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).

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The Remarkables Opens For Winter Skiing And Riding & Mt Hutt Gets 50cm Snow Dump (29-Jun-08)

The Remarkables, Queenstown NZ, June 29, 2008 - The Remarkables ski area will open on Monday June 30

The Remarkables ski area will open on Monday June 30 for skiing and riding with a snow base of 50cm and more snow on the way.

The Remarkables ski area manager Ross Lawrence says good on-trail skiing from Alta and Sugar Bowl chair lifts will give a taste of the alpine atmosphere on offer.

“We’re excited to be up and running.  It’s early days yet as The Remarkables is renowned to offer the best skiing and riding in peak conditions, and we’re looking forward to a great winter.  This is a chance for people to come up for a look-see and have a bit of fun in the mountains.”

Five features are up and running in the UP&GO Terrain Park.  “There’s a good jib session area ready to go and as more snow falls, more of the park will be opened.”

A conveyor lift will also be open for beginner skiers and riders.

New this year at The Remarkables is The Stash, a Jake Burton concept trail which is set to open on July 26.  The Stash at The Remarkables is the first Stash for the Southern Hemisphere and just the third in the world. Check for details.

Also new are two conveyor lifts for the learners’ area making learning a fun and relaxed experience at The Remarkables.  New snowmaking has also been installed across main trails.  The conveyor lifts will open as soon as conditions permit.

While The Remarkables gets set to open, Mt. Hutt Ski Area out of Christchurch is enjoying a great start to the snow season, receiving 50cm of fresh snowfall in the past 24 hours offering plenty of powder for skiers and boarders.

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