The Veronica Loop Track in Egmont National Park is ~3.5 Km long, with an elevation gain of ~240 metres. This ‘moderately challenging’ route about killed me! On the map below I started with the right-hand side of the route and the elevation map: 1.4 Km of steps going straight up!

Map of the trail, with elevation lines.
Steps going up, with rock-filled gutter beside.
Veronica Loop Track, looking down steps.
Chestnut coloured treetrunk covered in mosses and lichens.
Veronica Loop Track, view from the lookout at ~1150 metres.
Tree trunk covered with a variety of mosses and lichens.
Very large tree completely covered with mosses and lichens.
Miraz Jordan @Miraz