Trail running – Hunua Ranges 25km

Trails: Falls Road road end car park – Cossey Gorge Track (or Cosseys Gorge Track on some maps) – Massey Track – Wairoa Cossey Track (or Wairoa Cosseys Track on some maps) – Suspension Bridge Track – Wairoa Loop Track – Repeater Road – Mangatawhiri Challenge Track – Wairoa Hill Road – Off track to Firth Road – Off track to Wairoa Cossey Track – Massey Track – Cossey Gorge Track – back to car park.

Caution: !!!Experienced tramper with very good navigation skill only!!! Bush crushing on off tracks. Manage your time! Always prepare you may get lost and return your way coming. Walking in team!

For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and Back to Center) in the right top corner of the map to study the tracks we took or any other tracks.

Total distance: 25.41 km
Max elevation: 408 m
Min elevation: 53 m
Total climbing: 1342 m
Total descent: -1342 m
Average speed: 5.98 km/h
Total time: 06:35:23

Total flat distance: 25.2 km, Climbing distance: 10.3 km, Descent distance: 10.6 km, Flat distance: 4.6 km, Maximum difference: 356 m, Final balance: 0 m. Elevation corrected by ST3.

Difficulty Rating: 4.67 – H
The “Total Time” is my time in April. which includes breaks and lunch. That day was fine. My new Salomon trail running shoes Wings Flyte killed my feet!!!

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