The Peak 2 Powderkeg is an iconic four stage adventure race from the top of Turoa Ski Area to the Powderkeg bar at the foot of Mt Ruapehu. Now in its 26th year, it’s a race steeped in history, fun and competition. Participants can enter as individuals or in teams of three to complete the stages:
- Ski from top to bottom of the ski area
- 3.8km downhill run on the sealed Ohakune Mountain Road
- 12.5km downhill bike on sealed road, followed by short 300m dash run and beer/lemonade skull.
The event is followed by a barbecue and prize giving at the Powderkeg.