Methven, New Zeland – The snow is piling up at Mt Hutt with 80cm (32 inches) of fresh snow blanketing the mountain and more snow expected. The Mt Hutt crew is holding out for the magic 1m dump to add to the ski area's solid 1m base.
Snow has also settled all the way down to the bottom of the access road which is blocked. The crew are on standby to access the mountain as soon as conditions allow.
More snow is expected for the remainder of the day and is forecasted to ease tomorrow.
Everyone's expecting fantastic skiing and riding conditions when the weather clears.