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

Fresh Snow In Banff-Lake Louise (19-Apr-09)

Banff-Lake Louise, Canada, April 19, 2009 - With 15cm (six inches) of fresh powder in two days

With 15cm (six inches) of fresh powder in two days at Banff-Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, the skiing is still good through in to May.

Banff is Canada’s highest elevated town and with it’s location in the centre of Canada the snow stays consistent right up until mid May. Banff has one of the longest ski seasons in North America.

British visitors can also take advantage of some late season deals including two-for-one lift tickets when booking through a travel agent like Canadian affair , free skiing and free accommodation.

Lake Louise Ski Area is open to May 3rd and Sunshine Village to May 18th.

Another Alberta resort, Marmot Basin, Jasper, also has plenty of snow and will remain open until 26th April 2009. With great conditions, B-B-Q’s on the decks and live music at the wind up party on the final weekend it’s a great time to visit. Take advantage of the Snow Days package which offers 30 per cent off midweek room rates and lift tickets which can be booked through many hotels in Jasper. More information can be found at /

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