Observations 3-9 September

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  1. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    A lot of damaged compacted flakes (blown across the landscape) have settled in there . Throw in the odd bit of Graupel and you get an unconsolidated snowpack.
     
  2. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Gullies are quite probably crossloaded with the Westerly as well .
     
  3. OuterLimits

    OuterLimits Hard Yards

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    Some pics from yesterday afternoon when the clouds cleared for a moment at Perisher. The top of the mountain is visible this morning and looking pretty amazing. So great to see the mountain looking so filled in.
    On Perisher Quad looking across Olympic face to Mt P
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    had to rope the quad off so people don't run into dangling skis
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    Pleasant Valley (almost all the rocks are gone).

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  4. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nice morning in Tawonga ....hot chocolate .....some cloud at about 1.400 m altitude ....could see all peaks a little while ago...looks settled up Top.Fost was pretty mild overnight by look of roads so far.

    Benign conditions probably over most of weekend...
     
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  5. cookieman

    cookieman One of Us

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    Observe pretty good conditions at buller today.
    Some fog, cold temps and no wind.
    frozen trees near top of wombat.
     
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  6. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Still drizzling up here in the Dandenongs!
     
  7. spottedreptile

    spottedreptile Addicted Ski Pass: Gold

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    Don't envy these guys looks like a long hard slog.
     
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  8. Telestrom

    Telestrom A Local

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    The digging paid dividends. Good effort to get it open today.

     
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  9. cookieman

    cookieman One of Us

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    Still foggy with light wet snow at buller.
    We will be heading back to Hotham tonight after cookiegirl picks her gold medal from todays moguls event.
    Hotham report tomorrow.
     
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  10. GS

    GS A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Need to attach a big shovel to the rope and fire up the tow
     
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  11. Trail Blazer

    Trail Blazer Part of the Furniture

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    How much actually fell over there?
     
  12. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Lovely flakes falling at Buller.
     
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    S-man Hard Yards

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    @ trailblazer the Mawson site says 170cm snow depth, would be hard get an average though
     
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    From what I've heard, anything from 100-150cm. Obviously a lot of wind blown around the tow and the fence helps to collect snow as well.
     
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    robbo mcs One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I observe that at perisher some of the t-bar towers seem to be shrinking:)

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  16. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Oh my god:eek:
     
  17. DiscoStuAU

    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Some big Cornices there

     
  18. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans Walking on a cloud Ski Pass: Gold

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    Haven't seen this amount of snow at Buller for well over a decade.
    Good snow all round, the rain didn't do great things for the powder stashes I found though...
    But incredible. Excited for a bit of sun tomorrow.
     
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    skull One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Absolute blue bird at Perisher, no wind, car park over 3/4 full
     
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    Crackerjack weather at Falls this morning when I dropped the crew off. T-shirt weather in the car park at 9am - toasty!

    Looked a solid queue for International but with conditions like this no wonder... what a spring this is turning out to be!

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  21. cookieman

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    Perfect day at hotham
     
  22. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans Walking on a cloud Ski Pass: Gold

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    Guys post updates in the new observation thread. It's the 10th past this thread's range.
     
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    OK, so past date..................I observed that daughter won her 16yrs girls (football / soccer) GF.
    Sunshine Coast Champions!!!!!!! Woop Woop!!!!!
    Were loosing 3-1 with 10 mins to go. Scored 2 in the last 10 mins to go to extra time.
    Then scored 3 mins into first 10mins of extra time and held on during 2nd 10 mins of extra time.
    4-3 Champions!!!!!
    Weather was perfect blue sky and mid 20's at the Sunshine Coast Stadium.
     
  24. FourSquare04

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    Damn that looks prime. Is that over past Orchard?

    Love to build a big booter on that roller