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Bus Service on Mt Mawson!

By   /  08/07/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Derwent Valley Coaches have been trialling a weekend bus service from National Park to Lake Dobson. It runs several times a day and only costs $10 return. Desi is happy to take skis and boards, space permitting. Also just announced is a weekday service running this school holidays. For details and times, contact Mt Field […]

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Lost Ring

By   /  08/07/2017  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

One of the club members has lost his wedding ring while tobogganing on the jeep trail immediately up from the gate at Lake Dobson. If you’re up there, please keep an eye out for it and if you find it, contact me via the website and I’ll put you in touch.

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Registrations for the 2017 MSC Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference are now open!

By   /  03/05/2017  /  SKI PATROL NEWS  /  No Comments

Welcome to the 2017 Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference (SHAC) UPDATE: Registrations for the 2017 MSC Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference (SHAC) are now open! Formerly the Southern Hemisphere Avalanche Conference, the 2017 conference broadens its focus to alpine snow environments, and brings together New Zealand and international delegates who are interested in helping to shape the […]

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Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference 17+18 June 2017

By   /  17/02/2017  /  OTHER NEWS, SKI PATROL NEWS  /  No Comments

        Welcome to the 2017 Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference (SHAC) UPDATE: Registrations for the 2017 MSC Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference (SHAC) are now open! Formerly the Southern Hemisphere Avalanche Conference, the 2017 conference broadens its focus to alpine snow environments, and brings together New Zealand and international delegates who are interested in […]

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2016 Tour of Tasmania

By   /  26/09/2016  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

The Spirit of Tasmania Tour of Tasmania is held across five gruelling days through some of the most picturesque countryside anywhere in the world. This year will see the Tour based in Northern Tasmania, which will provide a great mix of spectacular views and tough hill climbs along with some potentially unpredictable weather. It’s sure […]

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Web Site Issues

By   /  07/08/2016  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Apologies for the erratic web site access over the past few days! We’ve moved the site to a new server and had some issues with the migration process. Unfortunately the issues ran into the weekend – when it’s most needed! I believe we’ve resolved all the issues now and everything seems to be working again. […]

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Summit Cam is Back

By   /  07/08/2016  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Ian has done a huge amount of work on the summit cam and it’s now back online and looking great – the view across the Mawson plateau to the Rodways is fantastic!  This capture at the end of Sunday says it all!  

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Catch it while you can

By   /  05/08/2016  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

There is still a good cover of snow at the Mount Mawson Ski Field, and so the tows will be running this weekend 6-7 August. The STSA volunteers from the Mt Mawson Ski Club are already on the mountain getting things ready, and with a forecast of morning frost and light winds it should be […]

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A Mountain Transformed… Again!

By   /  29/08/2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Snow image

30cm of snowfall since the last report and the mountain is again transformed. Get up here if you can, it’ll be worth it! As of 10am the road repot states; open to 4 wheel drives only and explicitly not to SUV or 2 wheel drives with chains. Road will be cleared later today. call the […]

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Great Seeing You Out the Back – Timely Warning on Hazards

By   /  21/08/2015  /  SKI PATROL NEWS  /  3 Comments

image of the danger area

Many of us like to get beyond the ski area boundary and enjoy the pleasures of the backcountry when we’re visiting Mt Mawson. I’ve observed people in some dangerous locations since the opening of the ski season, so this post is a reminder to be aware of the Ski Area Boundaries and the dangers that are present in the […]

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