Trail running – Karangahake Gorge to Waihi by Hauraki Rail Trail 30k

Trails: Karangahake Hall car park – Hauraki Rail Trail – Waihi Historic (Goldfields) Railway Station – return the same way back.

Car Park: Yes. Off State Highway 2 Karangahake Hall car park. It’s about 125km and 1.5 hrs driving from Auckland city center.
Public Toilet: Yes
Weather: Check Weather before you go!

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Total distance: 30.13 km
Max elevation: 111 m
Min elevation: 35 m
Total climbing: 481 m
Total descent: -480 m
Average speed: 9.90 km/h
Total time: 03:56:57

Difficulty Rating: E
The “Total Time” is my time in May which includes breaks and a quick lunch at Railway Station. That day was rainy and the track was good.

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