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Coronet Peak Bike Park Pass Now On Sale

Press Release from Coronet Peak
Friday December 1, 2006

Coronet Peak Bike Park Pass Now On Sale

The Coronet Peak Bike Park near Queenstown is ready to roll and season passes are now on sale from www.nzski.com.

Now in its second year, a brand new 4.2km downhill cross country track is to be unveiled to complement the existing world class 1.6 km downhill single track. Additional facilities to broaden the appeal are currently being explored and announcements will be made in due course.

The two month season starts on January 3 and closes on February 28.

Season passes are available at $249 adult and $199 youth. A special deal is available to 2006 nzski season passes holders at $149 adult and $99 youth. The passes are available through eBuy, nzski’s secure online season pass shop at www.nzski.com.

Day passes are priced at $30 adult and $20 youth or $125 and $80 respectively for a book of 5 x Anytime passes. Single ride sightseeing passes are available for $15 adult and $10 youth. These passes can be purchased at Coronet Peak or downtown at selected information centres and bike shops.

Access to the trails for bikes and riders is by the Coronet Express Quad chairlift and the park is open 7 days a week from 11:00am to 7:00pm subject to weather conditions.

Coronet Peak sales & marketing manager David Ovendale says the new trail means that fun and challenging mountain biking is on offer for all level of riders.

“We have terrain available for all levels, from amateurs through to elite riders. People can get their wheels off the ground or not, depending on individual skill levels and either way the experience will be exciting and exhilarating riding in a stunning scenic environment.”

“Mountain biking allows the facilities and fantastic landscapes at Coronet Peak to be put to summer use. It provides an alternative use for our chairlifts and allows us to offer summertime employment to some of our staff – effectively a win/win situation for everyone.”

Highlight events of the season are the 2007 New Zealand Community Trust MTB National Series from 12th – 14th January and the 6-hour adrenalin packed Super D Endurance Race on Saturday 3rd February. For more info on both of these events see – www.bikenz.org.nz & www.adventuresourced.co.nz

ENDS

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