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  1. Xwing

    Snow Report Perisher 2021 Snow Reports, Pics, Updates and Conditions.

    Um, yes. I did not ski. I have a friend who owns a lodge directly opposite Smiggins Hotel so each LWE we stay and it is more about jamming tunes than skiing. Managed to do the simultaneous didgeridoo and cajon drum playing to accompany mate on guitar. Trip in on Thursday was amazing with snow...
  2. Xwing

    Winter's Snowed-In BBQ Forum

    A bit of a sidetrack - this documentary Antarctica: A Year on Ice, gives a unique perspective of life in Antarctica, especially during winter. Just viewed on curiosity stream....worth watching...
  3. Xwing

    Observations 7-14th June Curtain Raiser

    It was a good drive in last Thursday before the LWE. When you see snow like this between Berridale and Jindabyne, you know you are in for a treat.
  4. Xwing

    Snow Report Perisher 2021 Snow Reports, Pics, Updates and Conditions.

    LWE crowds were ridiculous. Mid winter size and 13 lifts. Jammed in for the buck - this is not skiing / boarding....it is pure capitalism. Nowhere to rest out of wind or anything - terrible old 80s infrastructure showing its age. Why do workers there decide to scrape the Smiggs car park between...
  5. Xwing

    Observations 7-14th June Curtain Raiser

    Jindabyne from above the airport around 3pm today Thursday. Snow from Cooma on the drive in.
  6. Xwing

    Event SE Aus Cut Off Low & Severe WX for 7-10th June

    Some snow on this cam - looks like Royalla way
  7. Xwing

    Snow Report Perisher 2021 Snow Reports, Pics, Updates and Conditions.

    Agree. Perisher cams are not great at all.
  8. Xwing

    Observations 7-14th June Curtain Raiser

    Lining up for the Snowy Mtns F1
  9. Xwing

    Snow Report Perisher 2021 Snow Reports, Pics, Updates and Conditions.

    Zalis Zalis Zalis! Ample snow making during our recent cold temps combined with this bonus season starter snow means Blue Cow is open for season 2021. Catch the tube all the way and ski some of Australia's steepest terrain, or try a lesson with plenty of beginner snow also ready to go. The...
  10. Xwing

    Snow Report Perisher 2021 Snow Reports, Pics, Updates and Conditions.

    We are driving through there Thursday morning from the Central Coast / Terrigal. I bet the call is all about....Zalis! And Happy Valley has a track made. Towers and Goats.
  11. Xwing

    Event SE Aus Cut Off Low & Severe WX for 7-10th June

    for some later obs perhaps - it does pan https://visitcanberra.com.au/canberra-live-cam
  12. Xwing

    Predictions 7-12th Jun 2021 - Curtain Raiser

    Wind map speaks for Thursday
  13. Xwing

    QBW roll call

    Me too. Staying at Smiggins Thursday evening until Monday midday.
  14. Xwing

    Chains Snow Chains - still new diamond style

    Hello, Are you a 2WD snow lover who is frustrated having to hire chains each time even when it is sunny? Or what about those awesome times when even a 4WD needs them...I mean snow wise. These never used chains are quality and you can see zero scratches meaning they are never used. Located on...
  15. Xwing

    Predictions 3-9th September

    We are missing the show...well in Tasmania. Kp is at 8.33 at moment - see... http://www.aurora-service.net/aurora-forecast/
  16. Xwing

    Predictions 3-9th September

    I predict there could be some aurora over some snowfields at night in the next few with the 14th largest ever recorded X9+ class CME now headed towards Earth on the tail of the smaller one about to hit any time.
  17. Xwing

    Snow Report Perisher 2017 - Trip Reports, Pics & Conditions

    and the Perisher view this morning Sunday
  18. Xwing

    Snow Report Perisher 2017 - Trip Reports, Pics & Conditions

    The snow was in great shape Saturday morning at 7.15 in Smiggins after a night at Island Bend. Carving good, cover good, crowds....hmmm. Regardless, always good to sample the snow when the cold keeps it dry. Minus 8° this morning at Island Bend when waking at 6.30. Didn't feel so cold as it was...
  19. Xwing

    Snow Report Perisher 2017 - Trip Reports, Pics & Conditions

    At 7.15am after the night at Island Bend, I described the weather as Blizzle. Windy mizzle. Bailed.