Trails: Arataki Visitor Centre – Beveridge Track – Mackies Rest – Pipeline Road – Pipeline Track – Nihotupu Dam Road – Parau Track – Panto Track – Farley Track – Kakamatua Ridge Track – Parau Track – Huia Dam Road – Smiths Road – Hamilton Track – Nihotupu Dam Road – Pipeline Road – Slip Track – Arataki Centre.
Car Park: Yes. Arataki Visitor Centre car park, about 25 km 30 minutes drive.
Public Toilet: Yes.
Weather: Check Weather before you go!
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Max elevation: 252 m
Min elevation: 5 m
Total climbing: 1259 m
Total descent: -1264 m
Average speed: 7.70 km/h
Total time: 05:04:50
Total flat distance: 27.6 km, Climbing distance: 10.3 km, Descent distance: 11 km, Flat distance: 6.5 km, Maximum difference: 248 m, Final balance: 0 m.
Difficulty Rating: 4.71 – H
The “Total Time” is my time in Oct. which includes lunch time and breaks. That day was cloudy with drizzle and clear sometimes. Tracks were bloody muddy.
Arataki Centre to Parau and Panto Track loop in Parau, Auckland
Wow.thanks for the info man. Been looking for a helpful blog/website such as this where I can run trails here in Auckland. Just a newbie trail runner here. God bless man!
Thanks bro! Enjoy your run!