Ruapehu – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

  • Elevation: 2796 m
  • Difficulty: Basic Snow and Ice Climb
  • Best months to climb: December, January, February, March
  • Convenient center: Turangi, North Island

Ruapehu Climbing Notes

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Ruapehu Location Map

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Surf breaks located close to Ruapehu Mountain peaks around Ruapehu Roads and rivers around Ruapehu

Use this relief map to navigate to mountain peaks in the area of Ruapehu.

10 other mountain peaks closest to Ruapehu:

1. Hauhungatahi (1521 m) 12.3 km
2. Mount Ngauruhoe (2291 m) 14.7 km
3. Mount Tongariro (1968 m) 17.8 km
4. Pihanga (1325 m) 31.7 km
5. Makorako (1727 m) 43.0 km
6. Pukekaikiore (1692 m) 46.4 km
7. Kaweka J (1724 m) 69.7 km
8. Mangaweka (1731 m) 74.6 km
9. Mount Tauhara (1088 m) 83.0 km
10. Ben Lomond, Waikato (744 m) 83.1 km


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