Skiers and snowboarders up Queenstown’s Coronet Peak can now crack open a cold one at the top of their run.
A new ice bar stocking cans of beer, wine and snack food opened at the top of the Greengates Express run on Wednesday.
Visiting Australian snowboarder Troy Fleming, tucking into a cold Heineken, says it’s a great idea.
“Strewth mate – it’s about time. In Australia there’s heaps of bars all over the mountain – but here you just have the base building.”
Coronet Peak also has Heidi’s Hut cafe.