Crosbies Settlement Intermediate - Experienced
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Intermediate - Experienced
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The trail is part of the Surf 2 Firth Bush marathon route and follows the old pack trails that led to farming land that is no fully regenerated.
Follow the orange track markers. The trail is relatively open thanks to volunteers. it is best run in drier months as the track gets muddy on top especially if the pigs go through and rip it up. Don't worry your dog will protect you.
Features of interest
Track goes to the old Crosbies settlement tucked in behind table Mountain. You can go to the DOC hut.
Make Up of Run
Technical Single Track: 50%
Moderate Single Track: 50%
The following trails overlap with this run to some degree. You may wish to combine them but please note that to qualify for FKTs on these runs you should record a separate Strava activity for each
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The DOC track starts up Waiotahi Road. Alternative is to run up the Karaka track because both tracks join up to the main ridge track
Limited parking. 5 vehicles max.
All track junctions are signposted.
Only follow orange DOC track markers. Other colours are pest baiting lines
After the junction to Crosbies Hut look out for the turnoff to the hut about a km along the track on your right. If you miss it you will come to a junction to Te Puru so turn around and come back.
Lightweight fleece top, Long-sleeved thermal top, Seam-sealed waterproof jacket, Beanie/thermal headwear, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.
No drinkable water. Only at the hut.
Very muddy after rain. prone to windfalls inn high winds.
Avoid in windy weather.
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See other runs nearby:
Thames Over The Top
Pinnacles & Billy Goat
Rocky's Path Tararu
Booms Flat Waiora Circuit.
Kauaerangi Small Trails Tour
Cooksen Kauri Trail
Maratoto To Golden Cross
Crosbies Hut via Karaka Track
Crosbies Hut via Waiomu Track