Temple Basin


West Coast
New Zealand
42° 55' 14.9736" S, 171° 40' 27.1452" E
General info: 

Temple Basin is located on the Main Divide of the Southern Alps at the heart of Arthur's Pass National Park. It faces north-west and offers long sunny days over 320 hectares of skiable terrain with a vertical drop of 430 meters. The car park is located beside State Highway 73 and is a 45 minute walk in good conditions from the ski field.

BASE: 1326ft
SUMMIT: 1922ft

Gondolas: 0
Chairs: 0
Surface: 4

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