The snow pack is hanging in there and Mawson Club will be running the tows again tomorrow (Sunday)!Read More →
Escape the rain – go skiing at Mt Mawson!
The weather forecast for this weekend is a bit challenging, particularly for the East and South East, with significant rain forecast for Hobart and surrounding areas. However both the Bureau and Snowforecast.com are forecasting snow at the Mt Mawson Ski Field tonight and into tomorrow, with relatively light winds until it becomes colder on Sunday. […]Read More →
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 →
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 →
How do you use weather information for snow-based activities? The Bureau of Meteorology is conducting an online survey – “ We’re looking into how we present our weather information for skiing, snowboarding, and other snow-based activities. Take part in this quick 10-minute survey. “. https://ideas.bom.gov.au/tests/snow-survey/ Please make a bit of time to take the survey, […]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 →