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Selwyn

Selwyn Ski Resort Guide

Selwyn, Australia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

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

Selwyn offers a range of snow sports and the ski area includes one of Australia's best beginners areas at Chum Bowl. Selwyn's slopes are about 6 miles (10km) from Cabramurra - Australia's highest town.

Summary

The Australian ski resort of Selwyn is at an altitude of 1,492m4,895ft.

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

Skiing

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Selwyn?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm1in, expected on 19 June.

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Ski Area Stats

Selwyn Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
10
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
10
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 3 
Cross Country
Total Length
45km28 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
12

Altitudes

Selwyn Ski Area Heights

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

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Selwyn
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Selwyn Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Pig Gully'.

Snowboarding

Snowboard lessons and hire are available and there's a boardercross course.

Location and Map

Where is Selwyn?

This ski resort is in New South Wales, Australia.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

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

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 12 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Selwyn open?

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

Usual opening is Mid June.

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Selwyn, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Selwyn Tourist Office for the latest.

Talking about Selwyn

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History and Development

The history of Selwyn Snowfields goes right back to the 19th century, when skis were first used around the gold mines of Kiandra!

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