Mt Hutt

Located high in the Southern Alps, Canterbury’s Mt Hutt is firmly linked to the pioneering tradition of the region’s high country. A vast mountain with 472 hectares of diverse terrain, Mt Hutt offers a challenging and exciting snow experience.

Mt Hutt’s lift and trail system, recently redeveloped, has made it a candidate for possibly one of the best lift and terrain mixes in the South Island. Mt. Hutt has also seen the addition of more snowmaking, base building development and a new mini terrain park for beginners and novices.

Mt Hutt offers all levels of skier and rider an awesome winter experience. Trails, off-piste, terrain parks and halfpipe are accessed by a six seater express chairlift, an express quad chair, a triple chair and a 140m long surface conveyor lift. Each winter, there is the opportunity to watch the many of the world’s best ski racers who come down under for training.

Mt Hutt is a 90-minute drive from Christchurch and 35-minutes from Methven. Ski shuttles offer daily services to and from Methven. Children aged six and under get a free day pass and there is a licensed Skiwiland Crèche and kid’s facilities. A laidback and genuine Kiwi atmosphere born of the region’s high country character defines Mt Hutt. Excellent facilities for learners make it a popular choice for beginners as well as intermediate and advanced skiers and boarders.

Mt. Hutt Tips:

  1. Mt. Hutt’s access road is rather difficult to navigate so it is highly recommended that chains are carried and you have a confident driver
  2. The Australia and New Zealand Cup Finals are held at Mt. Hutt featuring Olympic level skiers and a downhill race that is sure to excite any age snow fanatic. Runs from September 13th – 21st
  3. Hiring gear from Mt. Hutt is a breeze as if you would like to swap, exchange or upgrade any gear then it can be done on the spot. They also offer overnight storage for hirers who are hitting the slopes again the next day
  4. Mt. Hutt is a popular mountain for students as they offer a discounted pass. Make sure you don’t forget your student I.D if you qualify for this pass

More information

Mt Hutt Webcams

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