Top Backcountry Skiing Trips in New Zealand
New Zealand has developed a world-class skiing reputation that offers just about anything for all levels of ability. Picturesque peaks, sparkling glacial lakes, and deep beds of ungroomed snow cover the rugged landscape of the country. Visit during the winter season between June to October for ideal skiing conditions.
The island county of New Zealand lies in the southwest of the Pacific Ocean, largely consisting of two main islands, the North Island and South Island, as well as around 600 other islands. Its extreme remoteness resulted in the islands being the some of the last to the settled by humans. New Zealand is approximately 900 miles east of Australia and 600 miles south of Fiji, Tonga and New Caledonia. The country’s rugged and mountainous terrain provides shelter for distinct biodiversity.
New Zealand largely has a temperature climate, while the mountainous areas of the country are characterised by an alpine climate, receiving cold temperatures and abundant snowfall.
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Visit during the winter season between June to October for ideal skiing conditions.
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