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JULY

July School Holidays


AUGUST

Subaru Weekend @ TUROA MT RUAPEHU
 
The Haensli Cup  - Whakapapa 

"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

The North Island Champs
www.snowsports.co.nz/all-events

Alpine Sessions!
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
Ohakune's Winter wearable Arts Show

The Whakapapa Cup- Banked Slalom sponsored
Mt Ruapehu & RPM present The Whakapapa Cup - Banked Slalom! Get down to Whakapapa 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!


OCTOBER

October School Holidays
School Breaks

Bikini Down Hill -
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
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 -
The Alpine 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 -
 

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

 

 

 

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