Mount Ngauruhoe

Mount Ngauruhoe
Photo by Keith Mcgaughran, all rights reserved.

Estimated to have formed in the last 2500 years and the slopes to its summit are still perfectly symmetrical. Requires only moderate scrambling skills during summer (dec/jan) In in winter the steep slopes become only for experienced mountaineers.

Elevation (feet): 7,516
Elevation (meters): 2,291
Continent: Australia/Oceania
Country: New Zealand
Range/Region: North Island
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec
Nearest major airport: Auckland/Wellington
Convenient Center: Turangi