Wild Things - NZ Trail Running Club
NZ Trail Running Club

Login


don't have an account?

Mine to Mine, West Coast

Trail Directory proudly supported by Further Faster

Update Your Header Picture

Mine to MineIntermediate - Experienced

Submitted by Ben Williams

Info Info

Trail Information

18.20km

900m

910m

 

West Coast

Greymouth

Back country - remote

Point to Point (one way)

Undulating, some big hills

Native bush
Beach
Open tussock/grasslands
Open ridges/tops

Intermediate - Experienced

4:30 (Novice)
3:30 (Intermediate)
2:30 (Elite)

-14.8%

+14.7%

Download PDF Guide

Fastest Known Times (FKTs)

Men

Women

There are currently no female FKTs for Mine to Mine.

Filter FKTs

The more , the harder the FKT will be to beat. Learn about Fastest Known Times.

Missing your time?

Register or login as a VIP and get yourself on the FKT leaderboard!

Register Now

Description

Once on the Coolgardie Track get ready for a steep climb for roughly 45min (if you're going fast!) to reach the sealed road. Once at the road it's another 15min to the first radio antennas. From here carry on to the last corner before the large antenna and you should see the track re-starting again shooting off the corner of the road.

Between this point and Mt Davy, it is a mix of small alpine bush and derelict rocky open tops. Keep your jacket handy along here! About 100m from the top of Mt Davy you should see the snow poles heading down towards the ocean and Runanga. Follow these and you should in no time be down at the Rewanui Incline road. Turn left and head out to Runanga.


Trail Community

There are currently no members to show for this trail.

Find people who are interested in this run.

You must register or login to view this content.

Features of interest

Old mine workings, old tramways, open mountain tops, awesome views.


Make Up of Run

Untracked / Route only: 30%

Technical Single Track: 50%

Farm Road / 4WD Track: 10%

Sealed Road: 10%


Route Data

Reviews:

You must register or login to view this content.

Photos:

You must register or login to view this content.

Your Trail Wishlist

All the runs that are on your To Do list (no limit).

Add to wishlist view wishlist

Your Trail Dreamlist

The runs you most want to do (limited to 10).

Add to dreamlist view dreamlist

Wild Explorers

I did it!
  • Access

    When parked at the Taylorville side of the Historic Brunner Mine site walk to the side of the road and look up the hill to your right. You should see an opening in the bush, enter here and continue up the hill. About five minutes into the trail you should come across a blue peg. Turn left here. This peg marks that start of the Coolgardie Track that you will be following until you reach the sealed road.

    Park on the Taylorville side of the river at the historic Brunner Mine site.

    11 km

    11 minutes

    Yes

    No

  • Staying Safe

    Hard.

    - Turn left at the blue peg.
    - On the track, there are some side trails, my advice is always to take the track that is heading upwards and you'll be fine.
    - Once at the sealed road turn right and head upwards.
    - On the last corner before the big antenna, you should see the track restarting.
    - Track from here to Mt Davy is hard to follow in some places, so take care and if in doubt turn back.
    - About 100m before the summit of Mt Davy follow that snow poles downwards towards Rewanui.
    - Turn left when you reach the Rewanui Incline gravel road.

    Generally good.

    Lightweight fleece top, Long-sleeved thermal top, Seam-sealed waterproof jacket, Windproof jacket, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Survival bag, Cellphone, Map.

    Some small mountain creeks.

    Cold wind once out on the tops during most of the year.

    The cold wind is very annoying and rough terrain especially on the way down makes it easy for someone to roll their ankle.

  • Post run indulgence

    freddy cafe greymouth
    Upstairs, 115 Mackay St, Greymouth 7805
    https://www.tripadvisor.co.nz/Restaurant_Review-g255372-d4348464-Reviews-Freddys_cafe-Greymouth_West_Coast_Region_South_Island.html
    Nice coffee and food.

    Bonzai pizza greymouth
    31 Mackay St, Greymouth 7805
    https://www.dinein.co.nz/o/bonzai-pizzeria-restaurant-greymouth/8f2hhyt6
    The best pizza on the west coast. Also had a good variety of other food and drinks.

    McDonald's
    57 Tainui Street, Greymouth
    http://www.bigreddirectory.co.nz/mcdonalds-greymouth-greymouth
    Quick and easy

  • Blog Posts and Articles
  • Sponsor this trail

    If you are interested in learning about sponsorship opportunities, please get in touch below:

    Submit

Got a favourite trail? Tell us about it.

Share the love and add your favourite trail(s) to our growing trail directory.

Submit A Trail

Become a member today

Start enjoying the many benefits to becoming a member of our thriving community.

Become a member

Great brands at great prices with our VIP member's discount

Stay up to date

Sign up to our newsletter for latest offers and trail guides

Share this trail with a friend:

VIP Membership

Please register as a VIP or login to your VIP account to view this content.

Cancel Login Register

Membership Required

Please register or login to your account to view this content.

Cancel Login Register