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Wild and woolly!

By   /  08/05/2015  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  1 Comment

Its been a wild and woolly start to the last month of Autumn in Southern Tasmania, with snow falls in the high suburbs around Hobart. Mt Wellington looked superb, but unfortunately we couldn’t see what was happening at Mt Field due to a problem with the web cam. Full marks to Ian Stewart, who kindly […]

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Thanks Craig and George

By   /  25/04/2015  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  1 Comment

Mt Mawson Ski Field benefited from a bonus two day working bee this week, when Craig Larsson and George Brettingham Moore headed up the mountain to finish some tasks which couldn’t be completed in the snow last weekend. In magnificent calm, sunny conditions they completed the painting of the gable ends of the Mawson Tow […]

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Snow for April Working Bee

By   /  20/04/2015  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

It was a spectacular morning at Mt Field National Park on Sunday, with the first fresh snow for the season. The Jeep trail had about 5 cm of fresh new snow, but this did not deter our hardy band of STSA volunteers who had come to complete final preparations for the coming ski season at […]

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Working Bee this Sunday 19th April

By   /  16/04/2015  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The last of the main STSA Working Bees for Summer 2015 is scheduled for this Sunday 18th April. Unfortunately the weather forecast isn’t the best, with snow forecast to 600 metres elevation. Still it will be good practice for the coming Winter – just make sure you bring your winter gear along (coats, thermals, mits […]

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Great progress at STSA March Working Bee

By   /  22/03/2015  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The forecast fine weather turned up, and so did a good turnout of volunteers for our March working bee. We had helpers from Wellington Ski and Outdoor Club, Oldina Ski Club, Mt Mawson Ski Club, the Ski Club of Tasmania and the Tasmanian Snowboarders. It was a very enjoyable weekend, and lots was achieved to […]

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Fine weather forecast for this weekend’s working bee

By   /  18/03/2015  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The STSA has the third of its Summer 2015 working bees on this weekend (21-22 March 2015). There are plenty of tasks to help us get ready for the 2015 snow season, including carting timber slats to the top of the Mawson Run to complete a snow fence panel, painting the Rodway motor hut, and […]

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February Working Bee Reminder

By   /  12/02/2015  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The next STSA Working Bee will be on Saturday 21st February. As a few of our key volunteers are unavailable we have decided to shorten this working bee to Saturday only, leaving people free to enjoy other summer activities on the Sunday. Our work plan to prepare the ski field for the 2015 season is […]

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STSA Annual General Meeting

By   /  10/12/2014  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The STSA Annual General Meeting was held on 26th November, with the following people being elected to lead the organisation for the 2015 season: President: Peter Davis Vice President: Ambrose Canning Treasurer: Antal Hanke Secretary: George Brettingham-Moore Ski Patrol Convener: Andrew Davey Ski Patrol Secretary: Liz Caldwell-Koolhof Tow Convener: Ambrose Canning The meeting received a […]

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STSA Notice of AGM

By   /  31/10/2014  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The Annual General Meeting of the STSA will be held at 8pm on Wednesday the 26th of November 2014. Venue is the Hobart Baptist Hall, 284 Elisabeth St, Hobart. Anyone interested is most welcome to attend. Note that this date is the fourth Wednesday of November, rather than the third we usually pick due to scheduling conflicts. […]

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Working Bee Notice

By   /  18/10/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  2 Comments

Last Summer our STSA volunteers did a fantastic job building new snow fences to improve the retention of snow at the Mt Mawson ski field. It was the first big investment in this type of infrastructure for many years, and whilst we did not get a lot of snow in Winter 2014 there is no […]

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