Wanaka Mountain Guides

Cass Valley Ski and Splitboard Tours

The Cass and its tributaries, situated within Glenmore Station provide a classic and varied venue for ski and splitboard tours with impressive terrain and the convenience of private and comfortable huts.

Private Cass Valley Huts

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Lady Emily Hut

Lady Emily Hut offers breathtaking views all year round and is a fantastic base for ski touring adventures. The hut provides access to excellent terrain including ‘The Scorpion’ circuit.

After a fun day of adventures, it is recommended to head to the Bad Decision Hut for a dram of whisky before heading back to Lady Emily. If this interests you, please check out how to order your whisky here.

Wanaka Mountain Guide [] Cass Valley Ski Touring

Falcons Nest Hut

Situated at the head of the Tin Hut Creek, a tributary of the Cass, Falcon’s Nest offers plenty of great ski touring from the hut. The more popular runs include below the Bad Decision, the saddle into the Fork stream, and the head of the Tin Hut stream. For the more adventurous, ‘The Needles’ in the Fork Stream offers steep gulleys. The Bad Decision hut and its whisky is also nearby.


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The huts have log burners, firewood, fully equipped kitchens, and gas cookers (including gas).

Wanaka Mountain Guide [] Cass Valley Ski Touring

Meeting Wānaka, Mount Cook, or Tekapo, it is possible to drive up the Cass Valley in a 4wd to access to the huts. Otherwise, it is possible to fly in from various locations. Once established at the hut, participants only need to carry light day packs during day ski tours exploring the area.

Pricing and Dates

Duration: 4 days
2024 Dates:
Get in touch to arrange trips for winter 2024
2024 Price: from $2990 per person

Includes: GST, guide fees, compliance costs, food, return transport from Wānaka, safety equipment, flights in and out of the mountains, and accommodation during the trip.
Maximum ratio: 1:4

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