The snow has continued to fall on and off over the past week and the forecast predicts more on Sunday – it just gets better and better! Today is a Bluebird day on the mountain and we are hosting a corporate day for the Accounts vs Lawyers race.

Last Sunday was another huge day on the field with the Primary & Intermediate school champs with 250 kids from Canterbury schools competing for individual prizes and the schools trophies. The weather was a little cloudy but snow conditions were perfect on the course and new snow began falling just as the last racers headed through the gates. Thanks to everyone who came along to support this annual event. The winning primary school was Medbury and the winning intermediate was Selwyn House – individual times are available on our homepage.

Ski weekers on Open 2 Week have been enjoying the excellent conditions along with daily lessons and social activities which included a quiz evening last night. This Sunday Family week 3 kicks off and there are still a few spaces available. There will be a nanny available to look after children for a few hours a day so why not utilise the new Online Booking system and Book In Now.

Some pics just taken from todays Corporate day:

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and one from the Primary & Intermediate race …….

Primary & Intermediate School Race day - Mike Gillon on the start line

Primary & Intermediate School Race day – Mike Gillon on the start line

Undie 500 – Sat 1st September

Back again for 2012 is Cheeseman’s event – the ThermaTech Undie 500. A fun a event for all ages with lots of great prizes.

Registrations from 9:30am in the Daylodge

Race starts at 1pm.

2012 Undie 500 Poster

Pirate Day – Sat 15th September

To walk the plank, ‘n hunt for long lost treasure, dress like a Pirate ‘n chart ye course fer Mt Cheeseman – Loads of prizes for Pirates ‘n Wenches
See ye there-if ye dare…Arrr!

2012 Pirate Day

Cheeseman Accommodation

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Staying on the mountain at Cheeseman is a special experience. At Snowline Lodge you can ski to the Main T-Bar from the lodge door and at Forest Lodge you are nestled amongst native forest. Enjoy big days on the slopes and relaxing nights in Cheeseman’s cosy lodges. Click here for more information and to book.

With all the new snow Cheeseman slopes are looking awesome and we still have vacancies in some of our premium August Holiday Weeks:

– 26 August – 1 Sept Family 3 (Nanny available)

Bookings are also being taken for our Spring Weeks

  • 2-8 September Spring 1
  • 9-15 September Spring 2 (Nanny available)
  • 16-22 September Spring 3
  • 23-29 September Holiday 1

Click here for more information and to book accommodation.

Events

Here’s a brief list of events coming up over the next couple of weeks:

  • 1 September Undie 500
  • 15 September Pirate Day & party
  • 22 September Springparty – Snowline Lodge

For a full list of events please click here.

Weekend Weather

Friday is looking clear and fine and Saturday will be ok too with weather changing during the afternoon to snow!

Friday 24th

Fine, with morning frosts.
Wind at 1000 metres: Northwest.
Wind at 2000 metres: Northwest.
Free air freezing Level: 1800 metres.

Saturday 25th

Mainly fine with increasing high cloud. Rain spreading north about the divide during the afternoon, falling as snow above 1600 metres.
Wind at 1000 metres: Northwest rising to 60 km/h.
Wind at 2000 metres: Northwest 50 km/h, rising to severe gale 90 km/h.
Free air freezing Level: 2000 metres about the divide, sloping to 2600 metres in the east.

Sunday 26th

Showery near the divide with snow above 1100 metres. Mainly fine further east. Winds turning strong westerly, gale about the tops.

Spring is just around the corner so come on up and enjoy the last few days of winter.

Cheers

Cam & The Cheeseman Team.