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Mt. Hutt Ski Area Overview

Season Start/End: 10/6 - 9/10
1403m - 2086m
25%| 45%| 30%| 0%
Lift Tickets
from NZD0.00 to NZD95.00
Complete list of skipass prices
Mt. Hutt, home to the eponymous ski area, is on New Zealand's South Island.

Nestled high inside the eastern rim of the Southern Alps is Mt. Hutt Ski Area, overlooking the patchwork quilt of the Canterbury Plains with the blue Pacific Ocean in the far distance.

Mt. Hutt has plenty of adrenaline-pumping black diamond runs on the South Face, and lots of wide open terrain for first-time skiers. Snowmaking starts as early as mid-May. 

Mt. Hutt, home to the eponymous ski area, is on New Zealand's South Island.

Mt. Hutt offers terrain for all skier and snowboarder ability types. Known for being one of the largest ski areas in New Zealand; Mt. Hutt also has some of its best snow. The ski field prides itself on consistently having one of the longest ski seasons in the Southern hemisphere.  

Terrain is available for all levels of skiing and riding. Intermediate skiers are greeted with long sweeping runs and some steep pistes. Mt. Hutt also features world class terrain parks including a FIS certified half pipe. 

Mt. Hutt, home to the eponymous ski area, is on New Zealand's South Island.

Base lodge with self service cafe, fully licensed brasserie and bar, retail clothing and equipment shop, ski and snowboard school, children's center, ski, snowboard and clothing rental, storage, ski and snowboard repairs, guest services and first aid.


  • 2086m
  • 683m
    Vertical Drop
  • 1403m


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  • Beginner Runs


  • Intermediate Runs


  • Advanced Runs


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  • Runs


  • Terrain Parks


  • Longest Run

    2 km

  • Skiable Terrain

    365 ha

  • Snow Making

    48 ha

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening Ski Season: 10/06/2017
  • Days Open Last Year: 106
  • Projected Closing Ski Season: 09/10/2017
  • Projected Days Open: 115
  • Years Open: 45
  • Average Snowfall: 400cm

Mt. Hutt Ski Area Reviews

  • hazareece

    • 4
    26th April 2015

    Full review

      Good ski field with good backcountry skiing over on the south face. Bit pricey so if you are planning to sk I...
  • Abe

    • 5
    17th May 2011

    Full review

      You can see the Pacific in the distance beyond the checkerboad of farms of the Cantibury Plains. Terrain is farily steep and...

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