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The largest skiable area in the South Island.

Located at the foot of the Southern Alps 2086m above sea level, Canterbury’s Mt Hutt is devoted to its laid back and genuine Kiwi atmosphere.

Its breathtaking views on a clear day stretch across the Canterbury Plains all the way from the Pacific Ocean to Mt Cook. A vast mountain with 365 hectares of skiable terrain, Mt Hutt is at once relaxed, friendly, challenging and exciting. Renowned for its laid back and rural atmosphere, Mt Hutt is family and beginner friendly and features an award winning Snowsports School and a licensed Skiwiland Creche.


  • 26kms including 12kms of gravel road (35 min’s drive) from Methven (fairly steep)
  • Daily Mountain Transfers available
  • Season runs approx. mid June to mid October (guideline only)
  • 25% Beginners, 50% Intermediate, 25% advanced
  • Serious skiers appreciate the awesome powder and challenging runs
  • Licensed Brasserie, cafe, Snow Shop, ski and snow board school
  • Children’s centre and licensed creche
  • Half pipe and natural terrain park for snow boarders
  • 1.2m Novice Trail and 140m Magic Carpet
  • Children 10 years and under receive a FREE lift pass!

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Trail Map

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Mt Hutt is a true Kiwi ski field!

The most complete terrain mix of any ski area in the South Island, Mt Hutt has the true Kiwi attitude and hospitality to match.

Mt Hutt also has plenty to offer freestylers. Its new mini park now offers a skill progression path…

An amazing variety of terrain is on offer, extreme skiers and riders head for the steeper challenges of the double black diamond runs of the South Face, while intermediates take on some of the widest groomed slopes in the country and novices can enjoy the dedicated beginner areas and novice trails within the basin. Mt Hutt’s licensed Skiwiland Crèche, kid’s facilities and family discounts make it popular with families and children aged ten and under receive free day lift passes.

Mt Hutt also has plenty to offer freestylers with 4 freestyle terrain parks. Mt Hutt hosts many social and racing events, and many of the world’s best racers train at Mt Hutt, earning its reputation as the ‘Capital of Speed’.