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Mountain Info

A speed date with Cardrona – everything you need to know about us in 1 page of mountain info!


Opening Dates & Times

Winter 2024: June 15 – October 13, 2024 (tentative)
2024 Saver Season Passes Blackout Period: June 29 - July 21, 2024
Daily operations from 8.30am – 4pm
Half-day passes: 12.30 – 4pm afternoon (subject to capacity)


Elevation

  • Base Area Elevation: 1670m
  • Highest Lifted Point: 1860m
  • Vertical Rise: 600m

Average Annual Snowfall: 2.9m – snowmaking supplements natural snow in the Main, Captain’s, Arcadia & Valley View basins.


Cardrona Alpine Resort Trail Map Basin

Terrain - 465 hectares

  • 25% Beginner
  • 25% Intermediate
  • 30% Advanced
  • 20% Expert

 Lifts

10x8-seater gondola cabins, 40x6-seater chairs

4-seater fixed grip chair

4-seater express chair

4-seater express chair

4-seater fixed grip chair

Platter lift to service our 2 halfpipes & Big Air jump

  • Conveyor Lifts (Main Basin - Beginner's Area)
    • 150m long SunKid Conveyor with 'Gallery' see-through tunnel
    • Mid-level Conveyor
    • Kindy Conveyor

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Activities

  • Skiing & Snowboarding
    • Ski & Snowboard School
    • Cardrona Alpine Ski Team
    • Cardrona Parks Squad
    • Cardrona Freeride Squad
    • Ski Kindy & Kids’ Club
  • Sightseeing

Base Facilities


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Food & Beverage


Accessibility

We offer many facilities for wheelchair users and other adaptive guests: