Altitude: 563m to 1166m. Gain: 686m. Loss: 83m . Gradient: 22 deg (Moderate-hard)
Old track starts to the right of the toilet at Makaretu Hut. Follow the spur up to the Ruahine Range. Track is marked with orange triangles, but is overgrown at lower elevations and requires some care to follow. Exits at DoC sign on the ridge.