Hanmer Springs

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Just over 2 hours from Christchurch, surrounded by mountains, it could be another world away. Hanmer Springs Ski Area is situated on Mt. St. Patrick, 1850m, and is an easy 40 minutes drive from the alpine thermal holiday resort of Hanmer Springs. The ski runs cater for all stages of skiers.

Snow Resort Stats



Elevation Top 1769m
Elevation Bottom 1432m
Vertical Drop 334m
Skiable Terrain 52ha
Longest Run
Beginner 10%%
Intermediate 60%%
Advanced 30%%
Total Number of Trails 15



Total 3
Highest Lifted Point 1769 meters \\
Gondolas & Trams 0
High Speed Sixes
High Speed Quads 0
Quad Chairs 0
Triple Chairs 0
Double Chairs 0
Surface Lifts 3
Uphill Capacity 900 people/hour

Snow Making

Snow Making 0
Total Number of Guns 0
Annual Average Snowfall 1.5m

Terrain Parks

Terrain Park

Total 0
Half Pipes 0
Half Pipe Size
Total Terrain Park Area Size

Location & Travel Info
Country: New Zealand
Region: South Island \\
Address: Hanmer Springs Ski Area

PO Box 141, Hanmer Springs

New Zealand
Website: http://www.skihanmer.co.nz
Email: info@skihanmer.co.nz
Phone: \+64 27 434 1806
Nearest Town: Hanmer Springs
Nearest Airport: Christchurch
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Next Snow
ResortSnow Forecasted
(7 Day Forecast)
Mount Aspiring102 cm
Mount Cook69 cm
Treble Cone21 cm
Ben Lomond12 cm
Mount Mawson12 cm
Mount Cheeseman11 cm
Mount Hutt11 cm
Cardrona10 cm
Mount Baw Baw8 cm
Snow Farm7 cm
Last updated - 9 hours ago
Hanmer Springs On Twitter
  • SkiHanmer: Nothing like a cheeky morning out of office and up the hill! Great morning had by local Harley Manion -... https://t.co/eHYyeMw8Lt 1 day ago
  • SkiHanmer: Latest newsletter catching you up on this coming weekends events! This is the cool stuff our members get to do -... https://t.co/0kAwMxzQQy 2 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Our MEMBERS FEST weekend is coming up on the 26/27 of August. Day ONE: we battle it out in dual slalom wars with... https://t.co/8pqNuhrPYp 7 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: UPDATE - roads now clear for us to be OPEN. Please drive with care - chains on all vehicles from the South Cole.... https://t.co/XIjggYaH9T 9 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Morning everyone - currently we are ON HOLD as we work on the road following 15cm + fresh snow overnight at the... https://t.co/VJJKBoKDm6 9 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Unfortunately we are closed today after a great weekend. We look forward to welcoming any visitors for the week from tomorrow. 23 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: When you turn that corner and spot the mountain on a bluebird day🦋 Such a cracker of a weekend - brilliant to see... https://t.co/i1nNqRwmnk 24 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: IMPORTANT UPDATE 9am: All two wheel drive please text mtn with size of group and time of leaving Hanmer. 027 434... https://t.co/BEm4Fkxe7P 25 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Open today! Wrap up warm and come enjoy the great snow coverage. We'll have the fire cranked up ready for you. https://t.co/ujQEg7NNpy 28 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Open today! Great coverage across the hill. Expecting a sunny day with wind gusts. Please check snow report... https://t.co/NFjWN8Yixv 29 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Thanks to all those that came for an awesome Opening Day yesterday - unfortunately we're closed today with high winds. 30 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Due to the persisting weather we will be closed for the day with our aim to now Open on Sunday 23 July. (Still... https://t.co/bjUauMkOWs 32 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Like the look of this? 12+ cm and counting at the Day Lodge. Snow still falling and continuing to fill in the... https://t.co/gEYw834hbZ 33 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Ok team - we are ready! Please click through to read some very important information regarding the Poma plus... https://t.co/aJIJKBCS2t 34 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: UPDATE : 14/7 We are continuing to assess as the weather clears and meet the challenges of clearing the roads... https://t.co/2a23d70z7q 40 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: UPDATE 13/7/17 News from the hill is that we have 70cm sitting around the hut with freezing temps and snow still... https://t.co/zEiR4NiYg6 41 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: WANTED: Ski Instructor / all round team playing, Clubbie worker. This is a volunteer position where we will... https://t.co/QVaqptoeup 42 days ago
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  • SkiHanmer: Hi Everyone, We have a large front with snow forecast coming through from the evening of Tuesday 11th July... https://t.co/9GGbzAm1mw 44 days ago