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Tracks to Waitawheta Hut

Tracks to Waitawheta Hut

A GPX file of some of the popular routes to Waitawheta Hut.   More ▶︎
Aranui Falls

Aranui Falls

View from the top of Aranui falls - 100m   More ▶︎
Waitawheta Hut from Lindemann Rd

Waitawheta Hut from Lindemann Rd

A steep climb initially but some interesting Kauri Dams along the way. This route does not cross any major streams so is a good wet weather option   More ▶︎
Karangahake Gorge

Karangahake Gorge

ATC trip, view from Mt Karangahake, by Wayne Clark   More ▶︎

Kaimai North-South (Karangahake to Thompsons Track)

The northern half of the Kaimai North-South track, and my first GPX file uploaded here.   More ▶︎
Waitawheta Tramway

Waitawheta Tramway

This is any easy overnight tramp in the Kaimai ranges. It follows the path of an old logging tramway up the Waitawheta river to the new Waitawheta Hut at an old sawmill site.   More ▶︎
View over Thompsons Track from Main Range to Ngatamahinerua

View over Thompsons Track from Main Range to Ngatamahinerua

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 ▶︎
Kauritatahi Hut from Thompson's Track

Kauritatahi Hut from Thompson's Track

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 ▶︎