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October Spring Skiing at Mt Mawson

By   /  05/10/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  1 Comment

Well its been an amazing season of skiing at Mt Mawson in the Mt Field National Park, Tasmania, and there is still enough snow to get a final fix of skiing and boarding this weekend. Make the most of it – because next winter is a long way off. Although we are now past the […]

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It’s Coming!

By   /  01/09/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

  As skiers and boarders shiver in the current temporary public shelter (shipping container) at Mt Mawson Ski Field, the good news is that progress is being made on the new public shelter which will replace the old Sitzmark Lodge, demolished back in 2013. DPIPWE/PWS project manager Perry Foster advises that the new public shelter […]

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A good crowd enjoys great snow conditions at Mt Mawson

By   /  21/08/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

As predicted it was a bumper weekend for skiing and boarding in Southern Tasmania on 19th and 20th August as the second weekend for Mt Mawson Ski Field season 2017 kicked off with superb snow conditions. DEIR did a great job of getting the road open for visitors, and a big crowd headed up the […]

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Big weekend coming up at Mt Mawson Ski Field

By   /  17/08/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  3 Comments

After the traffic frustrations of last week, things are looking up for a great weekend of skiing and boarding at Mt Mawson Ski Field. Fresh snow is falling at Mt Mawson already, and is forecast to continue right through into the weekend (see http://www.bom.gov.au/tas/forecasts/mount-field.shtml) There is even a nice high pressure zone approaching, which should […]

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Mt Mawson versus Dobson Rd

By   /  14/08/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  2 Comments

After a number of near starts, there was enough snow for the 2017 ski season to get underway at Mt Mawson on Sunday 13th August. STSA volunteers led by Rudy Kloser from the Mt Mawson Ski Club headed up to the mountain on Saturday to tackle the big job of digging out the tow, and […]

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Mt Mawson Tows Operating Sunday 13th August 2017

By   /  12/08/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

After a number of weekends where we have had reasonable snow cover at Mt Mawson,  but not quite enough to run the tows safely it looks like we will be finally able to get the skiing season underway in Southern Tasmania tomorrow, Sunday 13th August. Volunteers from the Mt Mawson Ski Club and the Mt […]

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It’s Close!

By   /  29/06/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The snowfalls and cold weather across Tasmania the past week have seen enthusiastic skiers and boarders watching the Mt Mawson web cams with great interest – and there is no doubt that we now have the beginnings of an excellent base for 2017. The ski field at Mt Mawson is run entirely by volunteers from […]

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Side by Side

By   /  18/06/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  2 Comments

The first signs of progress towards the long awaited Public Day Shelter at Mt Mawson Ski Field have appeared with the appearance of a builder’s shed on the site, and the relocation of the temporary day shelter and ski patrol shipping containers to make way for the new building. STSA volunteers have been working hard […]

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Successful Test Run of Tows

By   /  28/05/2017  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Pre-season preparation for the ski season at Mt Mawson Ski Field continued today (Sunday 28 May 2017), with 15 volunteers from the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association spending the day on the mountain doing a wide range of tasks to ready the ski field for operation. The forecast was for snow to 800 metres, but other […]

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STSA Working Bee Update

By   /  20/04/2017  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The Southern Tasmanian Ski Association has conducted a number of major working bees over this summer to ensure that the Mt Mawson Ski Field is in excellent condition for the arrival of snow this winter. The final scheduled working bee is scheduled for this Sunday 23rd April, but it has been decided to change the focus […]

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