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Mawson snow fences

By   /  15/03/2014  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Snow fence repair Mar 2014

Another very productive and enjoyable day on the mountain for a small band of STSA volunteers. The March working bee got underway at 10:00 am with Paul Vince, Peter and Karen Davis starting work on the bottom section of snow fence panels. They were soon joined by Rod Stolorz and Tony Oakes who had been […]

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Proposed Alpine Visitors Centre

By   /  12/03/2014  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  1 Comment

image of Proposed Alpine Visitors Centre

The STSA has developed some ideas for a new Alpine Visitors Centre / Day Shelter at Mt Mawson to replace the old Sitzmark lodge which was condemned and then subsequently demolished in Summer 2013. The proposal has been presented to the key political parties and the Tourism Industry Council, in the hope that Government funding […]

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March Working Bee

By   /  07/03/2014  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The next on-mountain working bee will be held on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th March. Come on up after you have voted – meet at the Lake Dobson carpark gate at 10:00 am. Work on the list includes building new snow fence panels, repairing damaged snow fences, painting the gables on the Mawson tow hut […]

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STSA Committee for 2014

By   /  23/11/2013  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The STSA Annual General Meeting was held in Hobart on Wednesday 20th November. There was a good turn out of members interested in developing downhill skiing at Mt Mawson – or maybe it was just the pizzas on offer! Congratulations to those who have been elected to the STSA Committee for the coming season: President:  Peter Davis […]

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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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STSA Notice of AGM 2013

By   /  03/11/2013  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The AGM of the STSA will be held at 8pm on the 20th of November, in the Creche room of the Hobart Baptist Church Hall, 284 Elisabeth St. North Hobart – down the gated alley on the right hand side of the church and turn right inside the door. All welcome.

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Season 2013 draws to a close

By   /  24/10/2013  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Even though there is snow on the ground at Mt Mawson as I write this (on 24 October) it is time to farewell Season 2013, and look forward to next winter’s activities at Southern Tasmania’s only downhill skifield. Snow cover was variable this winter, but we did manage to get in a month of ski […]

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Breaking News from September STSA Meeting

By   /  22/09/2013  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Early summer working bee Nov 23/24 to re-establish snow fences. Areas were identified this season that would benefit from better management of snowdrifts. Call for Rodway Tow Team to be trained to allow it to be run whenever possible. All comers would be trained this summer on the mountain. AGM set for 20th Nov, 2013. […]

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STSA Meeting Wednesday 18.9.13

By   /  17/09/2013  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The Southern Tasmanian Ski Association is holding their September committee meeting at 8 pm tomorrow night at the Baptist Church Hall, 284 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart. Come along and get involved in helping to keep Mt Mawson running.

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STSA Meeting Tonight – Wed. 21.8.13

By   /  21/08/2013  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The Southern Tasmanian Ski Association is having a committee meeting tonight. All welcome! 8pm, Baptist Church Hall, 284 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart.

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