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 center. 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.
Road Comment: Check local weather channels for current status. Always know how to fit chains when necessary and have them in the boot of your vehicle at all times!
Snow Conditions: Stay on trail
Last Snow Fall: 23 September 2020 0cm
Snow Comment: The Peak is hosting a private party for 2020 season pass holders from 9-11am today. At this stage Greengates chair will be the one spinning. No other facilities will be open, no grooming, true carpark skiing. Just you and your skis, many thanks for your support this season.
Weather Conditions: What an incredible season! At the start we weren't sure what to expect, but the smiles kept turning up, the regulars, the weekend warriors and the enthusiasts. We could not have gotten through this season without all of your support, and we're beyond ecstatic with the turnout this winter. Don't forget The Remarkables Ski Area is OPEN through to the 11th October, so carry on having fun on snow so close to Queenstown. We'll see you December 18th for some dirt laps and beers on the deck.
Road Comment: Chain-free all vehicles. Please drive with caution & maintain 2-way access at all times. All vehicles to carry chains. There maybe heavy plant and plows operating on the road. NO CAMPERVANS UP THE ROAD TODAY. Please also adhere to any signage in place. We do not offer chain hire services.
Snow Conditions: Variable
Last Snow Fall: 29 September 2020 30cm
Snow Comment: We have received up to 60cm new snow over the last 72 hours!! It is wind affected. Avalanche Control is happening and will be happening throughout the day. Respect all closures in place as we work to create safe access to your favourite stashes!
Weather Conditions: Cold temps overnight have kept the snow perfect and we have a lot of it. Hit the powder pockets off the groomed runs in the morning, while Patrol does their job keeping us all safe and then smash the powder in the steeps once they are all open. Temps will remain cold throughout the day. Today will be the one you tell your friends about for a few years.
Road Comment: Chains on 2WD from Helicopter flat
Last Snow Fall: 29 September 2020 4cm
Snow Comment: We have had over 1/2 metre of new snow & windblown snow in last 60hrs. All main trails groomed overnight and very dry windblown powder snow. Dress warm! Road currently on temporary HOLD as we clear access road traffic.
Weather Conditions: Snow showers clearing south of Q'town. Strong overnight SW winds expected to ease late morning. Light mtn fog will burn off with Sun & temperature rise.