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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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2013 Season Opening

By   /  15/08/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The snowbase is building at Mt Mawson (at least on the top half of the mountain) and so we plan to open this weekend 17-18 August. Conditions are likely to be marginal at first, but snow is forecast Saturday and Sunday (and into next week). The Hobart Walking Club and the Alpine Club of Tasmania […]

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No July STSA meeting

By   /  12/07/2013  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Many of our committee members will be away this month, so the STSA meeting has been held over till August, the third wednesday of the month at 8pm as usual. If anyone has urgent business let me know by email – george[at]brettingham-moore[dot]net.  

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News from STSA May meeting

By   /  21/05/2013  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

  PWS has completed removal of old mounds of spoil and created a safer, larger take off area at the bottom of Mawson tow. The tow manager reports that tows are ready to run for the 2013 season. Anyone who would still  like to earn a concession pass for this season should contact Julian, Ambrose […]

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