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We did it! Great day in the snow at Mt Mawson

By   /  September 26, 2021  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  1 Comment

After much anticipation Sunday 26th September dawned with a beautiful blue sky and snow well down the Lake Dobson Road. A big crowd of snow enthusiasts headed for the ski field, and were rewarded with a beautiful sunny day and the prospect of a rare Spring ski after an unseasonally warm winter.   After a […]

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Spring Skiing is ON – tows to run tomorrow!

By   /  September 25, 2021  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

There have been quite a few skiers and boarders trying out the fresh snow up at Mt Mawson Ski Field today and enjoying a rare Spring ski. This has enabled the STSA volunteers on site to get a good look at the snow conditions, and they have made the call that there is just enough […]

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TasPow

By   /  September 25, 2021  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Minus temperatures and fresh snowfall = happy faces this morning! Real powder snow is a rarity on Mt Mawson due to our lower altitudes a relatively warmer conditions. However, this mornings -3 temps combined with fresh snow produced some lovely, silky powder runs down the more protected Jeep Trail.

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The Waiting Game

By   /  September 24, 2021  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

The forecast snow has started falling at Mt Mawson Ski field in Mt Field National Park, and it won’t be long before the landscape is once again transformed with a beautiful white cover. It is going to be spectacular in the mountains, and there is no doubt lots of people will wish to enjoy the […]

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Still a Chance…

By   /  September 20, 2021  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  2 Comments

Midway though the first month of Spring, and it seems that Winter is not done with us yet. The weather forecast for this week includes two separate dumps of snow – and if we are lucky there might even be enough snow to run the ski tows at Mt Mawson this season after all.   […]

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Spring Snowfall

By   /  September 13, 2021  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

It’s been a frustrating winter season for snow enthusiasts in Southern Tasmania, as whilst there have been regular snowfalls they have been interspersed with quite warm weather. In fact the Bureau of Meteorology have confirmed that the winter season just completed was the warmest in 31 years, and the second warmest since records were begun! […]

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Just Not Enough! (Facebook repost)

By   /  August 29, 2021  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Plenty of Tasmanians have been doing snow dances to get the ski season underway, and with Covid closing all ski fields on mainland Australia and in New Zealand we were all hoping that Mt Mawson might have the unique distinction of being the ski resort open in Australasia this weekend. Unfortunately this season the weather […]

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Just not enough!

By   /  August 28, 2021  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  No Comments

Plenty of Tasmanians have been doing snow dances to get the ski season underway, and with Covid closing all ski fields on mainland Australia and in New Zealand we were all hoping that Mt Mawson might have the unique distinction of being the ski resort open in Australasia this weekend. Unfortunately this season the weather […]

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Our Turn!

By   /  July 17, 2021  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

After the mainland resorts hogging all the snow this season, will it finally be our turn! This week will see a break in the patterns that have been sending all the snow to our northern neighbors. Snow is forecast over several days this week and it has the potential to set up a good base […]

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Rodway Run

By   /  July 12, 2021  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS  /  1 Comment

A very stable period of high pressure systems centred over Tasmania has lead to some beautiful sunny days, and some very low temperatures. No precipitation to get our ski season underway, but great weather for being on the mountain. Accordingly an enthusiastic band of STSA volunteers headed up to Mt Mawson on Sunday 11th July […]

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