Trails: End of Glenesk Road car park – Glenesk Road – Maungaroa Lookout Track – Maungaroa Ridge Track – McKenzie Junction – Pole Line Track – Anawhata Road – Centennial Track – Home Track – Marguerite Track – Kauri Grove Track – Connect Track – Kitekite Falls Track – car park.
Car Park: Yes. It’s bout 1 hour 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. Most often the tracks are detailed by photos with description. For more information about Piha you may go to www.arc.govt.nz to find out.
Total climbing: 917 m
Total Time: 05:18:11
Total flat distance: 15.2 km, Climbing distance: 6.2 km, Descent distance: 6.4 km, Flat distance: 2.8 km, Maximum difference: 313 m, Final balance: 0 m.
Difficulty Rating: 3.04 – M
The “Total Time” is my time in May which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was fine and the tracks were muddy due to early morning rain. If you slow down to average 2.8 km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 6:30 hrs.