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Working Bee on this Saturday!

By   /  December 5, 2022  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The forecast for this Saturday (10th December) is looking good, and so the STSA has decided to run another single day snow fence working bee at the Mt Mawson Ski Field. This will continue the construction of new snow fences supported by the Tasmanian Community Fund Community Action Grant, which is an important project to […]

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A Great Team!

By   /  November 19, 2022  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Today was the first Summer working bee for the STSA, held in November for the first time to get an early start on the important snow fence project supported by the Tasmanian Community Fund. The project involves building some replacement snow fences in the gully between the Mawson and Uni runs, to improve the skiing […]

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Mt Mawson snow fence working bee this Saturday 19 Nov

By   /  November 17, 2022  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

This weekend will see the first working bee at Mt Mawson Ski Field to commence construction of new snow fences supported by the Tasmanian Community Fund grant. The weather is looking a bit bleak for Sunday, so the STSA Committee have decided to get things underway with a one day working bee this Saturday 19th […]

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STSA Awarded 2022 Community Action Grant

By   /  November 7, 2022  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The Southern Tasmanian Ski Association is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Community Action Grant by the Tasmanian Community Fund for a project “Snow Fences to enhance snow cover at Mt Field”. The Tasmanian Community Fund accepted 49 applications requesting $1.65 million in this round, and after careful consideration of each application, […]

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Skiing on hold – Snow report 25 June 2022

By   /  June 25, 2022  /  MOUNT MAWSON SNOW REPORT  /  No Comments

We have all been keenly watching the snow cameras at Mt Mawson Ski Field to see how well the snow pack is holding up during a spell of warmer weather, as well as monitoring the BOM website to see when the next snow will arrive. STSA volunteers from the Ski Club of Tasmania have been […]

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A Flash of Sun

By   /  June 18, 2022  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The second weekend of the ski season in Southern Tasmania is well underway at Mt Mawson with excellent snow conditions still present after last weekend’s big blizzard. Whilst it was raining in the morning in Hobart Mt Mawson remained dry all day, and a good crowd of enthusiastic skiers and boarders made the most of […]

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June Long Weekend Ski Fun

By   /  June 14, 2022  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

There has been a lot of media discussion about the extremely cold conditions and strong winds affecting Tasmanian over the June long weekend, but it did not deter the volunteers from the Mawson Ski Club who put in a huge effort to prepare the ski tows for an early-season start to the ski season in […]

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Mt Mawson Ski Field Opens with a blast

By   /  June 12, 2022  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  1 Comment

The ski tows at Mt Mawson Ski Field opened today after a massive effort from the volunteers from Mt Mawson Ski Club to excavate and de-ice the tows. The volunteers spent Saturday digging out the tow line and lifting pulleys in full-on blizzard conditions, and then on Sunday morning turned to the huge task of […]

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Ski Season to Open this June long weekend

By   /  June 9, 2022  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Well an early Antarctic blast has arrived in Tasmania, with a gradual build up of excellent quality, wind-packed snow on the Mt Mawson Ski Field. The weather forecast is somewhat extreme, but the volunteers from the Mt Mawson Ski Club plan to assemble on the mountain this weekend to have a go at getting the […]

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The Prettiest Ski Field in Australia

By   /  April 23, 2022  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  1 Comment

  It was a spectacular day up at Mt Mawson Ski Field today for the final STSA working bee prior to the Winter snow. The mist swirled about, and periodic flashes of sun threw the landscape into sharp relief. There were large numbers of people viewing the colours of the deciduous beech on the Tarn […]

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