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Overview

Mount Cheeseman or Cheeseman is a friendly, family-oriented, affordable resort located on the South Island of New Zealand. Just 90 minutes away from Christchurch, in the Canterbury region, Cheeseman is a New Zealand club ski field that is open to the public and provides a friendly inviting atmosphere.

Mt. Cheeseman is popular among families and beginners but advanced skiers and snowboarders will find adventurous off-piste terrain with minimal effort to access. 

Inside Scoop

Cheeseman is home to multiple lodges that offer on-mountain accommodation options. Group bookings are welcomed and can be rented out year round. Ski and snowboard hire and rentals are available. Group and private lessons are also available. 

Plan Your Trip

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

16"
10"
7"
4"
0"
0"
Jun
13"
Jul
13"
Aug
11"
Sep

Total Lifts: 3

Surface Lifts
3

Elevation

Base
5052'
Summit
6148'
Vertical Drop
1096'

Important Dates

July 13, 20242024/07/13
Projected Opening
September 22, 20242024/09/22
Projected Closing
N.A.
Projected Days Open
N.A.
Days Open Last Year
24
Years Open
0"
Average Snowfall
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