This is an exhilarating adventure run from Whakapapa to Turoa
Ski Fields on the Round the Mountain track, traversing the western slopes of
Mount Ruapehu. The 20 kilometre (approx.) course has over 1000 metres of
vertical ascent and covers a whole bunch of amazing terrain. Participants will
experience stunning scenery ranging from ancient lava flows and scoria fields,
mountain beech forest, tussock grasslands and alpine herbfields to cascading
waterfalls, an alpine lake, boulder strewn rivers and amazing panoramic views,
all set in a dual world heritage area; Tongariro National Park.
The 2017 event will be held Saturday 2nd of December 2017.