Mt Mawson is a small ski field run entirely by volunteers from the seven ski clubs on Mount Mawson. It only operates on weekends and there are no paid positions available.
Most of the questions we receive will be covered below or by searching the website. Please have a good look before contacting us.
Resort conditions: Any updates to the snow and operating conditions are published on: www.mtmawson.info – Look in the MOUNTAIN REPORT section on any page:
– On Hold – means that we are in season but do not have enough snow to run yet
– Note that the tow only operates on weekends unless otherwise advised
Snow Chains: In winter 2 wheel drive cars are required to carry snow chains. Even if there is no snow on the road, sections of the road are subject to ice and can be very slippery and dangerous. Snow chain hire available from: www.skigia.com.au
Weather and Safety: Mt Mawson is a remote alpine location, weather conditions can change rapidly. Bring adequate clothing for conditions, along with food and drink. If you are not experienced with alpine conditions, please contact one of the below for advice:
– Clothing hire available also at: www.skigia.com.au
– Mount Field National Park Rangers office: 03 6288 1149
Rentals: There is no gear rental available on the mountain. Ski Gia in Hobart can help you out: www.skigia.com.au
– Downhill skis
– Cross country skis
– Kids skis
– Snow Chains
– Snow clothing