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

Perisher News July 2010 (07-Jul-10)

Perisher, Australia, July 7, 2010 - Incredible snow making effort this season

Perisher's recent three-year $19 million investment in automated snowmaking has been a bonus for skiers and boarders this winter.

Given the region has received just 34cm of natural snow to date, without snowmaking, there would be limited riding options.

Since the resort kicked off its snowmaking operations on 11 May, we've produced close to 550,000 cubic metres of snow, with the biggest 24 hours yielding an incredible 45,445 m3.

Last winter Perisher produced 620,000 cubic metres of snow and it looks as though Perisher is well on the way to bettering that record in 2010.

 
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