Mt Lyford

Mon, 21st August at 6:11 a.m.


Weather Conditions

0°C, Snow Showers

The tail end of this storm system is whipping through with occasional snow showers. The weather should clear off during the day.

Road Conditions & Traffic


Road OPEN. Chains on all vehicles today please.

Snow Conditions

Average depth of 157cm

Open with a good cover on the mountain. We have received 30 cm of snow from this system and it is still snowing lightly. All lifts open with the Terako Rope being subject to weather conditions. Please dress warmly today and it will be a low light lens day. Welcome to Mt Lyford North Canterbury's Premier Snow Resort. We are close to Hanmer Springs and Kaikoura both great places to stay and not far from Christchurch. Alternatively come stay in New Zealand's only Alpine Log Village or The Mt Lyford Lodge. We have great snow and offer all services on the mountain.

Last snowfall was 30cm on Mon, 21st Aug

Events and Terrain Park Info

We are privately owned mountains and you must buy a lift pass to use our beautiful snow area even those who are touring and hiking please check into the office on arrival. Thanks.

Lifts & Facilities

All Lifts

  • Learners Open
  • Paradise Valley Platter Open
  • Lower Terako Rope Tow Open
  • Upper Terako Rope Tow Open
  • Cloudy T-Bar Open
  • Wild Ride Terrain Park Open

Other Services

  • Ski and Snowboard Hire Open
  • Alpine Coaching Open
  • Chamois Cafe Open

Come and meet our great range of Ski and Snowboard instructors and get things going right from the get go. We have a wonderful team of staff this year all with lots of experience in the snow from Poland to Scotland so come take advantage of our cheap lesson rates at our winter playground.

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