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June 1, 2017
New Zealand 2017 Ski Season Opening Dates

The low down on opening dates, and when you can get on the snow!

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June 1, 2017
New Zealand 2017 Ski Season Opening Dates

By Lawrence Smith
Posted in Stories

Autumn brings is the annual "when will it snow" question, or maybe these days, how cold is it for snowmaking? Cold enough it seems that Whakapapa’s “snow factory” has allowed them to open Happy Valley in early June.  

The rest of us have to wait until the snow goodness arrives, so start getting the gear ready, as following are the New Zealand 2017 ski season open dates!

  2017 Opening 2017 Closing
Whakapapa 10 June 2017  
Turoa 1 July 2017  
     
Porters Ski Area 23 June 2017  
Mt Hutt 9 June 2017 8 October 2017
Mt Dobson 7 July 2017  
Roundhill 1 July 2017 17 September 2017
Ohau Snow Fields 1 July 2017  
Treble Cone 22 June 2017 1 October 2017
Cardrona 10 June 2017 15 October 2017
Coronet Peak 17 June 2017 1 October 2017
The Remarkables 10 June 2017 8 October 2017

 

Fingers crossed the weather gods will cooperate. So dust of the skis, have a trial run fitting your chains, and let’s get ready for the snow!

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