Circumnavigating the Kiwi

Kaweka Forest Park

A 4-5 day trip in the Kaweka Forest Park

Contains data sourced from Land Information New Zealand and Landcare Research under CC-By.
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
Day 1
Elevation range 487m – 1,389m Total ascent 1,093m
Recorded distance 8.0km Total descent 436m
Points 239 Average grade 19%
Start -39.386313, 176.332508506m
End -39.332881, 176.3210501,163m
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
Day 2
Elevation range 1,113m – 1,725m Total ascent 1,207m
Recorded distance 13.0km Total descent 1,044m
Points 390 Average grade 17%
Start -39.332901, 176.3209711,113m
End -39.276874, 176.3565011,277m
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
Day 3
Elevation range 631m – 1,478m Total ascent 760m
Recorded distance 11.1km Total descent 1,404m
Points 336 Average grade 20%
Start -39.276629, 176.3551541,277m
End -39.325418, 176.279446632m
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
Day 4
Elevation range 632m – 1,389m Total ascent 1,279m
Recorded distance 8.6km Total descent 698m
Points 262 Average grade 23%
Start -39.325570, 176.279589632m
End -39.357112, 176.3463381,212m
Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
Day 5
Elevation range 484m – 1,234m Total ascent 51m
Recorded distance 4.2km Total descent 760m
Points 122 Average grade 20%
Start -39.357204, 176.3462071,212m
End -39.386188, 176.332572503m

Waypoints

Latitudes and longitudes use the WGS84 datum.
DescriptionLatitudeLongitide
Back Ridge Bivy, 01-NOV-09 10:39:21AM -39.289249 176.331319
Back Ridge Hut -39.276681 176.356702
Cameron Hut -39.361610 176.292329
Castle Camp, 31-OCT-09 10:05:54AM -39.307511 176.348300
DOMINI, DOMINIE BIV -39.280994 176.394478
Kaweka J -39.282693 176.379411
Kiwi Mouth Hut -39.325412 176.279439
Kiwi Saddle Hu, Kaweka Forest Park, Hawkes Bay -39.332940 176.320961
Mad Dog Hill, Hawkes Bay, Nzl -39.295006 176.370006
Rocks Ahead, ROCKS AHEAD HUT -39.275689 176.297182
Saddleholm Sa, Saddleholm Saddle Hut -39.301057 176.364255
Sign, 31-OCT-09 11:57:44AM -39.310060 176.368968
Sign2, 02-NOV-09 9:52:12AM -39.334618 176.293831
Track Start, 30-OCT-09 8:46:37AM -39.386294 176.332523

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  • www.freewebs.com/hellmission/ www.freewebs.com/hellmission/ You could also go up onto Manson Country from Rocks Ahead then drop in Kiwi Mouth its really magic up there. Best place in the Kawekas.
    6 November 2009
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