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Site Changes

By   /  18/05/2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

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We’ve split off the snow forecast and wind map onto their own dedicated page, the new menu link is besides the “cams” link. This should assist loading times when you’re wanting to check the cams on your mobile devices. If you haven’t checked out the “earth wind map” yet, head over to the new “forecasts” […]

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May Play

By   /  15/05/2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Yes it was a Friday, and its only mid-May – but the snow was awesome at Mt Mawson! A number of enthusiastic snowboarders and cross country skiers took advantage of the good snowfall over the past week to escape the city and carve some turns on the Mawson run. Its only pre-season, and there is not […]

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Call for Public Shelter and Interpretative Facility

By   /  19/03/2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The Mount Mawson Ski Field is situated in the Mount Field National Park, which is now part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA). The Government has called for comments on the management plan for the TWWHA, and the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association has provided a detailed submission. A copy of the submission can […]

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Rodway sparkles

By   /  21/02/2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

It was a magnificent day in the Tasmanian World Heritage Area at Mt Field National Park today – temperatures in the high 20s, clear blue sky, light winds and lots of people out enjoying the park (despite the pesky March flies). Our STSA volunteers worked on two separate projects in the sunshine – repainting the […]

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Snow Catchers

By   /  23/11/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

A small but enthusiastic band of volunteers from the Ski Club of Tasmania and Oldina Ski Club turned out to help with snow fence improvement work at Mt Mawson Ski Field on the weekend. On Saturday morning the Davis family, Ambrose Canning and Michael Wadsley were greeted with strong winds and periodic rain showers, but […]

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Working Bee Notice

By   /  18/10/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  2 Comments

Last Summer our STSA volunteers did a fantastic job building new snow fences to improve the retention of snow at the Mt Mawson ski field. It was the first big investment in this type of infrastructure for many years, and whilst we did not get a lot of snow in Winter 2014 there is no […]

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Helicopter rescue

By   /  03/08/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  1 Comment

The Mount Mawson Ski Patrol and Oldina Ski Club volunteers were called to help at a medical emergency at Mt Field National Park today. A French tourist had collapsed in the snow while walking the snow gum track. He was brought into Oldina Ski Club to be warmed and the Mt Mawson Ski Patrol were […]

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Sunday is On!

By   /  02/08/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Typical early season conditions greeted a good turn out of sliders today. Mawson tow will be running tomorrow!

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YES!

By   /  02/08/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Yoo hoo! There’s 40+ cm of snow across the slopes up here. I just had a midnight run down the jeep trail… Lovely! The whole place is transformed! Peter and Karen have just been to the top of Mawson and skied down, they report that its pretty fresh and soft and hard work on crossies […]

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Decision to run – tonight

By   /  01/08/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

A good start to the cover on Mt Mawson. We have club members travelling to the mountain this evening. They will walk up to the ski area and assess the possibility of running this weekend. Once we hear from them, we’ll publish their decision here on the web site. So stay tuned, it may be […]

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