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 71st highest mountain in New Zealand. The nearest peaks are Fanthams Peak, Pouakai, German Hill, Patua Peak, Paritutu Rock, and Totara. Mount Taranaki belongs to the New Zealand 100 Great Peaks, New Zealand 50 Best Tramper Peaks, and the New Zealand Ultra 10 peak lists. 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

11 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

69% Summit Track from North Egmont

30% syme hut


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Alternate Names

Mount Egmont


8,261 ft / 2,518 m


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Taranaki, New Zealand

Summited by

  • radson
  • qofd
  • andyc
  • oliviapointon
  • StefanKing91
  • msc_nz
  • forestpixienz
  • petecampbell
  • PTA
  • davecare

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