Coronet Peak, ski Queenstown

Mountain Safety

When skiing or snowboarding at Coronet Peak, it’s important to follow the Snow Responsibility Code to ensure both your own and others’ safety on the mountain.

You can find the Snow Responsibility Code on our mountains and is detailed below for you as well. Also, it’s important that you regularly check the snow and weather conditions and ski/ride within your ability.


Snow Responsibility Code:

Know your limits:

  • Ride to your ability, control your speed.
  • Be aware of the conditions.
  • Take a lesson.

Find your space:

  • Stop where you can be seen.
  • Give others room.
  • Look ahead.

Protect yourself:

  • Obey all signs and closures.
  • Tired, take a rest.
  • Wear a helmet.

Download the Snow Code.

View our backcountry touring access guidelines. 


Weather and Snow Report:

Mountain weather changes very quickly. To ensure you are safely equipped for the day, make sure you check the full mountain report before you travel to Coronet Peak.

The Coronet Peak Snow Report is published early every morning and updated throughout the day as conditions change. The snow report is also available in print from most accommodation providers and retailers in Queenstown and broadcast on radio stations in most South Island main centers each morning.

The early morning snow report is accurate at the time it is published however, conditions are subject to rapid change. Be sure to check details on this website and when you arrive on the mountain for the latest information to ensure you make the most of your day at Coronet Peak.