The summer season of snow fence building at Mt Mawson Ski Field was successfully completed yesterday, with the slats finally nailed onto the last panel of replacement snow fencing on the South of the Mawson run. Volunteers from the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association were on the mountain all weekend – along with hundreds of visitors […]Read More →
STSA Working Bee this Weekend
As advised previously, this weekend (22-23 April) the STSA will be conducting a final pre-season working bee at the Mt Mawson Ski Field. The timing has been picked to allow volunteers to undertake a few hours work on the ski field, prior to viewing the colours of the fagus (deciduous beech) on the Tarn […]Read More →
Easter Ski-Field Improvements
After a pretty wet and cold Easter holiday it was great to see the weather improving up at Mt Field, enabling volunteers from the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association (STSA) to make some further progress on improving the infrastructure at the Mt Mawson Ski Field. Our web cam guru, Ian Stewart headed up the mountain on […]Read More →
Racing a Cold Front
The weather forecast for today’s working bee at Mt Mawson Ski Field was not great, with showers and thunderstorms developing from mid morning, but this did not deter an enthusiastic group of 15 volunteers turning up to continue work on the Tas Community Fund snow fence project. The team quickly got into action transporting timber […]Read More →
Working Bee this Saturday 18th Feb – The Final Push?
This weekend the STSA will be holding a one day working bee with the aim of completing snow fence construction funded by a Tasmanian Community Fund Community Action Grant. Whether we achieve this aim will depend on how many volunteers we get to help – so please consider coming along to lend a hand. Great […]Read More →
Your chance to become a ski patroller 🙂
Being a member of the Mt Mawson Ski Patrol is a great way to be involved in the ski field, with the benefits of keeping the public safe, and gaining valuable qualifications for yourself which are recognised world-wide. With the intervention of the pandemic it has been several years since the Australian Ski […]Read More →
Community Action Action
Its remarkable what can be achieved when a group of dedicated volunteers get together for a common purpose. That was certainly the case on Saturday 10th December when 13 STSA volunteers met up at the Mt Mawson Ski Field to tackle the next phase of building snow fences funded by the Tasmanian Community Fund Community […]Read More →
Working Bee on this Saturday!
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 […]Read More →
A Great Team!
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 […]Read More →
Mt Mawson snow fence working bee this Saturday 19 Nov
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 […]Read More →