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CURRENT ALERT
ALL DOC FACILITIES CLOSED! Limited facilities in Arthur's Pass Village.
COVID-19 RESPONSE: ALL DOC campsites, huts, tracks, great walks, and visitor centres are now closed throughout New Zealand. HUNTING, FISHING, TRAMPING ETC IS NOT PERMITTED! No one is to use campsites or any hut for self-isolation or "lock-down"! Where ever you find yourself NOW (midnight 25th March), is where you MUST live for the NEXT 4 WEEKS+!

Only limited facilities / resources will be available in Arthur's Pass Village after midnight Wednesday 25th March.

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Avalanche Risk (Local)
08/02/2020 16:52hrs
HIGH ALPINE
(Above 1800m)
No Rating
Insufficient information or snow to establish avalanche danger rating
ALPINE
(1200m - 1800m)
No Rating
Insufficient information or snow to establish avalanche danger rating
SUB ALPINE
(Below 1200m)
No Rating
Insufficient information or snow to establish avalanche danger rating
Mountain Conditions
General Conditions:
Monday 23rd March 2020, 15:00hrs: Enjoy the next 4 weeks "planning" your future climbing adventures, but not partaking them until the Covid-19 alert level reduces. All DOC tracks, huts and campsites are CLOSED! The Alpine Club huts are now closed. Very limited facilities will be available in Arthur's Pass after midnight Wednesday. Take care everybody!

22/03/2020 07:24hrs: Rivers currently in flood both sides of Alps after 24 hours of heavy rainfall. Generally poor weather conditions ahead, with low level snowfalls (1100m+) possible on Thursday.

17/03/2020 07:32hrs: Dusting of fresh snow this morning about the Alps to 1600m (3-5cm). Variable week ahead with heavier rain & gales moving in on Thursday.

11/03/2020 08:32hrs: Reasonably settled weather until Sunday when some SW showers arrive, though autumn fogs are sticking to the Main Range until midday most days. Late summer climbing conditions prevail, some larger glaciers have bergschrunds opening cutting access, and smaller glaciers and ice-fields are again disappearing, though not as fast as last year this time.

08/03/2020 07:08hrs: A short & sharp storm rolling in this afternoon; no doubt our rivers will react. Lesser rainfall continues until Tuesday. Bergschrunds on the larger glaciers (White, Crow) have finally begun to open and cut access.

  • Carrington Peak (2010m)13/03/2020
    Carrington Peak (2010m)
  • Mt Davie (2280m) - East Ridge13/03/2020
    Mt Davie (2280m) - East Ridge
  • Mt Harper (2222m)13/03/2020
    Mt Harper (2222m)
  • Mt Isobel (2036m)13/03/2020
    Mt Isobel (2036m)
  • Mt Murchison (2408m)13/03/2020
    Mt Murchison (2408m)
  • Mt Rosamond (2186m)13/03/2020
    Mt Rosamond (2186m)
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - High Peak Access05/03/2020
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - High Peak Access
  • Hills Peak (1640m)01/03/2020
    Hills Peak (1640m)
  • Mt Philistine - Warnocks Bluff (1967m)01/03/2020
    Mt Philistine - Warnocks Bluff (1967m)
  • Mt Stuart (1906m)01/03/2020
    Mt Stuart (1906m)
  • Mt Franklin (2145m) - South Rib & Ridge25/02/2020
    Mt Franklin (2145m) - South Rib & Ridge
  • Mt Oates (2041m) - North Aspect25/02/2020
    Mt Oates (2041m) - North Aspect
  • Mt Scott (2009m)25/02/2020
    Mt Scott (2009m)
  • Mt Wilson (2035m)25/02/2020
    Mt Wilson (2035m)
  • Mt Wakeman (2227m)12/02/2020
    Mt Wakeman (2227m)
  • Mt Crossley (1980m)11/02/2020
    Mt Crossley (1980m)
  • Mt Turnbull (2024m)11/02/2020
    Mt Turnbull (2024m)
  • Mt Armstrong (2110m)10/02/2020
    Mt Armstrong (2110m)
  • Mt Lancelot (2112m)10/02/2020
    Mt Lancelot (2112m)
  • Mt Philistine (1967m)10/02/2020
    Mt Philistine (1967m)
  • Mt Rolleston (2212m) - Low Peak10/02/2020
    Mt Rolleston (2212m) - Low Peak
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Face10/02/2020
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Otira Face
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Sampsons Coulior10/02/2020
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Sampsons Coulior
  • Cow Peak (2022m)23/01/2020
    Cow Peak (2022m)
  • Avalanche Peak (1833m)22/01/2020
    Avalanche Peak (1833m)
  • Mt Bealey (1836m) - North aspect22/01/2020
    Mt Bealey (1836m) - North aspect
  • Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Rome Ridge22/01/2020
    Mt Rolleston (2275m) - Rome Ridge
  • Mt Philistine - Philistine Ramp (1967m)19/01/2020
    Mt Philistine - Philistine Ramp (1967m)
  • Mt Guinevere (2042m)18/01/2020
    Mt Guinevere (2042m)
  • Mt Stewart (1934m)18/01/2020
    Mt Stewart (1934m)
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Weather Information
Tuesday
7 Apr

3ºC
Wednesday
8 Apr

2 / 10ºC
Thursday
9 Apr

3 / 12ºC
Friday
10 Apr

5 / 15ºC
Saturday
11 Apr

7 / 12ºC
Sunday
12 Apr

5 / 10ºC
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Update:07/04/20 19:00hrs
 
LATEST DAILY READINGS
Update: 7/4/20 18:59hrs NZST
Sunrise: 6:56hrs
Sunset: 18:10hrs
Temperature: 10.6ºC  (Falling)
Temperature (Low): 9.2ºC
Temperature (High): 12.3ºC
Wind Chill: 10.0ºC
Humidity: 73%  (Falling)
Barometer: 1003.73mb (Rising)
Wind Speed: 7km/h
Wind Direction: NW
Wind Gust: 63km/h (12:54hrs)
Cloud Base: 1318m ASL
Freezing Level: 2661m
Daily Rainfall: 25.2mm  (*Stn 2)
Hourly Rain: 0mm/hr (*Stn 2)
24 Hour Rain: 26mm (*Stn 2)

THIS STORM CYCLE (20hrs)
Rainfall: 19.3mm
High Rain Rate: 2.9mm/hr @ 11:26hrs 7/4/20
Temp Low: 8.9ºC @ 23:03hrs 6/4/20
Temp High: 12.1ºC @ 16:03hrs 7/4/20
Wind Gust: 63kmph @ 12:54hrs 7/4/20
Dom.Wind Dir: West
Barometer Low: 1002mb @ 15:03hrs 7/4/20
SNOW MODEL
Last Update: 7/04/2020 18:04
Location: Mt Rolleston (Goldney Ridge) 1800m
Snow Fall-Line: 2221m
Alt. Temp: 5.0ºC
Alt. Windspeed: 14.1kmph
Alt. Av. Windspeed: 20.6kmph
Alt. Max. Windspeed: 32.2kmph
Alt. Wind Chill: 1.9ºC
Alt. Air Pressure: 804hPa
Alt. 3 Day Rainfall: 20.3mm (Today: 18.8mm)
Last Snowfall: 8 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 Hut07/04/2020 - 17:00hrs34.5mm38.5mm38.5mm
Mid Poulter River07/04/2020 - 17:00hrs4.5mm4.5mm4.5mm
Grasmere Stn07/04/2020 - 17:00hrs0.0mm0mm0mm
Mt Cheeseman07/04/2020 - 17:00hrs0.0mm0mm0mm
Upper Styx River07/04/2020 - 18:00hrs63.5mm93.5mm93.5mm

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