Observations July 11th - 15th, the deep freeze

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  1. mick chopps

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    Thanks for that. Looking forward to Friday. It's a shame that the Stirling cams are not properly updated.
     
  3. mick chopps

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    Certainly not me... The actual experts and gurus were on point though.
     
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    TBJ has updated. It white.

    Stanley trail report has gone from poor to good this morning.
     
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    NE Victoria, near Beechworth. ~700m.
    [​IMG]
     
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    That should do you for 2-3 weeks.;)

    Wind still hoofing through Tas. Mattsuyka & King Island still coping 90-odd km/h gusts. Frequent showers it seems.
     
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    Wifey reporting snow starting again at Mt Victoria
     
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    Anybody up at Stirling today? Photos please?
     
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    Little flurry outside my office window in Canberra. 7th floor.
     
  10. catsnow

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    Harry got a day off kinder and hiked leonards hill just out of Daylesford this morning. 1 - 2 inches on the ground.
     
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    Light snow at Buller- 30cm since Monday
     
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    Canberra Airport is reporting almost 5 degrees, it's mostly sunny, and there is still the odd flurry of snowflakes falling from the passing clouds. Quite od
     
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    Cold Dry air etc
     
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    From Buller entry gate earlier:
     
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    man i'm struggling big time
     
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    Hot Diggity Hard Yards

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    I have the same problem. Just logged in to help you out. After you load the page hit refresh on your browser. i only have this problem for Stirling cams. Have fun on Friday
     
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    TBJ looking fabulous
     
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    I'm told FC is really struggling with limited lifts operating (Halley's closed for time being), so everyone in the bowl and queues unbearable

    Snow great though; 'boot deep'
     
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    Wind hold?
     
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    Hobart has some evidence of snow to sea level. I am inclined to think it's from earlier this AM and doubt it settled.
    [​IMG]
     
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    I observe wind hold not too bad of a problem right now at Perisher and Thredbo

    Only really Blue Cow & Mt P chairs at Perisher on hold, with Basin & Karels currently on hold at Thredbo.....

    North Perisher T-bar still closed, would be well worth the short hike/skate from top of Interceptor today.... :D
     
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    All systems go :woohoo:
     
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    Ques don't look to bad on summit cam.
     
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    Legit? Is that a Rex plane? I am skeptical given HBA sits at 4m ASL.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Just tried the 2nd time to get up the GAR. Fitting chains at the gate. Get to the ticket box to be told theres a 2hr wait for convoys.
     
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    :confused:No.
    Perisher this morning reported 35cm .
    Was 42mm in the BOM gauge.
    I know some love to bash the lee side mid station drink bottle thing every day :deadhorse:
    and they , and every other resort have been guilty as charged over the years.
    I am sceptical most times too , so do my own research as do many of us.
    But this year they been pretty much calling it as it is IMO .

    BB at Hotham is well a respected straight shooter and calls it as it is.
    10 pts there.
     
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    Ghnarr arrgghhh aarrr pirate
     
  31. Karicta

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    Nope, just broken I think

    Given power failure yesterday I think they're running on diesel where possible....
     
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    Why such a doubter ... It's white white white ... Legit white all across the plains
     
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    Karicta A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Saw that too after I posted. But I didn't see any queue so I wondered if closed
     
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    That's 3-4 cm to sea level. It's pretty significant if it's legit.
     
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    Any day in australia where i gotta dig myself outa chest deep windblown filled gullies twice is a bonza one! Woo hoo watta morning..
     
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    The Duck is in his office.
     
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    The offspring about to kick my butt down the lower section of Dream Run
     
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    Don't think REX have any Jets so can't be theirs. The blue tail could be Alliance airlines maybe, but I think they only have Fokkers and that looks like an A320 or B737, so not sure of the owner of that one.
     
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    Dash of Whiskey in his coffee perhaps .
     
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    I observe - not often you get to ski Dream Run with such conditions. Very jealous. Enjoy.
     
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    Honestly looks like perisher hasn't received much at all. Or it all blew to Thredbo.
     
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    That looks sweet :thumbs:
     
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    Observe temps are remaining low, -7 @ top of Thredbo.

    Props for those who called a big system, has happened a few times this season when the regulars under predict.
     
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    Buller is starting to open up with more lifts. I observe crowds but powder stashs on the side
     
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    I am not even a thredbo skier anymore and i am v jealous!
     
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    I observe it should be possible to do top to bottom again on pow today!

     
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    Went for a walk around the block at lunchtime. Sun is out in Canberra but there is still snow on the upper southern slopes of Mount Ainslie. Air temp is brisk, with a moderate wind.

    The boss who told me I should have taken a sickie spent his lunch break looking online for accommodation at Thredbo for the weekend after this.
     
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