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

Heavy Snow In Australia (05-Jul-09)

Australia, July 5, 2009 - The great start to winter 2009 is continuing in Australia

Ski Info - The great start to winter 2009 is continuing in Australia with resorts reporting larger than expected  snowfalls in the past few days.

After hoping for a few centimetres of powder, Mt Hotham received 47cm of fresh snow in 48 hours last Thursday/Friday, just in time for the weekend, taking the resort’s natural snowdepth to 58cm or two feet.

More snow is expected to fall until Sunday enabling the rest to re-open more lifts. Summit Quad, Summit Trainer, Upper Playground, Road Runner, Village and the Big D are running.

At Perisher the numbers they’re claiming are 70cm of new snow in 7 days. 25cm more light dry powder settled in the resort on Thursday night, taking the total to 70cm in the last 7 days. There are reported wind-drifts, powder stashes and silky smooth groomed runs galore. 

Due to recent snowfalls Perisher plans to open 40 lifts for the weekend. Some of the resort's favourite areas due to open this weekend include: all of Guthega; Excelerator and the Ridge Quad Chair in Blue Cow; Eyre and Sun Valley T-Bars on Mt Perisher. Access to and from Blue Cow will be via the Interceptor Quad Chair and Pleasant Valley Quad Chair.

Other Australian Ski areas are reporting similar snow falls in the past week.

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