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Next STSA Meeting is November 18th

By   /  21/10/2015  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Tonight is the third Wednesday of the month, and the traditional meeting time for the STSA Committee. The committee have decided, however, to postpone this meeting, so that the next committee meeting will be held at 8 pm on Wednesday 18th November, at the Hobart Baptist Hall in Elizabeth Street, North Hobart. The November meeting […]

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Last Chance Sunday

By   /  19/09/2015  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

STSA Volunteers ran the Mawson tow today in sunny, warm and still conditions. There is still good skiing and boarding on the top half of the mountain. The MAWSON TOW WILL BE OPERATING TOMORROW (Sunday 20th September), so come on up to Mt Field National Park and enjoy the snow for what is likely to […]

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Spring skiing this weekend

By   /  12/09/2015  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Its forecast to be 23C in Hobart this weekend, but why head to the beach when you can go snow skiing? (A uniquely Tasmanian choice!) The STSA volunteers are on the mountain and the Mawson Ski Tow is running. There is still a great snow cover & classic Tassie spring skiing!

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Ski Season Opening

By   /  04/08/2015  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

  The Southern Tasmanian Ski Association has confirmed that the 2015 Ski Season at Mt Mawson Ski Field will kick off this Saturday 8th August. Volunteers from the Oldina Ski Club will be heading up the mountain on Friday to commence the task of digging out the tows in preparation for the arrival of what […]

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STSA Volunteers

By   /  21/05/2015  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The STSA Committee met last night for its penultimate meeting prior to the official commencement of the ski season at Mount Mawson. A report was received from Ambrose on the works completed at the April working bee – all tows have now been test run in preparation for the coming winter. We also had a […]

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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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