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Snow Report Ben Lomond 2019 - Trip Reports, Pics & Conditions

Discussion in 'Ben Lomond' started by D-eye, Jan 30, 2017.

  1. D-eye

    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator

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  2. BenLomond Iceman

    BenLomond Iceman One of Us

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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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  3. Richard

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  4. BenLomond Iceman

    BenLomond Iceman One of Us

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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

    Ben Lomond Jez Hard Yards

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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.
     
  6. BenLomond Iceman

    BenLomond Iceman One of Us

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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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  7. The BLC Inc.

    The BLC Inc. Hard Yards

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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.
     
  8. The BLC Inc.

    The BLC Inc. Hard Yards

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    Bass Lift operating as winds moderate.
     
  9. The BLC Inc.

    The BLC Inc. Hard Yards

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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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  10. Richard

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    --- Season 2018 ---
     
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    shabu_shabu One of Us

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    Colanz Hard Yards

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    It's gotta be the year to go back to the Ben. Come on Huey...give it to us.❄️
     
  13. BenLomond Iceman

    BenLomond Iceman One of Us

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    good snow falls on the mountain today at least another 10 cm . Snow expected to continue overnight. The mountain is very close to having enough snow to open IMO
     
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  14. BenLomond Iceman

    BenLomond Iceman One of Us

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    After good snow falls from friday and more light snow overnight and a great freeze up, Alpine Enterprises will open 2 beginners poma lifts today. good news for the school holidays
     
  15. SirWinston

    SirWinston Hard Yards

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    Wow. Ten years ago this forum was receiving multiple posts a day, during the ski season anyway. I know that Facebook offers an alternative source of information now, but surely people still check it?
     
  16. RARRRRRRR

    RARRRRRRR Hard Yards

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    I thought the same.

    Snow wise conditions should be pretty good in the next few days.
    I was up there today but only bass was operating thanks to high winds
    Hard to say how much snow actually fell because its was so damn windy but could be anywhere from 10-30cm
    Lots of snow on the trees from around 600m elevation

    Also shout out to the parks staff member who told me to put on my chains on way too early.

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