One of the most challenging tracks in the Egmont National Park, the summit route takes you high above the clouds for a truly breath-taking view. The Taranaki Summit Route climbs 6.3km up the northern ridge of Mt Taranaki. While this might appear to be a simple day walk, this is definitely NOT the case. In this video, we take you through the required preparations and explore some of the alpine hazards along the way, so you can prepare for the climb ahead and make it home safely.