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Lost Ring – UPDATE, It’s found!

By   /  08/07/2017  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

One of the club members has lost his wedding ring while tobogganing on the jeep trail immediately up from the gate at Lake Dobson. If you’re up there, please keep an eye out for it and if you find it, contact me via the website and I’ll put you in touch.

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Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference 17+18 June 2017

By   /  17/02/2017  /  OTHER NEWS, SKI PATROL NEWS  /  No Comments

        Welcome to the 2017 Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference (SHAC) UPDATE: Registrations for the 2017 MSC Southern Hemisphere Alpine Conference (SHAC) are now open! Formerly the Southern Hemisphere Avalanche Conference, the 2017 conference broadens its focus to alpine snow environments, and brings together New Zealand and international delegates who are interested in […]

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2016 Tour of Tasmania

By   /  26/09/2016  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

The Spirit of Tasmania Tour of Tasmania is held across five gruelling days through some of the most picturesque countryside anywhere in the world. This year will see the Tour based in Northern Tasmania, which will provide a great mix of spectacular views and tough hill climbs along with some potentially unpredictable weather. It’s sure […]

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Mountain Seasons Slide Show

By   /  08/08/2016  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

For those that enjoy great images of the mountains, Grant Dixon, mountaineer and wilderness photographer is putting on a slide show this Thursday evening for the Tasmanian National Parks Association covering the Canadian Arctic, NZ Fiordland, Hokkaido and Tasmania. Details are as follows: 6:30 pm, Thursday 11th August 2016 Arts Lecture Theatre University of Tasmania, […]

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Standing up for the snow

By   /  26/04/2016  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

At Mt Mawson Ski Field we use snow fences to break the wind and capture the snow on the ski runs, so ensuring we maximise the opportunities for the enjoyment of downhill skiing and boarding when the snow does arrive. The trouble is the fences only work if they are standing up, and so on […]

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Centenary of Tasmanian Parks

By   /  01/04/2016  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

This year marks 100 years since the Mt Field National Park was formed, and 90 years since the Ski Club of Tasmania commenced skiing at the Twilight Tarn Hut. The STSA is still going strong, more than 50 years after the first downhill ski tows were installed at Mt Mawson Ski Field. There are a […]

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Missing Snowshoes Found on the Mountain

By   /  18/08/2015  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

“I found the missing snow shoes from the weekend before last, to claim them back the individual should phone me on 0438086322 and describe them”… Simon Allen

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Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser Devonshire Tea

By   /  25/06/2015  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

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Sunday 28th June – 10am Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser Flyer “The scones will be world class and the cause is very important. Jack Williamson, who lives at Graham Green’s place, has worked closely with the villagers of this valley for many years. I financially support the community. Please come! And let your friends and networks know”. […]

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Wild Island Get Together

By   /  17/06/2015  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

Are you a CHIONOPHILE? ( a person who loves cold weather, snow). We at STSA certainly are, and so we are very pleased to see that our friends at Wild Island Gallery are putting on an evening social event to celebrate all things snow, next Wednesday 24th June at 6:30 pm. The evening will be […]

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TOOLSS

By   /  10/06/2015  /  OTHER NEWS  /  No Comments

This may be of interest to our readers (note: charity amended 11.6.15): Tassie’s Own Outdoor Leisure Super Show 16-18th October 2015 Fiona Kelly of TOOLSS is looking for interested parties to participate in this years upcoming show. “Tassie has such an enormous multitude of leisure pursuits to choose from, many of which the general public […]

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