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2016 Whats on !


Ski Season Starts - 2nd July 2016

For more information visit www.mtruapehu.com
 

Ruapehu Mountain Mardi Gras - (Sat 25th June 2016)

 

www.ohakune-mardigras.co.nz

 

JULY 2016

July School Holidays 2016:  Schools break Friday 8th July - Resume Monday 25th July 2016.

AUGUST 2016

Fallout Festival - dates to be advised
For more information visit www.falloutfestival.co.nz

SEPTEMBER 2016

School Holidays 2016:  Schools break Friday 23rd Sept - Resume Monday 10th Oct 2016.


OCTOBER 2016

Bikini Down Hill -
Proudly sponsoring NZ Breast Cancer Foundation. Race down Turoa Ski Field in your bikini.
More information on http://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/eventList/#sthash.vWJVBibr.dpuf

Peak to Powderkeg -
The Alphine Triathlon with a twist.
The Peak to Powderkeg is a multi sport race from the top of Turoa Ski Field down to the infamous Powderkeg Restaurant and Bar. Competitors ski or snow board to the Turoa Plaza, run approximately 4kms to the 12.5km road marker and then cycle o the bottom of the Mountain Road where they drop there bike, sprint into the Powderhorn carpark and skull a beer. (youth options available)
An empty vessel completes the race.
More information on

The Alpine Triathlon with a twist...

The Peak to Powderkeg is a multi sport race from the top of Turoa Ski Field operated by Ruapehu Alpine Lifts to the bottom of the Mountain Road, and The infamous Powderkeg Restaurant & Bar carpark.

Competitors ski or snowboard to the Turoa Plaza, run approximately 4 kms to the 12.5 km road marker and then cycle to the bottom of the Mountain Road where they drop their bike, sprint into the Powderhorn car park and scull a beer (youths scull lemonade).

An empty vessel completes the race!

- See more at: http://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/eventPopup/index.cfm?eID=25&occID=357#sthash.vx8s9iC6.dpuf

The Alpine Triathlon with a twist...

The Peak to Powderkeg is a multi sport race from the top of Turoa Ski Field operated by Ruapehu Alpine Lifts to the bottom of the Mountain Road, and The infamous Powderkeg Restaurant & Bar carpark.

Competitors ski or snowboard to the Turoa Plaza, run approximately 4 kms to the 12.5 km road marker and then cycle to the bottom of the Mountain Road where they drop their bike, sprint into the Powderhorn car park and scull a beer (youths scull lemonade).

An empty vessel completes the race!

- See more at: http://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/eventPopup/index.cfm?eID=25&occID=357#sthash.vx8s9iC6.dpuf

The Alpine Triathlon with a twist...

The Peak to Powderkeg is a multi sport race from the top of Turoa Ski Field operated by Ruapehu Alpine Lifts to the bottom of the Mountain Road, and The infamous Powderkeg Restaurant & Bar carpark.

Competitors ski or snowboard to the Turoa Plaza, run approximately 4 kms to the 12.5 km road marker and then cycle to the bottom of the Mountain Road where they drop their bike, sprint into the Powderhorn car park and scull a beer (youths scull lemonade).

An empty vessel completes the race!

- See more at: http://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/eventPopup/index.cfm?eID=25&occID=357#sthash.vx8s9iC6.dpuf

The Alpine Triathlon with a twist...

The Peak to Powderkeg is a multi sport race from the top of Turoa Ski Field operated by Ruapehu Alpine Lifts to the bottom of the Mountain Road, and The infamous Powderkeg Restaurant & Bar carpark.

Competitors ski or snowboard to the Turoa Plaza, run approximately 4 kms to the 12.5 km road marker and then cycle to the bottom of the Mountain Road where they drop their bike, sprint into the Powderhorn car park and scull a beer (youths scull lemonade).

An empty vessel completes the race!

- See more at: http://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/eventPopup/index.cfm?eID=25&occID=357#sthash.vx8s9iC6.dpuf


Entry fees and to register  on: waimarino@golf.com or www.ruapehugolf.com

DECEMBER

The Goat Adventure Run -

The Goat Alpine Adventure run is an exhilarating, challenging, yet achievable alpine run traversing the side of spectacular Mt Ruapehu.

Course Description 

The course measures 20 kms of mountainous terrain with ascents, descents, twists and turns starting at the Whakapapa Ski Area and finished at Turoa Ski Area. The Goat is not designed as a walking event, participants must enter with the intention of running a majority of the distance.

For more information visit the official website: www.thegoat.co.nz

 

JANUARY

 


Tussock Traverse -

The Tussock Traverse offers both keen trail runners and walkers, as well as people new to the excitement of off-road adventures, one of the most scenic and varied courses in New Zealand.

The event course cuts across the heart of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park, starting off at the Desert Road on the Eastern side of the Park and takes in the Rangipo Desert and Waihohonu traverse track before finishing at the Chateau Tongariro in Whakapapa to the West.
For more information visit www.tussocktraverse.co.nz

FEBRUARY

The Trailblazer -

The Trailblazer is a fantastic mountain bike ride through the Timber Trail, one of New Zealand's Cycle Trails.

Event Options:
Timber Trail Classic, 85kms
Black Fern Express, 45kms

For more information or to enter please visit: www.dynamoevents.co.nz/trailblazer_home.html