Queenstown Snow Reports

The Queenstown, New Zealand ski season runs from late June to early October. Queenstown has four unique mountain terrains to choose from – all a short drive from Queenstown’s town centre. With just a simple glance below you’ll be able to compare the conditions at each and decide which is best for you on the day. More detailed snow reports are available by clicking the links through to the mountain’s full websites.

Road OPEN - chains on 2WD
Temp -1°C
Last Snow 26cm22-07-18
Min Base 110cm
Max Base 133cm
Mountain Conditions

Road Conditions: From pine trees car park - shuttle available

Snow Conditions: It's a pow day folks! Yesterday's storm has delivered a big dump of fresh snow ready to shred. Main trails are groomed, except for Valley View which is untouched. Colder temps have dried the top layer of snow out nicely.

Weather Conditions: Sunny - The sun should come out as morning progresses with maybe the odd lingering cloud around. A moderate westerly breeze at the top but sheltered lower down. Dress warmly

Road Open
Temp -2.3°C
Last Snow 1cm 22-07-18
Min Base 45cm
Max Base 95cm
Mountain Conditions

Road Conditions: Road is open and clear but chains must be carried at all times. Watch out for loose grit to the side of the road. Please maintain 2 way access on the road at all times and drive to the conditions.

Snow Conditions: Cold temperatures overnight mean the trails are skiing fast with a dusting of fresh snow to top it off. More snow forecast for the afternoon along with some strong winds so bring the face masks today!

Weather Conditions: Cold temperatures this morning with moderate winds picking up this afternoon. Bundle up!

Road Chains on 2WD
Temp -4.9°C
Last Snow 15cm 22-07-18
Min Base 95cm
Max Base 115cm
Mountain Conditions

Road Conditions: We are currently parking in car park 5 and have arranged a free shuttle up to the Base building! Chains on 2WD vehicles from the CP4 mark this morning, chain free for 4WD. All vehicles must carry chains as conditions are likely to change throughout the day. Please look out for our friendly roads crew for assistance.

Snow Conditions: Over the last 24 hours we have received 15cms of fresh powder, topping up our base nicely. The groomers have worked their magic on trail and off piste there will be some fresh lines to be had and great wind blown pockets, please still beware of hidden hazards.

Weather Conditions: We are currently experiencing light northwestly winds but the sun is out and visibility is good. The forecast is for winds to turn south west later, bringing some snow and cold temps with it.

Temp °C
Last Snow cm01-01-70
Home Basin cm
Saddle Basin cm
Mountain Conditions

Snow Conditions:

Last update 9:35am Sunday
Flying Today No
Snowfall 33cm / 24hrs

Mountain Conditions

Weather Update: Fine spells increasing as the morning progresses. Snow above 500 metres.

Heliski Outlook: Snow showers becoming isolated throughout Monday and Tuesday and becoming fine! This is the week to get your powder skis and boards out and come Heliskiing!! Come into Base2 in Wanaka or Torpedo7 and Go Orange in Queenstown to book your next adventure!

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