Trails: Waiorongomai Road road end car park – Low Level Loop Track – Kauri Grove Track (Route) – New Era Branch Track – May Queen Incline – Mangakino Pack Track – Waiorongomai Saddle – Dog Kennel Flat – Mt. Te Aroha Summit – Te Aroha Mountain Track – Te Aroha Domain.
Car Park: Yes. End of Waiorongomai road, and Te Aroha Domain car park. It’s about 140km and 100 minutes drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes
Weather: Check Weather before you go!
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Max elevation: 936 m
Min elevation: 18 m
Total climbing: 1467 m
Total descent: -1512 m
Average speed: 3.33 km/h
Total time: 06:22:07
Total flat distance: 13.6 km, Climbing distance: 6.3 km, Descent distance: 5.8 km, Flat distance: 2.2 km, Maximum difference: 918 m, Final balance: -45 m.
Difficulty Rating: 3.81 – M+
The “Total Time” is my time in Jan which includes breaks and lunch time. That day was fine and the track was good. If you walk on average 2.5 km/h plus 90 min stop then the total time will be around 7:15 hrs.
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