Last Updated: 12th May 2023

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Karamu Walkway North

Hamilton, Waikato

Submitted by Anthony Sowerby

Last Updated: 12th May 2023

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Open

Grunt Factor: 10

Gnarl Factor: 12

6.4km

350m

345m

290m

  

  

  

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Type of Run

Front country - easily accessible

Out and Back

Undulating, small hills only

Native bush

Open farmlands

Run Makeup

85%
15%

Farm Road / 4WD Track

Easy Single Track

Average Uphill Gradient: +10.9%

Average Downhill Gradient: -10.8%

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Estimated Times to Run

1.00:00

Slow

0.45:00

Moderate

0.30

Fast

Start from the car park on the Hamilton-Raglan Highway and head up the hill on the gravel track. This turns into open farmland on private land so please respect the owner’s rights.

There are road markers along the main ridge to Old Mountain Road. Here you can either turn around to finish the run or cross Old Mountain Road to pick up Karamu Walkway South.

Great views of the Hakarimata Range in the north, Te Uku Wind Farm and Karioi and the coast to the west, Pirongia to the south and Hamilton city to the east.

Parking for maybe 5-6 cars in the car park just off SH23.

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Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.

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Closed annually over lambing season (1 August – 31 October).

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