Saturday 19 Aug
Singles Night Ski
Under the stars and on the slope, Coronet Peak is playing cupid during our annual speed dating session. We’ll match you up, make the introduction and get you onto the Cupid Express for a five minute speed date ride to the top - the rest is up to you!
- Registration is free inside the ‘Love Lounge’ between 5pm-6pm
- Complimentary glass of bubbles and some chocolate
- The cupid express starts up at 6pm
- Normal night skiing rates and conditions apply
- Open to 18 years and over only
Sunday 20 Aug
The Remarkables Road Run and Ride
The uphill challenge is open to both runners and bikers in support of Daffodil Day.
Every participant has to fill out and sign a registration form. When registering a team the main contact person has to designate their details. The registration form has to be sent via e-mail to Gillian@theremarkables.co.nz or dropped off at the Remarkables Rentals or Admin department or at the Snow Center.
Stretches and start time
- All runners and bikers start together at 11:30 am at the base of The Remarkables access road.
- The run is up The Remarkables access road.
- Runners can choose to do either the full road - 13km - or just the last 5km, bikers can only enter for the full 13km.
- Start line for the 13 km is the bottom car park. The 5.5 km start is at km 8.
- Finish line for all three stretches is the base building entrance.
Road statistics (approx.):
Elevation at the bottom: 335 m Total vertical height: 1284 m Lowest vertical meters/km: 19 m (km 11 to km 12) Elevation at the top: 1619 m Average vertical meters/km: 98.77 m Highest vertical meters/km: 130 m (km 12 to km 13)
Entry fee and fundraising
The run is free to enter with a minimum $20 donation to the Cancer Society. Each runner/team can also find one or more sponsor(s) who support them with donations for the Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day. In this case the participants have to fill out a sponsor form, click here to print one. Money has to be collected and handed over to registration on race day, or to Administration at The Remarkables or at the Snow Center before Friday, 26th August 2014.
Health and Safety
All participants MUST wear high visibility clothing. We reserve the right to deny entry if participants do not meet our health and safety requirements. Upon entering into the run every participant acknowledges that they are physically fit and suffer no medical conditions or disabilities that may render them unsuitable for this event. We recommend using your own hydration pack for participants who run the 13 km. There will be support vehicles with hydration supply spread throughout the stretch. Runners and bikers should be aware that the road is mainly sealed for approximately the first 9km and gravel for the last 4 km. Depending on the weather conditions it could be covered with snow. Temperatures could drop quickly; all runners should dress according to the conditions. Support vehicles can carry additional clothes. The road will not be closed for the public. All up-going traffic will be informed about the run. At front and back of the runners pack there will be safety vehicles with flashing lights. All participants have to wear high visibility vests. For their own safety runners and bikers should keep strictly to the left side of the road and not cutting corners.
Shuttles will be provided to bring runners to the 8 km start points. There will be shuttles from each start point to transport the runners’ belongings. After the race free returning transport to the bottom car park is provided. Bikers who wish to ride down the road may do so between 1.30pm and 2.30pm.
Any further questions? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or see Gillian in person at The Remarkables Rentals, or see administration at The Remarkables.MoreClose
Tuesday 22 Aug
Winter Classic Race Series
This long standing, and very popular, Tuesday race series has categories for ski/board/tele, male/female and mixed teams that means all levels competing so make sure you don’t miss out!
Great sponsors, terrific atmosphere and a prize giving after each race at a bar Searle Lane downtown makes this a weekly highlight for many Queenstown locals. Once you get in that start gate you’ll be addicted!
Races will be mixture of Dual Slaloms and GS, taking place on Tuesdays, and beginning at 12:00pm.
As always, race schedule is subject to weather conditions.
Rules, format and additional information are included in this sheet.
Join as a team or only as individual!
Come along to Sign Up Days!
Sign-up Day: Sunday 23rd July 12 pm – 2 pm Heidi’s Hut (Coronet Peak) or 6 pm – 8 pm Searle Lane (Queenstown)
- Tuesday 25th July 12pm
- Tuesday 1st August 12pm
- Tuesday 15th August 12pm
- Tuesday 22nd August 12pm
- Tuesday 12th September 12pm
- Tuesday 19th September 12pm
Prize Venue: 1800 Searle Lane & Social Bar, Searle Lane, Queenstown following each event.
Categories: Teams (Masters, Social, Serious, Pro) and Individuals 4)
Friday 25 Aug
Audi Quattro Winter Games NZ
The Audi Quattro Winter Games kickoff with the Opening Ceremony with the Night Dual Slalom, Fireworks and more at Coronet Peak, Friday 25th August.
Winter Games Race schedule for 2017:
Monday 28th August - Giant Slalom, Coronet Peak
Tuesday 29th August - Giant Slalom, Coronet Peak
Wednesday 30th August - Slalom, Coronet Peak
Thursday 31st August - Slalom, Coronet Peak
Sunday 3rd September - Friday 8th September - North Face Frontier, The Remarkables
For all the details please visit the official Audi Quattro Winter Games website:MoreClose
Saturday 26 Aug
Volkl Ski Queens
This is strictly girls only!
Designed for skiers who are intermediate and above ability level.
Some of NZ's top skiers will be coaching and we have just 60 places per camp.
Two camps are run throughout the season.
This a full day programme for only $120.00! You will need to purchase or have a valid lift pass for the day.
The day starts with breakfast and a glass of bubbles and you'll then be divided into groups of similar ability. On top of coaching for the day, you'll get a BBQ lunch, transport to and from The Remarks as well as plenty of prizes and giveaways throughout the day including the chance to win a pair of Volkl skis. Then when it's all over you'll be able to view loads of pics and video footage from the day.
Register now! Spaces are limited.MoreClose
Saturday 2 Sep
Slopestyle at The Remarkables
The 3rd in the 3 part series of the Slopestyle Comp at The Remarkables, Saturday 2nd September.
Starting at 11am at the top of the Big Terrain Park at The Remarkables.
Skiers and riders compete for cash and prizes.
Categories include: Ski/Snowboard, Open men and women, Junior men and women.
Register on the day. Download the Registration form.MoreClose