Falls Creek

Snowboard Guide rating 6 out of 10 “Good resort overall, but nothing too extreme”

Freeriding

40%

Little that isn't pisted

Freestyle

65%

3 main parks but no halfpipe

Pistes

60%

Good mix of pistes

Mountain stats

Top lift:1780m
Vertical drop:380m
Bottom lift:1600m

LiftsLift count : 8 x Chairlifts   4 x Drag-lifts   2 beginner lifts

450hec/75km of pistes

Easy
17%
Intermediate
60%
Advanced
23%
Total Pistes:92
Longest Piste:3km

passes Pass (Low/High Season) : £63.35 Day, £262.63 Week

Falls Creek is a well developed modern resort that will make a weeks stay well worth it, but any longer a bit tedious. The 90 or so marked out trails are evenly split between beginner and advanced level, but although there are a lot of runs none are that long.

Still the terrain is good and expert riders will find a selection of steep runs off the Ruined Castle chairlift which also gives access to some open sections and a route down to the more advanced terrain parks on Sun Valley.

There are 3 main terrain parks and a small one for kids. The parks are serviced by the Drovers Dream and Ruined Castle chairlift, they boast a good number of hits depending on the conditions but get the latest setup on their website - http://www.fallscreekparklands.com.au/

Riders who like to go fast, will be able to down the fast blacks of the Internation t-bar, while beginners will find the Eagle chair gives access to good nursery slopes.

Resort Information

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World Ranking

11th

Overall in Australasia

  • #16 best freeride
  • #8 best freestyle
  • #7 best piste riding

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