a list of places
The Remarkables Ski AreaNew Zealand | (03) 442 4615During the winter months The Remarkables skifield has skiing and other winter activities. The ski area has 3 mountain bowls covering 540 acres (2.2 km²). The patrolled area covers 220 ha in size with 6 lifts (3 quad chairs, 2 magic carpets, and a tow rope). Terrain is rated as 30% beginners, 40% intermediate and 30% advanced. The whole skifield area is 540 acres (2.2 km²) with 5 lifts. Average annual snowfall is 3.67 metres.
Coronet Peak Ski AreaRd 1, New Zealand | (03) 442 4620The Peak is one of New Zealand's most popular ski resorts due to its proximity to Queenstown, varied terrain and superb facilities, offering a high speed quad chairlift, high speed six-seater chairlift and, as of the 2010 season, a high speed beginner chairlift. The view from the skifield south across Lake Wakatipu and the smaller nearby Lake Hayes is breathtaking. Dubbed the original resort ski area Coronet Peak is only 25 minutes from Queenstown.
Popular runs on Coronet Peak include Big Easy (beginners), M1, Greengates and Shirtfront (intermediate), and Exchange Drop and the Back Bowls (expert). Like European Alpine ski resorts, Coronet's Peak offers much well-developed piste skiing
The mountain is home to a commercial alpine ski area with the largest skiable area in the South Island (3.65 square kilometres), and a vertical height of 683 metres.
It caters for a wide range of skiers, with a magic carpet lift for beginners, good intermediate and advanced runs, and access to large off-piste areas. The most advanced runs on the mountain are through the rock formations at the top of the field known as The Towers, and the South Face. Lift facilities include a high-speed six seater chair, a quad chair, triple chair and magic carpet.
- total distance: 179 miles (288 km)