Best trails in Ruapehu

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What to expect

Check out some of the best hiking, walking and backpacking routes in Ruapehu, New Zealand. The Round the Mountain Track is the most popular trail. The trails have 15 user reviews with great photos and information. There are trails of various difficulty levels including easy, medium, difficult, and extra difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Ruapehu Crater Lake and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Mangapurua Landing to the Bridge to Nowhere via Whanganui River. The longest trail is the Whanganui Journey at 218 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Whakapapa Village - Ridge Track at 1 km. Get off line access to Viewpoint, Peak, Shelter, and Water locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.

Trail difficulty calculations

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