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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. wolly

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    any one planning to go tobogganing
     
  2. Timmossy

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    That went downhill quick, certainly waited until the last minute to turn junior slushy on.
     
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  3. djam

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    It's more like a day for swimming :emoji_swimmer: or sailing :emoji_rowboat: or just a good :emoji_blue_book: maybe in :emoji_bed:
     
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    Looks like they're getting ready to groom it for mudslides
     
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    Is today an official windhold day?
     
  6. Jellybeans

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    Yep.
    Bull Run, SS and Grimus all closed.
    Maybe something tonight.
    And 5-10cm on Monday
     
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  7. wolly

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    written like a true " Snow Reporter'
     
  8. blueandwhite

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    Wood run was on the marginal side yesterday.
     
  9. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I understand all the snow-makers Australia wide were absent for a couple of days late in the week for a 'snowmakers conference'.
     
  10. MickM

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    Wow, cover decimated quickly, this was Wed 11th. Less than 2 weeks ago!
     
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  11. LiveToSki

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    Looks different this morning... Is anyone still up there?

    (PS - if I had any IT skills I would post the current web cam that doesnt change...)
     
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  13. Timmossy

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    I'm gonna go for a quick burn tomorrow morning if the sun comes out. Will get bored in a couple of hours with what terrain is left...…….
     
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    Was nice early on. Got tracked for us pretty quickly given lack of lifts running, school hols and my kids terrain limitations. Still skied really nicely from top to bottom of what was available this morning though. Bit wet lower down now. As long as it doesn't get too much wetter it should groom up well tonight I think. Good fun snow for this time of year for sure.

     
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  15. luvthabumps

    luvthabumps A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Looks great - first snowfalls at Whistler on Tuesday last week when we arrived in Van. Sprinkles up high on Grouse as well.
     
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  16. bugeater

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    What's the chance of Shakey, Little Buller, Summit and Baldy being open and skiable on the weekend? They were looking a bit ragged on Sunday. Picked up a new board in the sales and would like to test it out
     
  17. CarveMan

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    Verging on 100% I would say.
     
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  18. Timmossy

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    Today’s report - Meh.
     
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    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'll head up tonight to ski tomorrow and Friday, then come back for the GF which will be the end for me.
     
  21. Timmossy

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    Going home so here’s a few on my last ride. Essentially there wouldn’t be much in the way of skiing if it wasn’t for snowmaking.

    Slalom Gully still ok for a bit of fun as it has gradient, the rest might be at 8:30 for an hour or two.

    It’s pretty dire. What’s open is sooooo slow and you can’t rip it up.


    South side.

    Wombat.
     
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  22. SkiMun

    SkiMun Part of the Furniture

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    Still enjoying those slushy bumps on Howqua :wally::ski:
     
  23. DbSki

    DbSki Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Boggy Cam is back.

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    Will be great to watch the dam construction :thumbs:
     
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  25. bugeater

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    Spent the day up there. Not much open, but enough to keep me happy on the new board. Not sure there would be anything at all though if it wasn't for the snow making. Gather the new dam should improve the coverage for future years. Icy first thing, but softened up very quickly. Pretty slow by the end of the day.
     
  26. kasper

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    Took the kids (3 & 5) up - great for them to learn on. I haven’t managed to get up all year so greatful things are still open!

    Bourke street has nearly complete cover - will last to the end Shakey Knees is very narrow will be surprised if the can keep it open another week.

    Without snow making we would have been done and dusted...

    I know many on here wouldn’t care too much but the mini slush machine has done a great job on the toboggan park too. The amount of snow they have there was perfect for a toboggan slide.

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    xuěboarder One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Props to Buller for keeping the amount open with the snow that's left.

    Wombat will be done by mid week
    I doubt howqua and fox will survive

    No crowds, fun snow all day. Cracking spring skiing.
     
  28. djam

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    today must have been the best day of the season....






    :emoji_sunny: Close to a full body tan now :confused:
     
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  29. DbSki

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    Back in the 70s before snow making by late Sept you would be lucky to finish the day without mud on you.
     
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  30. powderhound123

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    Some pics from yesterday
     

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    After today, is there still enough snow for anything to be open tomorrow?
    Daughter (who skis) has picked up a 2nd hand board and wants to try that for the first time. Would just be very slow Bourke St laps for us.
    I have a season pass so $$ for lift passes, etc isn't an issue. More to the point - is it worth going at all?
     
  32. xuěboarder

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    Bourke street will have enough, itll just be a bit tight at the bottom
     
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    It looks like you had your own private ski resort, @powderhound123 ! Well done, and thank you for posting the photos. Looks like the snow has held up reasonably well on the south slopes despite the warm weather we’ve had
     
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    Great end to the season yesterday. Mostly a private ski resort, I reckon less than 100 people on the hill.
    Further props for keeping open as much as they did, was majorly sketchy by the end. Spring skiing at its finest
     
  35. djam

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    by the end of today it was done! milked that one to the very end.

    Check out the video posted on facebook yesterday, if you haven't already.
     
  36. DbSki

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    Excavator at Boggy Ck



    Crane at Kooroora

     
  37. DbSki

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    Looks like that was a small crane setting up the big crane.

     
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  38. wolly

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    Actually a big crane setting up a bigger crane
     
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    Actually it might have been a really big crane setting up a huge crane.
     
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    We had to pull over to let the convoy of oversized trucks and crane go past us near Merrijig. Even the escort vehicle was big!
     
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    Looks like the big kids toys have arrived on scene...

     
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    Planning to go camping up that way Cup Weekend - might pack the rock hoppers...