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Rainbow Ski Area

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last update on Jun 3, 2020
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Mountain Stats

Elevation5052 ft - 5768 ft
Opening DayJul 24, 2020
Closing DaySep 27, 2020
Capacity N/A

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult NZD86
1 day youth NZD42
1 day child free
All rates & fees

Lifts

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

Skiable Terrain

Easy
Green Circle
Moderate
Blue Squared
Advanced
Black Diamond
Extreme
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 741 acres

Interesting facts

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  • The vertical drop from summit to base is 715 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in New Zealand is 1545 ft. Runs and slopes are therefore relatively short. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 5768 ft.
  • Season starts on Jul 24 and ends on Sep 27 (65 days). Average season duration in New Zealand is 83 days.
  • Snow coverage is usually best during September, offering an average snow depth of 37 " at summit elevation and 31 " at the base.
  • Rainbow Ski Area features 15 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in New Zealand is 16 sunny days. September is the sunniest month with an average of 10 sunny days.

The Ski Resort

Rainbow Ski Area is one of the most beautiful ski and best value resorts in New Zealand´s Southern Alps. High in the north of this great mountain chain within the world famous Nelson & Marlborough lifestyle region.

Reaching a height of over 1760 metres, Rainbow captures regular winter snow, complemented by extensive snow making, all superbly groomed to create a stunning winter playground.

The wide uncrowded slopes and well groomed trails provide superb terrain for beginners and intermediates, while advanced skiers can challenge themselves in the high powder runs and shutes. Snowboarders love the varied terrain, jumps, bumps and drops.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowphone+6483222605
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Infrastructure & Rental

Skischools

Skischools: 1
Snowboardschools: 1

Ski Rental

Sports Store
Ski Rental
Snowboard Rental

Contact

Rainbow Sports Club
PO Box 76
7180
St Arnaud, Nelson Lakes
E-Mail
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+64(3)5211861
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