Turoa Report

Turoa Open


Sunny light winds
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    Sunny light winds
  • road
  • new snow
    0cm 24HRS
  • snow base
  • wind
    N - Light
Last Updated: Fri 29 August 11:52 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 Ohakune Mountain Road is OPEN with no restrictions. There are frosty patches so drive with care.

More information

All lift facilities are OPEN today. First day OPEN for the Jumbo today. Rollercoaster is open, check out the new intermediate park next to turtle alley by the Giant Café.

Mountain Products and Services

Looking for a great breakfast and coffee with amazing views join us in the Alpine Cafe open from 7.30am. Try one of our super speedy yellow sleds from Rentals today! The sliding park is open next to the Alpine Cafe. The Jumbo T-Bar will be open this Friday for the first day in 2014! Come along and enjoy the great weather and celebrate the opening. There will be a special prize for the first two people to ride the Jumbo, they will receive a glass of champagne and a commemorative T-shirt.


The Billabong Slopestyle is scheduled for tomorrow Saturday August 30th and will be held in the Lift Plus Terrain Park. Freestyle manoeuvres over boxes, rails and jumps are scored by our panel of judges based on Variety, Difficulty and Execution. U16 Groms and Open Categories, Skier & Snowboarders, Girls and Boys all welcome! Results from the Rail Jam have been posted, check out them out on: http://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/event_results_2013/

Today's Weather

Beginner Area

  • WindN - Light
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature7.0 °C

Upper Mountain

  • WindN - Light
  • VisibilityUnlimited
  • Temperature4.0 °C
Snow Conditions
Base - Upper mountain
New snow
last 24hrs
Total Snow This Season

Machine packed on trail and variable off trail, should soften this afternoon. Another good snowmaking night on the lower mountain. Extensive grooming and top to bottom skiing and riding.

Six-day Forecast

Weather Information

Another fantastic fine and clear day at Turoa with just a light northerly breeze.

Facilities Operating
Lift Facilities open at 9am.
Lifts close at 4pm (weather depending)

Beginners Area

  • Alpine Meadow Beginners Open

Upper Mountain

  • Movenpick Chair Open
  • Parklane Chair Open
  • Wintergarden Platter Open
  • Giant Chair Open
  • Nga Wai Heke Open
  • High Noon Express Open
  • Jumbo T-Bar Open
  • Lift Plus Terrain Park Open

Contact Us

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts
Private Bag 71902
Mt Ruapehu 3951
New Zealand
Enquire Now!

Turoa info.turoa@mtruapehu.com
Whakapapa info@mtruapehu.com
Turoa +64 6 385 8456
Whakapapa +64 7 892 4000