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Mountain Conditions
General Conditions (Updated 0942hrs Wed 15th March, 2017): Climbing conditions had been generally OK, ridge routes about the Main Range are mostly clear to rock and climbers should be aware of substantial loose rock being exposed. Steep face ice/snow is now out of condition with melt water running behind unbonding it!

Access is still OK/marginal on glaciers though bergschrunds and crevasse fields are becoming more prominent rapidly - rope up as recent fresh snow has bridged some features!
  • Mt Murchison (2408m) - White Glacier approach25/02/2017
    Mt Murchison (2408m) - White Glacier approach
  • Falling Mountain (1901m)20/02/2017
    Falling Mountain (1901m)
  • Mt Oates (2041m)20/02/2017
    Mt Oates (2041m)
  • Mt Williams (1718m)20/02/2017
    Mt Williams (1718m)
  • Mt Aicken (1858m)15/02/2017
    Mt Aicken (1858m)
  • Mt Cassidy (1850m)15/02/2017
    Mt Cassidy (1850m)
  • Mt Greenlaw (2315m)15/02/2017
    Mt Greenlaw (2315m)
  • Mt Guinevere (2042m)15/02/2017
    Mt Guinevere (2042m)
  • Mt Lancelot (2112m)15/02/2017
    Mt Lancelot (2112m)
  • Mt Philistine (1967m)15/02/2017
    Mt Philistine (1967m)
  • Mt Philistine - Philistine Ramp (1967m)15/02/2017
    Mt Philistine - Philistine Ramp (1967m)
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Bealey Face15/02/2017
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Bealey Face
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Chockstone Route15/02/2017
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Chockstone Route
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - High Peak Access15/02/2017
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - High Peak Access
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Face15/02/2017
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Face
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Slide15/02/2017
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Slide
  • Mt Stuart (1906m)15/02/2017
    Mt Stuart (1906m)
  • Mt Wilson (2035m)15/02/2017
    Mt Wilson (2035m)
  • Phipps Peak (1965m) - West Ridge15/02/2017
    Phipps Peak (1965m) - West Ridge
  • Mt Franklin (2145m) - West approaches11/02/2017
    Mt Franklin (2145m) - West approaches
  • Phipps Peak (1965m) - South Face11/02/2017
    Phipps Peak (1965m) - South Face
  • Blimit (1921m) - West Face10/02/2017
    Blimit (1921m) - West Face
  • Avalanche Peak (1833m)09/02/2017
    Avalanche Peak (1833m)
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Goldney Ridge09/02/2017
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Goldney Ridge
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Weather Information
Friday
24 Mar

6 / 13ºC
Saturday
25 Mar

7 / 11ºC
Sunday
26 Mar

9 / 15ºC
Monday
27 Mar

6 / 13ºC
Tuesday
28 Mar

7 / 18ºC
Wednesday
29 Mar

9 / 17ºC
Thursday
30 Mar

11 / 17ºC
Friday
31 Mar

7 / 13ºC
Saturday
1 Apr

5 / 11ºC
Sunday
2 Apr

3 / 10ºC
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Update:24/03/17 03:00hrs
 
LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 24/3/17 4:07hrs NZST
Sunrise: 6:39hrs
Sunset: 18:35hrs
Temperature: 8.9ºC  (Falling)
Temperature (Low): 8.8ºC
Temperature (High): 9.7ºC
Wind Chill: 7.4ºC
Humidity: 100%  (Rising)
Barometer: 1010.57mb (Falling)
Wind Speed: 10km/h
Wind Direction: NW
Wind Gust: 63km/h (2:16hrs)
Cloud Base: 730m ASL
Freezing Level: 2399m
Daily Rainfall: 0mm
24 Hour Rain: 0mm

SNOW MODEL
Last Update: 24/03/2017 03:04
Location: Mt Rolleston (Goldney Ridge) 1800m
Alt. Temp: 2.9ºC
Alt. Windspeed: 12.1kmph
Alt. Av. Windspeed: 12.6kmph
Alt. Max. Windspeed: 20.2kmph
Alt. Wind Chill: -0.3ºC
Last Snowfall: 11 days ago
7 Day Snowfall: 0.0cm
Snowpack Depth: 0.0cm
REMOTE WEATHER STATIONS
 
Location
UpdatedToday's
Rainfall
2 Day
Rainfall
3 Day
Rainfall
Carrington Hut24/03/2017 - 01:05hrs0.0mm0mm0mm
Mid Poulter River24/03/2017 - 01:30hrs0.0mm0mm0mm
Grasmere Stn24/03/2017 - 01:05hrs0.0mm0mm0mm
Mt Cheeseman24/03/2017 - 01:05hrs0.0mm0mm0mm

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