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Mount Buller

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Mount Buller Ski Resort Guide

Mount Buller, Australia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length80km50 miles
Highest Lift1,805m5,922ft
Resort Height1,600m5,249ft
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Mount Buller

A bustling alpine village with over 40 cafes and restaurants and an underground nightclub and world-class Ski & Snowboard School just 3 hours from Melbourne.


The ski area of Mount Buller is at an altitude of 1,600m5,249ft, with 80km50 miles of marked runs.

Mount Buller has direct access to 80km50 miles of downhill skiing, with 18 marked pistes, served by a total of 21 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,600m5,249ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Mount Buller?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 15 July.

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Ski Area Stats

Mount Buller Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
80km50 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
9km6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Mount Buller Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,805m5,922ft
Resort Altitude (Mount Buller)1,600m5,249ft
Lowest Piste1,375m4,511ft
Max Vertical400m1,312ft

Ski Slope Aspects

N, E, S, W

Mount Buller has ski slopes facing north, south, as well as west and east, offering both sunny and sheltered skiing.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Mount Buller
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers


Mount Buller offers a good variety of natural features and plenty of long rolling groomers ideal for snowboarders. Mt Buller Parks are popular for jibbers with the Koflers beginner park (rollers and low boxes) and then progression to Skyline Park with larger jumps, rails and other features. As conditions permit XL jumps in the Summit Park and a competition Ridercross course. The iconic Burton Cattleman’s Rail Jam event draws top athletes to ride the village staircase each July.

Location and Map

Where is Mount Buller?

This ski resort is in Victoria, Australia.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The 21 ski lifts are able to uplift 40,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 328 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Mount Buller open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is Mid June, and usual closing is Mid Sept.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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