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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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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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