Closed (end of season)
Season Start/End: 7/ 5 - 10/ 6
Elevation
:
4898ft - 6309ft
Trails
:
25%| 50%| 15%| 10%
Lifts
:
4
Lift Tickets
:
from US$500000.00 to US$0.00
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Temple Basin Ski Area is located on the Main Divide of the Southern Alps at the heart of Arthur's Pass National Park. Temple Basin is situated along the Craigieburn Range and requires a 45-60 minute hike from the highway to reach,

Temple Basin is a club based ski field with a relaxed atmospheres that welcome skiers looking for some adventure and fantastic terrain. Temple Basin is home to the Canterbury University Snow Sports Club.

The ski area has teamed up with snowkidz.com to provide supervised ski weeks for children during school holidays.

Temple Basin spreads across multiple basins and provides various options for different abilities. Natural freestyle terrain is abundant including quarter pipes, lips, and kickers.

Bill's Basin and Bill's Basement are great intermediate to advanced runs providing riders with steeps, cliff bends and natural rolling hills.

Temple Basin Ski Area is a great ski touring launching point and base camp for ski mountaineering with access to a great expanse of backcountry terrain.

Temple Basin takes some effort to access but provides a charm that is lost at bigger resorts. Temple Basin is a great resort for those looking to earn their turns.

Ski and snowboard rentals are available. Ski and snowboard lessons, and limited accommodations are also available.

Temple Basin is also host to avalanche awareness and mountaineering courses for all ability levels. 

Elevation

  • 6309ft
    Summit
  • 1410ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 4898ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 4
  • 4
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    25%

  • Intermediate Runs

    50%

  • Advanced Runs

    15%

  • Expert Runs

    10%

  • Runs

    36

  • Skiable Terrain

    791 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening Ski Season: 07/05/2014
  • Projected Closing Ski Season: 10/06/2014
  • Years Open: 14

Tourist Office

Common Misspellings

  • Le Basin

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