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.