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2017 Whats in  and Around Ohakune!

JULY 2017

July School Holidays 2017:  Schools break Friday 7th July - Resume Monday 24th July 2017.

AUGUST 2017

Subaru Weekend @ TUROA MT RUAPEHU
8:000am, Saturday Aug 19th - 4:30pm, Sunday Aug 20th
Don’t forget to mark the 19th & 20th of August in your calendars and join us at Turoa for the Subaru Top Weekend! There’ll be hot coffee, giveaways and some sweet prizes up for grabs - compliments of the Subaru New Zealand Crew.

The Haensli Cup 2017 - Whakapapa Saturday Aug 19th

The Haensli Cup is a race to find the fastest man and fastest woman on Mt Ruapehu. It has been hosted by The Ruapehu Ski Club for the last 40 years and is arguably the top interclub race at Whakapapa.The prize giving for competitors, held at The Ruapehu Ski Club Memorial Lodge on Hut flat, is a highly popular event. There are twelve major sponsors donating several thousand dollars worth of prizes to be won. Just by entering this event you are eligible to win a prize.

SEPTEMBER 2017

Daylight Savings:  Starts Sunday  September - Put your clocks forward 1 hour

The North Island Champs Thursday Sep 14th - Friday Sep 15th
is a Giant Slalom & Slalom for 2017 & is open to athletes U14, U16, U18, U21 & Senior.
All registrations must be made through the National Alpine Ski Racing Organisation, SSNZ online at www.snowsports.co.nz/all-events

Alpine Sessions! 16th September
With a HUGE music line up experience an epic takeover of Ohakune's Powderhorn Chateau on September 16th with 1000 ravers covering two floors.

The Snow Queen Winter Wearable ARTS 2nd September.
Ohakune's Winter wearable Arts Show, Saturday 2nd September.


The Whakapapa Cup- Banked Slalom sponsored By RPM- 30th September
Mt Ruapehu & RPM present The Whakapapa Cup - Banked Slalom! Get down to Whakapapa Saturday 30th September for an epic day of laying down lines, BBQ and chilled out good vibes. There's tonnes of Prizes up for grabs from RPM! Entry fee is $20.
Sorry skiers, Snowboarders ONLY!

Tom Campbell Memorial Big AIR competition!- TUROA
Saturday 23rd Sep: NZ’s best freestyle athletes join a wealth of heavy hitters to put on a show on one very large jump. Best tricks will take the prizes so there’s plenty up for grabs! There will be NZ Winter Olympians & X Games Medallists in memory of a freeski industry & local legend Tom Campbell. Categories are Men’ and Women’s, Under 16 and Open, Snowboard and Ski.
Contingency Day: Sunday Sep 24th #TCBigAir #TCM  : see www.mtruapehu.com for more details

OCTOBER 2017

October School Holidays 2017
School Breaks Friday 27th September - Resumes Sunday 14th October 2017

Bikini Down Hill - Saturday October
Proudly sponsoring NZ Breast Cancer Foundation. Race down Turoa Ski Field in your bikini. $5 per entry
More information on http://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/eventList/#sthash.vWJVBibr.dpuf

TUROA- Pond skim!
10:00am, Saturday Oct 7th - 4:00pm, Saturday Oct 7th

Spring time  pond-skim.Dress up and skim across the pond in your chosen riding attire at turoa to win some epic prizes! 


Peak to Powderkeg - Saturday 14th October
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

Labour day - Monday 27th October
 

DECEMBER

The Goat Adventure Run - 2nd December 2017

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

 

 

 

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