Mt Ruapehu 1 July - Upper Mountain Opening

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Mt Ruapehu 1 July - Upper Mountain Opening

Postby Feral - NZ » Tue Jul 01, 2008 11:15 pm

- One day Road trip from Wellington
- Ruapehu had received 1.8 meters of snow in the last week
- 5cm snow overnight
- Great cover to the base by Ruapehu standards
- Bluebird day
- Mid-week
- Mountain opened progressively

= Epic first day of season
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Mt Egmont in distance
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First lift on way up
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Scenic
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Road on way up
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Ruapehu at 7 in the morning
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Kapiti Coast on way up
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re: Mt Ruapehu 1 July - Upper Mountain Opening

Postby Admin » Tue Jul 01, 2008 11:48 pm

Great stuff! Keep it coming...
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re: Mt Ruapehu 1 July - Upper Mountain Opening

Postby Tony Crocker » Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:10 am

I'm guessing this is Turoa based upon morning sun and since I don't recognize anything. But I was at Whakapapa in 1982.
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Re: Mt Ruapehu 1 July - Upper Mountain Opening

Postby Feral - NZ » Sat Jul 05, 2008 12:52 am

Yea thats Turoa. Much more wide open and usually better weather
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