Merino Muster
Saturday September 4th 2021

New Zealand’s event on the WorldLoppet cross-country ski race tour held at Snow Farm NZ. 

7km, 14km, 21km and 42km race options. 

Events Calendar

Opening day18th June, FridaySnow Farm NZ's opening day is certainly a date for the diary. Snow and weather dependent
Welcome to Winter fun Meadow Hut Ski and BBQ19th June, SaturdayJoin the Ski Club for a fun group ski out to meadow hut to enjoy a classic kiwi BBQ at the hut. Suitable for all experience levels and ages.
Cobweb Classic Race26th June, SaturdayFun 5km classic race starting at 12:00 pm. Registration from 11am at the Snow Farm.
Waiorau Nordic Sports Club (WNSC) Social27th June, SundayJoin the members of the WNSC at 1pm for a hot chocolate or Gluhwein and learn more about the club and all of the fun activities and clinics you can get involved in.
Farm Ski Race4th of July, Sunday4km freestyle ski race starting at 12 pm - register at Snow Farm from 11 am on the day.
Teddy Bear Hunt and Picnic 10th July, SaturdayFun Afternoon for the whole family. Starting at 11:30 am join our instructors for a Teddy Bear Hunt around the Cross Country Ski Trails. parents ski free with the kids and teddy bears.
Book here https://snowfarmnz.rezdy.com/402373/teddy-bear-picnic-ski-experience
Farm Ski Race10th July, Saturday4km freestyle ski race starting at 12 pm - register at Snow Farm from 11 am on the day.
Ski Orienteering 17th July, Saturday There will be a range of wintry orienteering races/courses to cater for all ages and abilities.
Waiorau Nordic Sports Club (WNSC) Social17th July, Saturday Join the members of the WNSC at 1pm for a hot chocolate or Gluhwein and learn more about the club and all of the fun activities and clinics you can get involved in.
Full Moon Fondue22nd July, ThursdayCross-country skiing under the light of the rising full moon with our lovely instructors. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious fondue buffet with a variety of dippings and side dishes at the Snow Farm base.
Register at https://snowfarmnz.rezdy.com/246063/full-moon-fondue
Snow Farm NZ Rogaine (Snogaine)24th July, Saturday. Weather day 25th July, SundayIn association with Highland Events, Snow Farm NZ will be hosting an event that comprises of a three and six hour rogaine, called 'Snogaine'. Backcountry ski, cross-country ski and snowshoe all around the Pisa Range to locate all the checkpoints.
Bring a Friend Day 30th July, FridayCelebrating International friendship day with 2 for 1 deals on all Ski and Snowshoe Full Day Trail Pass and Rental Combos
Start of Youth Programs31st July, SaturdayMini Merinos and Snow Farm Academy 6 week programs start at 1pm
Waiorau Nordic Sports Club Championships31st July, Saturday
Biathlon Club Champs 7th August, Saturday
Sled Dog Festival
12th - 14th of August, Thursday - SaturdayThree days of racing, with classes from one-dog ski-jor to six dogs. A real must-see experience. https://www.facebook.com/wanakasleddogfestival/
Tour De Kirtle Burner14th August, SaturdayCelebrate the limited opening of the Kirsty Burn and Top-Beat trails with this riveting challenge.
National Ski Championships21st August, Saturday5km and 10km Classic
National Ski Championships21st August, Saturday4 x 2.5km relay - if you cant put a team together turn up on the day and we will find you a team to join.
National Ski Championships22nd August, Sunday7.5 km and 15 km Freestyle
Biathlon National Championships28th August, SaturdayContact the Wanaka Biathlon Club for more information
Merino Muster4th September, SaturdayNew Zealand's Worldloppet cross-country ski race with 1km, 7km, 14km, 21km and 42km freestyle divisions. find out more: https://snowfarm.nz/merino-muster/
Farm Ski Race11th September, Saturday4km freestyle ski race starting at 12 pm - register at Snow Farm from 11 am on the day.
Closing Day Fun Day!19th September, SundayIt's your chance to enjoy the end of another epic season at Snow Farm NZ with fun games, races and even fancy dress. Ball gowns entirely optional.
Trails close for the end of the winter season19th September, SundayYou're more than welcome to savour some spring skiing out on the Pisa Range. Snow Farm NZ won't be open, but you can come on up and ski on our trails and stay in our backcountry huts. (exclusive bookings only)