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Snow forecast right through to Thursday

By   /  03/08/2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Snow cam image

The snow pack is building nicely at Mt Mawson. This mornings web cam shots are looking impressive. It’s so exciting to finally see some decent cover up there and to have the prospect of running the tows this coming weekend! Snow falls are forecast right through to Thursday as of this mornings Mt Field BOM […]

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No Go this Weekend

By   /  31/07/2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

image of autonomous snow measuring device

Mt Mawson Ski Club (the on roster club this weekend) has advised that the tows won’t be running this weekend (1st Aug) due to insufficient cover. Mawson deployed their high tech autonomous biological snow measuring device to the mountain and Fluffy has confirmed that there’s not quite enough snow yet! With snow falling through today and over the […]

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Close but….

By   /  10/07/2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

image of close but no banana

No doubt you will have heard about the big cold outbreak approaching Australia at the moment. Unfortunately, it looks certain that the significant snowfall will be pushed north up to the Australian Alps, mostly missing Tasmania. Ah well, close but no banana…again! We just need one of these systems to be bang on Tas and […]

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Calling all budding videographers

By   /  07/07/2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

logo for snow.tv

We’re launching Mt Mawson on Snow.tv Snow.tv is a Fairfax media initiative that is positioning itself to be “the youtube of snow” (their words). A worldwide roll out is taking place over the next few months we are told. ” (this is) a way of getting a bit of publicity for you on Australia’s biggest web […]

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Snow and Alpine Safety Resource

By   /  25/06/2015  /  SKI PATROL NEWS  /  No Comments

snowsafe web site logo

Liz spotted this great website and passed it on to me. It’s focused on snow & alpine activity safety for Australian resorts. snowsafe.org.au       Topics covered include: First-Timers Guide Downloads for Schools & Clubs Equipment Checklist Driving in the Snow Environmental Care Gear Resorts Information Videos + More

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Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser Devonshire Tea

By   /  25/06/2015  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

nepal earthquake image

Sunday 28th June – 10am Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser Flyer “The scones will be world class and the cause is very important. Jack Williamson, who lives at Graham Green’s place, has worked closely with the villagers of this valley for many years. I financially support the community. Please come! And let your friends and networks know”. […]

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TOOLSS

By   /  10/06/2015  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

This may be of interest to our readers (note: charity amended 11.6.15): Tassie’s Own Outdoor Leisure Super Show 16-18th October 2015 Fiona Kelly of TOOLSS is looking for interested parties to participate in this years upcoming show. “Tassie has such an enormous multitude of leisure pursuits to choose from, many of which the general public […]

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Site Changes

By   /  18/05/2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

earth

We’ve split off the snow forecast and wind map onto their own dedicated page, the new menu link is besides the “cams” link. This should assist loading times when you’re wanting to check the cams on your mobile devices. If you haven’t checked out the “earth wind map” yet, head over to the new “forecasts” […]

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UTAS – Expedition Medicine Short Courses

By   /  12/05/2015  /  SKI PATROL NEWS  /  No Comments

These eight day intensive and practical residential courses are now being offered by the University of Tasmania in partnership with the Australian Antarctic Division and TasTAFE as stand-alone courses or as an elective unit as part of the Remote and Polar Health stream of our Master of Public Health program. Both courses provide both theoretical […]

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STSA Annual General Meeting

By   /  10/12/2014  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The STSA Annual General Meeting was held on 26th November, with the following people being elected to lead the organisation for the 2015 season: President: Peter Davis Vice President: Ambrose Canning Treasurer: Antal Hanke Secretary: George Brettingham-Moore Ski Patrol Convener: Andrew Davey Ski Patrol Secretary: Liz Caldwell-Koolhof Tow Convener: Ambrose Canning The meeting received a […]

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