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Trip Report Mt Margaret - Victoria

Discussion in 'National Parks' started by jnldroge, Jul 13, 2014.

  1. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Good weather is comming ....four days approaching 20degs in Melb.
    Mt. Margaret should have nice weather on Saturday .

    Check fir any signs of dingo baiting in the areas....contact DSE is always advisable ....
    Because I think I recall some signage on approach to Keppels Hut indicating such!
     
  2. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    The snow line near Dinner Plain has crept up to 1500 M. .Flour Bag Plain was 95 % green this morning and that is situated at 1450 M. or so. My guess is that with the warmer sun and milder weather the snow party is almost over at some locations and certainly Mt. Margaret Gap (1200 M. ) is not going to be snowy at all.
     
  3. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    LM still has natural snow on the ground at 1300m. I reckon there'd be some in the shady protected areas at Mt Margaret still. The nights are freezing it up, so it's not really disappearing. There was snow a couple of days ago on Mt Ritchie, just south of LM. 1200m.
     
  4. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    Lake Mtn. is going to get some more snow on about Thursday and Friday next week. If it happens then Mt. Margaret Gap will get some too.
    http://www.janebunn.net/lake-mountain
     
  5. Skiain

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    Did a quick trip to Mt Margaret after an early start on the trails at Lake Mountain yesterday. The day was relatively warm and there was no significant snow, just patches left in the shade or under cover.

    View to Gerraty's from just below Mt Margaret. The extent of the devastation of the 2009 fires is still impressive, and scary.

     
  6. Ubiquitous Steve

    Ubiquitous Steve A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Where was that photo taken from?Yes there are dead trees ....millions of them causing headaches for the road and track system!Mt Margaret Rd is rather good though ...about 10km of nicely aligned mountain road.
    The forest age structure has been really buggered by that scorching fire !
     
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  7. Skiain

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    Pic taken from Mt Margaret Gap rd just north of the intersection of West/East Falls tracks, looking SE towards Lake Mountain
     
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