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Mount Hutt

Quick Facts Board Awesome parks Ski Some of Australasia’s best powder Location 118 km from Christchurch Season Early June– early October Access Road 13 km unsealed, chains required Price Range Adult day lift pass $98 Ratings Beginner 25%, Intermediate 50%, Advanced 25%

Breathtaking views, superb facilities and great snow conditions are all awaiting you at Canterbury’s largest commercial ski area, one of the Southern Hemisphere’s most diverse. Mount Hutt serves up long runs in a mix of terrain, excellent facilities, and laid-back atmosphere, all of which ensure world-class skiing. Dedicated learning facilities, terrain parks, triple black diamond runs and steep chutes offer thrills for all levels.

Essentials Ratings Beginner 25%, intermediate 50%, advanced 25% Highest Point 2,086 m Vertical 648 m Skiable Area 365 ha Lift Pass Adult $95, Youth (11 – 17)/senior (65+) $50, Kids 10 years and under free; Lifts High-speed 6-seater, quad chair, triple chair, carpet lift On-field ski/board hire: Yes Tuition Yes Package Deals Lift and lesson, lift and rental, first timers On-field Accommodation No.