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Mad About Mawson

By   /  18/05/2018  /  YOUR PHOTOS  /  No Comments

  The latest edition of Australia and New Zealand’s leading glossy snow sports magazine Snow Action has just hit the shelves, and as promised it features three great articles about skiing in Tasmania. The shots of skiing the Golden Stairs at Mt Mawson are spectacular (as good as Japan!) and the images and story about […]

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Mountain Men

By   /  17/05/2018  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

  The Mount Mawson Ski Field in Tasmania is pretty unique in Australia. It sits in a spectacular alpine environment, you have to walk to get to it, it has wonderful retro rope tows, and it is run entirely by volunteers. In many ways it is the volunteers who make it such a wonderful community […]

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Weekend Special

By   /  29/04/2018  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

It was like the Boxing Day sales at Mt Field National Park this weekend as visitors flocked to see the beautiful fagus display. Golden colours were spectacular around Lake Fenton, and up on the Tarn Shelf the fagus had turned a beautiful russet colour as it entered the final phase of its annual leaf shedding. […]

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April Working Bee – looks good for this weekend

By   /  24/04/2018  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

  The STSA Committee met last week to finalise the work program for the April working bee – to be held this weekend 28th and 29th April. As usual there is a long list of jobs to be completed, and the help of volunteers is greatly appreciated. The tasks can be grouped into three broad […]

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Taking Shape

By   /  12/04/2018  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

  Good progress is being made on the construction of the new visitors day shelter and ski patrol facilities at Mt Mawson ski field. Yesterday project manager Perry Foster was on site, and the builders have started erecting the walls for the southern building which will house the ticket office and belt issue, as well […]

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Building progress

By   /  06/04/2018  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Observant web-cam watchers will have noticed the crane being used to build the Mt Mawson day shelter has changed colour and shrunk a bit – all part of having the right sized machine to lift the pre-cast concrete panels into place. The builders have been working hard to get the basement works complete, and we […]

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More progress despite the weather

By   /  26/03/2018  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

STSA volunteers headed up to Mt Mawson Ski Field on the weekend of 24-25 March to continue the task of getting the ski field ready for the coming Winter season. The forecast was for rain both days, and so work commenced on Friday evening with the slatting of one of the snow fences at the […]

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Mt Mawson Working Bee this weekend

By   /  22/03/2018  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The next working bee for the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association at Mt Mawson Ski Field is on this weekend, with the majority of helpers planning to head up on Saturday 24th March. As the weather begins to close in there is still much to do to get the ski field ready for this winter season, […]

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The Crane has Arrived!

By   /  05/03/2018  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  2 Comments

  For all of you who have been patiently waiting for visible progress towards the new day shelter at the Mt Mawson Ski Field, today was a good day. The mobile crane that will be used to lift the prefabricated concrete panels into place is now on site, and we can expect to see the […]

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National publicity for Mt Mawson Ski Field

By   /  26/02/2018  /  YOUR PHOTOS  /  1 Comment

Snow Action (described as “Australia’s #1 Ski Magazine”) is planning to publish a feature on skiing in Tasmania for its April issue. The aim is to encourage visitors to come and check out Tassie in winter. If you have some great shots of skiing, boarding or touring at Mt Mawson Ski Field or out in […]

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