On 22nd September we spent a day enjoying spring skiing at The Remarkables. The field was within two weeks of closing for the season, however there was still a good coverage of snow. The day was sunny and calm, allowing some spectacular views from the access road. (Click on any image to enlarge.)
Morning view of Lake Hayes, with Kawarau River in the foreground, Arrowtown in the background
Queenstown, on the shores of Lake Wakatipu
The Remarkables ski slope from the top of the Curvey Basin Six Chair, at 1900 metres
Sculpture dedicated to the local kea population
Hazy Lake Wakatipu as we descend the access road late afternoon
Queenstown and Frankton Arm of Lake Wakatipu
Looking south across Lake Wakatipu towards Kingston, Halfway Bay and Collins Bay (L to R).