Running Trails: Upper Nihotupu Walk car park – Ian Wells Track – Cutty Grass Track – Ridge Road Track – Long Road Track – Whatitiri Track – Auckland City Walk – Anderson Track – East Tunnel Mouth Track – Opanuku Pipeline Track – Mountain Road – Fairy Falls Track – Scenic Drive – Cutty Grass Track – Ian Wells Track – Piha Road – car park.
Car Park: Yes. It’s about 30 km 35 minutes drive from Auckland city centre.
Public Toilet: No
Weather: Check Weather before you go!
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Max elevation: 400 m
Min elevation: 40 m
Total climbing: 1210 m
Total descent: -1210 m
Average speed: 8.06 km/h
Total time: 05:17:14
Total flat distance: 30.2 km, Climbing distance: 10.5 km, Descent distance: 11 km, Flat distance: 8.9 km, Maximum difference: 360 m, Final balance: 0 m. Elevation corrected by ST3.
Difficulty Rating: 4.61 H
The “Total Time” is my time in Mar. which includes breaks and short lunch time. That day was fine and tracks were good. My first time trail running over 30km.