"We've committed to doing this section of road now because the new high-speed Curvey Basin lift and other developments at The Remarkables will attract far more skiers and snowboarders to the mountain this season," he said.
Mr Anderson said that as part of its commitment to improve The Remarkables, the whole road would be sealed over the next few years.
"Sealing the road reinforces NZSki's commitment to delivering an outstanding experience to our guests. We love what we've got to offer at The Remarkables and we're keen to share that with as many people as possible," he said.
The Remarkables ski area is already a hive of activity -- work is well underway on the Curvey Basin lift, the creation of new trails and increased snowmaking systems, an expanded learners' area and substantially increased and improved car parking areas.