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Observations Observations 6-9th Sept

Discussion in 'Alpine & Snow' started by POW_hungry, Sep 5, 2019.

  1. Undies

    Undies Pizza! Ski Pass: Gold

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    10 cents for the person who can guess what level the Marketing Stake is reading right now.
     
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  2. toughnut

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    Yeah drive from Cooma airport was less than ideal
     
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  3. toughnut

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    Looks like a band incoming on the radar within next hour or so too
     
  4. Snow Blowey

    Snow Blowey Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    was going to post similar - brown as in Dubbo today also.
     
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  5. Bloke

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    Indeed, someone needs to tell them that a light smear of vaseline over the whole stake will fix that problem right up
     
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  6. PMG

    PMG One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Very dark in Sydney but I think it's dust rather than cloud. Extremely strong gusts atm.
     
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  7. CarveMan

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  8. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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  9. Gimp

    Gimp One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cold, windy, Dusty thru Midura, it's coming
     
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    _Yossarian_ One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Light snow on and off this afternoon at Hotham, although when I left at 4 pm it just puking.

    Still puking at Dinner Plain - they've probably picked up another 5-10 cm.
     
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  11. xuěboarder

    xuěboarder One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Absolutely nuked from about 330 onward
    Lapping an empty federation bowl til close was unbelievable.
    All tracks from the morning filled in. Morning was quite heavy but late afternoon was very light.
    Slab-o-meter is gone*

    *deck was bare this morning
     
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  12. AussieWhite

    AussieWhite Hard Yards

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    Dry snow North Perisher. Been snowing all afternoon...
     
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  13. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans calm and rational Ski Pass: Gold

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    Buller road is absolute chaos.
    Several cars off the road down at Chalet Creek.
    Some sort of crash between Skating Rink and the Village.
    Snow down to 1km after Chain Bay 1.
    10-15cm of snow where we are currently stuck halfway up from the carparks to the village.



     
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  14. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hopefully my mate was in front of all that.
    Driven down today for IS
     
  15. Sage Oya

    Sage Oya Like the herb, lover of Pabst, cup ramen devotee Ski Pass: Gold

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    Traveling down the Hume, temp has gone from 32 leaving Sydney to 13 degrees in an hour. Passing pheasants nest currently.

    *edit raining and windy AF
     
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  16. Billy_Buttons

    Billy_Buttons Que Sera, Sera Ski Pass: Gold

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    Safe travels, everyone!
     
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  17. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    12-15cm of fresh according to Perisher's marinated steak.
     
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  18. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sydney Obs Hill hit 28.5C at 5pm this arvo.
     
  19. nfip

    nfip Cold n' Rusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Really hit the coast about an hour ago.
    From boardies n flanno to full winter kit and scramble to get the fire lit before it really kicked.
     
  20. teleroo

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    After sleet on the way in from Cooma to Adaminaby this arvo, it cleared up about 4pm. Now however we've got big fat flakes starting to settle at Lake Eucumbene. As night settles in, water starting to freeze up on surfaces, so expect the snow to accumulate overnight.

     
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  21. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Solid band on Sat pic NSW bound
     
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  22. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sat pic has looked relentless all day.
     
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  23. TomGroggon

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    Wind big time on the Illawarra Escarpment dust bushfire smell and getting colder.
     
  24. Jellybeans

    Jellybeans calm and rational Ski Pass: Gold

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    Safely up the mountain and parked.
    Snowing quite nicely now at Buller.
    I reckon a solid 15cm.
    Some nicer pics:




    Can only think of one time the Buller road was as scenic as this when going up or down.
     
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  25. CarveMan

    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    So this walkway at Buller was clear this morning:

     
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  26. Tanuki

    Tanuki A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Shaping up as the best Buller system this year. Enjoy!
     
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  27. Boodwah

    Boodwah One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Came in hard on arvo XC w dorg, at least another 10cm, we had fun.
     
  28. xuěboarder

    xuěboarder One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Some more pics from around the lodge
     
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  29. Rick Ross Da Boss

    Rick Ross Da Boss One of Us

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    Hotham rd takes another victimo_O
     
  30. SkiMountaineer

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    I observe snow and sleet falling at Bullocks Flat
     
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    ROFLPerformance driver in a commie ... good thing it was on the safe side
     
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  32. Jacko4650

    Jacko4650 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Mixed bag of wintery mix at Island Bend 1430m just doqn from Blue Cow & Guthega. Temps have been variable, so too the propensity for flakes to stick - on & off. Much precipitation but little net accumulation thus far.
    Heavy earlier:-

    . . . and now starting to accumulate. Temp -0.2.
     
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  33. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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  34. J_busworth

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    They really had to didn't they
     
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    Falls Creek.
     
  36. IAB

    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Left Sydney 4pm, car read 32C. By the time I got to within 30km of Goulburn it read 5C.
     
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    Not that in Sydney anymore ! Cooled down very fast
     
  38. CarveMan

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    Probably closer to 20cm now:

     
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  39. xuěboarder

    xuěboarder One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I cleared the smaller gaps to nothing at around 11pm. Here's them now:

    Look about 5 cent ish over night? Maybe a bit more. Agree with CM, easy 20 so far.
     
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  40. teleroo

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    Lake Eucumbene and Mt Cobrabold. A light dusting here by the lake, settled snow seems a few hundred metres higher.

     
  41. Onlybackscratchers

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    Wild in the carpark, looks like 20+, still snowing.
     
  42. luvthabumps

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    :blb::blb: westerlies at Buller.............
     
  43. Mctavish

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    Falls this morning - about 25-30 cm
     
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  44. scottski

    scottski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    I’m observing the wind and visibility at Perisher is enough to grab a coffee at Brunellis and jump in the car and drive home.
     
  45. Jacko4650

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    Ditto Guthega. Short day pethaps? This is the view toward Main Range!
     
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  46. SkiMountaineer

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    I observe you've made a major error in judgement.《jk》 Sun Valley and across to Mt P is epic. Wait for the sun to poke through and untracked powder everywhere.
     
  47. scottski

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    No, the coffee was great. Plus, I can ski any day I like or not.
    Will head up to Thredbo tomorrow . Monday heading out on the main range.
     
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    Observed pretty big avalanche in Coles Bowl Hotham, everything is a bi slabby
     
  49. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Good luck.
    I bet you don't.
    35-50 knots and white out conditions Monday AM.
     
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    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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