When it comes to ski resorts, Mountain Norquay is the first that you should have in mind. It is a well-known ski resort in Banff National Park, Canada. It is one of three major resorts in Banff National Park. This place is famous for its International skiing competitions. It is often said that if you spend your winter in this place, you give yourself the opportunity to feel what is called, best holidays.
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Snowboarding in Mt Olympus, 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 Mt Olympus. It is situated in the Craigieburn Range (in the heart of Southern Alps) and is a 2 hour drive from Christchurch at 128 km/79 mi. The site is open from mid July to mid October and offers a great destination for the lovers of off-piste/back country snowboarding.
Mt Olympus is mainly addressed to intermediate and advanced snowboarders, with many natural jumps and chutes, a varied terrain, a lot of challenging trails and a 450 m/1476 ft vertical drop. There are four rope tows to transfer you up the slopes. Enjoy the breathtaking alpine view!
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January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.