Te Aroha

Mount Te Aroha
Mount Te Aroha
Track 1 day. Easy/medium. Loop track.
A decent climb through rich forest to the summit of Te Aroha (953m), the highest point in the Kaimai Ranges. Extensive views out across the Kaimai-Mamaku Forest Park and out to sea.

Track grades

Unusually smooth, well-marked track, easy gradients. Up to about 4 hours per day.
Typical lowland track. Generally easy walking and well marked. Ascents of up to 1000m. Some easy river crossings, unmarked travel along rivers.
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.
Navigation and snow skills (use of ice axe and crampons) required. Glaciers, exposure to falls.
Rough or non-existent tracks. Following ridges, bush spurs, and rivers. Steep ascents, arduous travel, hazardous conditions, snow and navigation skills essential.