Once again, the snow has come early across the Tasman, with falls of up to 45 centimetres across the Australian mountains in the last week of May.
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.
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.
Queenstown, New Zealand is home to Coronet Peak and The Remarkables; Cardrona and Treble Cone in the Lake Wanaka region are 1-2 hours from Queenstown. They all are ready for the 2015 season.
The winter action is just about to begin begin in New Zealand. Earliest opening is June 7 at Mt. Hutt. Others open mid-late June. Here is a preview of what’s new: