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Opinion Give Corin Forest Full Ski Resort Status

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by DidSurfNowSki, Dec 16, 2020.

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  1. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    @Richard

    I'm hereby petitioning you to correct a massive injustice on this forum. Give Corin Forest full Australian Ski Resort status!!!

    Currently within the skicomau forums Australian ski resorts are listed as:



    Corin Forest is the only commercial snow facility in the ACT and the closest ski or snow-play area to Canberra, about a 45-minute drive away.

    The resort uses snow-making technologies overnight when temperatures plunge to provide a consistent cover up to 2.5 metres deep.

    In 2019 Corin Forest invested in all-weather snowmaking technology as part of its climate change strategy. The machine makes flake ice inside the unit using refrigeration so the resort is not reliant on sub-zero temperatures in order to produce snow.

    Corin Forest plans to clear 2.25 hectares of native vegetation, carry out earthworks and install a ski lift and load and offload points, bull wheels and towers to add to the existing ski slope, snow-play area and alpine slide.

    As such Corin Forest clearly meets the standard as a bonfide Australian ski resort and I call on you to correct this injustice!!!

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    Normo wants to know when they are putting in the RFID gates, he's looking for new challenges.
     
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    they have predominantly been a snowplay area.
    But once the lift goes in and they extend the sliding area they should be considered a proper resort
     
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    They got a Magic Carpet?
    :)
     
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    They sure do.
     
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    I’m in!
    :D
     
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    Ski.com.au meetup here we go
     
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    2.5m deep - I love Corin as a snowplay / toboggan area but struggle to comprehend it could get to that on anything other than extreme weather events? Do admit that the pic above looks like some pretty decent cover...

    The intermediate run should be awesome when its up and running. Applaud them for having a go at this.
     
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    Don't panic, got Rudy G on the job. Success guaranteed.
     
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    Do they have a ski resort map that is to the @DidSurfNowSki international standard?
     
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    Donuts?
    No donuts, no resort status.
    Simples!
     
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    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Will you die if you ski out of bounds?
     
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    Unless you’re vaccinated.
     
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    You will have to lodge an application to the Ski Resort Accreditation Board.
     
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    Just watch out for the uh sharks
     
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    The lack of schnapps is my biggest concern
     
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  18. Untele-whippet

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    According to the thread title, only skiers!
    No standing tobogganers.
    Controversial but canny.
    @DidSurfNowSki deadman walking.....
     
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  19. Astro66

    Astro66 Still looking for a park in Thredbo

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    Pffft ........ If I lay a 4 by 2 out of my refrigerator, can I be a ski resort too ??? <shakes head>
     
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    Well, if you want .... add it to the list :D. Ps non-ACT people welcome to try out our local little resort (I’m yet to make it there myself!).
     
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    Will you provide parking?
    And donuts!?
     
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    Will there be schnapps?
     
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    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    no, but you do need a new refrigerator.

    isn’t the frozen milk giving you the shits? Or is that the cause of the 4x2?
     
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    Quite possibly. The terrain is unforgiving, real no fall terrain with often thin cover.

     
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    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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  26. DidSurfNowSki

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    I've skied on worse cover.
     
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    The cafe inside the lodge is quite good

    [​IMG]
     
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    Actually they do !

    [​IMG]

    The world renown ski trail artist @VSG drew this :p
     
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    Toasted marshmallows?
     
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    Sometimes the amount of cover is Scabby :D
     
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    well you do ski ......:p
     
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    Yeah, one of the big attractions there.
     
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    Hey @DidSurfNowSki , not a real ski resort yet. Once the Vail overlords get onto it, snap it up, and put it on the Epic pass .... then were talking :D Shouldn't be long;) On the bright side, probably the only resort left in Oz they can buy without the ACCC kicking up a stink:p
     
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    @Richard, I've even done the screen design.



    Fits like an inner glove !
     
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    There was an original one in the "cafe" when I worked there, but it was before the internet, so its probably lost. We had a French chef who couldn't cook for shit, late night ski parties with the doors open and the music blaring, bad hair (I actually had hair!), bad ski clothes, LOOK integrated boot/bindings, ah, so many fond memories.
     
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    What about Mt Victoria Ski Resort?

    More vertical than Smigs
     
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    telecrag Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Corin is about to install a chair, and that my friends is the stuff ski resorts are made of!
     
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    Not to mention it was open for more days this year than Thredbo LOL whoever that super smart and beautiful and wonderful person was that got to be first lifted skier in the Southern Hemisphere 2020 was probably there on 6 June 2020 :whistle:
     
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    Ski in - ski out pub!
    That my friends is the stuff ski resorts are made of!
    Priorities....
     
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    Where TF is that??? Need to kill. That’s like from 20 years ago when some stupid advertiser wanted us to demonstrate the audience was into snow sport.

    (The whole advertising industry is full of dickheads - who the f*** did they think visited our site??? Folk into tropical fish keeping FFS!!!)
     
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    So that’s an affirmative?
     
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    Tell us what you really think.
     
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    Trying for lamest thread of the year before time runs out ?
     
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    Normally at this time of the year I'm looking forward to some NH ski action so I've got to fill my time in somehow :p
    Might go for a wander somewhere instead.
     
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    Tom from Melbourne One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    How many poma's, carpets and t-bars is a chair worth?

    That might leap frog it in front of Baw Baw.
     
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    Majikthise Sage Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Has anyone contemplated the "State Eight number 2's"? the second highest peaks.
     
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    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Google says

    NSW
    1 Mount Kosciuszko 2,220m
    2 Mount Townsend 2,185m

    VIC
    1 Mount Bogong 1,979m
    2 Mount Bogong Central 1,936m
    3 Mount Feathertop 1,903m

    QLD
    1 Bartle Frere South Peak 1,600m
    2 Bellenden Ker (Centre Peak) 1,557m

    SA
    1 Mount Woodroffe (Ngarutjaranya) 1,427m
    2 Mount Morris 1,251m

    WA
    1 Mount Meharry 1,241m
    2 Mount Bruce 1,221m

    TAS
    1 Mount Ossa 1,573m
    2 Legges Tor 1,561m

    NT
    1 Mount Zeil 1,497m
    2 Mount Edward 1,397m

    ACT
    1 Mount Gingera 1,848m
    2 Mount Kelly 1,814m

    I say stop putting thoughts in my head...
    Getting access to the NT and SA ones would be a PITA.
     
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    How about doing the 8 lowest?