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Question Day Trip This Weekend

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by Total Whiteout, Jun 14, 2019.

  1. Total Whiteout

    Total Whiteout Addicted

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    Considering doing a xc day trip this Sunday in the snowies.

    Given the conditions, where would people recommend right now? (if at all).

    Have had Guthega to Pounds Creek and up Ramshead from Thredbo both suggested.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    My thoughts are the skiing will be pretty ordinary except way up high. Looks like a bit of accumulation on basin cam at Thredbo today so you never know. Much safer with cover from top of Thredbo outwards. WOuld imagine its sketchy along the snowy after the week of no freeze and rain.
     
  3. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    Wait until July!!
     
  4. sidetrack

    sidetrack One of Us

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    Some of the best trips I’ve had are a times when everyone told me to wait. Go, do something different, explore etc.
     
  5. skifree

    skifree Old n' Crusty Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Go to Guthega & follow your nose, that is sniff out the best snow which maybe;
    Up Guthega Trig way,
    Or up Farmhouse Creek Valley,
    Or up the Paralyser Ridge,
    Or over to Illawong & follow the Snowy to Spencers,
    Or over to Illawong & over the Snowy & Up.
     
  6. Gimp

    Gimp One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cover looks doable on guthega can this morning
     
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  7. Total Whiteout

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    Went from Guthega to Illawong Lodge and a bit further up. Bit scratchy but able to ski most of the way from the bridge to the lodge (just). Still worth getting out though.