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The Meadows

Treble Cone

Open sidecountry above the Motutapu Chutes

Freeride Skiing Easy

590 m
6 m
120 m
Low Point
1.8 km
High Point
1.9 km
The Meadows Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be easy. It's not remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between July and September. From a low point of 1.8 km to the maximum altitude of 1.9 km, the route covers 590 m, 6 vertical metres of ascent and 120 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 2.2 and Labande grade 2.


The meadows is the name given to the area about the Chutes, Its possible to just play around in here and not enter the Chutes. If you head skiers left toward the boundary fence then you can enter back onto the piste.



Wide gentle slopes at around 20 degrees or less.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between July and September


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