Summit to the "Dome" lookout with a stunning view on the Mount Ruapehu crater lake. Climb on the highest peak of New Zealands highest vulcano with a magnificient view to the crater lake.
Neuseeland: Aussichtsreiche Bergtour
This scenic and adventurous tour brings you to the lookout Dome (2672m) and close to the highest peak of New Zealands northern island. A stunning view to the azur blue crater lake is waiting for you. This tour is a little tricky in tearms of orientation. There is no marked path for the whole tour. Especially on the way to the West Ridge Chair and the Far West T-Bar is not easy to find. After the top of the FAr West T-Bar you are reaching the alpine and glacier zone. Just for experienced hikers with alpine gear. Be aware that you are climbing an active vulcano. Ask before your tour for advice and further information at the DOC Shop in Whakapapa. Check the latest weather forecast and just do in perfect conditions.
Make sure you take a look at Mt Ngauruhoe (Northen direction). The vulcanic landscape is stunning.