Perisher weather and snow report
Bureau of Meteorology Synopsis
A slow-moving high pressure system over the Tasman Sea will promote the build up of heat over inland New South Wales, leading to heatwave conditions for many districts over the coming days. A trough associated with a cold front is forecast to slowly move across western and southern districts during Thursday and Friday but stall and weaken before reaching the northeast on Friday afternoon.
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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.