Tony Baldwin
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Craigieburn Valley


Tucked in a tight valley between Porters and Arthurs Pass, Craigieburn Valley is a skier's paradise – steep chutes, long basins, no crowds, and nothing is groomed. On a powder day, it’s like heli-skiing – the rope tow is your chopper. Nearly every day ends feeling stuffed but very satisfied.


Two skiers on Castle


North Middle Basin


Edge of chutes


North Basin




Skier on Middle Basin viewed from chutes


Middle Basin under chutes


North Middle Basin


Lunch hut from above No.1 chute


Top tow


Middle tow shed


Traverse from Middle Main chute back to Lunch Hut


Koroheke Lodge


Tow tunnel


Ticket office


Hamilton face


View up Middle Basin from Big Bend


Hike out to North Peak


Cass Valley from Middle Basin ridge


Middle, Castle and North Middle Basins


Middle basin under chutes


Big Bend


Hike up from Big Bend


Australian Bob in top tow shed

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