Ski Race Training

2024 marks Mt Dobson Ski Area's 45th season.

 Be part of history as we create the best ski racing training facility in the Southern Hemisphere. Race lanes and flexible options to optimize training and coaching sessions. 

Season: Mid June – October
Skiable area: 400 plus acres
Vertical: 415 meters
Annual snowfall: approximately 180 cm
Base elevation: 1725m (5500ft)
Summit elevation: 
2030m (6600ft)

Mt Dobson offers dedicated ski race-training facilities including:

Slalom Lanes, 400m – 600m
Separate from the  public ski trails.  Access off the Bunny Platter lift & Fairlie Ridge T Bar.

GS lanes
Access off Fairlie Ridge T Bar
& Opuha Saddle Chairlift

Speed-training, super G lanes
Access off Opuha Saddle Chairlift

Specialised slope preparation can be carried out by booking ahead. Our team can advise on surface conditions that can be expected due to weather, slope aspect and elevation

The real advantage of Mt Dobson is the diversity of terrain for all aspects of ski racing. From flat sections of slopes to undulating terrain and steep slopes. The length of the training slopes are between 400 – 640m for Slalom, 640m – 850m for GS and up to 1.4km for Super G.

Pricing - During Normal Operating Hours

Slalom Lane Pricing

Morning training
7:00am -9:30am & 9:30am -12.30pm

per 2.5hr

Afternoon training
12.30pm – 3:30pm


GS Lane Pricing

Morning training
7:00am -9:30am & 9:30am -12.30pm

per 2.5hr

Chairlift Speed Lane Pricing

Please enquire

Lift Pass Pricing

Athletes Season pass

For all team athletes and staff


Lane Capacity

Lanes are suitable for up to 12 athletes. When a team has more than 12 athletes training per lane then you will be required to pay an additional lane fee of $54 per athlete.

Race training facilities

Mt Dobson offers a wide range of training facilities to cater for all levels including Chairlift, T Bar and Platter Lift access to race lanes. Snow surface preparation is carried out by Kassbohrer Pistenbully Park and Winch Snowcats. Car parking is close to the slopes for minimum set up and maximum slope time. The Cafe and Toilet facilities are also nearby. Coaches and managers can work directly with the Ski Area management to optimise the training environment.  All athletes must have a lift pass or season pass to use the Ski lifts.

Facility Pricing

Lift/lane fees*

Tbar$443.00/Hr inc gst
Platter$249.00/Hr inc gst
Chairlift$595.00/Hr inc gst

Lift passes for athletes

Day pass$57
Season Pass$287

Other charges

Snocat$605.00/Hr inc gst
Ski patrol$81/Hr inc gst
Support people$71/Hr inc gst

*This includes lane fee, initial grooming at approx 20m wide and lift operation out of normal operating hours

Booking & Contact

If you are interested in booking lane space or if you have any questions regarding further information for the 2024 winter season or beyond, please feel free to contact us in the form below.

We look forward to creating long lasting relationships and having you join us on our exciting journey at Mt Dobson.

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