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NZ - Central South Island 2019

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Had a summer storm - 50cm of snow yesterday. Mt Hutt are having a summer open day next Saturday, so if it doesn't melt, then it could be all on for the first day of sliding for 2019. Along with a few thousand super keen locals Very Happy

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Wow. Good going for this time of the year. Hopefully bodes well.
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Lucky you. I always used to think of February as being the best & most settled of the summer months in NZ. After a season with no snow in Scotland I find myself fondly reminiscing about skiing in NZ last July/August.
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We have snow up high at least once every month of the year - just good that it has happened when they will have the lifts spinning for a fundraiser.
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Mt Hutt opens next week (7th). A week out there was no snow up there, but a big storm this weekend looks set to drop around a metre of snow, with another potentially bigger one coming through in 4 days time, which should set things up nicely for opening day.

Looking like the majority of snow will miss areas further south in this storm. It’s a classic east coast setup with a low parked just off in the pacific sucking cold air from Antarctica and throwing se winds into the coastal mountains.

Getting excited. Will be heading up to Hutt for opening day. The other ski areas will open over the next month. Already looking set up for a decent season.
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I had to have a look at that on the charts....with the winds moving in the opposite direction to what we're used to in the northern hemisphere. Clockwise around the low, nice to see the pics. Snow therapy is good for our first blast of 28c in Europe this weekend.

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Ensembles for Christchurch, looks like 5-7th June good for snow to 1000-1200m, then warmer, but quite a wide spread of options

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Got up to Mt Hutt yesterday for opening day. It was the first full opening on the South Island this season. A couple of other areas got their learner slopes going last week. Conditions were pretty good for early season after the storm last weekend. Not epic, but a decent base forming. Cold winds were polishing a few of the more exposed areas. All (3 Very Happy ) lifts were running. Everything else will start to open between now and the beginning of July, conditions permitting.

Not much snow in the forecast for the next week, and definitely more is needed. Maybe something on the way the following week, but things don't usually start cranking up until July.







Daughters newest board. Apparently not very quick, but I still couldn't keep up with her

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Conditions look pretty good in places, for time of year.
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A couple from today. T-Shirt weather once the sun got over the ridge.

Snow was "forgiving" Very Happy



Views over the Pacific Ocean



Southern Alps

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