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Is this what the oversnow needs

Discussion in 'Charlotte Pass' started by Tree Breaker Bob, Nov 23, 2015.

  1. Tree Breaker Bob

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    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty

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    Would still have same problems as Mattracks
     
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  3. Legs Akimbo

    Legs Akimbo Grumblebum Ski Pass: Gold

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    And Mt Buller. Those are not diamond pattern.
     
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    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty

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    sly_karma Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    All they need is one of these. And a desire to be rid of that foolish monopoly.

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    Angus_McCrory Old n' Crusty

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    WOT and let the bogan masses from Perisher up the road :eek: No f'in way.

    Over snow is one of the charms of CP. Just needs to be more reliable.
     
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    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Forget CP - open up cat skiing on Mt K and Townsend:D
     
  8. Tree Breaker Bob

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    Maybe steel blades set in the rubber tracks, of course then there is the problem of damaging road surface

    You don't see how long it actually takes to fit and remove them, but you can obviously go faster on them than Mattraks

    Bob

    P S Say no to bogan masses
     
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    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Can supply ear muffs so you won't even know the cat is about while you slog uphill:)
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  10. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    Where would they park?
     
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    I propose again my compromise solution.

    Clear the road so you're not spending silly amounts of money on unreliable custom "oversnow" vehicles, run buses with chains instead.

    But keep the road closed to public traffic, there's no parking anyway.
     
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    sly_karma Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Say "Charlottes Pass" and some people think charming village. I think it's a piece of our publicly owned national park arbitrarily closed off to only those with the additional cash to get there. Nothing wrong with the vehicle-free alpine village concept but the closed road just frosts me. Visitors to KNP are already subsidising half the other parks in the system with their entry fees; it adds insult to injury that there's a facility that's closed to them and requires even more money to access.
     
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    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sounds great for the road surface :p
     
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    It's not closed, their day tripper price is cheaper than Perisher or Thredbo and that includes transport, or you buy a package deal for the period of time your there, if you buy in Feb you get a 20% discount, there is always cross country, so I don't see why you are using money in this debate.

    Nothing comes for free and Iám sure the NP&WS will not fit the bill for road clearing and if Kevin did then I would expect their day ticket price to increase because they would have to limit patronage or the lift queues would become to big

    All the resorts pay the NP&WS big money to be there, so they must be allowed some ability to make decisions for their businesses after all they provide a service and the only way to do that is to make a profit, unlike Kevin who is lucky enough that losing money doesn't seem to be his primary concern. If it was why would you increase your stakeholding and buy Selwyn

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    Found a better one



    Bob

    Only in America where you could afford the fuel. Actually filmed in Canada around Baldface
     
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    5 mins perisher to CP