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Mt Olympus Ski Resort

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last update on Jul 3, 2020
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Mountain Stats

Elevation4692 ft - 6168 ft
Opening DayJul 14, 2020
Closing DaySep 27, 2020
Capacity 1100 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult NZD75
1 day youth NZD35
1 day child free
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Lifts

5
Total 5

Skiable Terrain

Easy
Green Circle
Moderate
Blue Squared
Advanced
Black Diamond
Extreme
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 615 acres

The Ski Resort

Mt Olympus ski area is a south facing basin set high in the Craigieburn Range - perfect for trapping powder dumps! 450m of vertical drop over 60 hectares of varied terrain provide skiing and riding from beginner to extreme. Olympus is also the ideal gateway to some of New Zealand's finest touring.

Interesting facts

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  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 1476 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in New Zealand is 1545 ft. The highest point of the track is 6168 ft above sea level.
  • Snow coverage is usually best during August, offering an average snow depth of 87 " at summit elevation and 21 " at the base.
  • Mt Olympus features 20 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in New Zealand is 19 sunny days. September is the sunniest month with an average of 8 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 10 sunniest in New Zealand.

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Contact

PO Box 25055
1220 Harper Road, ​Lake Coleridge
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+64 (03) 318 5840
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