Waima Main Range

Six Foot Track - Framptons Hut - Hauturu Highpoint Track
Six Foot Track - Framptons Hut - Hauturu Highpoint Track
Track 1 day. Easy. One way.
Northland is better known for its beaches than its tramping. But if you get bored withthe salt and the sand this is an interesting trip in the Waima Forest

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.