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Great day at Mt Mawson Ski Field – and on again tomorrow!

By   /  August 24, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  1 Comment

As predicted a big crowd of snow enthusiasts travelled to Mt Field National Park to enjoy great snow conditions at Mt Mawson Ski Field today. In typical Tasmanian fashion the day started with some drizzle, but progressively cleared to a great day with plenty of snow and good visibility. A good turnout of volunteers from […]

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Best snow of the season!

By   /  August 22, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  4 Comments

A good crowd of enthusiastic skiers, boarders and snow bunnies are expected to head to Mt Mawson Ski Field this weekend to enjoy the best snow cover so far this season. Last weekend the Ski Club of Tasmania operated the ski tows in what can only be described as beach-like sunny conditions, but that has […]

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Sun or snow? Tows to run this weekend at Mt Mawson

By   /  August 16, 2019  /  MOUNT MAWSON SNOW REPORT, MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Volunteers from the Ski Club of Tasmania have arrived at the Mt Mawson Ski Field to undertake an on-field assessment of the snow conditions, and have agreed to again offer skiing to the public at Mt Mawson this weekend 17-18 August. The warm conditions during the week have shrunk the trails down the hill in […]

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Beat the Weather

By   /  August 12, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The weather forecast for the weekend of 10-11 August was pretty severe, with strong winds, cold temperatures and snow falls to low levels predicted. We had also been reading about airline disruptions, and severe weather warnings in Victoria and New South Wales. However, none of this deterred a big crowd of hardy Tasmanians, who headed […]

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Snowy Day at Mt Mawson

By   /  August 10, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

It was a cold grey Saturday in Hobart, but an exciting winter wonderland up at Mt Field National Park. A number of visitors made their way up onto the mountain to enjoy the snow and the magnificent mountain scenery – we even met some tourists who had come all the way from Nepal! Members of […]

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Snow is coming, and tows will be running this weekend

By   /  August 9, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Patient skiers and snowboarders will be rewarded with snow forecast to fall to low levels in Southern Tasmania this weekend. After a good start to the season on 20 July there has only been limited snow to top up the good base, but that will all change this weekend with the Bureau forecasting snow to […]

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Tows at Mt Mawson running on Sunday too.

By   /  July 27, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

After a good days skiing today volunteers from the Hobart Walking Club and the Alpine Club of Southern Tasmania have advised that they will stay on the mountain to offer skiing to the Tasmanian public again tomorrow (Sunday 28 July). As you can see from the webcams there is still a reasonable base of packed […]

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Skiing is ON at Mt Mawson this weekend

By   /  July 26, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  1 Comment

After a brilliant start to the 2019 Ski Season last weekend, the snow has hung in enough for the ski tows to again be operating at Mt Mawson Ski Field this weekend. Whilst the snow has gone from Mt Wellington, there is still enough cover to allow a fun day on the slopes at Mt […]

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Great start to 2019 Ski Season at Mt Mawson

By   /  July 20, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The 2019 ski season in Southern Tasmania kicked off in great style today with a big crowd enjoying mild sunny conditions and great snow at the Mt Mawson Ski Field. Ski tows were operating by 10:30 to welcome the crowd of winter enthusiasts who had walked up from Lake Dobson car park, which was filled […]

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Ski Season Opening 2019

By   /  July 18, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

After some excellent snow earlier this week conditions are looking good to get the 2019 ski season underway at Mt Mawson this weekend 20-21 July. The initial deep snow that caused a number of rescues in the Cradle Mt National Park was compressed and consolidated by some rain (very Tasmanian!) to form a good base, […]

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