Ruapehu Crater Lake

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Ruapehu Crater Lake is a 11.7 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Whakapapa Village, Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
11.7 km
ELEVATION GAIN
1,065 m
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

lake

views

4 months ago

Worth every step! Wear jeans and long sleeves. The scree is sharp. Just do it!

hiking
Monday, September 11, 2017

Great track. Would recommend climbing My Ngauruhoe for the views but this is a very tough climb! Bring gloves if you do to protect your hands from the rocks.

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
9 months ago