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Treble Cone ski resort

Otago, New Zealand

Treble Cone ski resort is located in Otago, New Zealand. With a peak elevation of 1,960m, it offers skiers and snowboarders a 700m vertical drop. It boasts the highest recorded average annual snowfall of all the New Zealand ski resorts.

This expansive mountain has the longest vertical rise in the Queenstown – Wanaka region. It has far-reaching boundaries spread over two large basins. Mother Nature has taken care of the terrain, sculpting fun gullies, wide faces, and exciting undulating runs. Altogether, the ski area offers snow-lovers of all levels plenty of terrain of all varieties.

Treble Cone ski resort is home to the most intermediate and advanced terrain on the South Island. The ski area encompasses over 550 hectares, South Island's largest. The Home Basin and Saddle Basin chairlifts are great for those looking to access a wide variety of trails from wide-open groomers to steep powder bowls.

In total Treble Cone ski resort offers 22 km of trails. 10% (2.2 km) of the total terrain ideal for beginners, 45% (10 km) suitable for intermediate skiers. And 45% (10 km) for the more advanced and expert level skiers and snowboarders. This is all easily accessible with 3 ski lifts and a magic carpet for the kids.

Beginner skiers and snowboarders can smooth their progression with a discounted First Timer Package. It includes beginner lift access, a group lesson, ski or snowboard hire and a scenic chairlift ride. Intermediate skiers or riders looking for long un-interrupted trails should head over to High Street, a run that is over 4km long. For the experts, Motatapu Chutes is an off-piste playground full of steeps, cliff drops, and bowls. Treble Cone ski resort is also a great access point for backcountry skiing and snowboarding.

Treble Cone ski resort is host to the national ski racing academy and numerous Northern Hemisphere athletes on their summer training camps. The scenery is spectacular, with views of the snowless lowlands and Lake Wanaka below from almost every run. Conquer the summer mountains or sip coffee on the deck!

Treble Cone ski resort is one of 25 ski resorts on offer in New Zealand. You can view more ski resorts in New Zealand here.

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Total Trails: 22 km 13.7 mi

  • Easiest 2 km 1.2 mi | 9%
  • More Difficult 10 km 6.2 mi | 45%
  • Most Difficult 10 km 6.2 mi | 46%
  • Terrain Park Yes
  • Half Pipes No

Resort Stats

Peak elevation:
1960 m 6430.4 ft
Base elevation:
1260 m 4133.9 ft
Vertical Drop:
700 m 2296.6 ft
Total Trails:
22 km 13.7 mi
Longest Run:
4 km 2.5 mi

Lift Tickets

  • Day PassNZD 130
  • Kids Day PassNZD 65
  • Season PassNZD 1,299
  • Kids Season PassNZD 499
Prices check with resort for specials and discounts

Total Ski Lifts 4

  • Chairlifts2
  • T-Bars1
  • Magic Carpet 1

Snowmaking Yes

  • Mtn Snowmaking %10 %
  • No of Snow guns30

Snow Report

  • Last Snow:
  • 24hrs Snow
  • Base (natural):
- °C


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