Altitude: 782m to 899m. Gain: 179m. Loss: 230m . Gradient: 9 deg (Gentle)
Leaving the Ruas Track junction the 6' track continues south, a basic tramping track sidling low on the face of Maungaphuto Peak. The track drops and climbs through several small valleys to reach the Maungapohatu Access Road at the boundary of the private land.