Opening Dates For Southern Hemisphere Ski Areas [2017]

Opening Dates For Southern Hemisphere Ski Areas [2017]

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Opening Dates For Southern Hemisphere Ski Areas [2017]

Cerro Catedral, Argentina today 5/24/17 | Cover Photo: Portillo Facebook Page

Apparently El Colorado kicked off ski season in the southern hempisphere yesterday and they’re being followed closely by La Parva, which is set to open this Friday.

Related: The Top 5 “Ski Fields” in New Zealand

Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa will all have to wait nearly a month to open their slopes but that isn’t stopping certain ski areas from blowing snow. Even in Africa– they’re already blowing snow.

*Opening days are subject to weather and other unforseen obstacles

South America

Argentina

Los Penitentes –  6/10

Las Lenas – 6/17

Cerro Castor – 6/23

Cerro Catedral – 6/30

Está nevando en el cerro! Se viene #penitentes2017 🌨🌨🌨🌨🌨

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Caviahue – 7/08

Cerro Chapelco – 7/15

Cerro Bayo – TBA

La Hoya – TBA

Chile

El Colorado – 5/23 (*opened yesterday apparently?…)

La Parva – 5/26

Valle Nevado – 5/26

Farellones – 6/3

Corralco – 6/16

Portillo – 6/17

Nevados de Chillan – 6/22

Ski Pucon – TBA

Oceania

New Zealand

Mt Hutt – 6/9

Whakapapa – 6/10

Cardrona – 6/11

Coronet Peak – 6/11

The Remarkables – 6/18

 

Treble Cone – 6/23

Porters – 6/23

Ohua – 7/1

Temple Basin – 7/1

Turoa – 7/1

Broken River – 7/9

70cm and counting! Yeeeew! 👍👍

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Mt Dobson – 7/7

Craigieburn – 7/8

Cheesman – 7/8

Mt Olympus – 7/8

Australia

Perisher – 6/3

Falls Creek – 6/9

Thredbo –  6/10

Mountain sunrise or sunset?

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Mount Buller – 6/10

Charlotte Pass – TBA

Hotham – TBA

Africa

South Africa

Tiffindell – 6/1 

Afriski – 6/1

 

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