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Coromandel Traverse, Waikato

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Coromandel TraverseIntermediate

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Trail Information

26.00km

1050m

1180m

 

Waikato

Thames

Front country - easily accessible

Point to Point (one way)

Very hilly

Native bush

Intermediate

5:00 (Slow)
3.30 (Moderate)
2:00 (Fast)

-9.3%

+11.4%

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Description

Run over the Coromandel Ranges!

Start on the Pinnacles track and head up! Stop at the hut for a rest and some water, then run back to the Rangihau track and follow that. This track is much more wild than the well used Pinnacles track. Follow this track to where is opens out on the forestry road ( Rangihau road). Follow that all the way down to the flat, then keep a look out for a place to cross the Waiwawa river. There is a submerged concrete path/road with a 4x4 track on either side of the river. Do not attempt if the river running high, or there has been lots of rain. On the other side of the river is the Tapu Coroglen road which leads to the Coroglen pub. If you miss the river crossing then run to the end of the track and turn left over one lane bridge to access to Coroglen pub. AKA the finishing line!


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Make Up of Run

Technical Single Track: 20%

Easy Single Track: 50%

Gravel Road: 30%


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  • Access

    Start at the end of the Kauaeranga Valley road.

    Plenty of parking.

    22 km

    39 minutes

    No

    No

  • Staying Safe

    Moderate.

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    Patchy.

    Short-sleeved thermal top, Seam-sealed waterproof jacket, Personal Locator Beacon (PLB), Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.

    Get water from the Hut, and from the Rangihau stream.

    All year around

  • Post run indulgence

    Coroglen Pub
    Coroglen

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