Altitude: 558m to 679m. Gain: 182m. Loss: 184m . Gradient: 5 deg (Gentle)
A benched cycle track leads north from Rogers to Skips Hut. This crosses the Moerangi Stream on a wooden bridge then sidles north up the eastern valleyside to a low saddle beside pt700. The track then sidles the western side of the Whangatawhia Stream dropping slowly to reach the valley floor at Skips (Whangatawhia) Hut.