Great turnout for STSA Working Bee – all well spaced of course!
The Southern Tasmanian Ski Association held their March working bee at the Mt Mawson Ski Field today, and were rewarded with an excellent turn out of 19 keen volunteers. With so many other events cancelled at the present time everyone enjoyed their day on the mountain, and were pleased to be able to engage in […]Read More →
STSA Working Bee on at Mt Mawson this weekend
The Committee of the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association met this evening and agreed that the working bee scheduled for this weekend 21-22nd March 2020 will proceed as planned. There is plenty of work to do, and volunteers are encouraged to come up and enjoy the mountain air. With concerns about the impending corona virus it […]Read More →
Great Team Effort at Mt Mawson Ski Field
Sunday 23rd February was yet another stunning Summer’s day at Mt Field National Park – a perfect day for continuing the summer working bee tasks at the Mt Mawson Ski Field. A number of volunteers who had participated in the timber carry on the Saturday fronted up for more fun, and were joined by a […]Read More →
Working bee makes good progress – but plenty more to do!
An energetic group of volunteers turned up at the Mt Mawson Ski Field today for a good workout moving treated pine timber across to Uni Ski Tow for snow fence repairs. It was a beautiful day on the mountain, and excellent progress was made. The first big task was carrying the timber uphill and everyone […]Read More →
STSA Working Bee this weekend – Free Workout!
The STSA’s second summer working bee is on this weekend 22-23 February 2020, and there is plenty for everyone to do. Over recent years we have focussed our attention on Mawson Tow, but it is now time to turn our attention to the University Tow snow-fences. An audit of the Uni tow fencing was conducted […]Read More →
Summer work program begins at Mt Mawson
Finally the snow and weather cleared enough for the first STSA summer Working Bee to get underway on Saturday 14th December. It was a beautiful day up on the mountain, with large numbers of tourists out enjoying the mountain scenery. Many were using the new Public Day Shelter as the destination for their walk, and […]Read More →
Summer working bee postponed a week due to snow!
Last week we wrote “Now that the snow has melted it is time to turn our attention to the list of tasks needed to get the Mt Mawson Ski Field ready for the next winter ski season. ” Well that was a bit premature wasn’t it? While large parts of NSW and Qld are affected by […]Read More →
First summer working bee on December 8th
Now that the snow has melted it is time to turn our attention to the list of tasks needed to get the Mt Mawson Ski Field ready for the next winter ski season. The STSA Committee have agreed to hold a pre-Christmas working bee on Sunday 8th December 2019, and encourage volunteers to come along […]Read More →
Native Plants for Mt Mawson
Friends of Mt Field are once again being busy helping establish the new public day shelter and environs at Mt Mawson. They did an excellent job helping Parks with the shade cloth put on the Mawson run to assist with grassy revegetation, and are now planning to work with Parks to plant local plants around […]Read More →
Mt Mawson Tows on hold this weekend
A bit like Incy Wincy spider, last night’s rain has just about washed the snow out. There is still a reasonable cover of spring snow allowing snow play at Mt Mawson, and with a warm sunny weekend forecast it will be delightful in the mountains. It is still possible to pick a track to ski […]Read More →