Waipakihi Hut to Middle Range

Kaimanawa Forest Park

  • 30 min one way
  • Medium

DOC have re cut an old track that gives access to the Middle Range from Waipakihi Hut. The usual route via Junction Top crosses private land and requires a permit. Going by this route avoids the Private land altogether.

Waipakihi Hut • By pmcke. Licence: C.
Key information
Walking time
30 min
Distance
2.0km
Type
One way
One way
Grade
Medium
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Waipakihi Hut
()
Ends
Point 1475
Maps
NZTopo50-BH36
Altitude
1,100m – 1,475m
Altitude change 375m

The track starts a few hundred metres below hut with signpost at riverbank pointing across terraces, marker poles across terrace to bushedge to avoid some wet swampy areas. It then enters the bush and climbs directly to bushline.

Map
ID 3865

About this track

Added 27 April 2009 by pmckepmcke. 3 revisions, most recently 19 May 2011 by pmckepmcke.
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