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Mount Olympus Resort Guide

The Mount Olympus resort guide summary is: Mount Olympus has 4 lifts within its 60 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for intermediate and advanced levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 450m of vertical range and surrounding area.


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Mount Olympus Resort Guide

The Mount Olympus resort guide summary is: Mount Olympus has 4 lifts within its 60 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for intermediate and advanced levels, including terrain park enthusiasts. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 450m of vertical range and surrounding area.

Vertical:

Top: 2096m
Arrow
450m
Bot: 1646m

Best for:

Advanced level skier
Intermediate/
Advanced

Trails:

10%
55%
35%

Hectares of Ski:

60
Snowmaking: —

Mount Olympus Lifts:

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Total lifts = 4
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Visiting Mount Olympus

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Mount Olympus.

  • Season opens
  • Season closes
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    — | —
  • Nearest Airport
    Christchurch
  • Nearest Train Station
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    +64 3 3838888

Mount Olympus Features

The terrain at Mount Olympus includes:

  • Halfpipes
  • Terrain Parks
    1
  • X-Country
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Mount Olympus resort?

Mount Olympus is a 128km drive from Christchurch, via Windwhistle. Mount Olympus is a Club run field in the Craigieburn range set in a wide south facing basin offering a variety of runs on uncrowded slopes. The southerly aspect of Mount Olympus means that it tends to trap more light powder than other nearby fields. Mt Olympus has 60 skiable hectares with varied terrain offering challenges for skiers of all abilities.


Explore Mount Olympus Location Map

Interactive Mount Olympus trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.


When's the snowiest month to visit Mount Olympus?

OctoberAverage: 3.6 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Mount Olympus is week 2 of October. There are typically 3.6 snowy days during this week with 35cm of snowfall. Check out the Mount Olympus Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Mount Olympus

Overall: 3.9 Based on 6 votes and 3 reviews

  • Snowsure 4.5
  • Variety of pistes 4.3
  • Off-piste 5.0
  • Scenery 5.0
  • Apres-Ski 4.7
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Julia from Australia writes:

Awesome staff, food and accommodation but the skiing, hiking and touring is the best.

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