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 Aspiring72 cm
Mount Cook68 cm
Aspen Mountain38 cm
Mount Hutt31 cm
Vail29 cm
Breckenridge27 cm
Whistler25 cm
Fernie24 cm
Steamboat24 cm
Mount Baw Baw22 cm
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Hanmer Springs On Twitter
  • SkiHanmer: WORKING BEE'S : 29 April + 27 May. Get in amongst and lend a hand to tick off the pre season jobs needed to keep... https://t.co/AoJ9zEnKrn 6 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Attention snow loving Macgyvers !! We need a Ski Area Manager - Good guys with handy, practical... https://t.co/dabKcznoiZ 31 days ago
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  • SkiHanmer: OK everyone! Our new AGM date is: 10 am on Saturday 28th January ON the mountain. We look forward to welcoming... https://t.co/Kx7dnEVZ3x 92 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Hi everyone, Its been a massive week for all in the Hurunui District Council and the greater North Canterbury... https://t.co/t3rGtD4s2q 157 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: CLUB DAYS FOR AMURI SKI CLUB MEMBERS: ***Want to be part of our crew and gain access to Hanmer Springs Ski Area... https://t.co/JebvhPrGBt 293 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Dear members and supporters of the Amuri Ski Club, Following the AGM last year the newly formed committee have... https://t.co/wpzMzNliIa 374 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: With a strong focus on working hard to bring our facilities back up to a terrific operational level for 2017,... https://t.co/RPfpZGGOMN 374 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Ski Club AGM Friday 4th December 730pm Hanmer Springs Library. Come and support club and committee at the AGM... https://t.co/pDglgaRa3K 532 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Hi Everbody Unfortunately the storm this last weekend delivered rain and very little snow. We will be closed... http://t.co/dNonS6JGbV 617 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: See you on Sunday folks when we get our tows fired up for a powder day. All that Monoskiing today has our staff... http://t.co/I2MrFYpzJY 620 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Attention Attention. Hanmer Springs Ski Area and the Amuri Ski Club are proud to present free Monoskiing... http://t.co/XMRJodhoat 621 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Come enjoy a sunny day on our slopes. We have beginners' packages which include hire, lesson and day pass. http://t.co/tTt4lwGYKB 621 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Sunny morning @ Hanmer Springs Ski Area today. http://t.co/5OjOih6x8u 622 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Great to see happy skiers and snowboarders on our slopes again. Thanks to everyone who came out today to ride... http://t.co/VjNNO5MJ4M 624 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: We are planning on opening our learners area for tomorrow (Saturday) and possibly our Shirt Front tow if... http://t.co/yCs8WzHkpF 626 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: The recent NW storm has left us with below average amounts of snow. Due to this we will remain closed until we... http://t.co/f4loBCGq5b 636 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: The Ski Field and lodge will be closed until further notice. See you hopefully next week when we have more snow! Cheers 643 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Ski and then soak all in one magical day. Check out what's going on in Hanmer Springs! http://t.co/OICIhPTdq8 644 days ago
  • SkiHanmer: Are you passionate about skiing and mountains? We have positions open for hard working and motivated individuals.... http://t.co/wC4FRN6a2F 645 days ago