Trails: Piha Road Upper Nihotupu Walk car park – Upper Nihotupu Walk – Upper Nihotupu Dam – Christies Track – Huia Dam Road – Smiths Road – Hamilton Track – Lower Nihotupu Dam Road – Incline Track return back – Summit Track – Upper Nihotupu Dam – Upper Nihotupu Walk – car park.
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Max elevation: 292 m
Total climbing: 1146 m
Total time: 06:48:03
Total flat distance: 20.6 km, Climbing distance: 8.3 km, Descent distance: 8.5 km, Flat distance: 4 km, Maximum difference: 241 m, Final balance: 0 m.
Difficulty Rating: 3.47 – M+
The “Total Time” is my time in June which includes lunch time and breaks. That day was cloudy and tracks were good in general, some muddy but not too bad. If you slow down to average 3.5 km/h plus 90 min stop then the total time will be around 7.5 hrs.
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