Backcountry Best

“New Zealand offers some of the best, and most extreme, heli-skiing on the planet”, according to The Sydney Morning Herald’s Craig Tansley who surveys New Zealand’s world-class fields. “There are over 400 runs to choose from over 200 peaks on seven separate mountain ranges covering over 3000km² of New Zealand’s Southern Alps where over 22 peaks jut out over 3000m. You’ll ski or board deep snow-filled basins, bowls and 50 degree chutes. Located two hours west of Christchurch, these four ski fields  Broken River, Craigieburn, Mt Olympus and Temple Basin offer the most challenging terrain in the whole country — and some of the most challenging backcountry runs in the world. Craigieburn in particular is not for the faint of heart — it devotes zero per cent of its mountain to beginners, while 45 per cent is for experts only.”


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