Trails: Waiorongomai Road road end car park – Low Level Track – New Era Branch Track – May Queen Incline – Mangakino Pack Track – Waiorongomai Saddle – Dog Kennel Flat – Mt. Te Aroha Summit – retrace to Waiorongomai Saddle – Mangakino Pack Track – High Level Pack Track – Buck Rock Track -Buck Rock – High Level Pack Track – car park.
Car Park: Yes. Just set “Waiorongomai Road, Te Aroha West” in your GPS. It’s at the very end of this road. 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: 960 m
Min elevation: 48 m
Total climbing: 1282 m
Total descent: -1270 m
Average speed: 4.16 km/h
Total time: 06:02:55
Difficulty Rating: 3.84 – M+
The “Total Time” is my time in October which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was cloudy then fine and the track was good. If you walk to average 3 km/h plus 90 min stop then the total time will be around 7hrs.
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