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Lake Surprise

Lake Suprise, looking across the Mangaturuturu Valley

Lake Suprise, looking across the Mangaturuturu Valley

Lake Suprise is a populat day walk from the Ohakune Mountain Rd   More ▶︎
Lake Suprise

Lake Suprise

Lake Suprise close up. When calm it has nice reflections   More ▶︎
Lake Surprise

Lake Surprise

Mountain tarn on top of a thick lava flow   More ▶︎
Round The Mountain (Ruapehu) - Stage 3

Round The Mountain (Ruapehu) - Stage 3

This is an excellent day trip in good weather, or can be conveniently split into an overnight trip with a ...   More ▶︎
Mangaturuturu Hut

Mangaturuturu Hut

Hut on the walk from Turoa Road to Lake Surprise, about 1.5 hours in.   More ▶︎
Mangaturuturu Hut

Mangaturuturu Hut

This hut has a long history associated with the Wanganui Tramping Club. It is now administered by DOC and is ...   More ▶︎
Round the Mountain: Ruapehu

Round the Mountain: Ruapehu

Combined with part of the Tongariro Northern Circuit, this track forms a loop around Mt Ruapehu. Combined with the other ...   More ▶︎
Wangaehu River - Between Rangipo and Waihohonu Hut

Wangaehu River - Between Rangipo and Waihohonu Hut

Winter   More ▶︎
Maungaturuturu Valley

Maungaturuturu Valley

Approaching Maungaturuturu Hut   More ▶︎
Mangaturuturu falls

Mangaturuturu falls

Mangaturuturu waterfall, about 1km downstream from Mangaturuturu hut. taken Feb 2006.   More ▶︎
Wangaehu River Swing Bridge - Round The Mountain (Ruapehu)

Wangaehu River Swing Bridge - Round The Mountain (Ruapehu)

Site of the lahar that flowed down from the crater lake.   More ▶︎
Maungaturuturu Valley

Maungaturuturu Valley

Steep cascade descending into Maungaturuturu Valley   More ▶︎
Makatote River

Makatote River

Headwaters of the Makatote River   More ▶︎
Ohakune Mountain Road

Ohakune Mountain Road

Entry Point for Round the Mountain toward Whakapapa   More ▶︎
High route to Blyth Hut

High route to Blyth Hut

High route to Blyth Hut from the Turoa Road. This is a short cut on the Round the Mountain Track ...   More ▶︎
Mountain Tarn

Mountain Tarn

Looking towards Hauhungatahi volcano which is thought to have erupted about 900,000 years ago, and therefore is significantly older than ...   More ▶︎
Ohakune Mountain Road

Ohakune Mountain Road

Entry Point for Round The Mountain Track   More ▶︎
Round The Mountain (Ruapehu) - Stage 2

Round The Mountain (Ruapehu) - Stage 2

This is a pleasant two-day walk around the eastern part of the Round The Mountain (Ruapehu) Track. The walk begins ...   More ▶︎
Rotokawa Tarn - Round The Mountain Track (Ruapehu)

Rotokawa Tarn - Round The Mountain Track (Ruapehu)

Excellent viewpoint not far from Ohakune Mountain Road.   More ▶︎
Lupton Hut

Lupton Hut

Owned by the Wanganui High School   More ▶︎
Lupton Hut

Lupton Hut

Lupton Hut sits in a pleasant flat beside the stream, 10 mins below Blyth Hut   More ▶︎
Lupton Hut

Lupton Hut

Only 10 minutes away from Blyth Hut, this is a private hut, owned by the Wanganui High School, but is ...   More ▶︎
Blyth Hut

Blyth Hut

This hut is slightly off the Around Mt Ruapehu Track on a dead end track so is often bi passed.   More ▶︎
Blyth Hut

Blyth Hut

The front of this well appointed hut with its wide roomy deck   More ▶︎
Blyth Hut

Blyth Hut

Blyth is in a nice location, right on bushline   More ▶︎
Whakapapaiti Valley

Whakapapaiti Valley

Looking across Whakapapaiti Valley   More ▶︎
Thoresen's Hut

Thoresen's Hut

Of historical interest rather than providing any real shelter, the collapsed remains of this little shack in Tongariro National Park ...   More ▶︎
Above the Ruapehu summit plateau

Above the Ruapehu summit plateau

Heading north towards the notch. Fantastic day for it!   More ▶︎
Mt Ruapehu Crater Lake

Mt Ruapehu Crater Lake

This trip goes up to the Crater Lake from the Top of the Bruce and then comes down via the ...   More ▶︎
Dome Shelter, Mt Ruapehu

Dome Shelter, Mt Ruapehu

Entry fee : 1 ice axe and an hour's chipping away....   More ▶︎
Crater Lake - Mount Ruapehu

Crater Lake - Mount Ruapehu

View of Crater Lake from Dome Shelter - January 1st 2011.   More ▶︎
Looking out over the Crater Lake

Looking out over the Crater Lake

We arrived at the edge of the crater lake. It was too icy to get up to Dome Shelter   More ▶︎
Ruapehu

Ruapehu

Creater lake viewed from summit dome.   More ▶︎
Ruapehu Summit

Ruapehu Summit

Self standing on the summit dome.   More ▶︎
Ruapehu

Ruapehu

Descent from summit to turoa   More ▶︎
Glacier Knob, Mt Ruapehu

Glacier Knob, Mt Ruapehu

Early Autumn and Ruapehu is a completely different beast - take the lazy chairlift option and you'll summit in under ...   More ▶︎
Tongariro National Park

Tongariro National Park

New Zealand's first national park andand one of the first to be created anywhere in the world. The volcanic heart ...   More ▶︎
Ruapehu

Ruapehu

The mountain from Urchin in the Kaimanawas october 2006   More ▶︎
The ridge to Dome shelter on Ruapehu

The ridge to Dome shelter on Ruapehu

A couple of people about a half hour behind, move along to the Dome shelter overlooking Ruapehu's crater lake. December ...   More ▶︎
Ruapehu Summit Dec 2002

Ruapehu Summit Dec 2002

First time on Ruapehu with the ski season still going in Dec. A stark contrast to a visit 3 mths ...   More ▶︎

Tongariro National Park World Heritage Area

Tongariro National Park was given to the Crown by the Ngati Tuwharetoa iwi in 1887, and became New Zealand's first ...   More ▶︎
My Efforts Flailing in the Snow

My Efforts Flailing in the Snow

If you squint you can see where I tumbled into the powder-bowl and had to zig-zag back up... Being substantially ...   More ▶︎
Hutt Valley Tramping Club lodge Mt Ruapehu

Hutt Valley Tramping Club lodge Mt Ruapehu

H.V.T.C lodge Mt Ruapehu   More ▶︎
Late on the mountain

Late on the mountain

After a long day's walking/climbing we were treated to a lovely sunset over the New Plymouth coast with Mt Egmont ...   More ▶︎
ruapehu mountain

ruapehu mountain

a beautiful mountain taken from lake Rotoira   More ▶︎
Slogging up the snow gully above Dome Ridge

Slogging up the snow gully above Dome Ridge

It is a bit of a haul up this bit, especially if the snow is soft   More ▶︎
Swing Bridge - Round The Mountain (Ruapehu)

Swing Bridge - Round The Mountain (Ruapehu)

About 30 mins past Mangaehuehu Hut toward Ohakune Mountain Road there is a wonderful landscape of mixed bush and subalpine ...   More ▶︎
delta corner Mt ruapehu

delta corner Mt ruapehu

delta ridge location of NZ Alpine club hut   More ▶︎
Whakapapaiti

Whakapapaiti

18 Bunk hut 2.5hrs from Whakapapa Village   More ▶︎
Whakapapaiti Hut

Whakapapaiti Hut

18 Bunk hut part of the ruapehu round the mountain track   More ▶︎

Whakapapiti Valley Loop (Tongaririo National Park)

This is a delightful easy six hour day trip from the Whakapapa Village Visitors Centre. Take your lunch and enjoy ...   More ▶︎

Whakapapaiti Valley Loop (Tongariro National Park)

This is a delightful six hour day trip from the Whakapapa Village Visitors Centre. Take your lunch and enjoy the ...   More ▶︎
Whakapapaiti Hut

Whakapapaiti Hut

Ruapehu   More ▶︎
Summit Plateau - Mount Ruapehu

Summit Plateau - Mount Ruapehu

A view from Glacier Knob of Summit Plateau looking SW towards Cathedral Rocks. January 1st 2011.   More ▶︎
Ngauruhoe from Ruapehu

Ngauruhoe from Ruapehu

Two days of heavy snow gave way to a perfect day for a climb.   More ▶︎
Mangaehuehu Hut - Round The Mountain (Ruapehu)

Mangaehuehu Hut - Round The Mountain (Ruapehu)

Excellent hut with a wonderful view.   More ▶︎
Mangaehuehu Hut

Mangaehuehu Hut

On the around Mt Ruapehu Track this hut provides a welcome stop after the long day through the Rangipo desert ...   More ▶︎
Mangaehuehu hut

Mangaehuehu hut

Great views from this hut over Waiouru and back up to Ohakune. Conversely, it can be very windy too   More ▶︎
Climbing up from the Top of the Bruce

Climbing up from the Top of the Bruce

The first part of the climb up Mt Ruapehu involves climbing through the Whakapapa Ski Field   More ▶︎
Ruapehu Te Hue Hue Summit

Ruapehu Te Hue Hue Summit

Rocky walk in summer leaving from the Knoll Rigde Cafe' for a scramble up the ridge. great views with very few ...   More ▶︎

Rotorua Tramping & Skiing Club

We are an active tramping club with trips most weekends. We also have a lodge on Mt Ruapehu and 2 ...   More ▶︎
Bruce Road

Bruce Road

Exit point for Round the Mountain track on Bruce Road above Whakapapa village.   More ▶︎
Whangaehu Hut

Whangaehu Hut

Whangaehu Hut on Mt Ruapehu. Off the tourist circuit and a hidden gem. Like Rangipo it has views over the ...   More ▶︎
Whangaehu Glacier

Whangaehu Glacier

Whangaehu Glacier - taken 5m from Whangaehu Hut door. The hut is perched atop a 200m bluff looking directly down ...   More ▶︎
Whangaehu Hut

Whangaehu Hut

Built on the eastern slopes of Mt Ruapehu in the 1960's, with spectacular views across the Rangipo Desert and down ...   More ▶︎
Rangipo Desert

Rangipo Desert

Fantastic moon rise seen from the Hut after a day of up and down and up and down its a ...   More ▶︎
Rangipo Desert

Rangipo Desert

The view from Whangaehu Hut taking in the Whangaehu River, the Rangipo Desert, the Desert Road (SH1) and the lands ...   More ▶︎
Whangaehu Hut

Whangaehu Hut

Located at 2060m, the highest altitude accommodation in the North Island. Fitted with DOC Lahar warning and earthquake detection system ...   More ▶︎
ATC Memorial hut, Ruapehu

ATC Memorial hut, Ruapehu

ATC memorial hut, Iwikau village, Mt Ruapehu. taken August 2005.   More ▶︎
Mt.Ruapehu - Tukino side

Mt.Ruapehu - Tukino side

Lostone (Dave) ascends to Mangatoetoenui glacier. Almost at 2100m after parking at the locked gate(1400m) a few k's short of Tukino ...   More ▶︎
Hauhungatahi Track

Hauhungatahi Track

Hauhungatahi, also called Baldy, is the prominent hill just outside National Park. It is in a remote experience zone so ...   More ▶︎
Hauhungatahi Track

Hauhungatahi Track

Hauhungatahi, also called Baldy, is the prominent hill just outside National Park. It is in a remote experience zone so ...   More ▶︎

Hauhungatahi Wilderness Area

Forested and alpine western slopes of Mount Ruapehu within Tongariro National Park, including the small volcanic remnant, Hauhungatahi (1521m).   More ▶︎

Silica Rapids Walk

Creamy-white aluminosilicate deposits near Whakapapa village.   More ▶︎
A rather damp track on Hauhungatahi

A rather damp track on Hauhungatahi

The track above bushline on Hauhungatahi has no shortage of water on it   More ▶︎
The Majestic Mountain

The Majestic Mountain

Ruapehu as the sun was setting and cloud hanging around   More ▶︎
Cold

Cold

Alpine Snow   More ▶︎
Ruapehu round the mountain track

Ruapehu round the mountain track

Board walk on the Ruapehu round the mountain track west of Whakapapa village.   More ▶︎