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

Portillo Readies For 2009 Ski Season (24-Feb-09)

Ski Portillo, Chile, Feb. 24, 2009 - After completing the 2008 season with above average snowfall

After completing the 2008 season with above average snowfall and all rooms booked to capacity, Ski Portillo, Chile, has announced that their 2009 ski season will run from June 13TH to October 3rd this year.

Portillo is the oldest and remains the most exclusive resort in South America combining old-world elegance, breathtaking scenery and epic skiing. Portillo accommodates only 450 guests per week, so there are never lift queues or crowded slopes. Vast stretches of untouched terrain and freshly groomed runs beckon skiers of all abilities.    

Portillo offers many special weeks during the season, including Chilean Wine Week from August 1st to 8th which features daily wine tastings, wine knowledge courses, a guest ski/snowboard race and après ski wine party, Portillo’s eighth annual Wine Week showcases top traditional and up-and-coming Chilean wineries. Ski with the Superstars Week from August 15th to 22nd give participants the opportunity to spend the week mastering the steeps and deeps of the Chilean Andes with Chris Davenport and other top free skiing champions.

Other special weeks include discounted family trips, discounted women-only trips and family-themed weeks.

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