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

Hit The Slopes For Less – Stay In A Ski Hostel (17-Nov-10)

If you’re concerned about the cost of your winter sports holiday this season....

If you’re concerned about the cost of your winter sports holiday this season, one accommodation option to consider could be a hostel. Many resort hostels are more like hotels than the old image of a hostel and they are sometimes so long established that they are well located right next to the slopes when some fancy hotels have been forced to build further out. is a central booking point for ski resort hostels all around the world from close to home in the Alps where the three star Randolins hostel in St Moritz costs from £35 a night, to More distant options like the Ks House, Hakuba in the Japanese Alps, one of the most popular places in Japan for skiing and hot springs. Rates here are from £23.90 per person per night. Or across the Pacific in Canada the HI-Whistler, Canada was originally used as athlete’s accommodation for the 2010 Winter Olympics and has lots of luxury facilities including a 52” TV. Rates from £19.64 per person per night.

Many other hostels are to be found in ski areas all over the world including Austria, France, Italy, Scotland and Scandinavia.

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