News and Events

Mt Hutt ‘all systems go’ for 40th season opening (13-Jun-13)
Immaculately groomed slopes and a genuinely warm welcome await avid skiers and snowboarders.....

Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area first to open in Australasia (10-Jun-13)
Queenstown’s Coronet Peak ski area today (June 8) celebrated in style as the first Australasian ski field to open for winter....

Coronet Peak first ski area in Australasia to open on Saturday (05-Jun-13)
Queenstown is officially open for winter as the 2013 season kicks off at Coronet Peak on Saturday (June 8).

Ski Areas Go Out With A Bang! (27-Sep-12)
Season extension and half price passes

1 Meter Of NEW SNOW! (03-Aug-08)

Mt Hutt, NZ, August 03, 2008 - The storm that has troubled the rest of the country has dumped

The storm that has troubled the rest of the country has dumped 1 meter of fresh snow at Mt Hutt causing anticipation among the region’s skiers and boarders while keeping staff busy on the end of shovels.

When the weather clears, as it’s predicted to do over the weekend, Mt Hutt visitors can expect awesome powder conditions according to ski area manager Dave Wilson.

“It looks like we might see a bit of sun this weekend before the weather closes in again on Monday. Once again this season, we’re digging ourselves out of a huge snow dump, clearing the road, de-icing lifts and carrying out avalanche control as we prepare to welcome customers.   

With 2 meters of snow falling over the last week, the high country ski area now boasts a 2.25m base with a soft powder surface – a base that Mr Wilson expects to secure a traditionally long Mt Hutt season.  

“We’ve got wall to wall, top to bottom winter snow and are just looking forward to getting out there and playing in it.

 
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