Spring into Action
Tomorrow is the first day of Spring, and conditions are looking great for another weekend of skiing and boarding at Mt Mawson Ski Field in the Mt Field National Park. Tow managers Craig Larsson and Tim Metcalfe from the Alpine Club of Southern Tasmania and the Hobart Walking Club have been up on the mountain […]Read More →
Volunteers from the STSA running the ski tows at Mt Mawson on Sunday have found a very nice Nixon watch. If this is yours, let us know and we will make arrangements to reunite you with your missing timepiece.Read More →
Mt Mawson turns it on
Hobart recorded a wet Saturday evening, but fortunately the rain did not come to Mt Field. It was a very cold and windy night, with a few centimetres of new snow followed by a very cold morning. This created excellent dry snow conditions on a great base, perfect for a big crowd of winter enthusiasts […]Read More →
Great day at Mt Mawson Ski Field – and on again tomorrow!
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 […]Read More →
Best snow of the season!
A good crowd of enthusiastic skiers, boarders and snow bunnies are expected to head to Mt Mawson Ski Field this weekend to enjoy the best snow cover so far this season. Last weekend the Ski Club of Tasmania operated the ski tows in what can only be described as beach-like sunny conditions, but that has […]Read More →
Sun or snow? Tows to run this weekend at Mt Mawson
Volunteers from the Ski Club of Tasmania have arrived at the Mt Mawson Ski Field to undertake an on-field assessment of the snow conditions, and have agreed to again offer skiing to the public at Mt Mawson this weekend 17-18 August. The warm conditions during the week have shrunk the trails down the hill in […]Read More →
Beat the Weather
The weather forecast for the weekend of 10-11 August was pretty severe, with strong winds, cold temperatures and snow falls to low levels predicted. We had also been reading about airline disruptions, and severe weather warnings in Victoria and New South Wales. However, none of this deterred a big crowd of hardy Tasmanians, who headed […]Read More →
Snowy Day at Mt Mawson
It was a cold grey Saturday in Hobart, but an exciting winter wonderland up at Mt Field National Park. A number of visitors made their way up onto the mountain to enjoy the snow and the magnificent mountain scenery – we even met some tourists who had come all the way from Nepal! Members of […]Read More →
Snow is coming, and tows will be running this weekend
Patient skiers and snowboarders will be rewarded with snow forecast to fall to low levels in Southern Tasmania this weekend. After a good start to the season on 20 July there has only been limited snow to top up the good base, but that will all change this weekend with the Bureau forecasting snow to […]Read More →
Tows at Mt Mawson running on Sunday too.
After a good days skiing today volunteers from the Hobart Walking Club and the Alpine Club of Southern Tasmania have advised that they will stay on the mountain to offer skiing to the Tasmanian public again tomorrow (Sunday 28 July). As you can see from the webcams there is still a reasonable base of packed […]Read More →