Round the Mountain (Mount Ruapehu) Track. Day three: Rangipo Hut to Whakapapa Village.
Trails: Rangipo Hut – Tukino Access Road car park – Ohinepango Springs – Waihohonu Hut – Whakapapa Village.
# The track between Waihohonu Hut to Whakapapa Village is part of Northern Circuit Great Walk.
For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and Back to Centre) in the top right corner of the map to study the tracks we walked. Please go to DOC for detailed information.
Max elevation: 1573 m
Min elevation: 1069 m
Total climbing: 1191 m
Total descent: -1659 m
Average speed: 4.56 km/h
Total time: 09:00:04
Total flat distance: 29.7 km, Maximum difference: 504 m, Final balance: -468 m.
Difficulty Rating: Tough
The “Total Time” is my time in Jan 2020 which includes lunch time and breaks. That day was cloudy and strong wind at most exposed areas until lunch time.