Observations 15-21st July The Main Event

snowgum

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SAD !!!!
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Very - happens all too often at BB.

Can hope there’s some cooler air aloft resulting in wet snow /sleet. Cams in am will be telling.
 

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Baw Baw and LM only got a couple of Cm.s overnight but Mt.Buffalo , Mt. Stirling , Falls Ck. and Hotham/DP all look really good now for XC skiing.
Good cover above 1280 M. ASL at Mt. Buffalo and TBJ at Mt. Stirling .Cresta Valley at Mt. Buffalo looks the best it has looked for 24 months at least!. Let me out and I want to ski at Mt. Buffalo !!!!.
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Dingo Dell at Mt. Buffalo .Full cover.It looks like Parks Vic. have got the skidoo groomer out too!!
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Dinner Plain to Hotham. Full cover. Even the grooming yesterday has been buried under MORE SMOW.
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Falls Creek. I should be there NOW!!!! :-0
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Full cover on the B.H.P. at The Bogong Rover Chalet. Hut to hut BHP multi night ski touring is now GAME ON.
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Mt. Stirling. The whole mtn. would skiable now from TBJ to the summit , I would guess. .
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Cresta Valley , The Valley of the Giants and The Horn Road are the free of charge XC skiing picks of the day from your locked down Nordic ski obsessive correspondent ,
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in the field .
We Mt. Buffalo ski nuts may even get a winter base for when we are let out for two weeks in between lockdown 5.0 and 6.0.
 
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Mister Tee on XC Skis

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I would have thought people living there would be able to "Exercise" 5 km from home?
@Boodwah and @hongomania might be XC skiing down the 4 wd track towards Precipice plain and The Victoria river, the lucky rotters !

Constable Plod would not be hiding behind trees in his snow shoes waiting to arrest them.
 
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snowgum

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Observing same after a very tedious queue up the hill. A bit of light snow around 8:30am cleared to bluebird and zero degrees. Going to be perfect today.
But 80% of the state are locked out? Surely it should be fairly easy travel by P standards?
 

snowblowa

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About another 10cm overnight at Buller. Sun poking out this morning.
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That little lip in the foreground was the first air I ever took!! Enzian love........circa 1990. I observe Buller looking sweet. (I also observe we hit a hard right in front of the lodge, jumped over a little kicker then hooked left and launched off the little gully lip.) Good times :D
 

SkiMun

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Buller warming sightly. Very faint drizzle falling. Sun trying to come out. Snow has become a lot heavier than yesterday.
 

Swiss

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But 80% of the state are locked out? Surely it should be fairly easy travel by P standards?
Took four hours from Canberra, I think there was an accident.

Anyway, off topic. Light snow showers at Perisher at the moment, nice fluffy flakes with almost no wind and sun shining through the clouds.
 

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Took four hours from Canberra, I think there was an accident.

Anyway, off topic. Light snow showers at Perisher at the moment, nice fluffy flakes with almost no wind and sun shining through the clouds.
P snow is was looking good too! Enjoy!

Even Mel is pleasant today!
 
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snowgum

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Digging out the car this morning, I want to say 40cm or so as a system total for Buller.

Snow was heavy, and it was raining light.

Went for a ski down Buller’s Northside, nothing incredible, but great to be in the snowgums.

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Sensational! You’re also in the alpine ash on the lower Northside.
Buller & Stirling - are both great when the snow is low enough to enjoy this AA experience!
 

rime noreason

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A whiter shade of pale
The last week in the southern ranges has been pretty chilly with steady rain lower down over the last couple of days. Misty clouds rose like wraiths from the hills after dropping their fluffy white cargo through yesterday at around 1300 metres.


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Even a light coat has me feeling like a kid in a lolly shop

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Seems like our little buddy felt the same way, excitedly flitting from tree to tree

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Snowgums put on their brightest coats. The snow really brings out the colours on them
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Down a couple of hundred metres, the sun was burning off the mist, snow gave way to clay, although the colours were no less vivid.

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Now the Alaskan polar bear socks are keeping my toes warm, a drop of red keeping the stomach warm, while I enjoy everyone else’s snow posts


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Young Angus

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The last week in the southern ranges has been pretty chilly with steady rain lower down over the last couple of days. Misty clouds rose like wraiths from the hills after dropping their fluffy white cargo through yesterday at around 1300 metres.


F24C84AC-301E-4409-B0B9-80606662012E.jpeg


Even a light coat has me feeling like a kid in a lolly shop

BA57A250-B8CF-4CF8-9D5A-80D0D0830B08.jpeg
7233EFE3-DCFC-440F-AF9F-55DC5168BD3C.jpeg
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Seems like our little buddy felt the same way, excitedly flitting from tree to tree

EBB727CA-2109-4D91-8860-B45B958AC7BF.jpeg


Snowgums put on their brightest coats. The snow really brings out the colours on them
F16CC6E0-08EA-4AD3-9321-05919957AE4B.jpeg
33863E71-43AE-41F7-805C-99DAFE8FC42E.jpeg



Down a couple of hundred metres, the sun was burning off the mist, snow gave way to clay, although the colours were no less vivid.

4C4D8FE4-4B12-4CE2-B458-116905E3AE7B.jpeg


Now the Alaskan polar bear socks are keeping my toes warm, a drop of red keeping the stomach warm, while I enjoy everyone else’s snow posts


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Great photos (and love the "wraiths" reference)...thanks for sharing, that bird pic is fantastic!
 
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