Camp Fortune is the best family ski resort, located in Gatineau Hills, north of Gatineau, Quebec. Camp Fortune is composed of 5 slopes: Pineault, Clifford, Alexander, Meech and Skyline. In this place you can find a friendly atmosphere, spot a wide range of winter as well as summer activities and as much adventure as you need. Visiting this place, which is located just 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa, it is certain that you will escape and enjoy yourselves in all fields.
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Snowboarding in Broken River, Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand
Overall the city is surrounded by Avon, Heathcote and Waimakariri Rivers, and the Canterbury Plains. The climate is considered to be temperate, with cool and mild summers (maximum temperature 23°C/73.4°F), and cold and frosty winters (temperatures fall below 0°C/32°F frequently).
One of the biggest ski areas near Christchurch is Broken River. It is situated in Craigieburn Forest Park (in the heart of Southern Alps) and is 90 min drive from Christchurch. The site is open from late June to late October and offers a great destination for the lovers of off-piste/back country snowboarding.
Broken River is mainly addressed to intermediate and advanced snowboarders, with many natural jumps and lips, drop-offs, a varied terrain and snowboarding opportunities. Don’t miss the challenging Nervous Knob in Allan’s Basin with some steep slopes, if you are an expert. Enjoy the breathtaking alpine view!
Note: Night snowboarding arranged regularly.