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Porters

Porters, is a commercial ski resort  an hour's drive northwest from Methven. Below you will find information on Porters including: season dates, opening hours, elevation statistics, terrain statistics, area statistics, lift & transport information.

Dates & Hours:

Season Dates: 22nd June 2015 *
Operating Hours: 9:00am to 4:00pm *
*dates and hours are subject to change

Key Mountain Statistics

Skiable Area: 230ha
Elevation: 1300m (Base), 1980m (Top)
Vertical Drop: 680m
Beginner Terrain:15%
Intermediate Terrain: 40%
Advanced Terrain: 45%
Lifts: Easy Rider Chairlift, T-Bar x 3, Platter, Magic Carpet
Terrain Park: Yes
Snow making: Yes - Easy Rider Chair, Learner Area, terrain park

Skiable Area

  Elevation
  Vertical Drop

  Beginner Terrain
  Intermediate Terrain
  Advanced Terrain

  Lifts

  Terrain Park

  Snowmaking

230ha

1300m (Base), 1980m (Top)
680m

15%
40%
45%

T-Bar x3, Platter, Magic Carpet

Yes

Yes - T-bar 1, Learner Area, terrain park

- See more at: http://www.amazingspace.co.nz/methven/PortersInfo/#sthash.LESIz0uN.dpuf

Road Access / Transport

Road Access / Transport

  Road Access

  Ski Shuttles

 
  Chain Hire

12km unsealed access road takes you directly to the base facilities

Operate daily to/from Christchurch
Free shuttle bus from chain fitting area (Bookings essential)

No

- See more at: http://www.amazingspace.co.nz/methven/PortersInfo/#sthash.LESIz0uN.dpuf

Road Access / Transport

  Road Access

  Ski Shuttles

 
  Chain Hire

12km unsealed access road takes you directly to the base facilities

Operate daily to/from Christchurch
Free shuttle bus from chain fitting area (Bookings essential)

No

- See more at: http://www.amazingspace.co.nz/methven/PortersInfo/#sthash.LESIz0uN.dpuf

Road Access: 12km unsealed access road takes you directly to the base facilities

Ski Shuttles: Operate from Methven

Chain Hire: Free shuttle bus from chain fitting area (Bookings essential)

Mt Hutt Ski Area Information

Below you will find information on Mt Hutt Ski Area, including: season dates, opening hours, elevation statistics, terrain statistics, area statistics, lift & transport information, and other base facilities including accommodation, food options, instruction, and rental equipment.

Dates & Hours


 

 
Quick Links

Season Dates
Operating Hours

15 June - 6 October 2013 *
9:00am to 4:00pm *

*dates and hours are subject to change 

Key Mountain Statistics

Skiable Area

Elevation
Vertical Drop

Beginner Terrain
Intermediate Terrain
Advanced Terrain

Lifts

Terrain Park

  


Snowmaking

365ha (excludes Rakaia Saddle Chutes)

1043m (Base), 2086m (Top)
648m

25%
50%
25% (excludes Rakaia Saddle Chutes)

Six Seater, Quad, Triple, Enclosed Magic Carpet

Halfpipe with snowmaking, pipe shaper, mini terrain park and a purpose built intermediate/advanced terrain park with hits, rails and tabletops.

45ha

ROad Access / Transport

Distance

Road Access

Ski Shuttles

Chain Hire

26km / 30 minutes from Methven

A 12km gravel access road takes you directly to the base facilities

Operate daily to/from Methven and Christchurch. Transport options

Yes - Limited supply on the access road when required for 2WD vehicles

Facilities

Instruction

Rental Equipment

Accommodation

Food

Other Facilities

Comprehensive Snowsports School

Performance and recreational gear available on mountain

No on-mountain accommodation. Methven is the accommodation village.

Licensed Brasserie (Huber's Hut) and Sky High Cafe

Licensed creche and all day dedicated childrens programmes available
Guest Services & Ticketing
Retail Outlet
First aid and emergency services

- See more at: http://www.amazingspace.co.nz/methven/MtHuttInfo/#sthash.xHYIjqZw.dpuf

Mt Hutt Ski Area Information

Below you will find information on Mt Hutt Ski Area, including: season dates, opening hours, elevation statistics, terrain statistics, area statistics, lift & transport information, and other base facilities including accommodation, food options, instruction, and rental equipment.

Dates & Hours


 

 
Quick Links

Season Dates
Operating Hours

15 June - 6 October 2013 *
9:00am to 4:00pm *

*dates and hours are subject to change 

Key Mountain Statistics

Skiable Area

Elevation
Vertical Drop

Beginner Terrain
Intermediate Terrain
Advanced Terrain

Lifts

Terrain Park

  


Snowmaking

365ha (excludes Rakaia Saddle Chutes)

1043m (Base), 2086m (Top)
648m

25%
50%
25% (excludes Rakaia Saddle Chutes)

Six Seater, Quad, Triple, Enclosed Magic Carpet

Halfpipe with snowmaking, pipe shaper, mini terrain park and a purpose built intermediate/advanced terrain park with hits, rails and tabletops.

45ha

ROad Access / Transport

Distance

Road Access

Ski Shuttles

Chain Hire

26km / 30 minutes from Methven

A 12km gravel access road takes you directly to the base facilities

Operate daily to/from Methven and Christchurch. Transport options

Yes - Limited supply on the access road when required for 2WD vehicles

Facilities

Instruction

Rental Equipment

Accommodation

Food

Other Facilities

Comprehensive Snowsports School

Performance and recreational gear available on mountain

No on-mountain accommodation. Methven is the accommodation village.

Licensed Brasserie (Huber's Hut) and Sky High Cafe

Licensed creche and all day dedicated childrens programmes available
Guest Services & Ticketing
Retail Outlet
First aid and emergency services

- See more at: http://www.amazingspace.co.nz/methven/MtHuttInfo/#sthash.xHYIjqZw.dpuf
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