...Only An Hour From Christchurch

METHVEN | MT HUTT VILLAGE | NEW ZEALAND

WE TAKE YOU TO NZ’s BEST SKI FIELDS WITHOUT THE CHAIRLIFTS OR THE QUEUES…


BDS was established in 1996 and is locally owned and operated.  We have made it possible for others to escape from the hype and pass on the passion we have for true genuine skiing with some of New Zealand’s phattest off-piste terrain. We provide all your transport and guiding needs, and have packages designed to suit everybody.  Whether your family needs transport to the club fields for a ski week or day trip – Mt Olympus, Craigieburn, Mt Cheeseman and Broken River or the serious adventurists wanting their own personalised Snow Hunter’s experience tracking down the best New Zealand has to offer.

The Canterbury Club Ski Fields

Scattered along the Craigieburn Mountain Range

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EXPERIENCED GUIDES

EXPERIENCED GUIDES

BDS have a long history with the club fields, the club members and an extensive knowledge of the area. This knowledge helps us pick the best guides to take you into this exciting arena and can introduce you to the locals and offer the most welcoming experience.

GREAT NZ SKI PACKAGES

GREAT NZ SKI PACKAGES

All Levels – All Ages – The Solo Traveller or Groups. BDS offers skiing & snowboarding experiences for everybody & anybody. Whether you would like an introduction to the skiing life style or experienced riders wanting to add to their portfolio.

‘SKI WEEK’ TRANSPORT

‘SKI WEEK’ TRANSPORT

For the ski week addict or for those wanting the alpine ski in / ski out lodging option BDS can arrange your private transport and pit stops customized to suit in our safe and secure high country all weather equipped 4×4 trucks.

DAILY WEATHER UPDATES

DAILY WEATHER UPDATES

BDS are in regular contact with weather and snow safety experts along with our own team in the field to ensure up-to-date road, weather and snow reports available to the public to keep the mountains safe.

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The BDS Crew's Gear Reviews

BDS guides use the latest skiing & snowboarding gear & safety equipment

GEAR REVIEW - Black Diamond Raven Ultra Ice Axe

This is a super lightweight axe that is perfect on any snow adventure. The beauty of this 50cm axe is […]

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GEAR REVIEW - Atomic Automatic 109 (189cm)

ATOMIC AUTOMATIC 109 (189cm) 135-109-125 R19.5m   First time on Atomic skis for me since the older beta series over […]

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GEAR REVIEW - Dynafit Vulcan

There was huge hype last year before this boot hit the market and this game changer has lived up to […]

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GEAR REVIEW - Black Diamond Revert (188cm)

BLACK DIAMOND REVERT (188cm) 123-95-111 R23m   The classic ski… This ski is the modern tradition shape (if there was […]

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