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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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Huey Kicks First Goal On Grand Final Day!

By   /  30/09/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

This mornings webcam picture reveals a revitalised ski field. A good dump of snow overnight and cold temperatures will greet skiers and boarders this morning. If you’re one of the few unconcerned with AFLism – head on up and enjoy some fresh tracks in the fresh cool powder! Give the dedicated clubbies a smile and […]

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It’s On!

By   /  28/09/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

A dedicated bunch of clubbies are running the tow this weekend! Escape the footy frenzy and get in some sweet turns on the Mawson tow. Cover is holding well, it’s much the same as last weekend. Another last chance, hope to see you up there!

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Last Hurrah?

By   /  22/09/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Officially, this weekend is the last weekend for skiing at Mount Mawson. The Oldina Ski Club will be running the tow for this last weekend. Our clubs roster has finished for the season. From here forward, we assess things on a week to week basis to decide if we run or not. This is highly […]

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Another Classic

By   /  18/09/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Another classic Mount Mawson weekend just past. Fresh dry snow fell Friday night and right through Saturday. A hardy bunch braved the Mawson tow in the full fury of the blizzard on Saturday. Mawson Ski Club members rugged up and did a great job keeping the tow rolling through Saturday despite some hiccups. Other hardy […]

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Winter is Still Here!

By   /  16/09/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Volunteers from the Mawson Ski Club will be running the ski tows this weekend. And it’ll be a cracker! Snow started falling yesterday and it’s still snowing. I’m on the mountain and I awoke early this morning to 30cm of fresh goodness – so a fresh tracks Saturday is in store! Pic this morning from […]

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A Big Weekend

By   /  12/09/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  2 Comments

Heavy snow falls during last week ensured that there was an excellent snow cover across Mt Mawson. Assisted by volunteers from the public and other clubs, Alpine Ski Club and the Hobart Walking Club did an awesome job of digging out and then getting the Uni and Mawson tows running on Saturday. The Mawson tow […]

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Snow, Snow and More Snow!

By   /  07/09/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Fluffy the feral cat has once again been caught out in the cold! Continuing snow falls on Mt Mawson may mean a rescue operation is in order, I’m sure Parks will be happy to help… Seriously though, there is a serious amount of snow up there and more is falling right through to Saturday. A […]

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White Gold!

By   /  05/09/2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  1 Comment

If one was just looking at Mt Wellington and trying to gauge the snow fall this week, you would be forgiven for underestimating… grossly. A look at today’s web cam pic at 2pm reveals a different story altogether. Back in the good old days P.C. (Pre cam), it was quite a guessing game for 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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