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Snow Report Mt Buller 2019 - Trip Reports, Pics & Conditions

Discussion in 'Mt Buller' started by D-eye, Jan 1, 2019.

  1. TOFF

    TOFF Im kind of a big deal Ski Pass: Gold

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    Might need to send one now
     
  2. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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  3. willsnow

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    VS cam needs some clearing. Good problem to have though
     
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  4. kimberlee81

    kimberlee81 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yep, touchdown!
     
  5. djam

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    the flag is cable tied to the fence, not so easy to move.
     
  6. Dave Clark

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  7. benzerknees

    benzerknees Hard Yards

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    Could today, someone in the know ask someone from the whose who as to what extra trails and lifts are being proposed to open tomorrow, assuming at least a little extra snow?
    Don't want to spend the day looking at people's helmets at the bottom of LBS.
     
  8. Dave Clark

    Dave Clark One of Us

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    Summit, Howqua, Koflers, Wombat, Mercedes-Benz all on wind hold at the moment (being reassessed ever 1/2hr) so they're trying to get Bull Run open this morning.
     
  9. benzerknees

    benzerknees Hard Yards

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    Thanks for the quick reply...so maybe wood run & standard , later today and tomorrow.
     
  10. Dave Clark

    Dave Clark One of Us

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    Bull Run OPEN. Suggest dropping down the stub of The Avenue.
     
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  11. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bullers Better.
     
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  12. SkiMun

    SkiMun Part of the Furniture

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    Yup Bull Chair is where I'd be heading this morning! :D
     
  13. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Got a great few laps in Bull Run, I was about 3rd down Wood Run, wind blown snow really accumulating but scoured in other spots. Should continue through the day.
     
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  14. Dave Clark

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    Ski Patrol gauges reporting 21cm ave overnight. Bit different to the marketing gauge of 9cm! o_O
     
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  15. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    21 seems about right.

    We still need quite a lot more snow.
     
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  16. willsnow

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    Is this marketing strategy to reduce visitors to Buller? I can totally support this :p:p
     
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  17. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans Walking on a dream Ski Pass: Gold

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    Radar looks good for Buller.
     
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  18. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah and I like the Sat night precip numbers on Yr. We really need 2 feet but a foot will make a difference and I reckon we will get it.

    Probably too much wind to open Southside right now but there’s enough snow for it to be open.
     
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  19. SkiMun

    SkiMun Part of the Furniture

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    Next time I am up at Buller, I think I will be putting a polite note into the 'Suggestions' box suggesting a new Integrated Unified Snow Reporting System. :p
     
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  20. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans Walking on a dream Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sun Valley?
     
  21. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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  22. xuěboarder

    xuěboarder One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Bottom section was very dicey when it was closed* last week

    But lots of fun up top
     
  23. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Also I think some of the nicest snow I skied this morning was on Skyline funnily enough. Heading back out for a poke around. I have a feeling that late this arvo could be good.
     
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  24. absentskier

    absentskier Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    I found over the years that skyline often has the best snow.
     
  25. SkiMun

    SkiMun Part of the Furniture

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    I was about 15cm away from leaving Melbourne this morning :o Weekend and early next week might be ok though :D
     
  26. LiveToSki

    LiveToSki One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I spent tonnes of time on skyline in the past - The joys of skiing blue... Underrated run.
     
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  27. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    So much fun to be had in the trees today.
     
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  28. Dave Clark

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    Grimus & Southside open tomorrow. Fed & Boggy on standby if required during peak times.
     
  29. Goon_Squad

    Goon_Squad Early Days

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    Hey Dave - any chance you could put a request in to get the burnt hut, village and bluff view* cams cleaned? Us cam watchers only really have LBS and bourke st cams to see how things build up during the storm.

    * not particularly fussed about bluff view, its always blocked and kinda useless anyway!
     
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  30. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    :love:

     
  31. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah Southside could have opened today except for the wind.

    Just had some nice runs around Chamois and Cow Camp and am trying the BBQ at Spurs.
     
  32. rime noreason

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    Thank you for all the reports to all up there at the moment:)

    I’m coming up for a 4 day weekend. With high and gusty winds, I mentioned to the partner yesterday that my concern driving up would be through the Black Spur. Then today this happened. Hoping everyone takes care on the roads and stays safe.

    https://7news.com.au/weather/melbou..._BmNgjCQjWiQAjJt_eybsRo83NxJWmZ-aozlg8V690d_Q



    If anyone wants to share a slide or two, yell out (no issues being ditched after 1 or two slides because Gumby skier here, but cracking good company :D:D)
     
  33. Vermillion

    Vermillion Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Who told you this?
     
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  34. TheFake

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    I had a feed there a few weeks ago. Food was pretty good, but the portion size wasn't huge and the price was pretty astronomical, even by Buller standards.
     
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  35. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yeah it’s a bit of a one off as we can’t get to Koflers, price is certainly up there, but nice to see some innovation.
     
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    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    This makes me smile:

     
  37. CarveMan

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    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yep pretty much constant snow
     
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    Come up with another name! IUSRS is a crap acronym.
     
  41. derwent

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    Accurately Reported Snow Edifications :)
     
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    Whatever it’s called I’m sure they will use Snow Height Information Technology to measure and report on it
     
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  43. dmz

    dmz More cheeeese Gromit Ski Pass: Gold

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    Is the track from Wombat to the bottom of Fed open?
     
  44. absentskier

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    Fed lift closed on website.
     
  45. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Grimus the pick this morning
     
  46. mx_boarder

    mx_boarder Habitual line stepper Ski Pass: Gold

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    Had worse mornings :cool:
     
  47. SkiMun

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    Conditions are amazing.

    Bye.
     
  48. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    :blb::blb::headbang:

    the only thing that's stopping me from topping myself for missing this weekend is the $$$$ that just landed in my bank account from Airbnb for a 4 night rental
     
  49. SkiMun

    SkiMun Part of the Furniture

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    I'm calling it. Best conditions since....2018
     
  50. mx_boarder

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    Just hasn’t stopped snowing. Legit heavy phat shit falling down to the Tirol T load. Did bang/10.
     
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