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Windy and Wild Anzac day Weekend

By   /  30/04/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

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Yes it was a windy and wild Anzac day weekend up at Mt Mawson. I was surprised at the number of visitors around despite the inclement conditions. We had driving rain, high winds and low temperatures up on top and then we finished up with snow showers on Sunday – you know, a typical weekend […]

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Looking good, but it’s a “No” call for Saturday

By   /  10/08/2012  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

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Snowfall yesterday has improved the cover considerably on mountain. Unfortunately the Tow Manager for this weekend has decided that it’s still too marginal to run safely tomorrow. We hope to have someone on the mountain to inspect the cover properly on Saturday, so this assessment may change.

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Snow person reappears

By   /  05/08/2012  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

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Hooray! the snow person has reappeared. It’s good omen for Mount Mawson, but we still need one big dump to get us rolling. Forecast for the rest of Sunday Cloudy. Showers and the chance of thunderstorms. Snowfalls developing to 400 metres. Winds westerly 50 to 70 km/h. Monday 6 August Cloudy. Scattered showers with possible […]

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Chance of snowfall this weekend

By   /  26/07/2012  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The B.O.M. is forecasting snowfall from Friday through to Sunday this weekend. Looking further ahead, there is a projected fall of snow on the mainland resorts commencing around Saturday 4th August. Whether that makes it to us or not is unknown at this point, but keep an eye on the reports next week and your […]

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Not much snow left now

By   /  06/07/2012  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

I was hoping that we might get a follow up snow fall after the last one. So there’s not a lot left up there, but it should still be in the holes and crevices which will help greatly if we do get more before it all melts.

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Fresh Snowfall – are we in for an early season?

By   /  25/06/2012  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

winter snow image from 2007

Snowfalls in Southern Tasmania over the past few days suggest a glimmer of hope for an early season start at Mt Mawson. But before we get too excited, remember that we can often get these kinds of “teasers” in June, only to find that they melt in a week or so. I hope that’s not […]

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