Mount Cheeseman

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Mount Cheeseman is the second closest ski area to Christchurch. The ski field is a sunny east to south east basin with open rolling terrain. With great beginner and intermediate slopes, Mount Cheeseman is perfect for learners and families. Two T Bars give easy access to well groomed gentle terrain and the Learners Tow is located right beside the main lodge.

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Snow Resort Stats



Elevation Top 1840m
Elevation Bottom 1570m
Vertical Drop 293
Skiable Terrain 447ha
Longest Run
Beginner 15%%
Intermediate 50%%
Advanced 35%%
Total Number of Trails



Total 3
Highest Lifted Point 1840
Gondolas & Trams N
High Speed Sixes
High Speed Quads N
Quad Chairs N
Triple Chairs N
Double Chairs N
Surface Lifts 3
Uphill Capacity 2000 people/hour

Snow Making

Snow Making 0
Total Number of Guns 0
Annual Average Snowfall unknown

Terrain Parks

Terrain Park

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

Location & Travel Info
Country: New Zealand
Region: Canterbury
Address: Mount Cheeseman Ski Field

PO Box 22178


New Zealand
Phone: 64 3 344 3247
Nearest Town: Springfield
Nearest Airport: Christchurch
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