Last Updated: 22nd Dec 2023

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Slip Track from Titirangi

Titirangi, Auckland

Submitted by Helen Meyer

Last Updated: 22nd Dec 2023

Intermediate

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Grunt Factor: 15 ?

Gnarl Factor: 19 ?

15.0km

375m

375m

218m

  

  

  

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Trail Map

Type of Run

Urban fringe

Loop

Undulating, some big hills

Dog Friendly

Native bush

Other

Run Makeup

15%
45%
15%
25%

Sealed Road

Farm Road / 4WD Track

Easy Single Track

Moderate Single Track

Average Uphill Gradient: +8.9%

Average Downhill Gradient: -8.5%

Trailhead

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Estimated Times to Run

2:10

Slow

1:40

Moderate

1:05

Fast

Start at Titirangi South Carpark and head along Titirangi Road to the roundabout. Head straight onto Kohu Road. Follow Kohu Road to Exhibition Drive. Follow Exhibition Drive through to Mackeys Rest (Exhibition Dr turns down the hill and Beveridge Track turns off to the right). Follow Exhibition Drive down to the left to just before Huia Road. Turn right up onto Pipeline Road. Follow Pipeline Road to until you see the sign for Pipeline Track. Turn right onto Pipeline track. Turn right onto Slip track. Follow to the top. Head up to the lookout at the top for a great view over Auckland. Back down off the lookout and continue right down to Arataki Visitor Centre. Across the carpark head into Beveridge Track. Follow Beveridge Track back to Mackeys Rest. Turn left and follow Exhibition Drive to the end. Cross straight over into Kohu Road and follow route back to Titirangi.

View at the top of Slip Track - Arataki Visitors Centre

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Early in the day carpark at South Titirangi Road, otherwise around Titirangi Village

0 km

1 minutes

Yes

No

Easy.

Generally good.

Lightweight fleece top, Windproof jacket, Gloves, Beanie/thermal headwear, Cellphone, Map

At Titirangi and at Arataki Visitor Centre

Can get a little slippery and muddy at places along the track but overall easy going

Some slips in places but fenced off

The Fringe Cafe
Titirangi Village
Great tea, coffe and hot chocolate. Great scones backed freshly and awesome people.

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ML

Michael Loftus

has completed Slip Track from Titirangi 8 times in the last year.

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Trail Reviews

Once I sorted left from right, and got onto the track, it was not bad. Shame so many dogs running off lead though.

Paul Ewart

February 5, 2022

This is a good track to wander, has some signs showing the way but could be easy to take a wrong turn if you are not familiar with the area. Just remember what goes down must go up ;p (I know I know the saying is back to front) but the climb back up is a goody!

Joyce Leevard

January 11, 2021

I used to live here many moons ago. Love the Waitaks, hope the Kauri dieback is going better for you folks up there

Tony Sharpe

March 21, 2020

Started in the dark on a Saturday morning. Peaceful. That climb into Arataki wakes you up, spectacular views (for Auckland anyway ) and Beveridge track is pure joy single track, over too soon.

Gary Richardson

March 7, 2020

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