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Ski Report September 24, 2016

This week’s ski report is all about the kids!

We’ve had a really fun week at Cardrona, with our smallest skiers & snowboarders showing us what it really means to enjoy your time on the slopes! We also launched our brand new tubing product this week - check it all out on our Beginners' Area!

The Upper Clutha Primary Schools Race took place on Tuesday, with over 100 kids taking part in both slalom & skier/boarder-cross races. The battle for top teams of the day was won by Holy Family for Primary Ski Team, Wanaka Primary for Primary Snowboard Team, & Mount Aspiring College for both Intermediate teams. We’re so stoked to see so many local kids out there ripping – see you all these school holidays for some spring fun!

Snow Report

Looking at the week ahead, the Mountainwatch ski report suggests another mixed bag week with some epic bluebird day, & potentially a couple of light showers here & there. You never know – one of those showers could turn into a wee spring snow storm! Keep an eye on our daily snow report to make sure you’re bringing the right layers!

Pengi & Frosty’s Birthday Party

Hey you! Yeah you! You’re invited to the most FUN day on the mountain, & it’s TOMORROW! Pengi & Frosty are having their birthday party on the snow & everyone is invited! Join us for free CalciYum, a bouncy castle, fancy dress & a LOT of cake! Of course you’ll get to hang out with your pals Pengi & Frosty too!

Spring School Holidays

The Spring School Holidays kick off today! From today until the end of the season, kids ski FREE! That’s right – buy a full price adult day pass & get a child (under 17yrs) day pass free! It’s the perfect time to come up for a day on the snow with your family!

If you’re looking for some of New Zealand’s best youth skiers in action, make sure you check out the final event of the Alpine Youth Series today & tomorrow. It’s the pinnacle event for the junior & children’s race event schedule so show the racers some support – they’ve been working all season towards this weekend!

The Cardrona NZ Junior Nationals go down in the second week of the school holidays too! If your youngster wants to compete you have until Monday to sign up – check out the Snow Sports NZ website for all the details!

The Fun Never Stops

We’re into the last 2 weeks of the season, & we don’t want the fun to stop! But what if it doesn’t have to? Celebrate the season that’s been & the start of mountain bike season with a snow to dirt adventure on Closing Day, October 9! Take the last ride on McDougall’s Quad before it gets replaced with our sweeeet new Chondola, ski or snowboard down the mountain to your bike & ride down to the Cardrona Valley floor! With challenges along the way, enter as an individual or a team to make sure the fun NEVER stops!

Keep an eye out for our last weekly ski report next week & our season wrap up report the week after!

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