Karapoti Gorge

01st Apr 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Trail - Akatarawa Ranges

This main loop is a challenging route that measures 22km long, that is mostly on bush track and gravel roads.  After a steady climb up the Karapoti Gorge, we'll visit Three Skulls Road, Craig Flat and the Birchville Dam.

There is also an out and back up the Akatarawa Road.  Turning at Efil Doog Art Garden is 14km, and Staglands 20km.

Start & Finish

Meet at Huia Pool at 8am to car share to the start at the junction of Akatarawa Road and Karapoti Road.  Run to start approximatly 8:45am

Afterwards we'll stop in to the Fig Tree Cafe on Fergusson Drive, Heretaunga, Upper Hutt, for coffee and cake.