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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

snowflake image

                    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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Proposed Alpine Visitors Centre

By   /  12/03/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  1 Comment

image of Proposed Alpine Visitors Centre

The STSA has developed some ideas for a new Alpine Visitors Centre / Day Shelter at Mt Mawson to replace the old Sitzmark lodge which was condemned and then subsequently demolished in Summer 2013. The proposal has been presented to the key political parties and the Tourism Industry Council, in the hope that Government funding […]

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Snow Fence Working Bee

By   /  09/11/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Snow fences at Mt Mawson

STSA has purchased timber to erect some additional snow fences at Mt Mawson to improve snow retention, particularly on the lower part of the Mawson Run. The materials will be delivered to the mountain on Friday 22 November, ready for a working bee on Saturday 23rd November and Sunday 24th November. This is the first […]

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OPEN SUNDAY TOO!

By   /  14/09/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Mawson tow will also open on Sunday. Good conditions today and they’re having a good ski/board!

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