An 80 year old Japanese skier has died after collapsing at Coronet Peak on Tuesday.
It will be "business as usual" for Coronet Peak - the southern lakes' lowest-altitude skifield - despite a Niwa report showing snow levels could plunge 21% by 2040 because of global warming.
CORONET PEAK • Snowbase: 147cm; lower: 122cm. • Last snowfall: 10cm, September 25. Today • Forecast: Mostly fine, but showers developing about the western headwaters. • Wind at 1000m:...
The Coronet Peak chairlift that trapped a Queenstown woman last year, leaving her with severe neck injuries, was found to be wrongly configured, the Department of Labour said.
CORONET PEAK • Snow base: Upper 130cm, lower 105cm. • Last snowfall: 10cm on September 25. Today • Forecast: Cloud increasing. • Wind at 1000m: Southeasterlies developing. • Wind...
Coronet Peak Hotel Ltd in Queenstown has voluntarily been put into liquidation, owing more than $1.4 million, after a plunging market, "unsustainable rental" and the building's poor condition saw it fail this year.
The unseasonably warm weather which marked the 2011 autumn has continued into the first month of winter, frustrating Southern Lakes skifield operators as they gear up for the start of the 2011 season.
The dusting of snow on the mountains last week has focused attention on the upcoming ski season.
With Coronet Skifield fully open, night skiing under way and the New Zealand school holidays now here, the Remarkables ski area is inching closer to giving NZSki areas a full warrant of fitness.
There will be a "big investment" in snow-making at Coronet Peak this week if the skifield is to meet its scheduled opening of this Saturday.
TODAY • Forecast: Fine, with morning frosts. Areas of morning low cloud invalleys, also. • Wind at 1000m: Light and variable. • Wind at 2000m: Westerly breeze. • Free air freezing level:...
Coronet Peak opened in perfect conditions on Saturday morning. More than 200 patrons were lined up at the chairlift for the cutting of the ribbon, the first having arrived at 4.30am.
CORONET PEAK • Snowbase: Upper, 115cm; lower, 92cm. • Last snowfall: 1cm, August 7. TODAY • Forecast: Fine spells, with morning frosts in sheltered valleys. • Wind at 1000m: Southwest 45kmh....
Coronet Peak Snow base upper: 30cm. Snow base lower: 40cm. Last snowfall: 5cm, June 9.
A Christchurch woman who took a wrong turn on the Coronet Peak skifield late on Saturday afternoon hiked about 10km over "very challenging terrain" in the dark to a farmhouse.
Cougar and Tallulah Bryant do not mind getting up early if it means they are the first to hit the slopes at Coronet Peak - they have done so two years running.
An English snowboarder is lucky to be alive after he strayed off the Coronet Peak ski slopes and was missing for more than six hours.
In what could be an event unique to Coronet Peak, the skifield's lift operators and very own Cupid will be pairing potential couples on the chairs of the Coronet Express this Friday.