Whakapapa Report

Whakapapa Open


Sunny strong winds
  • weather
    Sunny strong winds
  • road
  • new snow
    0cm 24HRS
  • snow base
  • wind
    SW - Strong
Last Updated: Wed 01 July 09:55 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

The Bruce Road is OPEN - take care icy patches.

More information

The Happy Valley Beginners Area will OPEN from 9am this morning. Come and join us for some fantastic beginner skiing & boarding.

Mountain Products and Services

Come up and enjoy a delicious hot breakfast and coffee in Lorenz's Bar & Café! Work pushing and prepping on the Upper Mountain has commenced on the Valley T line and access tracks which is going well. At least another 20cm's of snow will be needed to get lifts & runs to a point where we can work them more towards opening. The good news is there is snow in the forecast over the next week!

Today's Weather

Beginner Area

  • WindSW - Light - moderate
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature2.0 °C

Upper Mountain

  • WindSW - Strong
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature-1.0 °C
Snow Conditions
Base - Upper mountain
New snow
last 24hrs
Total Snow This Season

Snow conditions are firm packed in Happy Valley. Conditions on the Upper Mountain are icy.

Six-day Forecast

Weather Information

It is a clear morning here at Whakapapa with a gusty south westerly wind.

Facilities Operating
Lifts OPEN from 9am
Lifts close at 4pm (weather depending)

Beginners Area

  • Happy Valley Beginners Open

Contact Us

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts
Private Bag 71902
Mt Ruapehu 3951
New Zealand
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Turoa +64 6 385 8456
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