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Great day at Mt Mawson Ski Field – and on again tomorrow!

By   /  August 24, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  1 Comment

As predicted a big crowd of snow enthusiasts travelled to Mt Field National Park to enjoy great snow conditions at Mt Mawson Ski Field today. In typical Tasmanian fashion the day started with some drizzle, but progressively cleared to a great day with plenty of snow and good visibility. A good turnout of volunteers from […]

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Snow Report – Saturday 10th August

By   /  August 10, 2019  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

The intense low passing to our south east overnight pumped 14mm of rain onto Hobart, 36mm onto Scotts Peak and 10mm onto Maydena. I’ve just spoken to Peter on the mountain and Mt Mawson has received around 10cm of fresh snow. It’s nice and cold up there and the fresh snow is very good condition […]

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Snow Report – Friday 26th July

By   /  July 27, 2019  /  MOUNT MAWSON SNOW REPORT, Uncategorized  /  2 Comments

Well it’s been one of those up again down again type of weeks as far as snow fall is concerned. The end result is that there’s still a decent snow pack to enjoy this weekend. The forecast is for snow above 1000 meters (Lake Dobson level) on both Saturday and Sunday, if that eventuates it’ll […]

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Ski Season Opening 2019

By   /  July 18, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

After some excellent snow earlier this week conditions are looking good to get the 2019 ski season underway at Mt Mawson this weekend 20-21 July. The initial deep snow that caused a number of rescues in the Cradle Mt National Park was compressed and consolidated by some rain (very Tasmanian!) to form a good base, […]

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First 2019 working Bee planned for this Saturday

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

The first STSA working bee for 2019 has been scheduled for this Saturday 19th January, with plenty of external tasks to be tackled in preparation for the 2019 snow season. The working bee has been reduced from two days to one day, as with the bush fires burning in the South West World Heritage area […]

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Winter is Still Here!

By   /  September 16, 2017  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Volunteers from the Mawson Ski Club will be running the ski tows this weekend. And it’ll be a cracker! Snow started falling yesterday and it’s still snowing. I’m on the mountain and I awoke early this morning to 30cm of fresh goodness – so a fresh tracks Saturday is in store! Pic this morning from […]

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Wow!

By   /  August 7, 2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

This mornings cam shots at 9am and then 11am finally allows us to see some detail up the slope. And what detail there is! Comparing pics between Sunday afternoon (2nd Aug.) and Friday morning (7th Aug.) in the slideshow below, keep an eye on the features up slope also and watch them get swallowed in snow. [wppa […]

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No Go this Weekend

By   /  July 31, 2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

image of autonomous snow measuring device

Mt Mawson Ski Club (the on roster club this weekend) has advised that the tows won’t be running this weekend (1st Aug) due to insufficient cover. Mawson deployed their high tech autonomous biological snow measuring device to the mountain and Fluffy has confirmed that there’s not quite enough snow yet! With snow falling through today and over the […]

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Calling all budding videographers

By   /  July 7, 2015  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

logo for snow.tv

We’re launching Mt Mawson on Snow.tv Snow.tv is a Fairfax media initiative that is positioning itself to be “the youtube of snow” (their words). A worldwide roll out is taking place over the next few months we are told. ” (this is) a way of getting a bit of publicity for you on Australia’s biggest web […]

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Fresh Snow

By   /  July 6, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Camera shows decent falls at Mawson. More snow and cold temps forecast for the next few days. STSA Mt Mawson volunteers are ready to run tows when there is enough snow.

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