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

The Remarkables Receives Glorious New ‘Winter’ Snow (13-Sep-11)

Spring skiing conditions returned to glorious winter snow....

Spring skiing conditions returned to glorious winter snow in the resort town of Queenstown with The Remarkables ski area welcoming a good dump of the white stuff overnight (September 12).

A southerly weather front currently working its way up the South Island is responsible for the 5cm to 10cm dump at The Remarks with snow continuing to fall throughout today (September 13).

Ski Area Manager Ross Lawrence said the fresh snow fall and further snow in the forecast set the ski area up for some sensational spring skiing.

Remarkables, September 2011

Remarkables staff members Tanya Papandrea and Gillian Leake taking a ride break

“Skiers and boarders are just loving the new snow conditions today with fresh powder all over the mountain, including the chutes and Highway,” he said.

“Once this front passes and the visibility clears a bit the riding will be absolutely sensational.”

People heading to the mountain tomorrow (Wednesday September 14) can head over to Shadow Basin and watch The North Face Freeski Open Big Mountain qualifiers where some of New Zealand and overseas top-ranked big mountain skiers. The event is a three star qualifying event for the Freeride World Tour earning top finishers valuable points and cash prizes.

There is also plenty to be part of this weekend with The Burton Snowbroads camp on Saturday and the Gathering at The Stash on Sunday.

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