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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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Last dance…..last chance?

By   /  30/08/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

We intend to run the tow tomorrow (Saturday). This could be our last chance for a ski given the deteriorating conditions. So come on up and have a spring ski! We’ll assess conditions at the end of Saturday and decide if we’re able to run again on Sunday, at this stage it doesn’t look promising […]

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A busy Saturday

By   /  24/08/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Digging out Uni Tow Picture

We had a great turn out of skiers and boarders at Mt Mawson today (Saturday 24th August 2013) for the second weekend of downhill tow operation this season. There is a very good cover of snow on the ski runs, and it took a while to dig out some big drifts on the the University towline path […]

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First day of skiing 2013

By   /  18/08/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Volunteer preparing tow image

The Mt Mawson ski season got underway on Saturday with a small band of skiers on the Mawson Run, and a big group of scouts making igloos and snowmen on the Uni Run. A good base of snow to get everyone going.

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2013 Season Opening

By   /  15/08/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The snowbase is building at Mt Mawson (at least on the top half of the mountain) and so we plan to open this weekend 17-18 August. Conditions are likely to be marginal at first, but snow is forecast Saturday and Sunday (and into next week). The Hobart Walking Club and the Alpine Club of Tasmania […]

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Winter tease

By   /  04/08/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  1 Comment

  Another snowy weekend at Mt Mawson has delivered a foot or more of clean powdery snow on the ski field, and a pile of slush around Lake Dobson! There was nothing on Friday, and then it has snowed steadily since. A few snowboarders and cross country skiers have been out, but after the warmest […]

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