Tag Archives: New Zealand

Mountain Collective Adds New Zealand Ski Resorts

Aspen, CO – The Mountain Collective pass is again available for sale, this time with two new Southern Hemisphere ski resorts added to the mix. Coronet Peak and The Remarkables in Queenstown, New Zealand have joined The Mountain Collective as a full partner for the 2016-2017 season. This addition expands the breadth of the Collective with full … Continue reading Mountain Collective Adds New Zealand Ski Resorts

Wind Causes Extensive Damage to New Remarkables Base Lodge

Queenstown, New Zealand – High winds estimated in excess of 180 kph (112 mph) hurtled rocks through windows and doors of the new NZ$20 million (US$12.05 million) base lodge at The Remarkables over the weekend, causing extensive damage. Remarkables ski area manager Ross Lawrence estimates the damage to the new building, which just opened in … Continue reading Wind Causes Extensive Damage to New Remarkables Base Lodge

Treble Cone to Extend Ski Season in 2016

Wanaka, New Zealand – Following a record ski season in 2015, Treble Cone Ski Area will be extending its winter by a week in 2016. Next season at Treble Cone is scheduled to open June 23, 2016 and run through until the October 2, which will include the first week of the September/October New Zealand school holidays. “This extension … Continue reading Treble Cone to Extend Ski Season in 2016

Colorado Skier Dies in New Zealand Backcountry Fall

Wanaka, New Zealand – A 22-year-old Colorado man skiing in the backcountry near Treble Cone ski area, on New Zealand’s South Island, slipped and fell 500 meters to his death on Monday in icy conditions. The victim, who has been identified as Jeffrey Charles Atkinson, was ski touring with a companion behind Treble Cone’s summit when he … Continue reading Colorado Skier Dies in New Zealand Backcountry Fall

Mountain Biking is On a Roll at New Zealand Ski Resort

Queenstown, New Zealand – Mountain bikers in Queenstown are in for a real treat this summer. NZSki is opening high-speed chairlift access to some of Queenstown’s most exhilarating biking trails on Coronet Peak and the Rude Rock track, finishing at Skippers Saddle. The Coronet Peak Express chairlift will open during the height of summer from Dec. 26, … Continue reading Mountain Biking is On a Roll at New Zealand Ski Resort