Running Trails: Huia Settlers Museum car park – Karamatura Track – Karamatura Forks – Mt Donald McLean Track – Mt Donald McLean – Puriri Ridge Track – Omanawanui Track – Omanawanui Trig – return.
Thanks our great leader: Sophia
Car Park: Yes, beside Huia Settlers Museum. It’s about 36km 40 minutes drive from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes (Campsite)
Weather: Check Weather before you go!
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Max elevation: 407 m
Total climbing: 1199 m
Total time: 03:57:16
Total flat distance: 17.8 km, Climbing distance: 7.7 km, Descent distance: 7.4 km, Flat distance: 2.9 km, Maximum difference: 402 m, Final balance: 0 m
Difficulty Rating: 3.4 M+
The “Total Time” is my time in August which includes breaks. That day was fine and the tracks were muddy but not too bad. If you slow down to average 2.8 km/h walking pace plus 90 min stop then the total time will be around 8 hrs.