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.
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Max elevation: 252 m
Total climbing: 1259 m
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