Turoa Report

Turoa Open


  • weather
  • road
  • new snow
    3cm 24HRS
  • snow base
  • wind
    SW - Light - moderate
Last Updated: Wed 23 July 01:03 PM

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 chains required on ALL vehicles from 11km. There is a chain hire and fitting service for $30, this is a CASH ONLY service. We are expecting snow flurries throughout the day so driving conditions will be difficult, please use one of the local operators' shuttle services if you are not confident on icy roads.

More information

Lift facilities are OPEN today. The High Noon Express is now CLOSED for the day, freezing mist is continually re-freezing the lift.

Mountain Products and Services

Join us for a delicious breakfast and great coffee in the Alpine Café this morning. Due to frozen pipes we are unable to open the Turoa Yeti Childcare Centre today, apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.


The Nitro/Elan Rail Jam event has been postponed until August 2nd. Check out the Events calendar on www.mtruapehu.com for more winter event information.

Today's Weather

Beginner Area

  • WindSW - Light
  • Visibility75m
  • Temperature-2.0 °C

Upper Mountain

  • WindSW - Light - moderate
  • Visibility50m
  • Temperature-4.0 °C
Snow Conditions
Base - Upper mountain
New snow
last 24hrs
Total Snow This Season

We have had 3cm of new snow this morning. Packed powder on trail and variable off trail with some good pockets of windblown powder and it is still snowing.

Five-day Forecast

Snow is in the forecast.

Weather Information

The cloud has moved in we now have misty conditions with a light South-westerly. There is more snow forecast for today!

Facilities Operating
Lift Facilities will OPEN at 9.00am
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
  • High Noon Express Closed Poor weather
  • 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