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Alpine way

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by AndyCrow, Jun 2, 2019.

  1. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Today was faaarked took three hours from Jindy, just jagged a spot
     
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  2. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    I read reports of traffic being turned back. We arrive in a bit for a week but hopefully people are starting to leave
     
  3. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    all the snow will be melted by the time you get there. you will be fine!!
     
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  4. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’m into Thredbo Thursday, until Monday arvo.
    Give me a shout if you’re around.
     
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  5. Nordic Skier

    Nordic Skier Hard Yards

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  6. Nordic Skier

    Nordic Skier Hard Yards

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    Just do it during quiet times.
     
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  7. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    It’ll be fine mate, just a ‘mega Sunday it snowed peak season omg’
     
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  8. Nordic Skier

    Nordic Skier Hard Yards

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    Took 1.5hr for last 4km to Thredbo access road which was closed. But that was at 0930hr.
    Made for a slow trip back to Vic.
     
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  9. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ughh I bet. We were an hour longer than that from then Kozzie road to parking.
     
  10. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    Out on Thurs!
    Sadface
    Unless I come down with an eye problem and can't see myself at work on Friday LOL
     
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  11. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    You weren’t so chilled at 9:30 this morning....
     
  12. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    LOL not at all!!
    But now I’m next to a fire in my comfies!
     
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  13. nezumi

    nezumi One of Us

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    Alpine Way blocked by a landslide about 6kms out of Khancoban.
     
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  14. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    I have been waiting for someone to post about this!
     
  15. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    It’s in various other threads.
     
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  17. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Even has its own thread now!
     
  18. iagreewithhim

    iagreewithhim One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Saw a tour bus off the road about halfway down yesterday, looked like it ran off on a bend. Anybody know more?
     
  19. Nordic Skier

    Nordic Skier Hard Yards

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    Lucky we got thru yesterday. It is a major drop in an area evidently worked on over the last few years.
     
  20. piolet

    piolet Better make it three Ski Pass: Gold

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    The front corner (away from the road) looks like it took a big hit, maybe tree it's beside
    Was there Sunday evening
     
  21. zac150

    zac150 One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    We passed it Sunday morning,
     
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  22. skifree

    skifree grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks like they needed stronger fencing mesh to hold their dirt and rocks back.
     
  23. NewTurns

    NewTurns One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Someone have a crack in their 4WD....
     
  24. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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  25. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    That's what Lawrence Hargrave drive said.
     
  26. skifree

    skifree grey Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Didn't they just build a bridge around the rocky fallingy bit?
     
  27. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Tried for eons to stabilize the face with nets etc.
    Nature finds a way.

    Especially with moisture hitting in constantly.

    *Haast pass is closed.Again. Same reason. A huge rock came down
     
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  28. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    Mesh isn’t so much to hold it in (that’d be rock bolts or nails) but to contain rocks and have them fall in a controlled manner rather than onto cars. The mesh is open at the bottom.
     
  29. NewTurns

    NewTurns One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    just hope they dont find something underneath all that....
    keep seeing all these trees hitting moving cars, joggers...
    ridiculous odds...
    like reverse powerball or something
     
  30. Eros C

    Eros C Hard Yards

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    Heading up to Perisher from Melbourne for the first time next week on Wednesday. Let’s try Perisher they said! Had intended to take this route. Hoping it’s opened in time but not holding my breath. Looking for the best shortest route option as a fall back if anyone could help.
     
  31. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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  32. LaNeige

    LaNeige One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Which side of Melbourne are you on?

    If the east or south head out the Monaro Highway, Snowy River Way, Barry Way, Kosi Road and the other end of the Alpine Way (if using the ski tube).

    If north or west, Hume, Snowy Mountains Highway, Kosi Road and the other end of the Alpine Way.
     
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  33. Eros C

    Eros C Hard Yards

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    I’m in Essendon so the Hume option is preferred. Google maps indicates an option which turns off the Hume Hwy at Woomargama and cuts through to Mannus. Has anyone taken this route?
     
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    LaNeige One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Ah, hello neighbour, we're nextdoor in Ascot Vale! Which way after that, Elliott Way to Adaminaby?
     
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  35. Eros C

    Eros C Hard Yards

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    Hi there, just checked this route online and it’s indicating approx 7.5 hr for travel time. Is this about right. I reside in Essendon and testing this trip versus a Hune Hwy option. Have you got any options to consider? Tx
     
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  36. nezumi

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    That sounds about right. I went from Bundoora, returning via Cann River last Friday. We stopped off in Dalgety for lunch (If you can hold out to Bombala, it's recommended), and spent the night in Sale, as we left earlier than expected on Friday due to my wife coming unstuck on Thursday.

    Travel time for us was around 4.5 hours to Sale, and 2.5 hrs from Sale to home.
     
  37. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hume Highway to Little Billabong.....then Tumbarumra .....Elliot Way ...Kiandra....Adaminabye etc etc.

    Elliot Way through Ravine is exciting too!
     
  38. Eros C

    Eros C Hard Yards

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    Thanks. I am considering leaving early evening and travelling as far as possible for an overnight pit stop. I’m concerned about kangaroos so need to be mindful how far I travel inland. Considering getting to Orbost hopefully. That would leave around 3.5hrs to Jindabyne in the morn. That’s the plan for now anyway.
     
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  39. Eros C

    Eros C Hard Yards

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    This looks great but travel time would be an issue. Road would be challenging I suspect during winter. I’m guessing the route through Orbost and Cann River that others have suggested is preferred even if coming from Essendon.
     
  40. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Elliot Way is pretty straight....then road bends a little as you negotiate Ravine Valley Floor...as you pass the power stations you run into snow but the ploughs normally keep it well under control as it’s access to Cabramurra and Selwyn Ski Resort.So snow driving not too bad with less numpties encounter till you hit Kiandra and the Snowy Mts Highway.The Snowy Mts Highway is the alternative way into Kiandra But you have to go further up the into Mexican Country(NSW).
     
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