Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  MOUNTAIN NEWS
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

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)!

Read More →
Latest

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. […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →
Latest

BOM Survey

By   /  August 21, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

How do you use weather information for snow-based activities? The Bureau of Meteorology is conducting an online survey – “ We’re looking into how we present our weather information for skiing, snowboarding, and other snow-based activities. Take part in this quick 10-minute survey. “. https://ideas.bom.gov.au/tests/snow-survey/ Please make a bit of time to take the survey, […]

Read More →
Latest

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 […]

Read More →