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New Snow Fences

By   /  16/02/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The first 10 panels of new snow fences at Mt Mawson were completed this weekend – due to the great efforts of our STSA volunteers. Oldina Ski Club and the Ski Club of Tasmania were well represented, and everyone worked hard to get the fences tied down, and the balance of slats added. It was […]

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February Working Bee

By   /  11/02/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Our second working bee to progress the construction of the new snow fences on the Mawson Run is to be held this weekend – 15 and 16 February. The focus will be on tying down the fences to ensure they can withstand high winds. Once this is complete we will be able to complete the […]

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November Working Bee – Day 2

By   /  25/11/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

New Snow Fence construction- Nov 2013

After a big day on Saturday, Paul Vince, Stephen Webber, Fred Koolhof and the Davis family were joined by George Brettingham-Moore, Adrian Brettingham Moore and Kay Sigrist to continue the construction of snow fences adjacent to the Mawson run. The misty weather from Saturday was replaced with dry conditions, but with strong winds which saw […]

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November Working Bee – Day 1

By   /  23/11/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Stephen Webber -snow fence builder

  A very successful working bee was held at Mt Mawson today. The STSA is building new snow fences to improve the holding of snow on the lower slopes of the Mawson Run, and although it was a misty, damp day that did not dampen the enthusiasm of our band of volunteers who worked all […]

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Snow Fence Working Bee

By   /  09/11/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Snow fences at Mt Mawson

STSA has purchased timber to erect some additional snow fences at Mt Mawson to improve snow retention, particularly on the lower part of the Mawson Run. The materials will be delivered to the mountain on Friday 22 November, ready for a working bee on Saturday 23rd November and Sunday 24th November. This is the first […]

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Snow Day Show Day

By   /  24/10/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Snow Gum Track - Show Day 2013

As Sydney-siders brace for high temperatures and bushfires, Mt Field National Park has been blanketed with a fresh fall of snow for Hobart Show Day. Its been snowing all day, and has built up quite a good depth around Lake Dobson and the Urqhart Track. Fresh tracks for those who are keen – and here!

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OPEN SUNDAY TOO!

By   /  14/09/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Mawson tow will also open on Sunday. Good conditions today and they’re having a good ski/board!

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It’s on! Mawson is running this Weekend

By   /  13/09/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

With average to good snow cover across the ski field after the latest cold blast, the good volunteers of the STSA are going to run the Mawson Tow this weekend. Uni may run depending on cover / demand. As you can see by the web cam image, there will be the odd bush and rock […]

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Another Successful Tow Duty Weekend

By   /  01/09/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

image of Oldina Ski Club members

Some of the Oldina Ski Club crew departing on Sunday after another good weekend at Mt Mawson. The club had a good fun weekend with some decent skiing despite the warm weather and dwindling cover. Note the T-shirts, Lake Dobson car park!

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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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