Track Details

  • Moorcock Saddle to Longview hut: 2-3hrs, 3km
  • Longview to Howletts Hut: 5-6hrs, 7.5km
  • Howletts Hut to campsite (saddle before Paemutu GR:E1868200,N5584050: 7-8hrs, 7km
  • Campsite to Sunrise hut: 7-8hrs, 12km
  • Sunrise hut to North Block Rd: 80min, 5km

A classic 30km 4-5 day south to north traverse of part of the Ruahines incorporating Daphne and Sawtooth ridges. This should only be attempted by experienced parties in good weather with good navigation skills. May require camping out on the exposed tops.

Doc Track Info:
Tramper website track info: Mad Pom's Ruahine traverse in 2006
Image Gallery: ATC Easter 2006 trip
Trip Reports: