Mt. Lyford Alpine Resort Ski Resort

Find a Ski Resort in North America & Worldwide
# 10Family Friendly in Canterbury
All Reviews

Overview

Mt. Lyford's sunny Terako field, is located 26 km's from Waiau and 60 km's from Hanmer. An ideal family field, Terako is a great learners area with challenging runs for intermediate and advanced skiers. The Day Lodge/restaurant and carpark are centrally located.

Skiers and riders have access to 450m vertical drop from the top of Mt Terako. Lifts include one advanced rope tow, two platters and one T-bar. Take a spin through the Wild Ride Terrain Park before heading to the Terako Day Lodge.

Mt Lyford Village offers chalets for rent. Additional accomodation available in Waiau, Kaikoura, Hanmer Springs, and Christchurch.

Inside Scoop

Enclosed kindergarten, cafeteria restaurant "Chamois Cafe", day shelter lodge, ski and snowboard rentals, heli skiing on demand, skidoo hire.

Plan Your Trip

Mt. Lyford Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

26"
16"
11"
6"
0.4"
0.4"
Jun
21"
Jul
21"
Aug
11"
Sep
1"
Oct

Total Lifts: 6

6
Surface Lifts

Elevation

5741'
Summit
1644'
Vertical Drop
4098'
Base

Important Dates

June 23, 20232023/06/23
Projected Opening
September 03, 20232023/09/03
Projected Closing
N.A.
Projected Days Open
N.A.
Days Open Last Year
22
Years Open
0"
Average Snowfall
Copyright © 1995-2022 Mountain News LLC. All rights reserved.