Mount Taranaki

Mount Taranaki is a 8,261 ft / 2,518 m mountain peak near New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Taranaki and the 68th highest mountain in New Zealand. The nearest peaks are Fanthams Peak, Pouakai, Rata, German Hill, Patua Peak, and Umukiwi. Mount Taranaki belongs to the New Zealand 100 Great Peaks peak list. See the Mount Taranaki map, 3D fly around, and the Mt. Taranaki photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Mount Taranaki SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by radson

7 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Mar 31, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Mount Taranaki

  • qofd
  • msc_nz

Routes Used trails & approaches

66% syme hut

33% Summit Track from North Egmont


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8,261 ft / 2,518 m


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Taranaki, New Zealand

Summited by

  • radson
  • qofd
  • andyc
  • oliviapointon
  • StefanKing91
  • msc_nz
  • forestpixienz

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