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Site Changes

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

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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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Sunday is On!

By   /  02/08/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Typical early season conditions greeted a good turn out of sliders today. Mawson tow will be running tomorrow!

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YES!

By   /  02/08/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Yoo hoo! There’s 40+ cm of snow across the slopes up here. I just had a midnight run down the jeep trail… Lovely! The whole place is transformed! Peter and Karen have just been to the top of Mawson and skied down, they report that its pretty fresh and soft and hard work on crossies […]

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Decision to run – tonight

By   /  01/08/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

A good start to the cover on Mt Mawson. We have club members travelling to the mountain this evening. They will walk up to the ski area and assess the possibility of running this weekend. Once we hear from them, we’ll publish their decision here on the web site. So stay tuned, it may be […]

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Are we on?

By   /  31/07/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Looking good with fresh snowfall to 30 cm or so depth.

Good snowfall today, with more to fall to low elevations over the next 48 hours A decision on opening this weekend will be made tomorrow and will be posted here and on our facebook page.

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Active week ahead!

By   /  28/07/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  2 Comments

The week ahead

Good news folks, there’s an active week of weather ahead with snow forecast through to the weekend. Keep an eye on the cam and snow report, maybe this time we’ll get enough cover for a ski?

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More fresh snow this week, but no banana!

By   /  18/07/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

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                    Oh our hopes were getting high… but no, there’s not quite enough snowfall to get the tows running this weekend. We are ever hopeful of course, well you just have to be in Tassie don’t you?   Hopefully this fall has set up a little base […]

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BOM Long Range Outlook

By   /  01/05/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Wetter than average outlook for May to June period

The Bureau of Meteorology outlook indicates that a wetter than normal season is more likely for the southern two-thirds of WA and the far southeast of Australia (inc. Tas) for the May to July period. The Mt Field-Mt Mawson area has a 55-60% chance of exceeding the median rainfall for the May – July 2014 […]

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