Track. 1 day. Easy. Loop track. Distance from location: 1.5km.
A quick and easy weekend getaway. Leaves from Franklin Rd and loops around past Dalys Clearing Hut to join the Waitawheta track back to Franklin Rd. Can stop for a night at the hut. More ▶︎
GPX file. Distance from location: 3.2km.
Kaimai North-South track - 107km from Lower Kaimai through to Paeroa. Followed the new route up the Wharawhara valley instead of past Wahine Rock & Cashmore Clearing, plus a slight detour down Te Tuhi track on day 1 to walk ... More ▶︎
GPX file. Distance from location: 7.1km.
A GPX file of some of the popular routes to Waitawheta Hut. More ▶︎
GPX file. Distance from location: 7.3km.
This is the route we took up Thompson's Track to the Kauritatahi Hut, with a detour on the second day to ZK-AYZ, a DC3 airliner that crashed in 1963. More ▶︎
GPX file. Distance from location: 8.5km.
The northern half of the Kaimai North-South track, and my first GPX file uploaded here. More ▶︎
Photograph. Distance from location: 13km.
It was a little cold but preferable to the rats in Puketutu Hut More ▶︎
Photograph. Distance from location: 16km.
North-South track shown is actually the other side of main ridge, obscured. Note the saddle between main plateau (left) and Ngatamahinerua peak (right). More ▶︎