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.
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
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.
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We went there during winter. One and a half hour uphill walk if you take the last chairlift. Best views and snow!!
I have climbed Ruapehu, there was snow on the top. Beautiful! Nice track!
Brilliant walk with stunning views.
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Climbed the mountain and was rewarded with a beautiful view over the surrounding lands.
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.
Incredible views from crater lake and surrounding summits.
Nice 5 hours walk with amazing different types of landscape-easy.
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.
At the top (2020m) with the chair lift 9$30) and then the walk to the peak about 1 hour (2300m) - amazing views.
Nice track, not too hard, not too easy. Beautiful landscape. The chair lift is maybe a little too expensive.
Superb views, no discernable path and not a person in sight. Superb.
Nice but very tiring walk, you need time (alot) - you need good weather.
but the view is wonderful.... the best since we in NZ
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.
On a sunny day you'll get a great view of Mordor, see the incredible colour od the crater lake.