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Purity Mangaweka Kelly Night loop

Two huts, open tops, fantastic views on a fine day typical Ruahine travel.

Carpark at the end of Mangakukeke to Purity hut 2.5 to 3hrs Follow the poled route over farm land with a 400 metre climb to the bush line (memo to self dont do this on a cloudless sunny day its hot). ---------- Purity hut to Wooden Peg 1.5 hours easy steady climb through the tops. Take time out here to walk over to Mangaweka 1/2 hour each way. A must if your a peak bagger ordinary if the clag has set in. On a good day the views are worth it. ----------- Descent from Wooden peg to Kelly knight hut 2.5 hours and most of it a steady descent on a well marked and cut track. ------------ Kelly knight Hut to Mangakukeke road carpark 2.5 to 3 hours last hour over prvate land get permission from the farm manager 06 382 5577 currently Colin Thompson.
Map
Grade Medium
Bookings Not available (first come, first served)
Time 10 hr
2 days
Altitude 600m – 1,750m
Altitude change 1,150m
From Mangakukeke Rd
To Mangakukeke Rd
Maps
NZTopo50-BK36
NZTopo50-BL36
ID 6122

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Added 14 November 201014 November 2010 by bigpaulbigpaul. 2 revisions, most recently 21 November 201021 November 2010 by bigpaulbigpaul.
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