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CURRENT ALERTS
Arthur's Pass Visitor Centre Moved
The Visitor Centre in Arthur's Pass Village has been temporarily moved into a new premises until further notice, due to building defects found in the old building. A temporary visitor facility has been set up 200 metres away in the main part of the Village near the Alpine Lodge & Motel (limited parking available). It is open 8.30am to 4.30pm daily. All information resources for the Park are available.

Thieves breaking into vehicles
Thieves have been breaking into cars and motor-homes at various car-parks and some camp-sites along SH.73 on a regular basis (day & night). They have been stealing passports, credit cards, money, electronic devices and recreation equipment. Take your absolute valuables with you on the walks, and don't leave other valuable items in plain sight in your vehicle. Report any suspicious activity to Police '111', and note down registration plates of vehicles!

Mountaineering Summary Page

 
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North Webcam (HD)
(AP Village)
West Webcam - HD
West Webcam (HD)
(AP Village)
Repeater Webcam - HD (Temple Basin)
Repeater Webcam (HD)
(Temple Basin)

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Satellite
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Forecast Links
Avalanche Risk (MSC)
Mountain Conditions
General Conditions (Updated 0942hrs Tue 16th July, 2019):

Storm-cycle current. Snowing about 900m and above. Expect snow-pack instabilities as new snow falls onto icy crusts. Wind-slab lee to northern half is likely as NW winds deliver this current storm.

  • Mt Philistine (1967m)23/06/2019
    Mt Philistine (1967m)
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Goldney Ridge23/06/2019
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Goldney Ridge
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - High Peak Access23/06/2019
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - High Peak Access
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Middle Peak23/06/2019
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Middle Peak
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Face23/06/2019
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Face
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Rome Ridge23/06/2019
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Rome Ridge
  • Mt Aicken (1858m)03/06/2019
    Mt Aicken (1858m)
  • Mt Oates (2041m)03/06/2019
    Mt Oates (2041m)
  • Blimit (1921m)23/04/2019
    Blimit (1921m)
  • Mt Cassidy (1850m)19/04/2019
    Mt Cassidy (1850m)
  • Mt Philistine - Philistine Ramp (1967m)19/04/2019
    Mt Philistine - Philistine Ramp (1967m)
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Chockstone Route19/04/2019
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Chockstone Route
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Slide19/04/2019
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Slide
  • Mt Stuart (1906m)19/04/2019
    Mt Stuart (1906m)
  • Mt Temple (1913m) - West Face19/04/2019
    Mt Temple (1913m) - West Face
  • Phipps Peak (1965m) - West Ridge19/04/2019
    Phipps Peak (1965m) - West Ridge
  • Carrington Peak (2010m)18/04/2019
    Carrington Peak (2010m)
  • Mt Harper (2222m) - Camp Spur route18/04/2019
    Mt Harper (2222m) - Camp Spur route
  • Mt Murchison (2408m)18/04/2019
    Mt Murchison (2408m)
  • Mt Armstrong (2110m)23/03/2019
    Mt Armstrong (2110m)
  • Mt Rolleston (2212m) - Low Peak23/03/2019
    Mt Rolleston (2212m) - Low Peak
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Sampsons Couloir23/03/2019
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Sampsons Couloir
  • Whitehorn Ice-field23/03/2019
    Whitehorn Ice-field
  • Mt Speight (2116m) - Speight Buttress06/03/2019
    Mt Speight (2116m) - Speight Buttress
  • Mt Davie (2280m)03/03/2019
    Mt Davie (2280m)
  • Mt Wakeman (2227m)03/03/2019
    Mt Wakeman (2227m)
  • Mt Stewart (1934m)02/03/2019
    Mt Stewart (1934m)
  • Bealey / Hut Spur (1545m)14/02/2019
    Bealey / Hut Spur (1545m)
  • Mid Hill (1831m) - East aspect14/02/2019
    Mid Hill (1831m) - East aspect
  • Mt Bealey (1836m) - South aspect14/02/2019
    Mt Bealey (1836m) - South aspect
  • Mt Bruce (1630m) - Northwest aspect14/02/2019
    Mt Bruce (1630m) - Northwest aspect
  • Mt Horrible (1234m)14/02/2019
    Mt Horrible (1234m)
  • Mt O'Malley (1703m) - South aspect14/02/2019
    Mt O'Malley (1703m) - South aspect
  • The Dome (1938m)14/02/2019
    The Dome (1938m)
  • Falling Mountain (1901m)08/02/2019
    Falling Mountain (1901m)
  • Mt Scott (2009m)08/02/2019
    Mt Scott (2009m)
  • Mt Temple (east approach)08/02/2019
    Mt Temple (east approach)
  • Mt Wilson (2035m)08/02/2019
    Mt Wilson (2035m)
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) -  Crow Face30/01/2019
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Crow Face
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Crow icefall30/01/2019
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Crow icefall
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Weather Information
Sunday
21 Jul

0 / 5ºC
Monday
22 Jul

-1 / 5ºC
Tuesday
23 Jul

-2 / 5ºC
Wednesday
24 Jul

-2 / 6ºC
Thursday
25 Jul

-2 / 7ºC
Friday
26 Jul

-2 / 7ºC
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Update:21/07/19 06:00hrs
 
LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 21/7/19 5:48hrs NZST
Sunrise: 7:57hrs
Sunset: 17:26hrs
Temperature: 4.3ºC  (Rising)
Temperature (Low): 3.7ºC
Temperature (High): 4.3ºC
Wind Chill: 4.3ºC
Humidity: 100%  (Stable)
Barometer: 1000.45mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 0km/h
Wind Direction: WNW
Wind Gust: 10km/h (3:54hrs)
Cloud Base: 730m ASL
Freezing Level: 1692m
Daily Rainfall: 3.56mm
Hourly Rain: 0mm/hr
24 Hour Rain: 5.59mm

THIS STORM CYCLE (8hrs)
Rainfall: 4.32mm
High Rain Rate:  1.2mm/hr @ 4:09hrs 20/07/2019
Temp Low:  3.7ºC
Temp High:  3.9ºC
Wind Gust:  3.0kmph @ 0:00hrs 21/07/2019
Dom.Wind Dir: North
Barometer Low: 999.0mb
SNOW MODEL
Last Update: 21/07/2019 05:04
Location: Mt Rolleston (Goldney Ridge) 1800m
Snow Fall-Line: 1118m
Alt. Temp: -3.0ºC
Alt. Windspeed: 0.0kmph
Alt. Av. Windspeed: 0.0kmph
Alt. Max. Windspeed: 0.0kmph
Alt. Wind Chill: N/A
Alt. Air Pressure: 796hPa
Alt. 3 Day Rainfall: 4.0mm (Today: 0.0mm)
Daily Snowfall: 1.5cm
Snowfall Max. Intensity: 0.8cm/hr (05:04hrs)
Storm Snowfall (8hrs): 2.7cm
7 Day Snowfall: 60.2cm
Snowpack Depth: 98.6cm
Windslab S: 4.9cm
Windslab E: 22.1cm
Surface Stability (@ 35º): Very Poor (Warning: Slab present!)
Avalanche Chance: 79%
REMOTE WEATHER STATIONS
 
Location
UpdatedToday's
Rainfall
2 Day
Rainfall
3 Day
Rainfall
Carrington Hut21/07/2019 - 05:00hrs1.5mm6mm29mm
Mid Poulter River21/07/2019 - 05:00hrs7.0mm22.5mm40mm
Grasmere Stn21/07/2019 - 05:01hrs6.0mm15.5mm25mm
Mt Cheeseman21/07/2019 - 05:01hrs6.0mm15.5mm25mm
Upper Styx River21/07/2019 - 06:00hrs1.0mm3.5mm26mm

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