Mount Hotham

Mount Hotham
Mount Hotham

View from the Summit
Elevation 1,861 m (6,106 ft)
Location Victoria, Australia
Range Australian Alps
Hotham Alpine Resort

Mary's Slide ski run
Location Mount Higginbotham, Mt Hotham, Mount Loch
Nearest city Melbourne
Coordinates 36°59′0″S 147°08′0″E / 36.983333°S 147.133333°E / -36.983333; 147.133333 (Hotham Alpine Resort)
Top elevation 1861m
Base elevation 1450m
Skiable area 245 ha.
Runs 72
Longest run 2.5km (Spargo's)
Lift system 13 lifts
Snowfall 300cm
Web site Official website

Mount Hotham is a mountain in Victoria, Australia. It is home to Hotham Alpine Resort. The mountain is located approximately 357 kilometres (222 mi) north east of Melbourne, 746 kilometres (464 mi) from Sydney, and 997 kilometres (620 mi) from Adelaide by road. Mt Hotham's summit rises to an altitude of 1,861 metres (6,106 ft) above sea level. Hotham village stands at a height of 1,750 metres (5,740 ft) AHD, making it the second highest resort village in Australia after Charlotte Pass Village.

Hotham Alpine Resort is an unincorporated area of Victoria surrounded by the locality of Hotham Heights in the Alpine Shire.



Hotham Alpine Resort holds the record for the highest annual snowfall of any Victorian resort over the past decade.[1] Most of the skiing is based on one side of a large valley, and the area connects to the Bogong High Plains.

Hotham Alpine Resort features 3.2 square kilometres (1.2 sq mi) of ski area including 35 kilometres (22 mi) of tree-lined cross-country trails and a network of 13 lifts. The longest run at Hotham Alpine Resort is 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi). Hotham features an abundance of runs for skiers and boarders of all standards from beginners (20%) to intermediates (40%) and advanced (40%). The resort is home to one of Australia's most difficult runs, the steep Mary's Slide. A list of every ski tow to ever operate at Hotham can be found at wikiski.

The ski fields of Mount Hotham from Mount Higginbotham (left) across to Mount Loch (right) and beyond
Mount Hotham's Village Chair in the summer
Mount Hotham summer scene

Mount Hotham summit panorama to the north


Name Length Elevation Skiers per hour
Big D Quad Chair 396 m (1,299 ft) 64 m (210 ft) 2400
Blue Ribbon Triple Chair 710 m (2,330 ft) 271 m (889 ft) 1600
Drift T-Bar 370 m (1,210 ft) 88 m (289 ft) 1285
Gotcha Quad Chair 472 m (1,549 ft) 140 m (460 ft) 2400
Heavenly Valley Quad Chair 845 m (2,772 ft) 314 m (1,030 ft) 2400
Keogh's Quad Chair 383 m (1,257 ft) 128 m (420 ft) 2400
Orchard Quad Chair 573 m (1,880 ft) 154 m (505 ft) 2400
Playground Double Chair 614 m (2,014 ft) 199 m (653 ft) 1000
Roadrunner Quad Chair 671 m (2,201 ft) 153 m (502 ft) 2400
Summit Quad Chair 595 m (1,952 ft) 98 m (322 ft) 2400
Summit Trainer Poma 132 m (433 ft) 22 m (72 ft) 500
Village Quad Chair 800 m (2,600 ft) 275 m (902 ft) 2400
Pup's Playground Magic Carpet 17 m (56 ft)
Harry's Hideaway Magic Carpet 50 m (160 ft)

A complete list of all 30 lifts built at Hotham over the years is on the WikiSki lift directory.

See also


External links

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