lake mountain

  1. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Lake Mtn. XC ski day . May 16th 2021

    Your correspondent in the field got up at 4.40 am to drive to Lake Mtn. to XC ski early. I arrived at LM car park just after dawn . A group of brain dead rev heads and hoons were doing wheel spins in their sports cars on the boiler plate bullet proof ice surface...
  2. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Lake Mtn. April XC ski day.12.4.21.

    @beefa skiing and I both took the rock hoppers out for a 10-11 km XC ski today at Lake Mtn.. We should have taken the wide BC XC skis for floatation on full deep complete cover. We would have sunk into the snow and ground to a halt on the mild descents anyway...
  3. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Lake Mtn. / Keppel's hut/ Lady Talbot drive. 15.3.21:Day walk.

    Hi Your correspondent in the field took a friend out to the Yarra Ranges N.P. area to enjoy the autumn sunshine, clean air and tranquility. She had never been to any of these places before including Fernshaw and the Dom Dom Saddle. We met early at 8 am in...
  4. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Dec. 9th 2020.Day hike. Snowy Hill/ Lake Mtn./Keppel's Hut/ Upper Taggerty Rd. loop

    Your correspondent in the field went and did the full loop on foot today from Snowy Hill car park via Lake Mtn. resort out to Keppel's hut and back along the Upper Taggerty road. The Keppel's hut foot track needs to be slashed back in Autumn after the growing season concludes...
  5. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report May 2nd 2020. Upper Taggerty Track.Yarra Ranges N.P. XC ski.

    Now that the plague restrictions are being relaxed here is a trip report. @beefa skiing and I went to get our exercise at the nearest possible venue for our chosen activity. Under stage 3 lockdown the VIC. GOV.T advice on travel for exercise was that you were/are...
  6. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Green season Hike.Lake Mtn./Keppel Hut/Upper Taggerty road.9/3/20

    Your correspondent in the field used the public holiday here in VIC. on March 9th 2020 in concert with favourable weather for bushwalking. The plan was to walk a loop that is known to other walkers but needed investigation. The Upper Taggerty road is a 4WD track that...
  7. Total Whiteout

    Question Boundary Hut Ruins

    What do people know about Boundary Hut ruins? Understand it was built in the 70s by the Hardiman family when there was open 4wd access and burned down sometime in the late 80s. Apparently it had a ground floor area with a fire place and a loft area for sleeping. Possibly burnt down by...
  8. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Lake Mtn. XC ski trip. 10/8/19. Nuking down with Powder snow!

    Hi. Your correspondent in the field accompanied by the redoubtable T.P. just skied at Lake Mtn. today Sat. Aug. 10th 2019 . It was total powder. It was nuking down all day like one seldom sees. We skied 12kms including the main black run: the full Jubilee loop and...
  9. C

    Advice needed Lake Mountain

    Please provide comprehensive resort information & pictures for us keen skiers who need time to get organised fór a day trip from inner Melbourne- waxing skiis, gathering gear, roof racks, chains & an early night.
  10. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Lake Mountain.Rock Hopper XC ski day.20th June 2019.

    Hi. Your correspondent in the field went to XC ski at Lake Mtn. today. I met @chriscross at the Marysville bakery and we went up to the main LM car par in his vehicle. When we arrived it was snowing lightly. The place was not busy . @chriscross elected to ski on...
  11. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Lake Mtn. XC ski day . June 5th 2019.

    Today your correspondent in the field and somewhat tottery Nordic skiing enthusiast rose at 6 am and went to XC ski at Lake Mtn. .The prospect of one more parking fee free day of XC skiing was too good to refuse. I arrived at the Car park at 0930.@beefa skiing was there and we went off...
  12. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Lake Mtn. XC ski trip. May 31st 2019.

    Hi. I drove up to Lake Mountain today and met @beefa skiing for a toll gate fee free XC ski day, yes , some plank action at LM. He gets about quite well on planks. It took me a while to get my ski legs back after not XC skiing since September 2018 . I don't believe I...
  13. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Lake Mtn. Pre season ski trail report.May 14 /2019

    Hi. Today your correspondent in the field took a friend up to LM for a walk on a fine autumn day. We walked all of the Jubilee trail and all of the Long Heath Loop. With an eye towards skiing these routes during the upcoming XC season I examined them on foot in...
  14. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Keppel's Hut/ Lake Mtn. hut loop.7/11/18

    Salaam, I went up to Keppel's hut today to retrieve my unused food/supply drop. I had planned to hike in there during the ski season from the winter closure gate at Mt. Margaret road and ski at Lake Mtn. for nothing. Somebody had found my stash in the bushes. I found a sealed top bucket half...
  15. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report XC skiing at Lake Mtn. 22.8.18

    The huge snowfall that fell on Sunday August 19th 2018 that led Vic Roads to close the access road to Lake Mtn. on Sunday and Monday morning attracted my attention as a keen XC skier. So with a Wed. free and the roads open, I rose at 6 am on 22.8.18 and was...
  16. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report XC Skiing at Lake Mtn. 1.8.18

    Hi . I went up and skied at LM today 1/8/18. It was grim and raining ( yes the R word :-0) when I got there. I was not feeling energetic , well or positive about my choice of weather and the lack of snow. There was a dusting of wet snow overnight but no mother...
  17. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Great XC skiing in fresh snow at LM .20.7.18

    I had the best day of XC Classic skinny skis skiing at Lake Mtn.,in my short career as a learner/fledgling blue run XC skier. I must remark about this and I had a very useful and affordable XC ski lesson with Felix at the LM ski school . He showed me things such as...
  18. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Trip Report Keppel's hut and Lake Mtn. Boundary Hut ruins.4/10/17

    Today my friend and I went off to scout out the sneaky way to Lake Mountain from Buxton. We drove up to Buxton early and the countryside was shrouded in fog. I didn't take skis, snowshoes or microspikes , a decision that was later to prove to be...

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