Ski Resort Mt Hutt in Mid Canterbury: Position on map

Mt Hutt Ski Resort

Mt Hutt
Sponsors
Trail Map Mt Hutt
Travel Deals & Tips
Official Review
„Mt Hutt Ski Area“ right above the ski village Methven is due to its proximity to the pacific ocean known to be one of the snow surest ski resorts in the southern hemisphere. When the notorious...
Read more...
3.6
71/100
Snow-Online.com Score
Awards
Freeride
About the author
last update on Sep 8, 2020
Rate the Ski Resort
6
(1)

Mountain Stats

Elevation4718 ft - 6844 ft
Opening DayJun 12, 2020
Closing DayOct 11, 2020
Capacity 5900 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult NZD119
1 day youth NZD59
1 day child free
All rates & fees

Lifts

2
3
Total 5
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skiable Terrain

Easy
Green Circle
Moderate
Blue Squared
Advanced
Black Diamond
Extreme
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Length 24.9 miles
Number of Slopes 25

Interesting facts

Read more
  • Offering 902 acres of slopes and terrain, Mt Hutt is among the 10 largest Ski Resorts in New Zealand.
  • Mt Hutt is among the 10 best rated Ski Resorts in New Zealand.
  • Elevated between 4718 ft and 6844 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 5 highest elevated Ski Resorts in New Zealand. The vertical drop from summit to base is 2126 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in New Zealand is 1545 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
  • Season starts on Jun 12 and ends on Oct 11 (121 days). Average season duration in New Zealand is 82 days.
  • Snow coverage is usually best during September, offering an average snow depth of 80 " at summit elevation and 52 " at the base. Therefore Mt Hutt is among the 5 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in New Zealand.
  • Mt Hutt features 42 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in New Zealand is 27 sunny days. September is the sunniest month with an average of 17 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 5 sunniest in New Zealand.

The Ski Resort

Mt Hutt is located about 80 km west of Christchurch, New Zealand, rising to the west of the Canterbury Plains in the South Island. Mt Hutt is home to the largest skiable terrain in the South Island with 3.65 square km. Offering excellent beginner skiing with a magic carpet and beginner area, good intermediate and advanced trails as well as outstanding designated black runs and large off-piste areas, the ski resort caters for the needs of both ski novices and avid skiers.

Ever Heard of Mount Shut?

Receiving about 4m of average snowfall per year, the season lasts from June to October with its access road being closed every now and then, giving the ski area the nickname Mount Shut. Along with Coronet Peak and The Remarkables, Mt Hutt is managed by NZSki. Three lifts, a slow zone, four freestyle terrain parks, more than 20 designated black runs, 4 advanced trails, 11 intermediate runs, and 4 beginner runs make for great days on the slopes with plenty of variety on offer.

Neat Dining Options

When you've worn yourself out with your adventure-of-choice for the day, there are cozy options to keep you occupied and full: Mt Hutt offers two great dining options, both located in the main base building. The Sky High Café is your go-to for fast and easy meals such as pizza, burgers, sandwiches, sushi, salads and excellent coffee. Huber's Hut is for those looking for comfort, who love to dine inside in front of the fire or outside on the sun deck. Homemade soups, pasta, mulled wine and hot chocolate are calling your name.

Must-Ski Runs

Longest Runs

International
Length: 1.2 miles
Vertical Drop: 2204.7 ft

Videos

Mt Hutt 2017 | Lucy Harcourt | 01:41
MT HUTT - NZ - 2017
ON A CREATIVE JOURNEY - Join me :)Had a blast up at Mt...
Welcome to Mt Hutt 2017
We're having an amazing season so far at Mt Hutt and...
Mt Hutt 2018
Opening weekend
GoPro | Tom Fisher | Hot Laps | Skiing Mt...
Instagram: dorian_graultTom Fisher skiing Mt Hutt, New...

Infrastructure & Rental

Skischools

Skischools: 1

Ski Rental

Contact

MT HUTT SKI AREA
PO Box 14, Main St
Methven
E-Mail
%73%65%72%76%69%63%65%40%6d%74%68%75%74%74%2e%63%6f%2e%6e%7a
Travel Deals & Tips

Comments

Rate the Ski Resort
No posts available yet:
  • Nobody has posted on the wall of the Ski Resort "Mt Hutt" yet
  • Be the first to comment!
Login with Google+