Some of you like the sun, the beach and as a summer lover, you prefer putting on less clothes. Some others like the mystery that's hidden underneath your clothes. Well, it's not about Shakira, but for you all snowboarders that live for the moment of being up and high and then down again.
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Snowboarding in Coronet Peak, Queenstown, Otago New Zealand
The town is surrounded by Lake Wakatipu and the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Remarkables, Cecil Peak and Ben Lomond. Queenstown and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins. Despite the mountainous landscape, the climate can be characterized as oceanic, with warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.
One of the biggest ski resorts near Queenstown is Coronet Peak at 16 km/9 mi towards northeast. The site is open from early July to mid-September and offers a great variety of facilities. With its varied terrain, it consists one of the most popular destinations for the snowboarding lovers. Perfect for runners of all levels (trails: Big Easy for beginners, Express Way and Sarah Sue for intermediate riders, Exchange Drop and Ego Alley for experts). Enjoy the breathtaking alpine view!
Night snowboarding permitted every Friday and Saturday from 4 pm to 9 pm.
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