Full mountain report Updated: Mon, Sep 18, 2023 8:09 pm

Skifield season opens
10:00 am13/07/2024
Last snowfall:
1, March 15

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Winter 2024 is coming in fast – are you ready for it?

The pre-winter preparation’s continue and we have locked and loaded Saturday 13 July as our opening day for the 2024 winter season so mark this on your calendars now!

Stay tuned for further updates both here and via the social media channels.

Weather Conditions

The days are getting shorter and the temps cooling down - that can mean only one thing!

Snow Conditions

Bring on the winter blasts and the POW!

Roadopen to forest lodge

Chains: To be carried

Carry at all times

Carry at all times

Please fit chains as indicated, the information signs are for your safety and the safety of others. 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.  

  • Beginners Lift: closed 12:30 pm

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

  • Main T-bar: closed 10:00 am

    Operates from 9:00am - 4:00pm Daily. Access to the main ski basin! Something for everyone.

  • Ridge T-bar: closed 11:00 am

    Operates from 9:30am - 3:30pm. Take a ride to the top and take in the stunning 360 degree views and enjoy the intermediate - advanced terrain. Ridge is always subject to wind and visibility hold.

Ski hire: closed

Hire is on a first come first served basis.

Ski School: closed

Book in at the Ticket office on the day with one of our internationally qualified instructors. Lessons are on a first come first served basis.


Snowline Lodge: closed

Come and try out true Ski In - Ski Out Accommodation. Situated at 1540m next to our main T bar. Voted Best ski in ski out in NZ by our staff Due to the significant mountain hazards, changing weather and environment, the access road gates CLOSE at 7:00pm so you must arrive on the mountain at Snowline Lodge prior to this time to secure your check in and stay for the evening.

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. www.forestlodge.info

Webcams See for yourself


Mt Cheeseman

Cockayne Face

Ridge T-Bar