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 →
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 →
Save the Date for the next STSA Working Bee
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. […]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 →
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 →
STSA Awarded 2022 Community Action Grant
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, […]Read More →
A Flash of Sun
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 […]Read More →