Observations August 18-22

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by Kletterer, Aug 18, 2019.

  1. Goon_Squad

    Goon_Squad Early Days

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    Was wettish early but went nice and dry fairly quickly. Looks a bit over 5-7cm where I am in the village after a solid 2hrs of snow
     
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  2. Jacko4650

    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Big flakes at Island Bend now. Heavy rain on roof went silent and the flakes commenced. Temp has gone from 8.0 to 0.3 and the accumulation begins!
     
  3. Ret-ro

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    I observe blizzard..
     
  4. Baw Baw Bear

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    2 CM at BB so far hopefully it improves radar is looking ok.
     
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  5. Chowder11

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    Sounds like good hole filling snow
     
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  6. winter

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    Thredbo coming down just nicely now.
     

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  7. POW_hungry

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  8. bondibob

    bondibob One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just popped my head out of the tent at sawpit (1200m ish) and it’s wet snow. Slush on tent and car. Hope to wake up to white here tomorrow and even more fun up the hill
     
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  9. MickM

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    Damn, that blob on the radar just a little low!
     
  10. Northwesterly

    Northwesterly Early Days

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    No snow in Jindabyne at present, but the wind is starting to pickup.
    Still around 3’c in town, I am not so sure if the snow will happen for us here.
     
  11. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Steps going going gone....

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  12. Goon_Squad

    Goon_Squad Early Days

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    Yep but still snowing now at Buller, 6hrs in
     
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  13. Nidecker

    Nidecker One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    As I keep telling my wife, its all about timing :)


    Perisher OBS
     
  14. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    :tany: :tany:

    First decent non-early season snowfall I've missed in 3 seasons.

    :tany: :tany:
     
  15. rocketboy

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    OMG. those temps with precipitation is just incredible
     
  16. dawooduck

    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's all white at Hill Top. About 2cm and crunchy underfoot. The outhouse is a tad chilly.
     
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  17. bondibob

    bondibob One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Good 5cm on tent and 8cm on the car at saw pit camp site Perisher

    Nice to wake up to snow! Its light snowing still and freezing cold. I wind here not sure what it’s doing on the hill
     
  18. J_busworth

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    Both Thredbo and Perisher reporting 20cm overnight
     
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  19. Untele-whippet

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    A couple of cm’s in Thredbo village
     
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  20. Northwesterly

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    No snow in Jindy town centre, but visible on the Waste Point Hill.
     
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  21. teleroo

    teleroo One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Snow at Lake Eucumbene, from the webcam.

     
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  22. mick chopps

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    14, 16, 18cm reported at Falls, Hoth, Buller respectively.
     
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  23. Snowy Joey

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    Snowing again now at.sawpit.
     
  24. Rat trap bindings

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    I observe that Thredders is not leaving anything in the tank. Been doing it all night. Are any other resorts blowing?
     
  25. Lady Penelope

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    A few shots from my Smiggins doorway (still in my PJs!).





     
  26. Northwesterly

    Northwesterly Early Days

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    A couple of light flakes in Jindy just moments ago.
     
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  27. Chowder11

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    The new Buller square Cam is money.
    Great job getting that going folks.

    Buller looks nice this morning.
     
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  28. IAB

    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wow! Going by the Perisher obs little or no pre-frontal and 27mm in the can. Bloody cold now and looks like it is still coming down.

    The drive up looking....chaotic.

    Enjoy all you lucky peeps up there. On my way to the office - yay.

     
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  29. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Road is very moist from Penderlea farms. Only needs temps to drop a bit and will be icy AF.

    Otherwise bullocks was an easy park and just waiting for the 720 express to depart.

     
  30. Warlock_01

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    Some goodness overnight in Falls. Out the front of our lodge.
     
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  31. Tanuki

    Tanuki A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    From my scouting yesterday that's what I was thinking.
     
  32. luvthabumps

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    Buller guns were running all night. It's going to be a fun morning :D

    still snowing.
     
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  33. Little Austria

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    love your work Perisher!
     
  34. Tanuki

    Tanuki A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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  35. Jellybeans

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    Falls Creek FB:

    Hotham FB:
     
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  36. J_busworth

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    Snowing all the way down to the Alpine Way/Kosciuszko Rd intersection, properly settling from the top of that hill. Heavy snow from Penderlea but no chains yet.
     
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  37. MickM

    MickM One of Us Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    Buller would be wrapped with the fresh fall esp with the interschools starting.

    Everyone would be just that little happier!!
     
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  38. Snowy Joey

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    A couple of pics from the drive up to Perisher. Tow trucks are busy.
     
  39. FourSquare04

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    Looks brutal on the cams this morning IMO and seriously cold temps at Perisher, would be high quality fresh
     
  40. Xwing

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    Thanks for the conditions pic of Lodge 21...my home away from home.
     
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  41. omgsnerr

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    Sleety showers rolling off the hills at Bredbo, hitting windscreen as I post. Car thermometer 6 degrees.
     
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  42. Drew69

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    Looks to be knee depth at Buller overnight
     
  43. Boodwah

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    Buller skiing ankle deep very light
     
  44. CarveMan

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    Here's one I saved while up late watching the cricket:

     
  45. rugbyskier

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    There's a light snow flurry outside my office in Canberra, approx 570 m ASL.
     
  46. ryan_

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    Someone just came in to my site shed in Braddon and reckons its snowing.. not much to see out the window, maybe a few sleety flakes blowing around.
     
  47. Rat trap bindings

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    Is Thredbo playing it safe? Observe winds are zephyr like for Thredbo, and GunBarrel only lift on wind hold...
     
  48. Swiss

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    Yep, just had some solid precipitation stick to the windscreen - car said it was 6.5 degrees.
     
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    Go home drunk stake!
     
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  50. CarveMan

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    Ruh roh!
     
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