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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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April Working Bee, Fagus and Sausage Sizzle

By   /  April 20, 2022  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

  The STSA will be holding its final pre-season working bee this Saturday 24th April.  Due to budget limitations there will not be a lot of construction work, but there will still be plenty of jobs to help prepare the ski field for the coming winter season. Craig Larsson will be organising the volunteers, and […]

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STSA March Working Bee Postponed to April

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

The STSA Working Bee scheduled for this weekend (19-20 March 2022) has been postponed till Saturday April 23rd. There are a number of STSA club working bees on this weekend, and so there will still be some work going on behind the scenes, but in view of STSA’s limited funds for capital works, and the […]

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Beginners Tow

By   /  February 27, 2022  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Saturday 26th February dawned fine and sunny at Mt Mawson Ski Field – perfect weather for another day of productive working bee activity (and a nice escape from the East Coast drizzle). STSA Committee Members Craig Larsson, Ambrose Canning and Paul Vince were joined by a team of enthusiastic volunteers including Rod Stolorz, Michael Potter, […]

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Low Key Working Bee this Saturday

By   /  February 24, 2022  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The STSA has been quietly working away over the summer making sure the Mt Mawson Ski Field is all ready to go for the Winter 2022 season. After two difficult years of Covid and no snow (meaning almost no income) it has been necessary to cut back on the work program to conserve capital. Also […]

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