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Longview Hut, Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

Longview Hut. Photo: Ricky French
Area
Eastern Ruahine Forest park
Distance
2.7km
Total Ascent
1232m
Time
2-3hr
Grade
Easy
Accom.
Longview Hut (serviced, 12 bunks)
Access
Thirty minutes from Hastings on SH5, turn east onto Makaretu Road^ left into Mill Road, left into Kashmir Road
Map
BL36
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A poled track crosses Moorcock Stream then heads north on the true left bank through paddocks before swinging west towards the tops through regenerating scrub.

It’s about an hour to the ridge crest and track junction from the forest edge, where you turn left towards Longview Hut.

A sign indicates 30 minutes, but it can take an hour and takes in the high point: peak XIIA no. 2 at 1232m.

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