Mt. Olympus Ski Resort

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Overview

Mount Olympus is a 128km drive from Christchurch, via Windwhistle. It 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 means that Olympus tens to trap more light powder than other nearby fields. 

Skiers and riders have access to 450m of vertical drop. This south-facing basin offers bluffed ridges, making it well protected from wind. A four high-capacity rope tow shuttles skiers to 60 hectares of terrain, with more avaialble for those willing to hike. 

Lodge is located up on the ski area and is available for bookings through the winter season. Bunkroom style and cooking and eating is done on a communal living basis.

Plan Your Trip

Mt. Olympus Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

14"
9"
6"
4"
0"
0"
Jun
4"
Jul
9"
Aug
12"
Sep
2"
Oct

Total Lifts: 5

5
Surface Lifts

Elevation

6168'
Summit
1476'
Vertical Drop
4692'
Base

Important Dates

July 31, 20222022/07/31
Projected Opening
October 16, 20222022/10/16
Projected Closing
N.A.
Projected Days Open
N.A.
Days Open Last Year
22
Years Open
0"
Average Snowfall
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