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Ski Resort Mt Olympus in South Canterbury: Position on map

Mt Olympus Ski Resort

Trail Map Mt Olympus

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.

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Interesting facts

  • 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.
  • The day pass at Mt Olympus is NZD90 making it one of the 10 cheapest ski Resorts in New Zealand.
  • Snow coverage is usually best during August, offering an average snow depth of 65 " at summit elevation and 24 " at the base.
  • Mt Olympus features 22 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in New Zealand is 18 sunny days. August is the sunniest month with an average of 12 sunny days.

Videos

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Mt Olympus ski video
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last update on May 6, 2024
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Contact

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

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Mountain Stats

Elevation4692 ft - 6168 ft
Opening DayJul 28, 2024
Closing DayOct 6, 2024
Capacity 1100 Persons/Hr.
Hours9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Lifts

5
5
Total 5

Skiable Terrain

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

Weather (6877 ft)

Rates

NZD90
1 day adult NZD90
1 day youth NZD45
1 day child free
All rates & fees