Question Blue Cow

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by Adelaide Snow, Jul 9, 2017.

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  1. Adelaide Snow

    Adelaide Snow Active Member

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    hi all,
    Heading to Perisher for first time in 2 weeks time and looking st piste map to get excited!
    I'm sure it will make sense once on the ground, but can't work out from the map how you access Blue Cow from Perisher Centre. Any help?
    Thanks.
     
  2. benchives

    benchives Part of the Furniture
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    There is a train, easy as! Called the skitube and it departs from Perisher

    You can also be a little adventurous and ski there if you like! Not recommended for newbies though
     
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    Right now by train, maybe by the time you get here they'll have the access trails open. If so, you can either take the Quad to the top and take the high traverse across to either Pleasant Valley or Brumby T Bar. Or down through Pretty Valley to Interceptor, then down into Pleasant Valley and same as above.

    But for now the only way to access is via the skitube.
     
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    Until there is more snow, you can use the tube from Perisher to Blue Cow - included in the lift ticket. With more snow there is a trail from the top of Perisher Express Quad across to Blue Cow
     
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    Legs Akimbo Part of the Furniture
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    There are a couple of ways assuming normal snow cover. Ride the quad to the top and traverse around to your right. That will take you to Pleasant Valley. Or veer left as you pass the bottom of Pretty Valley Chair and traverse to the Interceptor Chair, from the top of which you can drop into Pleasant Valley. From Pleasant Valley, to get to the Blue Cow building ride the Brumby T Bar or ski Roller Coaster to the bottom of Ridge Chair. Have a look here
     
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    Thanks for clarifying - an 8 year old is now excited about using the train!
     
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    WTF, not for newbies my arse. Catch the Perisher quad to top station and take the blue cow expressway to pleasant valley then on to blue cow terminal, all green runs.
     
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    Your dilemma is indeed the very essence of Perisher Blue and why so many people keep coming back. It has all of these different areas to ski and so much of the fun is getting there and back. Once you get from Perisher to Blue Cow, Guthega is incredibly tempting and there are numerous ways to get there. Once you get the hang of how to get from A to B to C, the trick is knowing where to ski under prevailing conditions and for how long before the word gets out about the best places. There are days when you travel over much of the resort, whilst on others you find a magical spot and stick to it all day. Perisher Blue is as much about the journeys as it is the slopes. You didn't mention how long you are staying, so hopefully it is long enough to have heaps of fun exploring all of the resort???
     
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