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Turoa avalanche update

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 1:24 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

MT RUAPEHU 7 AUGUST 2018: High Noon Express Progress Update from Ross Copland, Chief Executive of skifield operator Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL). More >>

Routine avalanche control work at Turoa triggers avalanche

Monday, 6 August 2018, 10:09 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

MT RUAPEHU 6 AUGUST 2018: This morning during routine avalanche control work a significant avalanche has been triggered at Turoa. More >>

Fresher mountain air with a smokefree Mt Ruapehu

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 10:14 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

MT RUAPEHU 31 MAY 2018: There’s nothing like breathing that fresh mountain air on the slopes of Mt Ruapehu, it's one of the treats of the ski and snowboard season. And it’s about to get that much fresher as the mountain officially becomes smokefree ... More >>

Mt Ruapehu launches medal pathway training

Friday, 4 May 2018, 3:55 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Mt Ruapehu launches medal pathway training May 4, 2018: With the ski season on the doorstep Mt Ruapehu has launched a new training programme aimed at aspiring young athletes. More >>

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts granted a new license

Saturday, 23 September 2017, 5:56 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) has been granted a new license to operate Mt Ruapehu's Tūroa, New Zealand’s second largest ski area. RAL chief executive Ross Copland says, "We're absolutely thrilled to reach this historic agreement together with ... More >>

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts set to relaunch Happy Valley in 2017

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 2:14 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

The past 12 months have been a busy time at Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL). The Whakapapa Licence to operate was renewed in December 2015, and that kicked off a $100 million investment plan at Mt Ruapehu’s three ski areas. An $11 million investment plan ... More >>

Bluebird skiing at Mt Ruapehu

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 11:58 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Bluebird skiing at Mt Ruapehu Brilliant conditions with fresh snow and fine weather Far West T Bar to open soon It’s a winter wonderland at Mt Ruapehu, with excellent conditions for skiers and snowboarders and fine, clear weather expected for the next ... More >>

Turoa to host final stop for GoPro Junior Freeride Tour

Monday, 1 August 2016, 2:33 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Mt Ruapehu will host New Zealand’s top under 18 ski and snowboard talent when they compete for the New Zealand Junior Freeride title in September. More >>

Beginner slopes open for business

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 4:15 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Whakapapa and Turoa beginner ski areas are now open following a weekend of cold temperatures and more than 60 hours of snowmaking. The beginner carpet lift within the Happy Valley area at Whakapapa opened on Saturday and the beginner’s area at ... More >>

Countdown is on to official Mt Ruapehu ski season opening

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 11:36 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

The opening of the Whakapapa and Turoa Ski Areas have been delayed due to lack of snow fall, however weather permitting, beginner trails at both ski areas will be open in time for the school holidays. More >>

Application to operate the Whakapapa Ski Field approved

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 2:39 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Ruapehu Alpine Lifts is delighted to have received approval to continue operating the Whakapapa Ski field on Mt Ruapehu for an initial term of 30 years and six five year extensions. The new licence was signed this week by the Chair of RAL, Murray ... More >>

40cm of fresh snow at Mt Ruapehu

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 8:38 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Mt Ruapehu continues to ride the new snow wave after heavy snow conditions at the weekend blessed the mountain with up to 40cm of fresh snow at Turoa, and 35cm at Whakapapa. More >>

Mt Ruapehu to Extend Season Through to Labour Weekend

Monday, 7 September 2015, 4:45 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Due to spectacular snow conditions Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL), operator of Mt Ruapehu, is extending the season to Labour Weekend. More >>

RAL’s licence application to continue to operate

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 11:07 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

RAL’s licence application to continue to operate the Whakapapa Ski Field has been approved in principle More >>

Mt Ruapehu snow base to hit 2 metres

Saturday, 25 August 2012, 1:15 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Immediate release 25 August 2012 Mt Ruapehu snow base to hit 2 metres Mt Ruapehu is looking forward to the weeks ahead with the snow on the mountain almost at the two metre mark for the first time this season. To celebrate the mountain has launched ... More >>

Conditions On Mt Ruapehu Lead To Extended Season

Tuesday, 16 September 2008, 10:09 am | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Awesome Conditions On Mt Ruapehu Lead To Extended Ski Season - Turoa base set to reach 5 metres – More >>

Prices Thaw For Spring At Mt Ruapehu

Monday, 8 October 2007, 3:40 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Mt Ruapehu Marketing Manager, Mike Smith says there's some great skiing still to be had. "We've got a snow base over 2 metres at Whakapapa and 1.95 metres at Turoa. Its some of the best spring conditions we've seen for quite a while." More >>

Restriction On Whakapapa's Far West T-Bar Lifted

Wednesday, 3 October 2007, 2:45 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Scientists from GNS and DOC can now confirm volcanic activity on Mt Ruapehu has settled back to "background", or those levels that were present before Tuesday's eruption. More >>

Consent Process Delays Valley Express Construction

Wednesday, 6 June 2007, 2:01 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Ruapehu Alpine has announced that construction plans for the Valley Express chairlift proposed for Whakapapa Ski Area will be delayed due to the need for a more lengthy approval and consent process. More >>

Top To Bottom Skiing At Mt Ruapehu

Thursday, 21 July 2005, 7:39 pm | Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Mt Ruapehu has had a positive start to the 2005 season with decent snowfalls for the busy school holiday period -- both Turoa and Whakapapa ski areas now have an upper mountain snow base of more than 1m. More >>

 

 

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