Treble Cone Ski Resort

Take a tour around Treble Cone

We know summer has just begin (apparently!). But we also know that some people can’t stop thinking about winter. So here’s a way you can experience (or reminisce) one of our local ski resorts in a particularly unique way (go full screen and make the most of this exclusive aerial perspective)… Your browser does not support iframes. This past winter …

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TC Closing Day and the Best Slush Cup EVER!

The snow has been so good this year that Treble Cone brought back their Slush Cup pond skimming contest. And what a Slush Cup it was No more words need to be said as we’ll let the pics do that talking (click on the thumbnails to see full size)… Keith @360 The founding member of the 360nz team, Keith is …

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Opening Weeks of Winter 2015 in Photos

What an unreal start to the 2015 winter season! Six weeks ago, when Queenstown and Wanaka saw it’s first decent snow fall for 2015, you would hear the usual “snow in May never stays” phrase. But this time it did! Apart from a very short, warm/wet spell at the start of June, the ski resorts of Queenstown and Wanaka have …

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Sam Smoothy Win FWT Andorra in Spectacular Style

NZ Freeskier Sam Smoothy (Wanaka) says he’s ‘back in the hunt for the championship title’ after a spectacular win at the Andorra stop of the Freeride World Tour overnight (NZ time) last night. Smoothy’s score of 91.25 put him well ahead of second place-getter, Jeremie Heitz of Switzerland on 82.00 and signalled a return to form for the Kiwi rider …

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Southern Interfield Series Winners Crowned

The final races in the Junior Interfields Southern Series were held at Treble Cone Ski Area on Sunday 14 September. Racers in U8 – U16 age categories contested two runs of the Giant Slalom course to decide the overall winners of the four race series which has been run at Coronet Peak, Cardrona and Treble Cone. Overnight snowfalls kept the …

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Crystal Ball Snow Report; 3-Day Outlook on Monday 25th August 2014

Hello skiers and snowboarders, and welcome to the Queenstown and Wanaka Crystal Ball Snow Report on Monday 25th August 2014. Note: We’ve changed how we publish our wee Crystal Ball report. Having previously been focused on publishing daily, we’re now changing to a 3-day outlook, with the intention of providing more detail, more images and a more in-depth weather/snow forecast …

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Crystal Ball Snow Report; 3-Day Outlook on Tuesday 19th August 2014

Hello skiers and snowboarders, and welcome to the Queenstown and Wanaka Crystal Ball Snow Report on Tuesday 19th August 2014. Note: We’re changing how we publish our wee Crystal Ball report. Having previously been focused on publishing daily, we’re now changing to a 3-day outlook, with the intention of providing more detail, more images and a more in-depth weather/snow forecast …

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Thank F*** it’s Friday with snow diva Jo Guest

ANNABEL WILSON joined Jo Guest of Mission WOW as she led a troupe of backcountry trekkers into the mountains on a quest to share skills and ideas at Cardrona recently. Here’s the skinny from Jo on leftovers and other life lessons. Then we tell you WHAT’S ON this week in Wanaka and beyond. What’s happening in the world of Jo Guest at the …

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Chicks with Stix

On Saturday August 16th, Chicks with Stix will be coming to Treble Cone to run their first FREE Freeride Session in New Zealand. Chicks with Stix is a skills progression programme intended for female athletes of all ages. It is held in resorts around Australia during the southern hemisphere winter and is conducted by New Zealand’s and Australia’s premier freestyle skiers and snowboarders – female …

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Queenstown & Wanaka Crystal Ball Snow Report, Friday 1st August 2014

Hello skiers and snowboarders, and welcome to the Crystal Ball Snow Report on Friday 1st August 2014. Thunder, lightening, rain, wind… Mother Nature is certainly dominating the skies these last few days. 100kph winds battered both Cardrona and Treble Cone, forcing TC to close yet again. Unfortunately, the freezing level has been rising and Cardrona recorded 5 degrees Celsius at …

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Treble Cone Opening Day 2014

Wow… another great opening day for 2014! Even though the season has been slow to start this year, it’s now in full swing with all the ski resorts in the Southern Lakes running full steam ahead. Just in time for the school holidays… perfect! Today at Treble cone was surprisingly good. Awesome snow in the upper half of the mountain …

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Opening days for the 2014 winter season!

It’s getting close, you can feel it in the air… even with the inversions hovering in the valleys! The first opening day for the 2014 winter season is THIS SATURDAY!!! Coronet Peak will be the first ski resort (as usual) to open its lifts for the 2014 season. Then it’s almost two weeks before the next one kicks in – …

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Season Passes in Queenstown and Wanaka for Winter 2014

It’s officially the first day of Autumn down here in our stunning little corner of the world. That means winter is getting closer and it’s time to make a decision around which season pass combination you’re going to purchase this year. Early-bird season pass pricing closes this month! For those from overseas, planning to head to the Southern Lakes area …

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Queenstown & Wanaka Crystal Ball Snow Report for Wednesday 28th August 2013

Hello skiers and snowboarders, and welcome to the Crystal Ball Snow Report for Wednesday 28th August. Well there was a moderate-to-gusty westerly/north westerly breeze across the whole country today, including the local ski resorts. It was certainly a ‘zip-up-your-jacket-all-the-way’ type of afternoon when the wind came in. The snow was in typical spring condition (although its not spring time just …

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Queenstown & Wanaka Snow Report 1st July 2013

Welcome to the daily 360qw Snow Report for Monday the 1st July. Yesterday everyone was out and about in the Southern Lakes ski areas, making the most of the weekend. Treble Cone was no exception providing us with some great coffee and snow. The day started off a little cloudy, but then the sun smiled through after about 11am softening …

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Queenstown & Wanaka Snow Report 28th June 2013

Welcome to our first 360qw Snow Report, partnering with NZ Snow Tours…. Treble Cone is open folks! In case you didn’t know. Chalky, cold, soft goodness! The coverage is epic for this time of year and it’s actually better than it was the whole of last season. The consistent cold temps have kept the snow in great condition with a …

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Treble Cone Opening Day 2013

And we thought the Cardrona opening day was epic… TC turned it ON! The coverage is just as good as neighboring resorts with almost the whole of the front face being skiable already, and the snow in the saddle is UNREAL. They even managed to open Motatapu Chutes – which have barely been on for the past few seasons. We …

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Lake Wanaka operators launch new packages for winter 2013

Lake Wanaka, the largest ski region in New Zealand and the largest heli ski area in world outside North America, is all set for an awesome winter season with world-class terrain for all abilities, new resort facilities, new packages and a single pass transferable across all skifields. The region has already enjoyed cold temperatures and Autumn snowfalls that have created …

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Snow line is getting lower; check the webcams!

It’s not even June and the snow is creeping down the mountain side. This morning in Wanaka we woke up to snow at about 400 meters. So what better a way to spend your Monday morning at work… browsing the resort webcams and getting excited for the fun times ahead? Here at 360qw we’ll be launching our comparative snow reports …

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