Snow Report

Whakapapa Open

Last Updated: Fri 28th Jul 6:15 PM

Current Conditions
Partly Cloudy
  • temperature
    -3°C
  • road
    Chains carried
  • new snow
    20cm 24HRS
  • snow base
    70cm
  • wind
    S - Moderate

Presently we have clear weather over the ski area with some high scattered cloud passing over the top of the mountain.

Note: Conditions are current at time of reporting and can change quickly

Facilities Operating
Rangatira Express, Night Ski 5pm to 9pm
  • Rangatira Express Open
Snow Conditions
Base - Upper mountain
70cm
New snow
20cm
last 24hrs
Total Snow This Season
155cm

We have had 10cm's of fresh snow on the lower mountain and 20cm's of fresh snow on the upper mountain overnight!

Road Conditions

Chains carried

Further Road Information

The Bruce Road is RESTRICTED to CHAINS CARRIED or 4WD.

More information

Night Skiing is ON tonight from 5pm to 9pm. Please dress warmly and please pay attention to the road restrictions. The Rangatira Express Chair is OPEN for night skiing

Night Skiing will operate every good Friday & Saturday nights from 5pm to 9pm. *Night Skiing will operate every good Friday & Saturday night from 5pm to 9pm. A decision will be made on the day at 1.30pm which we will update here. *Mt Ruapehu Shuttles will be operating from the Station Café in National Park Village and the Whakapapa Village transport terminal. These start from 8am to 11.30am - go to our website to check the schedule.

The Mini-X Games have been postponed due to the weather. Watch this space for a new date and schedule later on after the school holidays.

Turoa Open

Last Updated: Fri 28th Jul 3:59 PM

Current Conditions
Cloudy (no visibility)
  • temperature
    -5°C
  • road
    Closed
  • new snow
    5cm 24HRS
  • snow base
    138cm
  • wind
    SE - Light - moderate

There is more snow forecast for tonight and tomorrow morning, with clearing conditions for Saturday afternoon and fine weather on Sunday.

Note: Conditions are current at time of reporting and can change quickly

Facilities Operating
Lift facilities operate from 9.00am to 4.00pm weather permitting
Snow Conditions
Base - Upper mountain
138cm
New snow
5cm
last 24hrs
Total Snow This Season
215cm

Machine packed on trail and wind affected off trail. We've received 5cm of new snow overnight and there is more in the forecast.

Road Conditions

Closed

Further Road Information

The Ohakune Mountain Road is CLOSED at 9km due to snow.

More information

Lift facilities will open from 9.00am, weather permitting. Check in for the first snow report tomorrow at 6.30am. Our Grooming crew is working around the clock to build more trails and park features! Check out our webcams for the best indication of our current snow cover and trail conditions.

Come and see the team at Vertical Retail for a special offer on Icebreaker socks - buy two pairs, get a third free - this offer ends on Monday so get in quick!


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