Backcountry Ski Touring and Snowboarding

Go backcountry this winter without a helicopter. Ski the Two Thumb Range for great variety of terrain, great views and great weather.

$630.00 - $1,790.00

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The Two Thumb Range lies well to the east of New Zealand's Main Divide. This means it enjoys a higher percentage of good weather than mountains further to the west. Yet our private hut at 1300m is high enough to receive good snow throughout the winter months, July-September.

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Exploring this glacier-sculpted landscape on skis is very rewarding with panoramic views of the Southern Alps. The East Face of Aoraki/Mount Cook looms as you ascend Snake Ridge and Beuzenberg Peak, 2070m, and Mt Hope, 2086m, are worthy summits.


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Physical address

Backcountry Ski Touring and Snowboarding, 30 Murray Place, Lake Tekapo, Christchurch - Canterbury, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Office open 9am - 5pm during winter months
Months of operation:
Jul, Aug, Sep

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
3 hours drive from Christchurch or Queenstown airports
Proximity to coach terminal:
Intercity, Atomic Shuttles, Naked Bus provide daily bus services between Christchurch and Queenstown. Lake Tekapo is about half-way.
Proximity to town:
1km to centre of Lake Tekapo.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $630.00 - $1,790.00
Age restriction:
Further pricing information:
Discounts available for group bookings (3-10 participants). Skiers must be intermediate level and able to ski off-piste.

Language support

  Written Spoken
German YES YES
French YES YES

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