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

Meet Olympic And World Champions At Coronet Peak (13-Aug-09)

Coronet Peak, New Zealand, August 13, 2009 - Some of the great ski champions of the world will sign

Some of the great ski champions of the world will sign posters and pose for photos for Wakatipu youth this Sunday (August 16) on the deck at Coronet Peak.

From 12pm, the USA Mens and Womens teams and the Canadian Womens team will meet and greet visitors to the deck.

“This is a great opportunity to meet and mix with the best male and female alpine ski racers in the world,” said Richard Murphy, Head of Race and Events at CoronetPeak.

“These guys have been ripping over in Rocky Gully for the past week and are truly amazing to watch.”

The women’s team includes alpine skiing overall winner and double world champion from 2009, Lindsey Vonn who will be joined by Olympic Gold Medalist from Torino, Julia Mancuso. The USA Men will be led by combines Olympic Gold Medalist in Torino Ted Ligety, alongside Jimmy Cochran, Scott Macartney and Marco Sullivan from the Tech and Speed Teams. Many of these people will be on the deck on Sunday.

The teams are all currently training at Coronet Peak in the lead-up to the Winter Games.

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