Scotland's largest ski resort is based in Aberdeenshire. Glenshee Ski Center covers 790 ha/7.9 km² and with its 22 lifts and 36 runs, it's the UK's largest snow-sports resort. Mountains’ altitude can reach up to 1245 m/4084 ft, so expect to find rough conditions with quite a few black runs.
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Snowboarding in Porters, 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 Porters. It is situated next to Lake Lyndon, near Porters Pass, and is located at 89 km/55 mi from Christchurch (the closest ski area to the city). The site is open from late June to late September and offers a great destination for the lovers of snowboarding. Porters, with its varied terrain, is addressed to snowboarders of all levels.
The spot provides a big area for learners, as well as more demanding terrain on the mountain for the advanced snowboarders (Bluff Face and Big Mama trails). If you prefer freestyle snowboarding, don’t miss the Community Park with a great variety of jumps, lips, boxes, rails and wall-rides. 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.