Webcam and Snow Report

  • Saturday, July 22nd 6:22 pm
Broken River Ski Area does not undertake avalanche control or ski patrolling outside the ski area boundary. See revised trail map for ski area boundaries.
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Date Issued: 8:53AM, Saturday 22nd July 2017
Status: Open

Weather: Snowing
Weather Comments: Snow showers some heavy are expected throughout the day! 10 - 20 kph southerly wind with patchy visibility clearing later in the day.
Current Temperature: -2.0 degrees
Last Snowfall: July 22nd 2017, 28cm
Snow Conditions: Today we are OPEN 23cm of wet snow fell in last 24hrs with 5cm of drier snow on top and still snowing, this has produced a great base over the whole area above 1300mtrs. The avalanche advisory is HIGH today on all aspects above 2000 meters. OBEY all ski area boundaries and closures, and do not leave the ski area today.
Minimum Depth: 45 cm
Maximum Depth: 85 cm
Road Conditions: Chains or 4WD
Road Comments: Road Open - CHAINS TO BE FIT TO ALL VEHICLES FROM THE BOTTOM! A mix of rain, freezing rain, and snow has made for to very slippery conditions on the lower section of road, AND MORE SNOW WILL BE ACCUMULATING ALL DAY. Please ensure you have your headlights ON and use extra caution when driving against the flow (down in the morning or up in the afternoon) as there are a few tight corners. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE CHAINS PLEASE PARK AT THE BOTTOM AND HITCH!

Summer accommodation available: If you'd like to stay at Broken River over summer, please email marketing@brokenriver.co.nz

Snacks & drinks available at Palmer Lodge on field.

Ski Instruction: group & private clinics available - enquire at the ticket office