Ski New Zealand

Mount Hutt Ski Resort Guide

Ski New Zealand

Mount Hutt Ski Resort Guide

Mount Hutt Ski Resort Guide

View from Mount Hutts Summit at the ski area photo

Mount Hutt

Photo credit: beuta1989

A Powder Run @ Mt Hutt!, Mount Hutt photo

Mount Hutt

Photo credit: s_vanbodegraven

Mt Hutt - 11th September 2003, Mount Hutt photo

Mount Hutt

Photo credit: Kerry

Early morning Methven towards  Mt Hutt, Mount Hutt photo

Mount Hutt

Photo credit: Paul Ellis

Slope Stats

  • 2086m

  • 648m

  • 1438m

  • Acres of ski:900
  • Pistes:40+
  • Snowmaking:100%
  • Halfpipes:0
  • Terrain Parks:4
  • X-Country:-
  • beginner25%
  • intermediate50%
  • advanced25%

Winner of NZ's Best Ski Resort 3 years running, Canterbury’s Mt Hutt Ski Area is a vast mountain with diverse terrain and a high country pioneering character. A six seater chairlift, a dedicated quad chair, a triple chair and a beginners’ surface conveyor lift deliver all levels and styles of skiers and riders to fantastic groomed runs, off-piste and parks. Mt Hutt is a national and international destination for many of the world’s best ski racers who rate the mountain as the best Southern Hemisphere training ground. Mt Hutt is family and beginner friendly with a great Snowsports School and a licensed Skiwiland Crèche. We also offer world class terrain parks with features and jumps suitable for all ability levels. Children 10 and under can ski for free, and are free of charge at a number of dining and accommodation options in Methven.


  • Nearest Airport:Christchurch
  • Nearest Train Station:Ashburton
  • Tourist Office Phone:+64 3 302 8811
  • Tourist Office
  • Slopeside accommodation:no
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  • Season opens:7 Jun 2019
  • Season closes:13 Oct 2019
  • Lifts:4 (3 chair lifts and 1 surface lift)
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Announcements & News from the Mount Hutt ski resort manager

Information supplied 31 May 2018

Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:15 Feb
  • Last Snowfall:15 February 2019
  • Snow Depth (upper):
  • Snow Depth (lower):
  • Piste:-
  • Off-piste:-

Today’s Weather (1762 m)view full snow forecast

partly cloudy
5 SSW5
5 °CF-Level
10 NW10
5 °CF-Level
partly cloudy
15 WNW15
9 °CF-Level

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Visitor Reviews of Mount Hutt

Sheree from New Zealand writes:

I think Mt Hutt is overrated. We went to buy a day pass, 1 of the most expensive in NZ, and we were told the 6 chair was being worked on and may not be fixed. I would expect that would be discounted as you are limited to only half the mountain. Then the 4 chair broke down and from 1.30 pm you basically couldn’t ski. Rarely do you get a whole day skiing in for $104 a day. If the lifts aren’t working due to maintenance problems you shouldn’t have to pay full price. We probably won’t be back. There are many better ski fields in NZ.

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