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Mt Hutt has extended the 2013 season till October 13.
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Mt Hutt ski area has announced that it will be extending
its snow season to October 13 to include the full
two weeks of the October school holidays.
The ski area was originally scheduled to close on October
6, but ski area manager James McKenzie said
the snow base and conditions were so good a decision
had been made to extend the date so people
could plan their school holiday ski break and
not have to compress it into the first week.
Celebrating 40 years of fun in the snow this
season, Mt Hutt currently has close to a 3m
snow base on its upper slopes and 2.3m on the
“Conditions out on the main groomed trails are
skiing and riding spectacularly well at the moment”
said Mr McKenzie.
“We’re announcing the date extension early
because we’ve got a high degree of confidence
that the substantial snow base we are enjoying
across all our main trails will see us well into
October and beyond.
“We hope that by making this decision now will
give people to make plans for both weeks of
the next school holidays.
“With seven weeks of the season still to go,
we’re looking forward to some great spring
Mr McKenzie said fantastic early snowfalls and
further ‘top-ups’ had ensured a good season to
date with plenty of Canterbury snow lovers and
families supporting the ski area and a good,
strong domestic market.
“The hugely popular 10-and-under Kids4Free
promotion has definitely proved a drawcard this
year, where kids 10 and under receive free lift
passes, so that should be perfect for those
coming up in the school holidays,” he said.
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