Trails: McNicol Rd car park – Te Araroa Trail – off track to Orum Rd – off track back to forest – off track to Orum Rd – Cossey Access Rd – Te Araroa Trail – McNicol Rd car park.
Caution: Experienced trampers with good navigation skill only!
Car Park: Yes. McNicol Rd car park. It’s about 40 km and 35 minutes drive from Auckland city centre.
Public Toilet: No.
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Total distance: 13.72 km
Total climbing: 703 m
Average speed: 4.96 km/h
Total Time: 03:58:45
Total flat distance: 13.6 km, Climbing distance: 5 km, Descent distance: 5.5 km, Flat distance: 3.2 km, Maximum difference: 322 m, Final balance: 0 m
Difficulty Rating: 2.64 – E+
The “Total Time” is my time in Sept. which includes morning tea time and lunch time. That day was fine and the tracks were good. We spent some time looking for a track to Orum Rd at begining. If you slow down to average 3.5 km/h plus 60 min stop then the total time will be around 5 hrs.
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