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Endless Winter: Where To Ski This Summer

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If skiing and riding in the summer is on your bucket list, make it happen this year with options from California to the Southern Hemisphere to the European Alps.

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Mt Hutt To Open New Zealand Ski Season June 10

Mt Hutt To Open New Zealand Ski Season June 10

New Zealand’s winter season is about to begin in June at three areas: Mt Hutt, June 10; Coronet Peak, June 11; and The Remarkables, June 18. They’ve been getting ready for the upcoming season with development, trails and products. Coronet Peak is located 20 minutes from Queenstown, Mt Hutt, 35 minutes from Methven and Christchurch, and The Remarkables, 45 minutes from Queenstown. Here is an overview of what’s new at each area.

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Season Extended A Week At Mt Hutt; More Snow On Way

New Zealand's Mt Hutt (Mt Hutt Ski Area)New Zealand’s Mt Hutt is extending its ski season by a week because of new snow in forecast this weekend. The scheduled closing now is Oct. 11, making it one of the longest ski seasons in the South Island this winter.

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New Zealand Season Opens With Fresh Snow, More On The Way

Coronet Peak, NZ

Current snowfall, forecast amounts, and snowmaking make for a good start to the season just getting underway in New Zealand.

 

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New Zealand Resorts Ready For New Season; Remarkables Spends $45 Million

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The Remarkables in Queenstown, New Zealand is undergoing a $45 million new development with the addition of a six-seat, high-speed detachable lift, increased snowmaking capacity, expansion of the learners area, new trail development, resealing part of the ski area road, and the realignment and expansion of its car parking.

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New Zealand’s Mt Hutt Extends Season To Oct. 13

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Mt Hutt’s base and conditions are so good that a decision was made to extend the season to include the full two weeks of the October school holidays. The area had been scheduled to close Oct. 6.

 

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South Island’s Mt Hutt Celebrates 40 Years Aug. 3-4

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Canterbury, New Zealand’s Mt Hutt is planning a big 40th birthday party Sat., Aug. 3 and Sun., Aug. 4. There will be a multitude of activities, wrapping up with a fireworks display.

 

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Ready For Down Under Sliding? Mt Hutt, N.Z. Plans June 15 Start

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Canterbury’s Mt Hutt ski area in New Zealand’s South Island recently received its second major snowfall in two weeks. Opening day is set for June 15. 

 

The latest storm dropped 20cm (just under 8 inches) over the entire mountain. 

 

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Australia, N.Z. Resorts Pile On The Snowfall As Season Rolls Toward Spring

Mt Hutt, New Zealand

The snow keeps piling on – higher and higher in Australia and New Zealand. Australia’s Mt Perisher recently received about 20 inches in just two days, while Mt. Hutt, NZ picked up two feet this week. 

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New Zealand’s South Island Resorts Pack On New Amenities

Mt Hutt, NZ

Skiers and riders heading to Coronet Peak and The Remarkables in Queenstown and Canterbury’s Mt Hutt ski areas in New Zealand’s South Island can enjoy the fruits of a busy pre-ski season. 

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