Observations 3-9 September

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  1. Jellybeans

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    So close to the table. And still snowing at Buller.
     
  2. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Amazing video on snowsearch FB. Groomer building a trench
     
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    All the snow.
    Tassie ski association have voiced concerns about avi danger all the rodway range and below the Mawson cornice.[​IMG]
     
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    I observe Perisher have reported another 15cm in the past 24 hours: 147cm out of this week's blizzard(s) in total :eek:
     
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    skimax Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks like those 10 day projections were close
     
  6. mick chopps

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    I can confirm there is bulk snow at Mt Stirling. Probed multiple locations along and around Bluff Spur yesterday, reading excess of 150cm everywhere. Bulk snow.
     
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    I'm sure that with with time driving a groomer, like all jobs, would become boring, but looking at that it seems inconceivable.
     
  8. POW_hungry

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    Starting to flake up on Friday flat
     
  9. Mctavish

    Mctavish One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    It continues to deliver @ Smigs & next door is disappearing.
     
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    Anyone know where this is? Apparently perisher.
     

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  11. Undies

    Undies Pizza! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Am guessing Guthega?
     
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  12. FourSquare04

    FourSquare04 A Local

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    Get into it mate!!

    Hit Bushranger into Dream Run, High Noon trees skiiers right off Anton's access trail, Maybe Stanley's if the weather clears up
     
  13. FourSquare04

    FourSquare04 A Local

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    There aren't too many double chairs at perisher with foot rests

    Can't be Pretty Valley, maybe the Carpark Double at Guthega?
     
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    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    I am sooooo pissed I'm missing this.

    I may die before it happens again

    My wife's timing of babies sucks!
     
  15. mick chopps

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    You put it in her mate.
    but that aside.... ditto.
     
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    Our cladding which desperately needs replacing is being nicely hidden from view ;)
     
  17. Jellybeans

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    I am pretty sure it's the Early Starter Double at Blue Cow. According to PSR reports.
     
  18. FourSquare04

    FourSquare04 A Local

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    Oh yes I think you're right there! Only Blue Cow has foot rests on the chairs at Perisher.....you win :)
     
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    FourSquare04 A Local

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    I am so pissed I'm missing this too but only due to lack of $$ / leave :(
     
  20. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Above 1500m is the go in thredbo. Clagging a little below that, despite grapule still falling to village level.just got the 6th t-bar up Antons. Bit of fun, despite the vis. Winds 'ain't bad at all.
    No lift lines, as per September.
    The 5-10 overnight has settled well in the lighter wind.
     
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  21. mick chopps

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    I suspect that to be the case everywhere. Unsurprisingly.
     
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    From Baw Baw fb page. Next week lift ticket pricing - only pay what the temp is at 8 am!! Pretty good deal.
     
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    Michael's cornice should be massive!

    Based on that report, the other side should be good if the weather allows for opening to get to GCB :):)
     
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  24. POW_hungry

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    Funny that eh. I think we all mentioned that earlier in the week. ;)
    Some fellas I know camped in the car park last night and apparently it was drizzling all night.
     
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    Eagles Nest... I think lol
     
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    I'm missing it as well, by choice, young one, changing jobs, lot happening blah blah....

    But I must say it 'felt' warm on the morning dog and work walks in Queanbeyam / ACT - hope the snow stays in good nick for all my friends heading BC this WE.

    PS I'll ride this storm, in sping corn mode in October :)
     
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  27. mick chopps

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    Snow down to ~300m in southern tas again this morning. Few cents settling in the smug tiers.
     
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    Buried!
     
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  29. Undies

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    Is that the wall that keeps the blue dead guys at bay?
     
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    Vis improving up high.

    *text 'stop' to 1800 shouldabeenhere
     
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  31. telecrag

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    Looking like an EPIC touring season hey, disaster aside, maybe into December (drift skiing) Certainly a shot for another NY day ski @Telemark Phat @zac150 ! 2004 I skied 6 December on good drifts, Yay!
     
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    Ma gawd... check out the Mt P cam. So much depth

    [​IMG]
     
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    Snowing steadily here at Perisher. A little wetter than yesterday; melting on jackets. But cover is exceptional, snow literally anywhere you'd like to go.

    Also observing more crowds, lift queues are lengthening. A bit more visibility would help now. This weekend will be a bunfight...
     

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    I observe today's generation of dads are softies..
    4 kids being born didn't stop a Ramshead powder day and we didn't have FaceTime.
     
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    Would love another NY Day ski (with helmet this time) but will be O/S.

    I'm definantly up for a couple of December trips, might even try Jagungal once the road opens.
     
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    With the increase in popularity of the man boob, they now have to do breast feeding duties.

    Women are luckier today than before IMO. Good on them.
     
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    Guthega Car Park ..but not sure it has foot rests?? Early Starter at Blue Cow I think is more like it..
     
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    Yep I confirmed it was Early Starter before.
     
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    What colour is your jacket POW? I'll keep a lookout for you.;)
     
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    I've seen one of the French pro patrollers ski down the "front face" of Eagles Nest when it was like that.
     
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    Puking at cruiser. But double points if you can spot me downing this big bertha. Haha
     
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    Snow continues down to 2-300m in Southern Tas.
     
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    Tanuki A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    incredible
     
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    What if it's frosty and minus 2 at 8-00 am? Do they pay you?
     
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    Nah then its free!! First thing my hubby asked too, lel.
     
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    Wow Bushranger into Dreamrun ---- interesting link up! Maybe the Glades!?
     
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    Down Thredbo Valley
     
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    Did someone say this thing is a Behemoth ? My legs are sore.
     
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    Just back from Perisher. Was still snow showers down to ski rider at 1c around 11:30 am. Had fun at North P some lines out there I had not ridden in I don't know how long. The snow was good up high the bottom 1/3rd a little heavy but really can't complain about the quality of riding during this week....
     
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    Or is it up?
     
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