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Umukarikari Track

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8.5 mile 13.6 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 2,997' 913 m
Descent: -1,658' -505 m
High: 5,162' 1,573 m
Low: 2,324' 708 m

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Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 46% (25°)

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A hard ascent leads to amazing ridgelines and 360-degree views rivaled by few places in NZ.

Kerry Suter

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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The track climbs steadily through beech forest to the treeline. From there, it follows a poled route along the Umukarikari Range (summit 1561 m). After several kms of ridgeline, the track drops down to Waipakihi Hut.

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Finally into the Umukarikari range.
Jul 13, 2016 near Turangi, NZ

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