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Selwyn Ski Resort Guide

Selwyn, Australia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Selwyn Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,614m5,295ft
Resort Height1,492m4,895ft
 Nearest AirportCanberra
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Selwyn at a glance

Located in one of the world's earliest downhill skiing areas, the historic gold mining region of Kiandra where skis were first donned in 1861, Selwyn Snowfields offers all types of snow sports and one of Australia's best beginners areas at Chum Bowl. The slopes are located 10km (6 miles) from Australia's highest town, Cabramurra and have 180% snow making coverage..

 When will it snow in Selwyn?

The next notable snow forecast for Selwyn is 2cm1in, expected on 7 August, with around 45cm18in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Selwyn Facts, Stats and Ratings

Selwyn Rated

Ratings for Selwyn
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Selwyn?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Selwyn
Highest Lift1,614m5,295ft
Lowest Piste1,492m4,895ft
Resort Altitude (Selwyn)1,492m4,895ft
Max Vertical122m400ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Selwyn Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Selwyn
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
45km28 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Selwyn Summary

The Australian Ski Resort of Selwyn has direct access to 12 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.

On the Mountain

The most difficult run is the 'Pig Gully'.

 Skiing in Selwyn

Selwyn offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

 Snowboarding in Selwyn

Tuition and rental available and there's a boardercross course on the Plum Pine Run.

When is Selwyn open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Selwyn.

Usual opening is Mid June.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Selwyn.

Snow Making

Selwyn is able to make snow, with 12 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts of Selwyn are able to uplift 9,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Selwyn?

Selwyn is in New South Wales, Australia.

How can I get to Selwyn?

 By Air

The nearest airport to Selwyn is Canberra which is 157 minutes drive away.


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