The first 8-person chairlift in New Zealand is officially set for construction. NZSki announced Mt. Hutt will be replacing their current “Quad Chair” with a brand new, high speed detachable 8-person chairlift. Mt. Hutt is located on the South Island of New Zealand, roughly 50 miles from Christchurch. The ski area has three chairlifts and a magic carpet and is […]
With winter in the Southern Hemisphere just kicking off, New Zealand ski area operators have mixed thoughts on the season ahead. New Zealand implemented one of the most comprehensive quarantines in the world when the COVID-19 pandemic first began. As a result of those drastic measures, the New Zealand government has given ski areas the green light to open for […]
Back in Mid-August of 2016, a father and son team descended upon a Southern Hemisphere gem…The Remarkables ski field near Queenstown, New Zealand. Located on the southern part of the South Island, the Remarkables is a mini mountain range by its own right. Running in a true North to South fashion and separated by the rest of the Southern Alps, not only does it have impeccable scenery but it also holds some absolutely radical terrain.
Conditions are beginning to be a little spring-like at the Remarks with a few warm days in a row this week. There’s been no fresh snow for a few days now but the snow is still great overall. The main Curvy Basin is quite firm in the morning but softens nicely on the groomers by about 10, the off-piste takes […]