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Roundhill Ski Resort Guide

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Roundhill slackcountry photo


Photo credit: Joel O'Rourke

Roundhill slackcountry photo


Photo credit: Joel O'Rourke

Roundhill slackcountry photo


Photo credit: Joel O'Rourke

Roundhill from Mount John photo


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New Rope-tow at Roundhill photo


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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 27 Mar

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Today’s Weather (1742 m)

5 NNW5
10 °C F-Level
partially cloudy
5 NE5
11 °C F-Level
partially cloudy
10 NNW10
8 °C F-Level

With Australasias highest vert, plenty of intermediate runs and a huge beginners area Roundhill has something for everyone.

Resorts close to Roundhill include: Fox Peak (11 km), Alpure Peaks (14 km), Mount Dobson (15 km), HeliPark New Zealand (40 km), Mount Hutt (80 km),

Roundhill Location Maps

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Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): -
  • Beginner: 20%
  • Intermediate: 45%
  • Advanced: 35%
  • Cross-country: -
  • Snowmaking: Yes
  • Acres of ski: -
  • Terrain Parks: 1
  • Halfpipes: -


  • Restaurants: 2
  • Bars: 1
  • Slopeside accommodation: -

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 783 m


  • Draglifts: 3
  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: -
  • Toplift: m


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opening 23 June 2012
closing 16 September 2012

Information supplied 17 Apr 2012

Visitor Reviews of Roundhill

James from New Zealand writes:

Have made the annual pilgrimage down south for many years now and have always given Roundhill a miss having ski raced there as a teenager. My memories from those earlier years were of a small, not very exciting but well run ski area with good facilities for it's size that relied on natural snow fall. Upon visiting Roundhill with the wife this August past I see that four things have happened that will go a long way to ensuring Roundhill's future. Firstly, snow making has made a huge difference - helping make Roundhill's season more predictable and ensuring good coverage on the main trails. Secondly, the excellent training facilities and stable weather conditions that greet the visiting national ski racing teams (think USA and Austria). Thirdly is the investment of time and resources into creating a top quality terrain park to keep both ski and board jibbers happy. Last but not least and most important for me is the construction of the Heritage tow. After riding it for the first time I thought to myself - only in New Zealand and well done you freeking crazy Kiwis...!! I love the fact that it is pactically goober proof and in this day and age, flys in the face of the high speed detachable, sanitised Mac Donalds style development that is going on at most of the other resorts in New Zealand. The skiing was off the hook, 60cms of new snow and fresh tracks all day until mine and the wife's legs cried "no more" - I'll be going back next year for sure....P.S Tekapo is a great little town as well.

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City Forecasts
Closest to Roundhill

city forecasts
Timaru, New Zealand 80 km
Christchurch, New Zealand 165 km
Dunedin, New Zealand 228 km
Invercargill, New Zealand 341 km
Nelson, New Zealand 355 km

Surf Breaks
Closest to Roundhill

surf forecast
Lake Pukaki Point, New Zealand 58 km
Smithfield, New Zealand 78 km
Patiti Point, New Zealand 83 km
Jacks Point, New Zealand 84 km
Lighthouse Reef, New Zealand 84 km

Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Roundhill

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Mountain Peaks
Closest to Roundhill

mountain forecasts
Malte Brun (mountain), New Zealand 40 km
Mt Aylmer, New Zealand 41 km
Hochstetter Dome, New Zealand 43 km
Mount Green, New Zealand 45 km
Aoraki-Mount Cook, New Zealand 46 km