Starting from the Waiopehu Track along the spine of the Tararua Forest, through Field Hut to finish in Otaki Forks. (Possible bail out along the Te Araroa trail)

Statistics

4,310

m

4,330

m

16

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Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Difficult

Description

Neat idea for a high crossing through the Tararuas starting from Levin and ending in Otaki.

Hitting lots of peaks, this route would be pretty exposed, however lots of huts along the way and a possible bailout along the Te Araroa trail to Otaki allows for some safety.