Fox Peak

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Coordinates: 43°50′19″S 170°46′58″E / 43.838569°S 170.782839°E / -43.838569; 170.782839 Fox Peak is a small club skifield located 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) to the east of Lake Tekapo in New Zealand's South Island. Run by a non-profit organisation, the resort features four ski tows and a total vertical range of 580 metres (1,900 ft). The original name for the mountain was Rowley Peak, named after Thomas Rowley of the Canterbury Association, who was Dean-designate of ChristChurch Cathedral, but who never emigrated to New Zealand.[1][2][3]

See also[edit]

List of ski areas and resorts in New Zealand

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  1. ^ "Rowley Peak". Rowley Muster. Retrieved 8 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rowley Of Lake Hawea". Rowley Muster. Retrieved 16 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Blain, Rev. Michael (2007). The Canterbury Association (1848-1852): A Study of Its Members’ Connections (PDF). Christchurch: Project Canterbury. pp. 71–72. Retrieved 15 September 2012.