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April Working Bee, Fagus and Sausage Sizzle

By   /  April 20, 2022  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

  The STSA will be holding its final pre-season working bee this Saturday 24th April.  Due to budget limitations there will not be a lot of construction work, but there will still be plenty of jobs to help prepare the ski field for the coming winter season. Craig Larsson will be organising the volunteers, and […]

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STSA March Working Bee Postponed to April

By   /  March 17, 2022  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The STSA Working Bee scheduled for this weekend (19-20 March 2022) has been postponed till Saturday April 23rd. There are a number of STSA club working bees on this weekend, and so there will still be some work going on behind the scenes, but in view of STSA’s limited funds for capital works, and the […]

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Low Key Working Bee this Saturday

By   /  February 24, 2022  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

The STSA has been quietly working away over the summer making sure the Mt Mawson Ski Field is all ready to go for the Winter 2022 season. After two difficult years of Covid and no snow (meaning almost no income) it has been necessary to cut back on the work program to conserve capital. Also […]

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Autumn Tones

By   /  May 2, 2021  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  1 Comment

With a continuation of superb Autumn weather there was a big crowd of visitors to Mt Field National Park over the weekend to view the last of the fagus display for 2021. STSA volunteers also headed out to Rodway, but their focus was on improving the appearance of the Rodway tow hut.   Volunteers Liz […]

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Australian Ski Resort’s Best New Development 2021?

By   /  February 23, 2021  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

Last weekend’s working bee at Mt Mawson Ski Field has gained National attention, following a year in which COVID meant that there was not a lot of good news coming out of Australia’s winter sports industry (not to mention the disastrous bushfires which destroyed much of the infrastructure at the Mt Selwyn resort in NSW […]

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STSA looking forward to 2021

By   /  November 24, 2020  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  5 Comments

The summer season at Mt Mawson has kicked off in fine style with working bees and meetings held on the mountain to prepare the ski field for the 2021 season. On the 13th of November Peter Davis and Peter Burnett headed up the mountain to undertake a review of the STSA’s remote solar power system. […]

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Mt Mawson Ski Field Get-together Saturday 21st November

By   /  November 12, 2020  /  MOUNTAIN NEWS, SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

After a disappointing snow season in 2020 (on top of a pandemic and various other things!) the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association has decided to hold a working bee, its Annual General Meeting and social get together up at Mt Mawson on Saturday 21st November. This will be a great opportunity for ski and mountain enthusiasts […]

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Web Site Interest

By   /  August 5, 2020  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  2 Comments

With all the snow around and the promise of good skiing and boarding to come, the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association’s web site mtmawson.info is receiving a lot of traffic. Yesterday’s (Wed 4th Aug.) views topped out at 4,040. That comprises 1,650 unique visitors. Below is a break down of what our users are looking at. […]

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STSA April Working Bee Postponed

By   /  April 15, 2020  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

As all followers of skiing in Tasmania will be aware, all of Tasmania’s national parks and reserves have been closed since March 26th as part of the government’s efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 through our community. As a result the STSA working bee at Mt Mawson originally scheduled for this weekend has been […]

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STSA Committee set for 2020

By   /  November 27, 2019  /  SOUTHERN TASMANIAN SKI ASSOCIATION NEWS  /  No Comments

There was snow on the ground again at Mt Mawson last week, when the volunteer committee members from the Southern Tasmanian Ski Association held the STSA Annual General Meeting at the Scots Church Museum in Hobart. The aim was to elect a new committee to manage the ski field for the coming year, as well […]

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