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April 20th Working Bee at Mt Mawson

By   /  April 17, 2024  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

  The turning of the fagus (deciduous beech) reminds us that Autumn has arrived, and also that it is time for the STSA April working bee. The STSA Committee met last night, and although as always there are plenty of tasks to be completed it was agreed that this weekend we will run just a […]

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Wild and Woolly!

By   /  March 24, 2024  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  1 Comment

  Conditions were just a little bleak up at Mt Mawson for the STSA’s March working bee held on Sunday 24th March, but this did not deter an enthusiastic band of volunteers from turning up to lend a hand to maintain the Mt Mawson Ski Field. It was very windy, very wet and pretty cold […]

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STSA Working Bee deferred to Sunday 24th March

By   /  March 14, 2024  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

  Now that there is a bit of an Autumn chill in the air, enthusiasm is building for the coming ski season at the Mt Mawson Ski Field. The STSA Committee met this evening to undertake planning for this weekend’s working bee, but it was realised a number of the STSA stalwart volunteers are not […]

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Snacks and Snowballs

By   /  September 8, 2023  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  1 Comment

A couple of the STSA crew are on the mountain and planning to open the ticket office for snacks, later  tomorrow morning. If you’re tossing a few snowballs around, go and say hi and grab a drink and snack.

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Mt Mawson in the news

By   /  August 16, 2023  /  MOUNT MAWSON SNOW REPORT, MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The Mt Mawson Ski Field featured on the ABC TV news this week as part of a story about the impacts of climate change on ski fields in Australia. Everyone is having a hard time, and in the absence of snow making facilities we are very dependent on natural snow fall. With an El-Nino forming, […]

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Snow cams and infrastructure donation

By   /  July 20, 2023  /  MOUNT MAWSON SNOW REPORT, MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

So far it has been a warm winter! But if you have been monitoring the snow cams it has been possible to get a few good turns in 😊. Here is hoping the coming months provide more snow! The changing climate is putting an added strain on our finances and every dollar can make a […]

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Ready, Set, Snow

By   /  May 28, 2023  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  1 Comment

With snow on the ground there was a great turn out Saturday for the tow and ticket office manager training. This yearly event starts the count down for what we all hope will be a good season. A critical part of preparing for the season is updated training for both old and new tow and […]

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Nailed it!

By   /  April 24, 2023  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

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 […]

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Easter Ski-Field Improvements

By   /  April 14, 2023  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

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 […]

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Save the Date for the next STSA Working Bee

By   /  March 16, 2023  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Mt Mawson Skiers, Boarders and Outdoor enthusiasts. Save the date, the next STSA working bee is planned for the 22nd to 23rd April with details to follow closer to the time Great time to get some fresh air with like-minded enthusiasts, help prepare for the snow season, see the “Fagus” turning and enjoy a Barbeque. […]

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