Moirs Hill Summit Track to Dunn’s Bush Track to Puhoi Track in Puhoi

Part of Te Araroa Trail: Moirs Hill Summit Track and retrace – J Tolhopf Rd – Dunn’s Bush Track – Remiger Rd – Puhoi Track – Puhoi Domain.

Note: You can also hike the Valley Track and Big Tree Track if you have time (we just missed it)

Car Park: Need car transferring. First car park at junction of J Tolhopf Rd and Ahuroa Rd. The drive to Dunn’s Bush Track north end J Tolhopf Rd car park. Puhoi Domain car park.
Public Toilet: Yes only at Puhoi Domain.
Weather: Check weather before you go.

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Total distance: 13 km
Max elevation: 355 m
Min elevation: 11 m
Total climbing: 645 m
Total descent: -826 m
Average speed: 7.35 km/h
Total time: 03:06:26

Total flat distance: 12.9 km, Climbing distance: 4.9 km, Descent distance: 5.2 km, Flat distance: 2.9 km, Maximum difference: 343 m, Final balance: -181.9 m. The Average Speed: 7.35 km/h is not our hiking speed, which includes 1 km car drive in high speed.

Difficulty Rating: 2.32 – E+
The “Total Time” is my time in August which includes morning tea time and breaks. That day was cloudy and the track was muddy. If you slow down to average 3 km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 5:20 hrs.

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Moirs Hill Summit Track to Dunn's Bush Track to Puhoi Track in Puhoi

Moirs Hill Summit Track to Dunn’s Bush Track to Puhoi Track in Puhoi

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