Summer Report



Sunny strong winds
  • weather
    Sunny strong winds
  • road
  • wind
    W - Moderate to strong
Last Updated: Thu 27 November 10:00 AM

Note: Conditions are current at time of reporting and can change quickly

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Last Fine Day



Road Conditions


Further Road Information

Bruce Road is OPEN

More information

Unfortunately due to an increase in the wind along with the cold conditions we have now CLOSED the chairlifts for the day. However Lorenz's Bar Café & the Vertical Retail Store will remain OPEN for the day.

Facilities Operating
Lifts CLOSED for today
Lifts close at 3:30pm (weather depending)

Summer Facilities

  • Chairlifts Closed
  • Lorenz’s Cafe and Bar Open
  • Vertical Whakapapa Open
  • Knoll Ridge Chalet Closed
Today's Weather

Base Area

  • WindW - Light - moderate
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature3.0 °C

Upper Mountain

  • WindW - Moderate to strong
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature1.0 °C
Five-day Forecast
  • cloudy
  • cloudy

  • Sunday

  • Monday

  • Tuesday

Weather Information

Presently it is clear with a very cold and strong wind up high.

Contact Us

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts
Private Bag 71902
Mt Ruapehu 3951
New Zealand
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Phone 0800 RUAPEHU (782 734)