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Mt. Olympus Skiing

Open
Season Start/End: 28/7 - 7/10
Elevation
:
1430m - 1880m
Trails
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10%| 55%| 35%| 0%
Lifts
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4
Lift Tickets
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N/A

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Snowfall

250cm

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Mount Olympus is a 128km drive from Christchurch, via Windwhistle. It is a Club run field in the Craigieburn range set in a wide south facing basin offering a variety of runs on uncrowded slopes. The southerly aspect means that Olympus tens to trap more light powder than other nearby fields. 

Skiers and riders have access to 450m of vertical drop. This south-facing basin offers bluffed ridges, making it well protected from wind. A four high-capacity rope tow shuttles skiers to 60 hectares of terrain, with more avaialble for those willing to hike. 

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Elevation

  • 1880m
    Summit
  • 450m
    Vertical Drop
  • 1430m
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 4
  • 4
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    10%

  • Intermediate Runs

    55%

  • Advanced Runs

    35%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    15

  • Skiable Terrain

    60 ha

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 28/07/2017
  • Projected Closing: 07/10/2017
  • Years Open: 17

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Mt. Olympus Reviews

  • jmletschnig


    • 5
    14th December 2007

    Full review

      the playground of the gods. backcountry with lifts! great terrain for all.
     
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