatangi Ridge Track Loop

Waharau Ridge Track to Kohukohunui Tack to Mangatangi Ridge Track Loop

22 March 2014

Puriri Grove Track to Waharau Ridge Track to Mangatangi Ridge Track to Kohukohunui Tack Loop

Trails: Waharau Regional Park car park – Puriri Grove Track – Waharau Ridge Track  – Mangatangi Ridge Track – Kohukohunui Trig Track – Kohukohunui Summit – Kohukohunui Track – Adams Lookout – Waharau Ridge Track down to the car park.

Total distance: 20.13 km
Total climbing: 1383 m
Average speed: 5.04 km/h
Total Time: 05:34:18

Difficulty Rating: 4.07 – M+
The “Total Time” is my time in March 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 8 hrs.

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