Mt Cheeseman

Mt Cheeseman

The Mt Cheeseman Ski Field is 112km, approximately 1.5 hours drive from Christchurch. Cheeseman is a south easterly facing basin which is made up of groomed piste and plenty of off-piste areas including Mt Cokayne and Powder Valley.

The piste is groomed from the top of the main T-bar to the beginners area and is mostly intermediate and learners terrain. More adventurous skiers and boarders should head for Mt Cokayne and Powder Valley where they will find plenty of challenging off-piste steeps.

The Ski area is 1847 m at it’s highest point with a skiable terrain of 170 hectares and a vertical descent of 293m. There are 2 T-bars and a learners tow at the base. Cheeseman offers day lodge facilities which include the Mt Cokayne Café and Bar, and 2 overnight lodges offering bunk-room style accommodation.

 

Elevation 1574m – 1847m
Vertical 293m
Skiable Area 170 Hectares
Lifts 2 T-bars, 2 Learners Rope Tow
Terrain Beginner 15%, Intermediate 50%, Advanced 35%
Season Early July to Late September
Snowmaking No
Hours 9:00am to 4:00pm
Snow School Yes
 
 
FacilitiesDay Lodge
On mountain accommodation
Licensed Cokayne Cafe
Terrain Park with groomed quarter pipe
Ski and Snowboard Hire
Groomers