Whakapapa

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Description
Whakapapa is New Zealand's biggest and busiest ski area with a total skiable area of 550ha and a total of 43 runs ranging from beginner, to off piste expert.

Downloadable Trailmap

Snow Resort Stats

Mountain

Mountain

Elevation Top 2300m
Elevation Bottom 1630m
Vertical Drop 675
Skiable Terrain 900ha
Longest Run
Beginner 25%%
Intermediate 50%%
Advanced 25%%
Total Number of Trails 67

Lifts

Lifts

Total 11
Highest Lifted Point 2300
Gondolas & Trams N \\
High Speed Sixes
High Speed Quads 2 \\
Quad Chairs N \\
Triple Chairs N
Double Chairs 5
Surface Lifts 7
Uphill Capacity 5500 people/hour

Snow Making

Snow Making 100 Hectares 20% \\
Total Number of Guns
Annual Average Snowfall 1.61m

Terrain Parks

Terrain Park

Total
Name
Half Pipes
Half Pipe Size
Total Terrain Park Area Size 550ha

Location & Travel Info
Country: New Zealand
Region: North Island \\
Address: Whakapapa
Website: http://www.mtruapehu.com/
Email: info@mtruapehu.com
Phone: \+64 7 892 3738
Nearest Town: National Park Village
Nearest Airport: Taupo
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Next Snow
ResortSnow Forecasted
(7 Day Forecast)
Whistler99 cm
Mount Cook44 cm
Fernie39 cm
Hakuba27 cm
Myoko27 cm
Big White23 cm
Mount Aspiring21 cm
Lake Louise20 cm
Aspen Mountain17 cm
Silver Star15 cm
Last updated - 9 hours ago
Whakapapa On Twitter
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: Its a clear morning on the mountain - Sightseeing Chairlift Rides OPEN from 9am. See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 20 hrs ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: Fine & clear - Sightseeing Lifts OPEN from 9am See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 1 day ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: open - Snow: 0cm base + 0cm new / Rd: Open / 8.0 deg C / Wind: Light See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 2 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: open - Snow: 0cm base + 0cm new / Rd: Open / 8.0 deg C / Wind: Light See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 3 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: open - Snow: 0cm base + 0cm new / Rd: Open / 8.0 deg C / Wind: Light See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 4 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: A stunner of a day - sightseeing lifts OPEN from 9am See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 6 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: It is a fantastic fine and clear day - Sightseeing Chairlift Rides OPEN from 9am See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 7 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: The weather has deteriorated - unfortunately the sightseeing lifts are now CLOSED for the day See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 8 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: Generally clear with some scattered cloud - Scenic Chairlift Rides OPEN from 9am See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 8 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: closed - Snow: 0cm base + 0cm new / Rd: Open / 6.0 deg C / Wind: Light See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 9 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: on hold until 8:30 am - Snow: 0cm base + 0cm new / Rd: Open / 6.0 deg C / Wind: Light See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 9 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: open - Snow: 0cm base + 0cm new / Rd: Open / 6.0 deg C / Wind: Light See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 9 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: open - Snow: 0cm base + 0cm new / Rd: Open / 4.0 deg C / Wind: Light See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 10 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: on hold until 8:30 am - Snow: 0cm base + 0cm new / Rd: Open / 4.0 deg C / Wind: Light See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 10 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: closed - Snow: 0cm base + 0cm new / Rd: Open / 4.0 deg C / Wind: Light See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 11 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: Poor weather - lifts now CLOSED for the day See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 12 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: Clear on mountain with high cloud - Sightseeing Chairlifts OPEN from 9am See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 12 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: Today fine & clear with some high scattered cloud - Sightseeing Lifts OPEN from 9am. See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 13 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: Tuesday rain showers - sightseeing lifts CLOSED for the day See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 14 days ago
  • MountRuapehu: Summer: closed - Snow: 0cm base + 0cm new / Rd: Open / 5.0 deg C / Wind: Light See https://t.co/jd5NMAKkxI 16 days ago