Piha Gorge Stream Bashing in Waitakere Ranges Auckland

Trails: Glen Esk Rd road end car park Piha – return back to Garden Road pass by Maungaroa Lookout Track junction (2nd photo) – End of Garden Road Maungaroa Lookout Track entry – Maungaroa Lookout Track – Maungaroa Ridge Track – McKenzie Junction – Quarry Track (very short walk) – Forbes Track – Centennial Track – off track to Piha gorge stream at the junction of Centennial Track and Piha Valley Track – get on Piha Valley Track – Glen Esk Rd car park.

Caution: Not recommended in any wet weather and always prepare get your boots wet.

Car Park: Yes. Set “105 Glen esk Rd, Piha” in your GPS. It’s bout 45km 1hr drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes
Weather: Check Weather before you go!

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Total distance: 11.45 km
Max elevation: 267 m
Min elevation: 15 m
Total climbing: 534 m
Total descent: -531 m
Average speed: 3.91 km/h
Total time: 04:18:57

Difficulty Rating: 2.13 – E+
The “Total Time” is my time in April which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was fine and the track was dry. If you slow down to average 2.8 km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 5:10 hrs.

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Piha Gorge Stream Bashing in Waitakere Ranges Auckland

Piha Gorge Stream Bashing in Waitakere Ranges Auckland

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