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STSA Meeting Wednesday 18.9.13

By   /  17/09/2013  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The Southern Tasmanian Ski Association is holding their September committee meeting at 8 pm tomorrow night at the Baptist Church Hall, 284 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart. Come along and get involved in helping to keep Mt Mawson running.

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Father’s Day Special – bikini ski?

By   /  31/08/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

  Its forecast to be warm for Father’s Day (Sunday 1st September) so why not celebrate with a ski at Mt Mawson?  A great way to celebrate the first day of spring, and give Dad an outing to Mt Field. THE TOWS ARE GOING TO BE RUNNING AT MT  MAWSON ON SUNDAY – BUT COME EARLY BEFORE THE […]

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A busy Saturday

By   /  24/08/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Digging out Uni Tow Picture

We had a great turn out of skiers and boarders at Mt Mawson today (Saturday 24th August 2013) for the second weekend of downhill tow operation this season. There is a very good cover of snow on the ski runs, and it took a while to dig out some big drifts on the the University towline path […]

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First day of skiing 2013

By   /  18/08/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Volunteer preparing tow image

The Mt Mawson ski season got underway on Saturday with a small band of skiers on the Mawson Run, and a big group of scouts making igloos and snowmen on the Uni Run. A good base of snow to get everyone going.

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2013 Season Opening

By   /  15/08/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The snowbase is building at Mt Mawson (at least on the top half of the mountain) and so we plan to open this weekend 17-18 August. Conditions are likely to be marginal at first, but snow is forecast Saturday and Sunday (and into next week). The Hobart Walking Club and the Alpine Club of Tasmania […]

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Winter tease

By   /  04/08/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  1 Comment

  Another snowy weekend at Mt Mawson has delivered a foot or more of clean powdery snow on the ski field, and a pile of slush around Lake Dobson! There was nothing on Friday, and then it has snowed steadily since. A few snowboarders and cross country skiers have been out, but after the warmest […]

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2013 winter snow arrives

By   /  06/07/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

An active Southwesterly weather pattern has brought snow to low levels in the Mt Field National Park. The Snow plough worked hard on Saturday morning 6th July and the road was opened to 4wd traffic at 1:20 pm. Coverage is deepening on the Mawson ski field, but will need to settle and form a good […]

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New Gallery

By   /  23/06/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Waterfall Gallery image

Congratulations to Greg and Rachel Power on the launch of their new wilderness photo gallery at Waterfall Café at Mt Field. This is a wonderful collection of photographs of Mt Field and the Southwest National Park, and definitely worth calling in on your way up the mountain. The cold weather has arrived too – now […]

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