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

Whistler Blackcomb Voted #1 By Conde Nast Readers (16-Jan-11)

Conde Nast Traveller Magazine has announced results...

Conde Nast Traveller Magazine has announced results of its annual readers poll, revealing Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia as the #1 ski resort in the world, ahead of Telluride in second spot and Beaver Creek in third.  Two of Whistler Resort’s signature hotels also made the top ten ski resort hotels in the world, with The Fairmont Chateau Whistler at #9 and The Four Seasons at #10.  A full list of results can be viewed at


Whistler Blackcomb is renowned worldwide to be XXL, hence the reason the trail map is labeled the Atlas!  Capturing Whistler from a bird’s eye view Switchback Entertainment has developed XXS of Whistler Blackcomb mountains, documenting a day in the life of this winter wonderland, where the town and mountains appear like a real life snow globe. See video link


Ski Max has packages to Whistler Resort from $1515pp twin share including 7 nights accommodation at Crystal Lodge and a six day dual mountain lift pass.  Package price is valid for travel from 4 Feb to 26 March 2011, with a booking date of 31 January. 

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