Snow Report Ben Lomond 2017 - Trip Reports, Pics & Conditions

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  1. D-eye

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    Season 2017
     
  2. BenLomond Iceman

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    There is some ice and snow on the mountain , snow play at this stage . it has been very cold this weekend and the snow sports crew have cranked up all three snow guns overnight . More snow is expected this afternoon and overnight . This coming week is also looking positive for snow with temps staying quite cold and fronts coming through at a regular rate during the week

    fingers crossed more some good snow falls in the next week
     
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  4. BenLomond Iceman

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    Hi Richard

    i will update conditions when i can once tows are operating.. i will check with other ben regulars if someone can take responsibility for updates on this forum .. cheers BLIM
     
  5. Ben Lomond Jez

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    Heard a rumour front slopes are open tomorrow... no promises though. Bass and Summit are ready to go though. Snow was wet in the morning but really nice in the arvo. Skiied over to Giblin last thing today, knee deep in spots, but the wind was starting to develop a crust in places. Still windy, has stopped snowing.
     
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    A bit quite in here but not on the mountain . Plenty of snow and currently very good to excellent cover on all slopes
     
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    Currently -4.2, extreme southerly wind, visibility down to 50m. 3-5 cms fresh snow overnight. ALL LIFTS ON HOLD until winds drop. This includes Bass, Village, Summit, Fannies and Bills on stand by with staff ready to go as soon as winds abate.

    Road icy with some snow across the plateau and ladder.

    Note ski.com.au report not able to be updated.
     
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    Bass Lift operating as winds moderate.
     
  9. The BLC Inc.

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    -5.1, light cloud rising, moderate SW winds, great spring snow cover on all slopes!
    Bass Village Summit Fannies this morning, Bills on stand by for afternoon.

    ROAD CONDITIONS – Snow and ice on road. 2WD vehicles most likely advised to fit chains. ALL vehicles proceeding past the park registration area must carry chains and fit them where directed. Please follow the directions of the Parks Rangers.

    Gear Hire and Cafe (Ben Lomond Snow Sports) are open 7 days from 9am to 4:30pm have all your hire needs covered right at the doorstep to the snow. This means no lugging your gear up from the car park, no mess, no stress and most importantly no worries. They have everything from clothing through to toboggans, skis, snowboards, boots, poles, snow shoes and lessons with qualified instructors! Pop in for a bite to eat for some great hot food and drink options from their café just off the snow or try one of their to die for hot chocolates and get it out of the cold. For more information about Ben Lomond Snow Sports hire options visit the hire page on our website.
    1. ANNOUNCEMENTS:Alpine Enterprises have confirmed operations will continue until the end of Sunday 17 September 2017. Now is the time to plan your last snow trip of the year if your wanting to ride the lifts and enjoy some great spring snow conditions.
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