Castle Rock (E11)

The tramping track up Castle Rock from Road 309 on the Coromandel, New Zealand.

GPS: -36.807648 175.561836

Castle Rock overview

Castle Rock overview

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Castle Rock detail

Castle Rock detail

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Signs along the Castle Rock access road

Signs along the Castle Rock access road

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The distinctive red-clay trailhead.  There are no track markers here.

The distinctive red-clay trailhead. There are no track markers here.

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Roadside carpark area with Castle Rock looming above

Roadside carpark area with Castle Rock looming above

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The beginning of the Castle Rock tramp

The beginning of the Castle Rock tramp

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The actual Castle Rock track.  Steep and rough to say the least....but fun for fit hardy folks

The actual Castle Rock track. Steep and rough to say the least….but fun for fit hardy folks

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The rugged tramp up to Castle Rock--all roots and vines

The rugged tramp up to Castle Rock–all roots and vines

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he steep rugged final pitch up to Castle Rock

he steep rugged final pitch up to Castle Rock

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Looking west from Castle Rock over Coromandel Town across the Firth to Auckland---Nice!

Looking west from Castle Rock over Coromandel Town across the Firth to Auckland—Nice!

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Looking down from Castle Rock you can spot your parked car

Looking down from Castle Rock you can spot your parked car

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