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The Snow Keeps On Coming

Aug 12 2004

The Snow Keeps On Coming

Cardrona Alpine Resort is continuing to enjoy a bumper season with over half a metre of fresh snow in the last three days and more forecast.

“The start of the season was the best in decades and it just keeps getting better,” said Nigel Kerr, Cardrona spokesperson. “It’s been so cold the snow is just as silky as it comes with many of our customers saying it’s as good as it gets in New Zealand. There’s a lot of work for the groomers to do with heaps of snow piled up on the snow gates. When the sun comes out again, it’s going to be great!”

The abundance of snow means the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest pipe park will have its largest feature up and running when the massive Johnny Superpipe opens shortly. Cardrona is also home to the country’s longest terrain park and that too has benefited from the new snow with all 27 features in perfect riding condition.

Downtown Queenstown will also enjoy Cardrona’s new snow when a truck load is driven down for the grand finale of the Cadbury Moro Street Jib Series, due to take place on 18 August in Camp Street at 6pm.


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