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Awakino Skifield News 2014

16 September 2014

On hold and may reopen in October for ski touring groups.

4 September 2014

This weekend is possibly the last one where we will be open, other than for group bookings. Our expectations are modest for snow coverage, however there will be some good snow higher up for the keen! If we do spin the tow, then it will be at reduced rates. Lodge open from Friday night, so let us know if you plan to come up for some fresh mountain air.

15 August 2014

The skifield and road are closed this weekend, due to a lack of bookings, road conditions, and bulldozers currently being out of action. We will open on August 22/23 for skiing only - the lodge is fully booked this weekend. The club plans on opening most weekends in September,

2 August 2014

Opening weekend produced excellent skiing on the main face and rewarding turns for those who walked to the ridgelines. The slopes in between are still a bit wind-stripped. However the lodge is warm and the club will try to open most weekends in August and September. Bookings essential.

22 July 2014

30cm of snow (at least) has fallen on our existing snowpack, enabling us to open properly for the first time this weekend. Lodge will be open for Friday and Saturday nights. Bookings essential.

26 June 2014

A good snow base exists across most of the skifield and we are just now awaiting a decent dump to cover the rocks. Aiming for our usual mid-late July opening.