Mount / Mt Ruapehu

Mount / Mt Ruapehu

Crater Lake walk

Reviews

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Sam

Ranking: 9/10

Came as a school group. My group (14-year-old guys) made it up to the top in record time. I would highly recommend walking poles as your feet slip a lot in the snow. We had to turn back at the top though because of a visibility drop.

Reviewed 3 months ago and experienced in November 2017

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Matthias Kroth

Ranking: 6/10

Suitable for mountain goats or humans with climbing experience. We walked / climbed all the way up and it took us almost 10 hours in total. A lot of climbing over lose rocks at very steep angles. Didn't always feel safe. Once we're up it was nice but considering the climb we had to take it wasn't really worth it

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Maximilian Seitz

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Once again very worth the climb, stunning view at the top. You can race the clouds and you can reach the snow and have a ski ride. Walk it for free up and then see if you can get a free ride down in the lift.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Lili Souris

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

We went there during winter. One and a half hour uphill walk if you take the last chairlift. Best views and snow!!

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Etienne Douse

France

Ranking: 9/10

I have climbed Ruapehu, there was snow on the top. Beautiful! Nice track!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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GN100

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Brilliant walk with stunning views.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Mattias

Sweden

Ranking: 9/10

Climbed the mountain and was rewarded with a beautiful view over the surrounding lands.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Cecilia Anderson

Sweden

Ranking: 9/10

When we reached the mountain we understood that the lifts dod not work for the moment so we decided to walk up the mountain. That was amazing and good markings.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Christopher Saunders

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Incredible views from crater lake and surrounding summits.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in January 2013

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Luca Willensrock

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Nice 5 hours walk with amazing different types of landscape-easy.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Lusi13

France

Ranking: 9/10

This is a fantastic ascension to the summit, totally worth it. But I highly recommend a map because there's no track and it's a little bit tricky to find your way, be prepaired.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Sohie

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

At the top (2020m) with the chair lift 9$30) and then the walk to the peak about 1 hour (2300m) - amazing views.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Vincent

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Nice track, not too hard, not too easy. Beautiful landscape. The chair lift is maybe a little too expensive.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Tatjane

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Superb views, no discernable path and not a person in sight. Superb.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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Ines Diana

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice but very tiring walk, you need time (alot) - you need good weather.
but the view is wonderful.... the best since we in NZ

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Alan Howe

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Took a walk up to the crater. Stair lift costs $30, enjoyed it but you need to ensure you take sensible boots and provisions as well as wet weather kit.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Jakob Jurgen

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

On a sunny day you'll get a great view of Mordor, see the incredible colour od the crater lake.

Reviewed over 9 years ago