Snow Forecast 5 pm 27 May 2015(local time) Weather Forecast for Mount Cook at 3296 m altitude issued:
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Days 0-3 Mount Cook Weather Summary:A light covering of new snow, mostly falling on Sat morning. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Thu morning, min -10°C on Wed afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the W on Thu night, severe gales from the NW by Sat morning).
Days 4-6 Mount Cook Weather Summary:A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Mon afternoon. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sat afternoon, min -9°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the WNW on Sat afternoon, severe gales from the NNW by Mon morning).
|Wed||Thursday 28||Friday 29||Saturday 30||Sunday 31||Monday 1||Tue|
|Summary||clear||clear||clear||some clouds||clear||clear||clear||snow shwrs||mod. snow||snow shwrs||some clouds||some clouds||clear||snow shwrs||heavy snow||heavy snow||heavy snow||heavy snow|
|Freezing level (m)||1550||1300||1350||1500||1200||1150||1300||1200||1600||2000||1600||1400||1650||1600||1850||1950||1950||1650|
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Visitor Reviews of Mount Cook
Peter Taylor from New Zealand writes:
Generally a well-serviced mountain, featuring excellent coffee at Plateau Hut. Service at Empress Hut is a little slow, and, apart from a peculiar rocky pudding, non-existent at Gardiner Hut. Queues on popular blue run the Linda tend to get very long in January and there have been some instances of fisticuffs amongst impatient punters at Summit Rocks. The Nor'West Ridge is a somewhat less crowded blue run, but it's a long walk from the hut with no guarantee of good conditions from the summit. The public are warned to exercise caution on descents of the double diamond Hooker Face as it can get a little hard and slippery at times. Late season, often as early as mid-January, there are excellent natural terrain park features on the lower Linda.
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