Ruapehu – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

Ruapehu photo


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Mt. Ruapehu - Turoa Skifield photo


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  • Elevation: 2796 m
  • Difficulty: Basic Snow and Ice Climb
  • Best months to climb: December, January, February, March
  • Convenient center: Ohakune/National Park

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

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10 other mountain peaks closest to Ruapehu:

1. Hauhungatahi (1521 m) 12.2 km
2. Mount Ngauruhoe (2291 m) 16.0 km
3. Mount Tongariro (1968 m) 19.0 km
4. Pihanga (1325 m) 32.9 km
5. Makorako (1727 m) 44.0 km
6. Pukekaikiore (1692 m) 47.6 km
7. Kaweka J (1724 m) 70.3 km
8. Mangaweka (1731 m) 74.1 km
9. Mount Tauhara (1088 m) 84.2 km
10. Ben Lomond, Waikato (744 m) 84.4 km