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Observations August 18-22

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

  1. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah it was a flop at first... But its come good in a marketing sense since
     
  2. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wednesday night is always STAKE NIGHT.
    Interesting to think that anything above 2k (BC) may have seen over a foot since Tuesday night.
     
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  3. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah looks a bit more than 10 now i arrived at blue cow.
     
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  4. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Starting at Blue Cow this morning. Quite warm, little bit of wind. Few chairs on windhold.
     
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  5. hongomania

    hongomania One of Us Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Not jumping out of bed immediately to go touring after seeing this

     
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  6. BlueHue

    BlueHue One of Us

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    Some of the pictures and cams are starting to remind of what the 1990, 91 and 92 seasons looked like, my first three years skiing. One more good dump before the spring thaw really cranks (if we are that lucky) and we might just about be there in the Snowies at least.
     
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  7. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    No pics but obs from MT P...

    Horrendous winds up high. Wind blown drifts amongst sheet ice and Sastrugi.

    Fitters doing their best to de ice towers in that wind!!

    Crowds!
     
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  8. Belly

    Belly A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Good obs thanks
     
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  9. Seafm

    Seafm Too far from the snow Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just saw a couple of videos in the PSR page. Who needs to go to an amusement park:eek:
     
  10. DiscoStuAU

    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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  11. Snowy Joey

    Snowy Joey One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Very quiet over at Guthega this morning.
    Up high there and at Blue cow was interesting! :eek: Front valley not much better. Some lovely drifts here and there but otherwise it is like concrete.
     
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  12. nfip

    nfip Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    ripped from fb.
    Hobart snow to 300m
    [​IMG]
     
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  13. Val Desire

    Val Desire Hard Yards

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    What about BOM daytime temp forecast for Perisher next week? Will night time snow making compensate for high daytime temps? Or will there be much net snow loss, do you think?
     
  14. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Stay on topic .
     
  15. Baw Baw Bear

    Baw Baw Bear One of Us

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    Baw Baw got a dusting better than R
     
  16. J_busworth

    J_busworth One of Us

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    Is Perisher still doing snowmaking? I know Thredbo usually does through to the end of August
     
  17. robbo mcs

    robbo mcs One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    No, Perisher essentially finished for the season.
     
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