Perisher weather and snow report

Bureau of Meteorology Synopsis

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure extends across the south of the continent and a cold front is approaching Tasmania. The cold front will cross the Tasman Sea over the weekend with little effect on New South Wales which will be dominated by the high pressure ridge through to next week. An upper level disturbance is expected to lead to a developing trough over the state mid-week.

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New snow 24 hrs topNew snow 7 daysNatural snow depth *0cm46cm76cm
New snow 24 hrs top0cmNew snow 7 days46cmSnow depth76cm
* Natural Snow Depth is supplemented with snowmaking in snowmaking areas. Natural snow depth is measured at Spencers Creek by Snowy Hydro Limited each Thursday.


Lifts openGroomed runsSnowguns 33 52 196
Lifts open 33 Groomed runs 52 Snowguns 196

Road Conditions #

Kosciuszko Road

Road open to Perisher

Guthega Road

Chains may required from the Link Road to the Village

Alpine Way

Road open to Bullocks Flat
# Current road conditions provided by Roads & Maritime Services. For more info please check the RMS Website or call RMS on 132 701

Today's news

All 4 Resort Areas Are OPEN!.
Get excited because Guthega is making its debut and all 4 resort areas are OPEN! WOOHOO! Today the Freedom Quad Chair and Blue Calf T-bar will make their season debut giving access to runs including Karl's and Bloody Mary for skiers and boarders to enjoy!

With the forecast clear weather continuing, we are set for a sunny day with a high of 3 degrees after a low of minus 5 overnight. Winds are predicted to be gusting moderately throughout the day.

Today will see 33 lifts open across 4 resort areas with Perisher Valley, Blue Cow and Guthega all linked! Perisher will have all the usual suspects including Mt Perisher Double and Triple Chairs, Interceptor, and Pretty Valley. All the favourites in Blue Cow will spin including Pleasant Valley Quad and Brumby T-Bar which are on on debut. Down in Smiggins Burke T-Bar will be ready for a carve! To check out the up to date lift status take a look at the lift report.

We also have 3 terrain parks open boasting a bunch of features across the Front Valley Slopestyle, Yabby Flats and Leichhardt Terrain Parks. With Rails, Boxes, Wallrides and Jumps, there is something for every level of freestyler.

The days are clear and the nights are chilly with temperatures dipping way below freezing allowing the snowmaking team fire 196 guns across Perisher Valley, Blue Cow and Smiggin Holes while you are sleeping.

General disclaimer

This report reflects conditions at the date and time of this report. Conditions, lifts status and operations subsequent to this report may differ.

Village Eight

Front Valley

Mt Perisher


Happy Valley

Centre Valley & Mt Perisher

Blue Cow Summit

Blue Cow



Mt Kosciuszko

Smiggin Holes



Devil's Playground and Double Trouble

About Perisher

Perisher is Australia’s favourite and largest resort plus the Southern Hemisphere’s largest resort. It comprises 47 lifts, 4 resort areas, 7 peaks and 1,245 skiable hectares and has the most reliable snow of all resorts in Australia.

It has varied terrain with Beginner 22%, Intermediate 60% and Advanced 18%. The resort has a skiable vertical of 355m with the longest run approximately 3km and is suitable for all levels of skiers and snowboarders

The resort boasts over 100 named runs, 5 terrain parks, a halfpipe and mini halfpipe, 2 rider cross courses and over 100km of cross country trails.

Perisher have invested $22m in their snowmaking system with extensive snowmaking on 53.4ha with 236 snow guns.

The resort is open from the June long weekend until the October long weekend each year. You can access the resort via Skitube, a railway that passes through a 14km tunnel from Bullocks Flat to Perisher, or via Kosciuszko Road, 33km from Jindabyne.

You can find all the information you require including accommodation from their website.

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