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Summer work program begins at Mt Mawson

By   /  December 14, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Finally the snow and weather cleared enough for the first STSA summer Working Bee to get underway on Saturday 14th December. It was a beautiful day up on the mountain, with large numbers of tourists out enjoying the mountain scenery. Many were using the new Public Day Shelter as the destination for their walk, and […]

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Summer working bee postponed a week due to snow!

By   /  December 6, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Last week we wrote “Now that the snow has melted it is time to turn our attention to the list of tasks needed to get the Mt Mawson Ski Field ready for the next winter ski season. ” Well that was a bit premature wasn’t it? While large parts of NSW and Qld are affected by […]

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First summer working bee on December 8th

By   /  November 27, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  2 Comments

Now that the snow has melted it is time to turn our attention to the list of tasks needed to get the Mt Mawson Ski Field ready for the next winter ski season. The STSA Committee have agreed to hold a pre-Christmas working bee on Sunday 8th December 2019, and encourage volunteers to come along […]

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Native Plants for Mt Mawson

By   /  November 5, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Friends of Mt Field are once again being busy helping establish the new public day shelter and environs at Mt Mawson. They did an excellent job helping Parks with the shade cloth put on the Mawson run to assist with grassy revegetation, and are now planning to work with Parks to plant local plants around […]

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Mt Mawson Tows on hold this weekend

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

A bit like Incy Wincy spider, last night’s rain has just about washed the snow out. There is still a reasonable cover of spring snow allowing snow play at Mt Mawson, and with a warm sunny weekend forecast it will be delightful in the mountains. It is still possible to pick a track to ski […]

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Sunday Skiing

By   /  September 7, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The snow pack is hanging in there and Mawson Club will be running the tows again tomorrow (Sunday)!

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Escape the rain – go skiing at Mt Mawson!

By   /  September 6, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The weather forecast for this weekend is a bit challenging, particularly for the East and South East, with significant rain forecast for Hobart and surrounding areas. However both the Bureau and Snowforecast.com are forecasting snow at the Mt Mawson Ski Field tonight and into tomorrow, with relatively light winds until it becomes colder on Sunday. […]

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Spring into Action

By   /  August 30, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Tomorrow is the first day of Spring, and conditions are looking great for another weekend of skiing and boarding at Mt Mawson Ski Field in the Mt Field National Park. Tow managers Craig Larsson and Tim Metcalfe from the Alpine Club of Southern Tasmania and the Hobart Walking Club have been up on the mountain […]

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Mt Mawson turns it on

By   /  August 25, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Hobart recorded a wet Saturday evening, but fortunately the rain did not come to Mt Field. It was a very cold and windy night, with a few centimetres of new snow followed by a very cold morning. This created excellent dry snow conditions on a great base, perfect for a big crowd of winter enthusiasts […]

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

By   /  August 24, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  3 Comments

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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