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Ohau Snow Fields Ski Resort

Ohau Snow Fields Resort Guide

Ohau Snow Fields, New Zealand

Ohau Snow Fields Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length2km1 miles
Highest Lift1,825m5,988ft
Resort Height1,425m4,675ft
 Nearest AirportsWanaka and Timaru
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Ohau Snow Fields at a glance

Esrtablished in 1947, Ohau has been a commercial field since 1953. It offers great skiing in an East facing valley where reliable powder snow falls are groomed on beginner slopes and main trails. Although there are only three surface lifts, they include New Zealand's longest T Bar. No snow making but receives an average of 3 metres of snow per season.

 When will it snow in Ohau Snow Fields?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Ohau Snow Fields.

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Ohau Snow Fields Facts, Stats and Ratings

Ohau Snow Fields Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Ohau Snow Fields
Highest Lift1,825m5,988ft
Lowest Piste1,425m4,675ft
Resort Altitude (Ohau Snow Fields)1,425m4,675ft
Max Vertical400m1,312ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Ohau Snow Fields Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Ohau Snow Fields
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 2km1 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
2km1 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Ohau Snow Fields Summary

The New Zealand Ski Resort of Ohau Snow Fields has direct access to 2km1 miles of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Ohau Snow Fields is 2km1 miles long.

Skiing in Ohau Snow Fields

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding in Ohau Snow Fields

Great natural snowboarding terrain.

When is Ohau Snow Fields open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Ohau Snow Fields.

Usual opening is Late June, and usual closing is Early October.

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

Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts of Ohau Snow Fields are able to uplift 700 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Ohau Snow Fields?

Ohau Snow Fields is in the New Zealand Alps in Horowhenua, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.

How can I get to Ohau Snow Fields?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Ohau Snow Fields are Wanaka, Timaru and Queenstown, all within three hours drive.

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