Last Updated: 21st Sep 2023

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Mt. Campbell Climb

Last Updated: 21st Sep 2023

Beginner - Intermediate

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Grunt Factor: 32 ?

Gnarl Factor: 10 ?

28.0km

1330m

1330m

1330m

  

  

  

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Type of Run

Front country - easily accessible

Out and Back

Very hilly

Native bush

Open tussock/grasslands

Run Makeup

40%
60%

Gravel Road

Farm Road / 4WD Track

Average Uphill Gradient: +10.0%

Average Downhill Gradient: -10.0%

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Estimated Times to Run

4:00

Slow

3:00

Moderate

2:00

Fast

The bottom 6k from the main road are fairly straightforward incline, the remaining 8k are very steep in many places. It's a pretty easy to follow route. There is a gate to pass through that contains a number to call for access (021 438120 or 03 547 8840 - but this is best done in advance).

It is possible to drive up this road to shorten the trek but would recommend a 4WD or very sturdy car as it is steep. One section nearer the top I was told to take a left but I thought that looked pretty obvious.

This trail includes the peak Mount Campbell.

The prominence of Mt Campbell allows amazing views east across Tasman Bay, north into Golden Bay and west toward the Tasman Mountains. There is a large transmission tower at the top.

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Not aware of any public transport but there is a small area for parking across from the entrance to Rocky River Road.

10 km

10 minutes

Unknown

Yes
Name: NL & CE Warnsley
Telephone: 021 438120

Easy.

Perfect throughout.

Waterproof leggings, Thermal leggings, Long-sleeved thermal top, Seam-sealed waterproof jacket, Windproof jacket, Gloves, Beanie/thermal headwear, Personal Locator Beacon (PLB), Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Survival blanket, Cellphone, Map

Not sure that any of the ford crossings are safe to drink. Best to carry your own supply.

It would be very muddy after rain, it is very exposed at the top and can be quite windy and cold. There was a notice saying the fords could be difficult to pass in a 2wd drive car so assume they could be high after a rain.

Just your usual loose stone

Toad Hall
Motueka
https://www.toadhallmotueka.co.nz/
Excellent food and coffee, nice venue with a little green grocer market

Riverside Cafe
Motueka
http://www.riverside-cafe.co.nz
Great food and coffee and nice setting.

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