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Latest News From The Crew At Porters

Latest News From The Crew At Porters

Spring has well and truly sprung, but there’s still so much more skiing to be had! We’ve had some warm temperatures of late, making for soft spring snow with some spectacular warm skiing days, enjoyed by many. A colder weather system has now rebonded the snow, setting it up and allowing more grooming to take place, which will assist in maintaining the current snow conditions.

We’ve got lots going on, and it all starts this weekend with the Dynastar CHILL Grom-fest at Porters. This is a fun event for all the younger skiers and riders, with both racing and freestyle sections, there’s something for everyone. Entry is free for those aged 6-15 years, and you can pre-register by filling in an application form that you can print out from Bring up all the young ones to Porters this weekend!

Also on this weekend, it’s the second of the Underground Coffee Family Fun Sessions, brought to you by 91ZM. Tasty BBQ sausages and refreshments free for everyone, loads of giveaways, plus fun toboggan races for the kids.

With thanks to Miles Toyota, the official Porters mountain vehicle, all Toyota vehicle owners get two for one day passes this Sunday! All you need to do is print off your special voucher from the Porters’ Toyota webpage. Load up the Toyota with some keen buddies, and present your voucher to the Porters Mountain Host for validation. Your skiing and snowboarding - two for one for the day. What a deal!

Looking ahead to next weekend, 27th & 28th Sept, we’ve got a superb lineup. On Saturday 27th it’s the final event of the Quest Park Jam series. The first two events brought out a high level of riding. Mellow music on T-1, skiers and riders styling it up and putting on a show, plus loads of mint product up for grabs with thanks to the crew at Quest Board Store Christchurch. Registration at the judges tent from 9:30 - 10:30am.

Yep, it’s that time of year, Oktoberfest, when Germans decide that it’s time for an extended period of enjoying delicious German beer, eating German sausage, and generally have a good time!

So we thought we’d better follow suit, and celebrate a great winter season! The inaugural Porters Oktoberfest is coming next weekend, Sunday 28th September from midday. Get your hands on an official Porters Oktoberfest beer mug filled with delicious Becks beer, a tasty German sausage, plus loads of other fun stuff including best dressed German outfits. Check out more info here….. There’s still heaps of fun to be had in the mountains, so round up a crew and come up and see us for a fun spring snow experience. Spring season passes are still available online or from the Porters ticket office.


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