Best trails in Waimakariri

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What to expect

Check out some of the best hiking, walking and backpacking routes in Waimakariri, New Zealand. The Wharfedale Hut via Townshend Track is the most popular trail. There are trails of various difficulty levels including easy, medium, difficult, and extra difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Tarn Hut Track and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Pegasus Bay Walkway. The longest trail is the Black Hill Track via Wharfedale Track at 52 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Ashley Gorge Loop Track at 2 km. Get off line access to Campsite, Shelter, Water, and Peak locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.

Trail difficulty calculations

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