CHAINS OR 4WD
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.
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.
- WindSW - Light - moderate
- Temperature-4.0 °C
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.
Snow is in the forecast.
The cloud has moved in we now have misty conditions with a light South-westerly. There is more snow forecast for today!
Lift Facilities will OPEN at 9.00am
Lifts close at 4pm (weather depending)
- Alpine Meadow Beginners Open
- Movenpick Chair Open
- Parklane Chair Open
- Wintergarden Platter Open
- Giant Chair Open
- High Noon Express Closed Poor weather
- Lift Plus Terrain Park Open