Torchlight Descent 2023
A European style family ski night for the whole community - Buy a torch and ski with us!
Coronet Peak - Saturday 8th July
Help support QAST while raising money for our local primary schools.
There will be two descents of different ability as well as a demonstration by the Queenstown Alpine Ski Team.
Earlybird Pricing: Firetorch - $40, Kids Glowstick - $15
Available until 25th June or until sold out
Full Price: Firetorch - $60, Kids Glowstick - $20
- 5:30pm - Descent 1a - Big Easy
- 5:40pm - Descent 1b - Magic Carpet
- 7:00pm - QAST Demonstration
- 8:00pm - Descent 2 - ProAm
Available until sold out.
5:30pm: Descent 1a - Big Easy
5:00pm: Meet at top of meadows express chairlift for health and safety briefing and the handout of torches.
For Intermediate Skiers Level 3* and above
5:40pm: Descent 1b - Magic Carpet
This descent will join the back of descent 1a as they come through the magic carpet.
5:15pm: Meet at top of Kaiser Magic Carpet at for health and safety briefing and the handout of torches.
For Novice Skiers Level 2* skiers and above
7:00pm : Queenstown Alpine Ski Team Demonstration
Watch our athletes and coaches give an exciting demonstration of a torchlight descent.
If you don't want to participate in the skiing yourselves, sit back on the deck and watch our athletes ranging from 7 - 17yrs put on a show.
8:00pm: Descent 2 - Pro Am
7:30pm: Meet at the Ice Bar by Million Dollar Run for health and safety briefing and the handout of torches.
For Advanced Skiers Level 4* skiers and above
All participants are required to attend health and safety briefing before descent. All participation is at your own risk.
*Level 2 is controlled snowplough and turns, skis on magic carpet.
*Level 3 is controlled snowplough and turns, can ride Meadows Express chairlift.
*Level 4 is Parallel skiing on red runs (steep)