This walk starts from the Glentui Picnic Area.
Waterfall on the Glentui River.
Please note these tracks are managed by Department of Conservation and it is advised to always check their website for any closures prior to embarking on your journey.
The track descends to a bridge over the Glentui River and then climbs a ridge on the other side. Steep in places with a few major drop-offs before reaching the ridge. Good footwear is required.
River, ridge, forest.
Walk in an anti-clockwise direction to avoid steepness.
Mountain beech/tawhai forest, tussock grassland, views of mountain ranges and Lees Valley.
Adjoining Tracks: From the summit follow the ridge along Blowhard Track for 3km to Bypass Track and back down to Glentui picnic area, or continue further down Blowhard Track to Maori Reserve Road.
Park at the end of Maori Reserve Road.
Tall open forest, tussock, skeleton tree trunk remnants from lightning strike fire.
Adjoining Tracks: Mount Richardson
(3 hrs one way) and Bypass Track (1-2 hrs one way downhill).
Links the Mt Richardson and Blowhard Tracks, starting mid-point of the Blowhard Track.
Recommended to walk in clockwise direction due to steepness of track.
Mountain bikes and horses are not permitted on this track.
The junction with the Waterfall Track is approx 20 minutes along the Loop Track. From here it is another 45 minutes to a beautiful waterfall.
Use this track at your own risk.
Not on map