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Mount Cheeseman

Mount Cheeseman Ski Resort Guide

Mount Cheeseman, New Zealand

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers and Intermediates.
Highest Lift1,874m6,148ft
Resort Height1,540m5,052ft
 Nearest AirportsChristchurch and Hokitika
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Mount Cheeseman

The New Zealand ski resort of Mount Cheeseman is at an altitude of 1,540m5,052ft.


Mount Cheeseman has direct access to 24 marked pistes.

The ski resort itself is at 1,540m5,052ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.


Mount Cheeseman offers good sking, particularly, for Expert skiers.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Mount Cheeseman.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Mount Cheeseman?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 1 November, with around 2cm1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Mount Cheeseman

Ski Area Stats

Mount Cheeseman Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs


Mount Cheeseman Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,874m6,148ft
Lowest Piste1,540m5,052ft
Resort Altitude (Mount Cheeseman)1,540m5,052ft

Location and Map

Where is Mount Cheeseman?

This ski resort is in New Zealand.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Mount Cheeseman is Christchurch, 96 minutes drive away.

Hokitika and Timaru airports are all within three hours drive.

Season Dates

When is Mount Cheeseman open?

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

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

Piste Map

Mount Cheeseman Piste Map
Mount Cheeseman

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Mount Cheeseman, 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 Mount Cheeseman Tourist Office for the latest.

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