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Mount Cheeseman Ski Resort Guide

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Mount Cheeseman Ski Resort Guide

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Mount Cheeseman Ski Resort Guide

Main t bar Mt Cheeseman, Mount Cheeseman photo

Mount Cheeseman

Photo credit: Jeff Lower

Flying high into A basin, Mount Cheeseman photo

Mount Cheeseman

Photo credit: Roz Service

Fresh snow, Mount Cheeseman photo

Mount Cheeseman

Photo credit: Roz Service

Blue bird day, Mount Cheeseman photo

Mount Cheeseman

Photo credit: Roz Service

Slope Stats

  • 1845m

  • 211m

  • 1634m

  • Acres of ski:-
  • Pistes:-
  • Snowmaking:-
  • Halfpipes:1
  • Terrain Parks:1
  • X-Country:-
  • beginner15%
  • intermediate50%
  • advanced35%

Mount Cheeseman is the second closest ski area to Christchurch. The Mount Cheeseman ski field is a sunny east to southeast basin with open, rolling terrain. With great beginner and intermediate slopes, Mount Cheeseman is perfect for learners and families. Two T Bars give easy access to well groomed gentle terrain and the Learners Tow is located right beside the main lodge. Mount Cockayne offers great off-piste conditions and the face holds snow well. If you are keen on a taste of back country, it is little effort to drop into Tarn Basin at Mount Cheeseman to get some fresh lines. You must check in with ski patrol if you intend on heading out of bounds, as Tarn Basin is not patrolled. The grooming staff also make an awesome pipe and series of jumps in their terrain park; check it out. You can choose to stay up on the mountain, at Mount Cheeseman, in Snowline Lodge or alternatively Forest Lodge, which is nestled in the Beech Forest and is an easy 5 minute drive in from SH 73.

Travel

  • Nearest Airport:Christchurch
  • Nearest Train Station:-
  • Tourist Office Phone:+64 3 366 7766
  • Tourist Office Website:www.mtcheeseman.com
  • Slopeside accommodation:yes
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Lifts

  • Season opens:
  • Season closes:
  • Lifts:3 surface lifts
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Information supplied 27 Jan 2011

Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:16 Sep
  • Last Snowfall:8 September 2016
  • Snow Depth (upper):
  • Snow Depth (lower):
  • Piste:-
  • Off-piste:-

Today’s Weather (1740 m)view full snow forecast

PM
light rain
5 E5
2 °CF-Level
2200m
night
rain showers
10 NNW10
4 °CF-Level
2200m
AM
rain showers
15 NNW15
4 °CF-Level
2350m

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Visitor Reviews of Mount Cheeseman

Christine from Australia writes:

Great place to go where you can stay on the mountain. Great value for money and an atmosphere that is miles away from the resorts but a fantastic experience because of this difference. Very friendly staff and uncrowded slopes (even though we went in the NZ winter school holiday). We'll definitely return.

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