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Federation Chair

Discussion in 'Mt Buller' started by ben2579, Jul 1, 2007.

  1. ben2579

    ben2579 First Runs

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    Hey all,
    Just wondering on your thoughts on Federation chair, and if it has any chance of being open by monday week. I am interested because I have booked a holiday from Monday the 9th to Friday 13th, I am an experienced Skiier, and I guess hoping for some more advanced terrain to open up. Is bull Run bowl far from opening?

    Thanks for any comments and advice!
     
  2. Fluffy beanie

    Fluffy beanie One of Us

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    Re: Federion Chair

    this photo was taken last tuesday. it is the lower part of the bull run bowl. wood run isn't so far from being open. However, being the photo was from tues, then they had all that r*** i dunno. But they have a heap of snow over the past few days, with lots more forcast, so who knows? [​IMG]
     
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  3. skiflat

    skiflat Old n' Crusty

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    Re: Federion Chair

    By the 9th Very good chances it will be open, very good
     
  4. ben2579

    ben2579 First Runs

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    Re: Federion Chair

    Does that comment take effect to federation aswell, or just bull run???

    Regardless it looks like there should be enough terrain ipen to keep me happy [​IMG]
     
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  5. hongomania

    hongomania One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Federion Chair

    hey
    i was up at buller last tues-friday. after all the freakin' rain there is not much chance of federation or bull run bowl being opened up soon....the "base" was wiped out. just random bits of snow left that will melt fast. pity because it was looking good to open soon. on friday standard run was in appaling condtion. lbs and wombat were the picks of the day, however its only to mid load and for some reason even when not windy that lift is PAINFULLY slow.
     
  6. Hunter

    Hunter Part of the Furniture Endless Winter

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    Re: Federion Chair

    Don't think so, they need a solid 1m base to open these areas.
     
  7. hongomania

    hongomania One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Federion Chair

    yeh they really need to do some more grooming in there during the summer i reckon
     
  8. Hunter

    Hunter Part of the Furniture Endless Winter

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    Re: Federion Chair

    The call goes out ever year for this, but little seems to be done, anything substaintial cut this summer Carveman that you can see ?
     
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  9. Seth

    Seth Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Federion Chair

    From speaking to some Patrollers today, they reckon that one more good dump will see a lot more of the mountain open up.

    I reckon Wombat Bowl and Southside will be the next to open up.
     
  10. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Federion Chair

    The fires did plenty over summer [​IMG]
     
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  11. Cliff-jumper_2000

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    Re: Federion Chair


    Hunter only gromming i could see was done by fire has left some good runs not needing a graet deal of snow compared to what they did! Like this run for just one example [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
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  12. hongomania

    hongomania One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Federion Chair

    what run and where is that?!! i want 2 ski it..even tho i wuld have b4....is it bloody hell?
     
  13. hongomania

    hongomania One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Federion Chair

    and no the fires didnt do enuf.....well thats wat i reckon but what would i know according to some MEAN comments left to me in my post about "shuldnt have bort a season pass" i was dropped on my head as a baby!
     
  14. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Federion Chair

    Your spelling in this thread hasn't done much to redeem yourself.
     
  15. fx 140 ski freek

    fx 140 ski freek Hard Yards

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    Re: Federion Chair

    thats funny carveman!! [​IMG]
     
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  16. hongomania

    hongomania One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Federion Chair

    yeh well i wanted to quote myself but i think u deleted the thread carveman....
     
  17. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Federion Chair

    No deleting from me...haven't been online for the weekend until now.
     
  18. Monaroq

    Monaroq First Runs

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    Re: Federion Chair

    That pic looks like the top entry into powder keg, i skied it when it was closed a couple of years back. About half way down I realised why it was closed [​IMG]

    Ended up killing a ski on that run too...lucky it was a rock hopper!!
     
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  19. Fluffy beanie

    Fluffy beanie One of Us

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    Re: Federion Chair

    There actully 2 punters skiing down the closed Wood Run. We were watching them go down on figgles as were going up on the chair lift.... they seemed to be struggling a bit!
     
  20. Planks & Sticks

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    Re: Federion Chair

    When is the spelling of the title going to be changed...it is a joke that it managed to remain like that!

    (Maybe I have too much time on my hand...)
     
  21. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Federion Chair

    Oops - I forgot I had the power [​IMG]
     
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  22. Fluffy beanie

    Fluffy beanie One of Us

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    Re: Federion Chair

    no more federion??? no fair
     
  23. Slushii

    Slushii Mostly missing in action... Ski Pass: Gold

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    Re: Federion Chair

    i was about to ask if this is a new run [​IMG]
     
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