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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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Slope Work

By   /  08/05/2013  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  2 Comments

image of Slope work under way

Report from our roving President, Peter Davis: Work is underway to improve the lower section of the Mt Mawson ski tow. The work is being undertaken for PWS by the same excavator driver who so skillfully removed Sitzmark Lodge earlier this year. The work involves the removal of the two piles of rock and spoil […]

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Summit Cam

By   /  01/05/2013  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Ian has put in an extraordinary amount of time and effort to get the new Summit Cam installed and operational. A big thanks from everyone Ian! The cam provides us with a great view across the mawson plateau to the Rodway Range.   As many of you know, the conditions have to be just right […]

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New Ticket Design

By   /  09/08/2012  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Users and volunteers alike will be pleased to know we are moving on from the individual waiver forms. In line with other resorts we have got some new tickets printed that have the “Exclusion of Risk” information printed on each ticket. Forms will not need to be filled out and the queues should flow much […]

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New Road Signs

By   /  09/08/2012  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The Mt Mawson ski fields have a new directional sign in the national park near the visitor centre. We have also received formal approval from the Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources to place tourist direction signs at the entrance to Mt Field National Park, at the Westerway junction, at the Bushy Park intersection and […]

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Busy Bee Volunteers

By   /  19/07/2012  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Volunteers from the clubs have been busy over the Summer/Autumn period. Among the tasks that have been completed are: Uni Tow rope replaced, tow motor serviced and tow rope counterweight replaced Repairs to Uni Snow fence Emergency top stop button on Mawson Tow has been replaced New starter motor and batteries for Mawson Tow Greasing […]

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