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News Hotham Announces $4.4million snowmaking expansion for 2016

Discussion in 'Hotham & Dinner Plain' started by SnowBound, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. FatBoyDave

    FatBoyDave One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Beaten to it.
    This is great news!
    Would be good to see a map of where they are going to put them.
    I wonder how many snow guns $4.4 mill buys?
     
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  2. cin

    cin Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    probably a lot less if they make them here as apposed to somewhere in Asia LOL
     
  3. cookieman

    cookieman One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Excellent news and would pretty much guarantee skiing at heavenly, road runner and summit for June school holidays.
    Len D done a fantastic job getting some of the mountain going when there was no natural snow early in this season.
    This year with Hotham's limited snowmaking infrastructure they had DP lift going for the full season and heavenly till close.
    :):):)
     
  4. benchives

    benchives Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snow guns are so naughties....
     
  5. Pink

    Pink One of Us

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    Great news! Snow making on the Summit will be so good for the newbies, kiddies and park rats. There's a plague of all of them. A gun on Easy Street too, pretty please. It was crying out for it last July school holidays. A snow gun that is.
     
  6. Amelia1810

    Amelia1810 One of Us

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    Cuppa A Local

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    Great news.
     
  8. gaz35

    gaz35 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I think I read somewhere there will be18 new guns
     
  9. kimberlee81

    kimberlee81 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Did anybody actually read the press release???

    It clearly states, "18 state-of-the-art Techno-Alpin fan guns."
     
  10. TripleM

    TripleM Hard Yards

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    Awesome news. Summit early and late means more kids and beginners are happy!!! More new snow obsessed people. Bring it on!!!!
     
  11. snowgum

    snowgum One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Great news - a big thumbs up for Hotham!
    A bit of a wait for summit & upper imagine but well worth it!
    Not sure about just adding snow guns to lower canyon canyon - perhaps it's stage #1 with #2 to follow?