Twin bridges on the Pike29 Memorial Track
Image: Stewart Nimmo | Creative Commons

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Introduction

This track has been dedicated to the 29 men killed in the Pike Mine disaster and is named in their honour.

11.6 km one way

Walking and tramping

5-6 hr uphill | 3 hr 30 min-4 hr 30 min downhill Intermediate: Great Walk/Easier tramping track

Mountain biking

3 hr 30 min-4 hr uphill | 1-2 hr downhill Advanced: Grade 4

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.

Contacts

Paparoa National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 731 1895
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   paparoavc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   4294 Coast Road
Punakaiki
RD 1
Runanga 7873
Postal Address:   4294 Coast Road
Punakaiki
RD 1
Runanga 7873
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