The 2014 CHILL Series kicked off this weekend with the CHILL Jnr Big Mtn Champs at Craigieburn Valley.
If visitors to Queenstown’s Coronet Peak this Friday wonder why teams of firefighters are skiing or snowboarding down the slopes clutching a 30m-long 20kg fire hose, they can rest easy — there’s no fire.
The New Zealand Alpine National Slalom Championships were held at Coronet Peak today, the official ski area partner of the New Zealand Alpine Ski Team.
The South Island’s largest ski area Treble Cone (Wanaka, New Zealand) hosted the annual DB Export Banked Slalom snowboard event on Saturday the 16th of August, with a strong contingent of riders, great snow, and beautiful blue sky day for racing.
Blue skies, sunshine and hard packed powder greeted racers today for day one of the New Zealand Alpine National Championships & Coronet Cup hosted by Coronet Peak, the official ski area partner of the New Zealand Alpine Ski Team.
Mark Quickfall, Director of Harris Mountains Heliski (HMH) and The Helicopter Line, has today met with the wider ski group involved in yesterday’s heli ski incident near Wanaka.
The 20th Merino Muster was held in perfect weather and snow conditions. 161 cross country skiers competed in the Merino Muster in the three distances.
The snowfall thousands of Cantabrian skiers and snowboarders have been waiting for has arrived at Porters, changing the alpine landscape with a significant blanket of dry winter snow.
Statistics New Zealand’s Commercial Accommodation Monitor (CAM) figures released yesterday showed that Queenstown has recorded its highest ever guest nights for a 12 month period. For the year end June 2014 total Queenstown guest nights were up 9.8 percent over the previous year to 2,908,025.
The South Island’s largest ski area Treble Cone has received 1.5m of new snow over the last 10 days which has reset what had started as a lean snow season into fantastic winter powder conditions for skiers and snowboarders at Treble Cone.
The CHILL Junior Big Mountain celebrates its 5th year of competition at Craigieburn Valley this winter. The event is held over the weekend of the 15-17 of August and has been developed to give young skiers and snowboarders an opportunity to experience Big Mountain skiing and snowboarding at a competitive level.