Last Updated: 21st Sep 2023


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Kaiti Hill Repeats

Last Updated: 21st Sep 2023


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Grunt Factor: 7 ?

Gnarl Factor: 19 ?








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Type of Run



Undulating, some big hills

Dog Friendly

Native bush

Run Makeup


Sealed Road

Easy Single Track

Average Uphill Gradient: +11.6%

Average Downhill Gradient: -10.5%


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This guide is to help visitors to the area discover the hill and trails, all of these trails can be run in any direction, combination or repeats.

Starting at the road, enter the small wooden gate onto the trail. Take the first L) (uphill). For the first up, you will follow the stairs, these are immediately on your R). Start up the stairs, and continue until you reach an open barked area, with a kids swing. Turn sharp L) to continue up the stairs, and across the official viewing platform.

Continue out the other side, and down the stairs past a small parking area, and continue straight down the next set of stairs. At the bottom of these, there is a gravel trail going down to the L) - you will take the small narrow single trail that is just to the R) and continues straight down the hill. This brings you past the War Memorial, continue on the single trail again and this will bring you down to a gravel trail that will bring you past the large carving and down to where you started.

2nd lap, start the same as before, but this time on the way up, continue on the gravel past the stairs. Follow this trail all the way up with a couple of corners and you will recognise a couple of features from your previous run down. The last part joins the track from the steps, up to the barked area with the swing. This time continue straight across and to the R) onto the trail that continues up. This will bring you to the sealed section of the trail and is probably 400metres up to the true summit. There is a small grass knoll on the L) above the WWII gun fortification, head up here and then turn to head down. On the way back down you will see the radio tower/trig (with a cone on top) on the R) approx 200metres down on your R) side. Take this trail, there is a small rise before starting down a steep gravel track with a few sets of stairs. Continue down to the R) at the bottom, and then turn R) to head to the bottom of the hill.

For your 3rd repeat, turn around and head back up the way you just came down, to the top of the WWII fortification. To finish this loop, you will return down the sealed part to the barked area, and then take the trail out on the L) and continue down the stairs (that you came up the first time) and back down to the start. Once you have done this you can plan your 68 reps to complete an Everest Day!

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Start point is very close to town, you can walk or run out there very easily. Parking is somewhat limited, and is on the seaward side of the road.

2 km

4 minutes




Perfect throughout.

Windproof jacket, Whistle, First aid kit, Cellphone

There is a water fountain on the road up to the summit (about 1/3 of way up), the described trail doesn't go past this, but if needed, just follow the road up or down until you spot it next to the children's playground.

Great views, is an exposed hill next to the sea...

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Mike Tennent

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