Mangatangi Trig Track to Vining Walkway in Hunua Ranges

Trails: Workman Road car park – Mangatangi Trig Track, or Mangatangi Track, or Ring Track – Mangatangi Trig Summit – Mangatangi Track – Vining Walkway – Kaiaua Road car park.

Caution: The track from Workman Road car park to Mangatangi Trig Summit has been closed due to Kauri Dieback. !!! Hunting may be occurring in this reserve at any time!!! Track crosses private land and stream. Experienced tramper only!

Car Park: Yes. Workman Rd car park and Kaiaua Road car park. One hour drive from Auckland city centre.
Public Toilet: No
Weather: Check Hunua Weather before you go.

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Total distance: 10.19 km
Max elevation: 490 m
Min elevation: 90 m
Total climbing: 631 m
Total descent: -655 m
Average speed: 3.95 km/h
Total time: 03:48:12

Total flat distance: 10.1 km, Climbing distance: 4 km, Descent distance: 4.1 km, Flat distance: 2.1 km, Maximum difference: 402 m, Final balance: -25 m.

Difficulty Rating: 2.05 – E+
The “Total Time” is my time in May which includes breaks and lunch time. That day was fine and the tracks were good. If you slow down to average 3 km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 4:30 hrs.

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