Trail running – Arataki Visitor Centre to Piha – part of Hillary Trail 43km

Trails: Arataki Visitor Centre to Piha – part of Hillary Trail

Car Park: Yes.

Public Toilet: Yes.

Weather: Check weather before you go! For more information about Waitakere Ranges.

Total distance: 43.54 km
Max elevation: 411 m
Min elevation: 0 m
Total climbing: 2196 m
Total descent: -2400 m
Average speed: 6.87 km/h
Total time: 07:42:25

Total flat distance: 43.1 km, Climbing distance: 14.5 km, Descent distance: 16.1 km, Flat distance: 12.9 km, Maximum difference: 410 m, Final balance: -205 m. Tracks were recorded by iphone 7.

Difficulty Rating: Tough

The “Total Time” is my time on Sat. 29 July 2017 which includes drinking breaks. That day was fine but very cold. Tracks were very muddy and flooded. Video was took on the track to Karekare after the tunnel. 

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