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Fox Peak Ski Resort Guide

Fox Peak Ski Resort Guide

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Fox Peak

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Fox Peak

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Fox Peak

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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 31 Mar

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  • Piste: -
  • Off-piste: -

Today’s Weather (1510 m)

5 WNW5
10 °C F-Level
0 WNW0
12 °C F-Level
10 NW10
11 °C F-Level

Fox Peak is located in the Two Thumbs range near Fairlie and is 195 km from Christchurch. There are wonderful views of the coast and mountains from the hill and wide open, uncrowded, faces to enjoy. Plus, there is the opportunity for wonderful trecking. The slopes at Fox Peak appeal to all levels especially the cruising intermediates. The North and South basins provide more adventure. The lifts are rope tows. Chains may be required on the access road. The Fox Peak season runs from late June to September. One lodge accommodates 40 and there is a canteen. Ski instruction is available at Fox Peak but ski hire is in Fairlie.

Resorts close to Fox Peak include: Alpure Peaks (4 km), Roundhill (11 km), Mount Dobson (15 km), HeliPark New Zealand (38 km), Mount Hutt (71 km),

Fox Peak Location Maps

Fox Peak Location Map

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Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 17
  • Beginner: 20%
  • Intermediate: 55%
  • Advanced: 25%
  • Cross-country: -
  • Snowmaking: -
  • Acres of ski: 500 ha
  • Terrain Parks: -
  • Halfpipes: -


  • Restaurants: 1
  • Bars: -
  • Slopeside accommodation: Y

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 680 m


  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: -
  • Toplift: m


  • Season opens: 10 Jul 2015
  • Season closes: 27 Sep 2015

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City Forecasts
Closest to Fox Peak

city forecasts
Timaru, New Zealand 73 km
Christchurch, New Zealand 155 km
Dunedin, New Zealand 228 km
Invercargill, New Zealand 345 km
Nelson, New Zealand 349 km

Surf Breaks
Closest to Fox Peak

surf forecast
Lake Pukaki Point, New Zealand 65 km
Smithfield, New Zealand 71 km
Patiti Point, New Zealand 76 km
Jacks Point, New Zealand 77 km
Lighthouse Reef, New Zealand 77 km

Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Fox Peak

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Mountain Peaks
Closest to Fox Peak

mountain forecasts
Malte Brun (mountain), New Zealand 49 km
Mt Aylmer, New Zealand 49 km
Hochstetter Dome, New Zealand 51 km
Mount Green, New Zealand 54 km
Mount Arrowsmith, New Zealand 55 km