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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)
Mount Cook114 cm
Niseko76 cm
Mount Aspiring28 cm
Whistler28 cm
Hakuba27 cm
Ohau25 cm
Aspen Mountain23 cm
Treble Cone21 cm
Big White19 cm
Heavenly18 cm
Last updated - 10 hours ago
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