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Top Maropea Hut via Sunrise Hut, Ruahine Forest Park

On the ridge to Armstrong Saddle. Photo: Richard Frohlich
Distance
6.52km
Total Ascent
977m
Time
Car park to Sunrise Hut, 3-3.5hr; Sunrise Hut to Top Maropea Hut, 1.5hr
Grade
Moderate
Accom.
Sunrise Hut ($15, 23 bunks), Top Maropea Hut (free, four bunks)
Access
From North Block Road
Map
BK36
GPX File
Top Maropea Hut.Ruahine FP (gpx, yo 19 KB)
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Beyond Sunrise Hut Top Maropea Hut was built in 1958 by the New Zealand Forest Service. It is situated about 1.5km to the north-west of Armstrong Saddle. We started our...

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