Altitude: 1383m to 1424m. Gain: 52m. Loss: 17m . Gradient: 4 deg (Gentle)
Skills: Alpine weather (2/7) Winter - Snow/ice underfoot (2/7)
From the top of the Omarukokere Spur, the Rocks Ahead track climbs briefly before reaching the broad, exposed Manson tops. The route is poled and well traveled. The signposted junction for tracks to Otutu+Ngawaapurua and to Manson is reached after 1km.