Tracks

Ohinetahi Bush Reserve

Faulkner's Track
Faulkner's Track
Track Easy/medium. One way.
Steep track dropping through bluffs to Governors Bay in the Christchurch Port Hills.
Titoki Track
Track Easy. One way.
A cool forest gully leading into Ohinetahi Reserve.
Bivvy Track
Bivvy Track
Track Medium. One way.
Descending from the Christchurch Summit Road into Ohinetahi Reserve.
Ellas Track
Track Easy. One way.
Easy sidle above Lyttelton Harbour.
Cass Ridge Track
Track Easy. One way.
Easy descent from the Sign of the Bellbird to grassland at the southern end of Ohinetahi Reserve.
Watlings Track
Track Easy/medium. One way.
Short descent from Christchurch's Summit Road into Ohinetahi Reserve.
Bush Road Track
Track Easy/medium. One way.
Steep track descending from Christchurch's Summit Road into Ohinetahi Reserve, following an old road section briefly.
North Boundary Track
Track Medium. One way.
A short detour from Faulkner's Track in the Christchurch Port Hills.
Kanuka Track
Track Medium. One way.
Short track through a stand of kānuka in Ohinetahi Reserve.

Track grades

Easy
Unusually smooth, well-marked track, easy gradients. Up to about 4 hours per day.
Easy-medium
Typical lowland track. Generally easy walking and well marked. Ascents of up to 1000m. Some easy river crossings, unmarked travel along rivers.
Medium
Typical tops track. Experienced trampers only. Rough, muddy and poorly marked or unmarked. Ascents of up to 2000m. River crossings, open tops, passes. Up to about 8 hours per day.
Medium-hard
Navigation and snow skills (use of ice axe and crampons) required. Glaciers, exposure to falls.
Hard
Rough or non-existent tracks. Following ridges, bush spurs, and rivers. Steep ascents, arduous travel, hazardous conditions, snow and navigation skills essential.