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Related Regions: New Zealand, Canterbury, Oceania, Southern Hemisphere

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. 

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Elevation

  • 6168ft
    Summit
  • 1476ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 4692ft
    Base

Lifts

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

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    10%

  • Intermediate Runs

    55%

  • Advanced Runs

    35%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    15

  • Skiable Terrain

    148 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing07/14/201910/06/2019
  • Years Open
    18

Best Mt. Olympus Hotels

Clubhouse with Mt Hutt
Coleridge Rd Windwhistle, 7572
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Mt. Olympus Reviews

jmletschnig
14th December 20075
the playground of the gods. backcountry with lifts! great terrain for all.Full review
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