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Light Snow
  • weather
    Light Snow
  • road
  • new snow
    0cm 24HRS
  • snow base
  • wind
    SE - Light
Last Updated: Mon 01 September 11:02 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. Caution it is currently snowing, Chains or 4WD may be required during the day. Chains should be carried!

More information

Lifts are OPEN. West Ridge and Far West are CLOSED for the day due to poor visibility.

Mountain Products and Services

Ladies Week participants please meet in LBC by 9.30am to meet your instructors! Kick start your day with something from our delicious breakfast menu at Lorenz's Bar & Café.


The North Island Intermediate champs training day is on!

Today's Weather

Beginner Area

  • WindSE - Light
  • Visibility500m - 1000m
  • Temperature1.0 °C

Upper Mountain

  • WindSE - Light
  • Visibility500m - 1000m
  • Temperature-1.0 °C
Snow Conditions
Base - Upper mountain
New snow
last 24hrs
Total Snow This Season

Snow conditions are machine packed on trail and variable off trail.

Six-day Forecast

Weather Information

Presently we have snow showers with cloud cover which is bringing variable visibility over the ski area.

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

Beginners Area

  • Happy Valley Beginners Open

Upper Mountain

  • Rockgarden Chair On hold (if required)
  • Centennial Chair Open
  • Waterfall Express Chair Open
  • Hut Flat Tow Open
  • Waterfall T-Bar Open
  • Valley T-Bar Open
  • Lift Plus Terrain Park Open
  • Knoll Ridge T-Bar Open
  • West Ridge Chair Closed
  • Far West T-Bar Closed

Contact Us

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts
Private Bag 71902
Mt Ruapehu 3951
New Zealand
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Turoa info.turoa@mtruapehu.com
Whakapapa info@mtruapehu.com
Turoa +64 6 385 8456
Whakapapa +64 7 892 4000