Winter 2022 – Operating in the Traffic Light System. For more detail please CLICK HERE 

Full mountain report Updated: Tue, Mar 22, 2022 10:30 am

Skifield season opens
12:30 pm09/07/2022
Last snowfall:
15cm, September 26

Upper base:00cm

Lower base:00cm

Weather Conditions

Let It snow!

Snow Conditions

Winter snow is coming!


Chains: To be carried

Carry at all times

Carry at all times

The Road is currently locked at Forest Lodge. When travelling on the access road please observe the 30km speed limit. We ask that you reduce your speed to 10km as you travel through the 2 slip areas - these will be marked by cones and safety fencing. downhill traffic give-way to up-hill and please put your headlights ON.   Always Carry Chains. Please obey all signs on the road, they are there for everyone's safety.

  • Beginners Lift: closed 12:30 pm

    Located right in front of our awesome Daylodge Facility. Sunny and family friendly area.

  • Main T-bar: closed 12:30 pm

    Operates from 9:00am - 4:00pm Daily. Access to the main ski basin! Something for everyone - Please ski and ride above tower 3. You must ride the T-Bars with gloves and face coverings, and only with someone from your bubble.

  • Ridge T-bar: closed 10:00 am

    Operation of Ridge T-Bar can be subject to wind and visibility. *Opens at 10:00am You must ride the T-Bars with gloves and face coverings, and only with someone from your bubble.

Ski hire: closed

Hire is on a first come first served basis.

Ski School: closed

We are currently recruiting Instructors - please let us know if you are qualified and looking for a Ski instructors position


Snowline Lodge: closed

Snowline Lodge accommodation will resume in 2022 and bookings are now open online. Ski Week's have had a makeover for 2022 and will now run from Monday - Friday (4 nights) - head over to the Accommodation page to Book Now!

Forest Lodge: open

Managed independently, Forest Lodge is available all year round. Nestled amongst beech forested hills and native tussock lands 720m above sea level, Forest Lodge boasts affordable, comfortable, backpackers accommodation for all walks of life.

Message from Cheeseman:

Winter 2022 Update

The days are getting shorter and winter is fast approaching so we are looing forward to what will be a snow filled 2022 season at Cheeseman.

Opening day is locked on the Calendar for Saturday 9 July and we are looking forward to welcoming everyone back to our mountain!

We are confident that the Traffic light system will allow us to operate all facilities this season – head to our Covid Page for current updates but remember that things are still moving and altering at a fast pace.

Stay tuned for further updates over the next few weeks / months.



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