Trails: Upper Mangatawhiri Campground car park – Upper Mangatawhiri Dam – Lilburne Road Track – Rata Ridge Track – Mangatangi Ridge Track – Kohukohunui Trig Track – Kohukohunui Summit – Kohukohunui Track – Mine Road – Mine Road Track – Upper Mangatawhiri Track – Ernies Track – back to Piggotts Campsite – Lilburne Road Track – Upper Mangatawhiri Dam – Upper Mangatawhiri Campground car park.
Note: The new entry of Mine Road Track on Mine Road is just about 100 meters down from the entry of Kohukohunui Track.
Related Track: Rata Ridge Track to Mangatangi Ridge Track to Upper Mangatawhiri Track to Ernies Track loop in Hunua
Car Park: Yes. Set “-37.09076,175.15429″ on you GPS – Moumoukai Road – A R A Drive – Waterline Road – Upper Mangatawhiri Campground car park. It’s about 59km and 50 minutes drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes
Weather: Check Weather before you go!
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Max elevation: 705 m
Min elevation: 106 m
Total climbing: 1898 m
Total descent: -1854 m
Average speed: 4.57 km/h
Total time: 08:37:07
Total flat distance: 26.1 km, Climbing distance: 11.7 km, Descent distance: 10.8 km, Flat distance: 4 km, Maximum difference: 599 m, Final balance: 0.0 m
Difficulty Rating: 5.11 – H
The “Total Time” is my time in April which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was fine and the track was good. If you slow down to average 3.0 km/h plus 75 min stop then the total time will be around 10 hrs.
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Rata Ridge Track to Mangatangi Ridge Track to Upper Mangatawhiri Track to Ernies Track loop in Hunua