For those in the know Mt Dobson is an under-rated gem. Firstly, it’s big. A triple-seater chairlift and a T-bar access two massive valleys and come powder days a short traverse or walk will ensure you score fresh tracks all day long. It’s also high, boasting the highest car park in the Southern Hemisphere at 1725m. The road is an engineering feat that has been lovingly crafted and cared for by one man, Peter Foote. It’s wide and suitable for 2WD’s with chains.
The Mackenzie Region is a true winter wonderland.It’s far reaching open tussock terrain contrasts with bright blue lakes and an ever changing alpine backdrop. Fairlie and Lake Tekapo are the small and unique rural towns near Mt Dobson.