Welcome to Ruapehu Ski Club!


Ruapehu Ski Club is New Zealand’s oldest ski club and is a feature of Mt Ruapehu.

RSC was founded in 1913, making it the pioneer of New Zealand skiing organisation’s and one of the earliest in the British Commonwealth.

RSC has a lot to offer with the best of;



RSC offer the options for accommodation at Mt Ruapehu with four high quality buildings - two on the snow, one in Whakapapa Village, one in Tūroa Village

- 4 lodges across Whakapapa & Tūroa

- Ski in & out at 1800m

- The original Ruapehu club

- On field launch spot for touring

- Ohakune lodge for off mountain town access.



- Full-time chef in each building providing breakfast, lunch & dinner

- No need to carry food or plan meals

- Library / TV room

- Table-tennis and pool table


Ski Activities

- RSC host a Swiss ski instructor to bring out the best of your abilities.

- We have a great  ski activities program for racing and ski development

- School holiday programs for the kids.

- Club champs and interclub racing


Loads of Fun

- On mountain social events including

- Club week, a social midweek, out of school holiday week for all members

- School holiday weeks include

  • Skit-night / talent show
  • Evening fun races and prize giving
  • Organised lessons



• On mountain lockers

• On mountain wax rooms

• Summer building rates for tramping, cycling, golf, etc.

• Sun balconies

• Drying rooms


Our buildings reflect the family orientation of the Club. The generous living and dining spaces maintain the Club and family atmosphere providing members of all ages the opportunity to meet and enjoy their stay together. Sleeping accommodation is in bunk rooms. Each building has a chef in residence with the Lodge accommodating our resident Swiss ski instructor. Accommodation fees are charged per night which includes food. Members book their accommodation online. Membership costs include a modest annual subscription which covers general operating costs and helps to maintain the Club’s buildings. There is also a one-off joining fee. We have an incredibly good ski activities program for racing and ski development, and a school holiday programs for the kids. The family atmosphere can’t be beaten.  Join Now!