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Purity Mangaweka Kelly Night loop

Two huts, open tops, fantastic views on a fine day typical Ruahine travel.

Carpark at the end of Mangakukeke to Purity hut 2.5 to 3hrs Follow the poled route over farm land with a 400 metre climb to the bush line (memo to self dont do this on a cloudless sunny day its hot). ---------- Purity hut to Wooden Peg 1.5 hours easy steady climb through the tops. Take time out here to walk over to Mangaweka 1/2 hour each way. A must if your a peak bagger ordinary if the clag has set in. On a good day the views are worth it. ----------- Descent from Wooden peg to Kelly knight hut 2.5 hours and most of it a steady descent on a well marked and cut track. ------------ Kelly knight Hut to Mangakukeke road carpark 2.5 to 3 hours last hour over prvate land get permission from the farm manager 06 382 5577 currently Colin Thompson.
Map
Grade Medium
Bookings Not available
Time 10 hr
2 days
Altitude 600m – 1,750m
Altitude change 1,150m
From Mangakukeke Rd
To Mangakukeke Rd
Maps
NZTopo50-BK36
NZTopo50-BL36
ID 6122

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Added 14 November 201014 November 2010 by bigpaulbigpaul. 2 revisions, most recently 21 November 201021 November 2010 by bigpaulbigpaul.
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