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Observations 3-8th August Haymaker Obs

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by POW_hungry, Aug 3, 2018.

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  1. rocketboy

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  2. mick chopps

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    Falls updated total via the socials, 47cm in the past 24hrs.
     
  3. JustCantStop

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    I observe a pretty average morning at Perisher. I’m with a million punters at Smiggins trying to find lifts that are open and a bit of shelter. Some nice dry wind blown stashes in amongst the trees but huge lines for all the t-bars. Hard to tell if there was much snow, if any, overnight. If they can open the kaaten chair it might improve things but the wind is insane. I’m going to hang around until this precipitation gets here... looks close on radar.. and see what happens.
     
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    If Interceptor is open, head there, or North P T-bar
     
  5. JustCantStop

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    Interceptor closed. It was epic last two days in fresh snow. North p open but I dislike harder runs in this visibility. Thanks for the suggestions though! I reckon people will start leaving soon...
     
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    I observe the ruler on the table at the FC Cedarwood cam is about to disappear!
     
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    An amazing morning. Great, deep snow by Buller standards. Dryer snow than yestersay and 15-20 at the car park alone since yesterday - more on the hill. Heavy snow early, ice balls later in the morning.

    Daughter and I got up first lift today and been buried so many times in deep fluffy snow. Suddenly went from dry jacket to wet jacket just now so have retreated to Koflers. Presumably the temperature is rising now. Will remember today for a long time though, some brilliant snow and untracked lines - for a couple of hackers like us anyway!





     
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  8. mick chopps

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    and it's gone.
    [​IMG]

    will update
     
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    Buller was off the chain. Place has seriously filled in and the quality was epic, better than yesterday.

    Warm temps reared their heads at about 11 so the party is kinda over, but the place is totally caked. Game on.
     
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    First flakes coming in at smiggins car park level.
     
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    No phones in Thredbo. Bring cash... or hope the atms don’t run out of cash. Windy as all hell and visibility extremely poor, that omg where did the ground go visibility. I’m out. Peace
     
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    next band around Bendigo/Seymour, hopefully temps stay favourable for more snow all be it heavier.
     
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    Heavy wet snow in Thredders.

     
  14. Hermon

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    I observe on the Melb radar there's colder air and a frontal band approaching Geelong. A good chance the warmer air over Inland Vic will push out pretty quick this afternoon IMO. Could be bluebird epic-ness tomorrow. Potentially.
     
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    The tent city moves on.

     
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    Finally chucking it down at Thredbo
     
  17. mick chopps

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    Still coming down at Falls/Hoth although seems to have lightened off.
     
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    All time out at Spargos this morning. Got to Orchatd just as they cleared it and opened. Fresh track all the way from the top to the Viaduct.

    Here is how a very snowy and now less windy Gotham is looking.
     
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  19. Jacko4650

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    Weird weather here at Island Bend 1330m. Wind has continued all day, extreme at times. Bright sunshine, 4.6 degrees and now big snowflakes! Very strange.
     
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    Yep will get out this arvo , but the gusts to 65-70kmh and the light r.. at present kept me in . You can be fussy with a season , Tomorrow and Friday will be nice big days ..

    Incoming this arvo and evening , another 20
     

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  21. Ret-ro

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    It’s a miracle . About the same everywhere give it take a gust of wind ..
     
  22. nfip

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    Not unusual for full blizz at Guthega and sunshine at Island Bend. IMO
    suprised me initially that could drive out of it so quick.
    1330m so 300 or so lower ....
     
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    Reports that Stirling patrol have closed stanley's bowl...
     
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    Easing at Falls.... yeah nah...

     
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    Hardly surprising. The msc avi report wasn’t glowing for the central Alpine NP.

    Insta story says they're digging out Bluff Spur Hut.
     
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    It was snowing consistently at Buller this morning, then started to jump to rain and back. I'm drenched now. I swear there was even some light stuff falling at the park entrance, but not settling, around 9am.
     
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    Handy little snow fall for Baw Baw!!
    I really hope that the temp can hold and then drop a little when the next front comes through for Baw Baw this arvo!
    If it can, then they might get another 5 plus cents this arvo
     
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    trough crossing Port Phillip Bay now, temps just neg at Bawbs. Hopefully it holds.
     
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    Sun Valley T was an oasis of windblown pow all morning and no-one around
     
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    Charlotte Pass blizzard has moderated. Short bout of clear misty snow at lunchtime gave way to big fluffy flakes now.
     
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    It looks like decent snow falling at Perisher now from the Guthega and Blue Cow live cams ...
     
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    Radar still looks good, temps a little marginal for buller though.
     
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    Nice. Very nice.
    Kangaroo R and Pulpit T.....
     
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    Snowing at Wilsons

     
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    The Pass and Lenny's Leap were my picks yesterday. I had a day off today to help with The KAC but it was moved to Perisher.

    Sorry, off topic...
     
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    Coupla flakes at Thredbo. Aka nuke town
     
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    Heavy showers in the dandenongs.
    Looking out toward Donna Buang.
     
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    Old mate’s gonna be a while...
     
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    Darkness crossing the bay in Melbourne
     
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    Whoa, cant believe what I m seeing on Blue Cow cam right now! :woohoo:
     
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    Cedarwood looking frankly epic

     
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    Pissing down now.
     
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    The Kiewa definitely worked its magic for Falls this morning thanks to the NW slide on the initial front.
     
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    Snow covering the cam at Buller Square has finally cleared. Look Ma, no stairs.

     
  46. mick chopps

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    Trough line crossing PPB and metro Melbourne. Yarrawonga radar now picking up "coldies" en route to Falls/Hoth...*


    *not expressly cold.
     
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    Just went for a quick ski, heavy sleety icy stuff falling. Snow has set up like a meringue, base is set.
     
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    as progged by the models, just warmed up that bit too much for Buller. Falls/Hoth and NSW should be okay, all be it that it wont be the quality of the stuff around this morning.
     
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    On again at Falls.
    [​IMG]
     
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