Trails: Hapuakohe Walkway north section from North Road end to Ohinewai Road end.
Note: Overgrown non-maintaining track. Experienced trampers with good navigation skill only! Need car transfer, drop and pick up. From Lost Point (I named it, LOL…) until Ohinewai Road, track becomes very tough and dark especially in cloudy day.
Car Park: Yes at end of North Road. It’s about 86km 60 minutes drive from Auckland city center. No car park on Ohinewai Road, on road parking only.
Public Toilet: No.
Weather: Check Weather before you go!
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Total climbing: 1163 m
Total Time: 05:14:10
Total flat distance: 13.4 km, Climbing distance: 6.3 km, Descent distance: 6 km, Flat distance: 1.6 km, Maximum difference: 277 m, Final balance: 23.7 m
Difficulty Rating: 3.1 – M or M+
The “Total Time” is my time in May which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was fine and the track was not too bad. If you slow down to average 2.5 km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 6:30 hrs. Official record is 8 hrs.
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