Temple Basin Ski Resort

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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.

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Temple Basin Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

13"
8"
6"
3"
0"
0"
Jul
11"
Aug
2"
Sep

Terrain Overview

25%
Beginners Runs
50%
Intermediate Runs
15%
Advanced Runs
10%
Expert Runs
36
Runs in Total
791 ac
Skiable Terrain

Total Lifts: 4

0
Gondolas & Trams
0
Eight Person Lifts
0
High Speed Sixes
0
High Speed Quads
0
Quad Chairs
0
Triple Chairs
0
Double Chairs
4
Surface Lifts

Elevation

6309'
Summit
1411'
Vertical Drop
4898'
Base
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