Mt Hutt, located in Canterbury, New Zealand, is one of the most popular skiing destinations in the country. With its stunning views of the Southern Alps and its wide variety of ski runs, it is no wonder that it is a favorite among skiers and snowboarders alike. From the novice to the experienced, Mt Hutt has something for everyone.

The skiing at Mt Hutt is unparalleled. With over 35 runs, there is something for all levels of skiing and snowboarding. For beginners, there are plenty of beginner runs with their own lifts and ski schools. For the more advanced, there are steeper and more challenging runs, with a variety of terrain parks and jumps. Mt Hutt also offers night skiing, which is a great way to get some practice after the sun sets.

The resort itself has a great range of accommodations, from budget accommodation to luxury lodges. No matter what type of accommodation you are looking for, you are sure to find something that will suit your needs. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes in the area, so you don’t have to worry about cooking your own meals.

Mt Hutt is also known for its amazing après ski activities. During the day, there are plenty of activities to do such as snowshoeing, sledding, and snowmobiling. After the sun sets, there is a great range of bars and clubs to enjoy. Families can also enjoy the nightlife with a movie at the cinema or a game of bowling.

Mountain Terrain:







Skiing Hours:

9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Summit Elevation:

2086 metres

Vertical Drop:

683 metres

Skiable Area:

365 Hectares 

Average Snowfall:

4 m


Snowboarder Friendly

Lift Information:

  • 1 Eight pers. high speed chair
  • 1 High Speed 6 Seater
  • 1 Triple Chair
  • 1 Magic Carpet


25 runs. Longest run: 2km


4 terrain parks: Mt Hutt parks, total 40 ha of terrain parks.

Photo courtesy of NZ Ski. Photo credit: Liam