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Current status
Last updated: 1:02pm Fri 12th Jul

We have a clear day with a blustery south easterly wind. Skiing & boarding and snow sledding will OPEN from 9am. Happy Valley Double Chair is now OPEN. Unfortunately due to persistently high wind gusts, the Sky Waka Gondola will be CLOSED for the remainder of the day.

Bruce Road: OPEN

Conditions

Upper Mountain
Temperature
-4.8°c
Wind
Gale SE
Snow Base
23cm
24 hr Snowfall
0cm
7 day Snowfall
0cm
Lower Mountain
Temperature
8°c
Wind
Moderate to strong SE
Snow Base
37cm
24 hr Snowfall
0cm
7 day Snowfall
0cm
Happy Valley
Temperature
8°c
Wind
Moderate to strong SE
Snow Base
92cm
24 hr Snowfall
0cm
7 day Snowfall
0cm

Note: Happy Valley snow base is based on an average of the current skiable area within Happy Valley.

Webcams

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Happy Valley
Happy Valley
The Staircase Slopes
The Pinnacles
Sky Waka and Knoll Ridge Cafe
Far West T
Te Heuheu Valley

Lift status

Open
Happy Valley
9am - 4pm
INACTIVE
Rangatira quad chair
Closed
Sky Waka gondola
Strong winds
INACTIVE
Cindertrack carpet
INACTIVE
Delta quad chair
INACTIVE
Valley T-Bar
INACTIVE
Knoll Ridge T-Bar
INACTIVE
West Ridge quad chair
INACTIVE
FarWest T-Bar

Food and Retail

Open
Whakapapa Shop
9am - 4pm
INACTIVE
Snow Shack Shop
Open
Happy Valley Bistro
9am - 3.30pm
INACTIVE
Pinnacles Café
Open
Lorenz's Bar & Café
7:30am - 4pm
Closed
Coffee Corner
Closed
Pātaka Café
INACTIVE
Four Peaks Alleyway
Closed
Back Bar

Other Activities

Closed
Sightseeing
on the Sky Waka gondola Strong winds
Open
Sledding
9am - 3pm
Open
Snow School
Book online
Open
Rentals
8:30am - 4pm
INACTIVE
Twilight Skiing
Open
Guest Services
8am - 4pm
INACTIVE
Medical Centre

Trails

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Expert
Small Park
Medium Park
Large Park
Happy Valley Area
Rangatira Area
Sky Waka Area
Cindertrack Area
Delta Area
Valley Area
Knoll Ridge Area
West Ridge Area
Far West Area

Forecast

12th July - 16th July
Today 12th July
0.3
High
-3.4
Low
fog
Sun 13th July
1.5
High
-4.4
Low
fog
Mon 14th July
-0.1
High
-3
Low
cloudy
Tue 15th July
2.9
High
0.9
Low
rain
Wed 16th July
3.7
High
-2.1
Low
clearsky