You’re excited as you’re about to hike the world famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing. But what’s the weather going to do? Will it rain or will it be a beautiful sunshine day? Mountain weather is complex and will influence your Tongariro Crossing experience.
Many visitors to Tongariro leave disappointed and bewildered by the weather. Some are surprised. And some attempt the Crossing poorly prepared in bad conditions and need to be rescued. With simple preparation and a good attitude your Tongariro Crossing experience can be a happy adventure no matter what the weather does. Here’s how.