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4 months ago

A good group trek up Raemaru. Great views and easy going uphill track. There is a bit of rock climbing involved before you get to the top, which isn't too hard. Went back a second time for a bit of mountain running!

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5 months ago

Its a pretty amazing track, there is a good climb through the bush until you get up on to the ridge line where there are a couple 5 - 10m rope climbs. Just below the summit there is a 40 - 50 m set of ropes that lead you to the summit. The views are amazing from the summit. I highly recommend some confidence on ropes, only going on good weather, decent level of fitness and a climbing buddy! I wouldn't tried the end section alone.

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5 months ago

Nice easy uphill track up to the rock wall. The rock wall isn't too hard, there are ropes and pegs to use to get up the 10 - 15m wall and there is a beautiful view from up top. There is a rough track up to Maungaroa, it's flagged but the track is pretty rough & tricky. I turned around at the second highest peak on the ridge line.

7 months ago

Amazing. What a beautiful piece of the world. This track definitely gets the adrenaline pumping. very steep. big drop offs. lots of free rope climbing. views are worth it. only do this walk if you are experienced and are confident in your skill and ability.

great views from the needle. cool track, lots of roots to climb up. steep steep and would be super slippery with any rain. loved it. make sure the waterfall is flowing to jump in at the end and do it from north to south

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8 months ago

beautiful views from the top and a cool bit of rock climbing just before you get there. beaut. loved all the jacarandas and bush