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Official Falls Creek Meet-Up Point

Discussion in 'Falls Creek' started by Falls Fanatic, Jun 29, 2007.

  1. Falls Fanatic

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    As was suggested in this thread, it would be a great idea to have a quick daily swing-buy to meet up & ski with other forum users, without complicated pre-arrangements.

    I'm opening this to Falls Creek fans for a discussion on the best/most convenient place for such a meet up point:

    Location: Lorna Dunkley shelter is: it's the weird multi-sided building near the top of Eagle and Scott chairs.
    Time: 10:30am

    In good weather, meet outside near the entrance to the shelter; in poor weather, meet inside. Preferably both indoor & outdoor locations are in the same vicinity.

    Please use this thread to discuss the most suitable location for the meet-up point, and also eventually to post if you are planning on making it, and if so what you are wearing, but as the idea takes off I think we may end up with a bit of a community who are keen for skiing buddies & to show members around that are unfamiliar with the mountain.

    Like Carveman and Planks & Sticks, I hope this works out as it'll be great not having to make complicated arrangements (in advance), and people knew if they were at a loose end, they could always go to the meeting point and there might be other people there who wanted to ski/board/tele. I also think it's a perfect way to put faces to the names online and build a bit of a Falls Creek community.

    *Note: Credit to Slushii, from which this intro has been taken and edited for Falls Creek*
     
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  2. Falls Fanatic

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    I would like to kick this off with a couple of suggestions.

    Firstly, an issue that Falls Creek mooshers will have is that the 2 best places to meet are on opposite sides of the mountain. (Village Bowl and Cloud 9)

    I would like to put both suggestions out there:
    1. Cloud Nine, inside or outside the Cafe at the top
    2. Village Bowl, inside or outside the Frying Pan

    Bring on the suggestions!!!

    Matt [​IMG]
     
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  3. currawong

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    Cloud 9 is a pretty congested area.

    I'm wondering if top of Eagle could be better, with an option to shelter in the Lorna Dunkley building if weather is bad.

    Problem is that there is no point that is convenient for beginners, intermediates and advanced. Top of Eagle probably comes closest.

    Otherwise, maybe you need 2 points for different standards/snow conditions.

    Personally, if conditions are good, I'm not very likely to be on drovers as asb suggests.
     
  4. Slushii

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    *Note: Credit to Planks & Sticks, who suggested the idea in the first place. [​IMG]
     
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  5. loklok

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    FWIW, I'll be up there from 20th~24th July. If meetings are still going on, I'll be there.

    Is there some kind of Moosh secret handshake or whistle?
     
  6. ausi ski bum

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    Lorna Dunkley's Shelter is a good idea as all standards of skiers can get there easily, for beginners at the Falls Creek Express end of town all they need do is go to the top and head down the Home Trail (Broadway)to Eagles and back up.

    Inside the shelter is good as its so rarely used if there is someone in there at that time there is a good chance they are a Moosher / Snowatcher / ASB Alpiner.

    I vote Lorna Dunkley Shelter
     
  7. Planks & Sticks

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    Awww, you guys are too nice! [​IMG]

    Good luck Falls Fanatic, hope you have fun and meet some great people there! [​IMG]
     
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  8. Andrew N

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    I will be in Falls Aug 11-18 so will follow this thread to see who is there around this time for a catch up and 'hella evil' Wishing Well/Roller Coaster/Jigsaw run if they are game [​IMG]
     
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  9. JuJu

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    August 5th to the 12th JuJu, Plod, Twin Tip Dreamer, Miffy, Captain Crash, A Litre and Liddle BJ will all be at the FC Hotel. PM me for my Mobile Number or I'll try to be at the shelter on Monday morning.
     
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    Re: Moosh Meet Up Points [All Resorts]

    Hmm, never seen that Cafe - how new is that?
    I assume it sets up somewhere near the Cloud 9 building? Or is it a bit down the mountain?

    Shame we never noticed that during the trips we have been there - a mate that comes has a nickname of "Red" - would have been cool.
     
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  11. currawong

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    Re: Moosh Meet Up Points [All Resorts]

    Big Red's is new this year. It's pretty much where wombats ramble goes off panorama/drovers.
     
  12. agentBM

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    Re: Moosh Meet Up Points [All Resorts]

    Recognise....we could get personalised classic headbands 80's style with Moosh names on each....something to aim for.
     
  13. Slushii

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    Re: Moosh Meet Up Points [All Resorts]

    I have a bucket hat with "SlushPuppy" on it that Wombat200 made back in 2002.
     
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    Re: Moosh Meet Up Points [All Resorts]

    I have a beanie with...


    <<<<<<<<<<<<<<< that on it !!

    I'll be at PB from next sunday ! oh and WOO HOO !!
     
  15. freckles

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    I'm sorry JuJu, I didn't get any of that...Your picture is very distracting!
     
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    Re: Moosh Meet Up Points [All Resorts]

    I'll be on Mt Perisher next monday....whilst my son has his first ever lesson. Gets a yeeha!!! from me. I will be all black except black boots with red buckles, and red, black and stainless steel skis - see ya on mountain for a whole week!
     
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    Re: Moosh Meet Up Points [All Resorts]

    Im thinking walk into pre arranged venue, cough loudly, then moonwalk to caterpillar 3 spins and finiish on your knees with one hand in the air.
     
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    Re: Moosh Meet Up Points [All Resorts]

    Or do the Y.M.C.A much of a muchness though really.
     
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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    I think that the frying pan inn is the go if/when the summit chair opens.
     
  20. ausi ski bum

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    Yeh but many of us may not want to hang around the town the reason I agreed Lorna Dunkley was a good suggestion was it is accesable in most conditions and rarely used so chances are if someone is waiting there they are who your looking for.

    They need to put tables and chairs in the LD Shelter.
     
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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    Hey guys. Thanks for all the feedback. It doesn't bother me where the meeting place is. But, the suggested shelter sounds good.

    Personally, I'll be taking a group of 15 friends up 24th - 26th of August.

    So closer to the time, will post and see whose going to be up there.

    Oh, and no probs Slushii and S&P.

    Matt [​IMG]
     
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  22. JuJu

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    Sorry FF there will be no snow by then!. I will have used it all by then [​IMG]
     
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  23. ausi ski bum

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    And the location, have we a consesus on that yet ?
     
  24. Bryonski_aka_Bryan

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    why not somethin similar to hotham's meetup - 2 times morning and arvo, could then have 2 meeting points? then we could have say the shelter and followed by fryingpan or at big reds?
     
  25. loklok

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    So, it's the Lorna Dunkley shelter at 10.30am, and/or the Frying Pan at 2.30pm?
     
  26. currawong

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    For anyone that doesn't know what / where the Lorna Dunkley shelter is: it's the weird multi-sided building near the top of Eagle and Scott chairs. From there it is pretty easy to get to almost any lift.
     
  27. Falls Fanatic

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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    Man, I've been going to Falls for years and I still don't know this. I know where the LD shelter is, very easy to find. But can you actually wait inside it. I have never seen anyone just walk in there.

    On the other points - I agree with loklok, LD at 10.30am, but would make the 2.30 meet the same place unless everyone likes the FP idea. Thoughts. Comments?

    Matt.
     
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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    Hey as my name suggests I'd prefer the Friars at 4.30!
     
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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    You can go inside LD Shelter, its a great spot when its really cold for a breeak from the weather. I think they should have tables and chairs in there and a few coin lockers so you could take lunch up there and leave it in a locker returning later to eat.

    It was built with money left by Lorna in her will, she was the secretary at the lift company for many years in the early days. She left it for all skiers and hence why I believe it should be better used.
     
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    Righto, so everyone who goes up there needs to carry one chair purloined from their hotel. Couples can bring a small table.

    That should upgrade the facility a bit!
     
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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    Anyone around this week? Sun 22nd on? We'll be the ones with the biggest smiles and having a beer here and there! Love FC!
     
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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    The Adelaide boys are heading to town to rip down the slops with a smile and a wave! Laugh and a beer so if your at falls 5-12 we may see you and or have a ski with ya!!
    will have to take note of meet up time and points!!
    JuJu your job!! ;o)
     
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    Up on the 5th to the 12th I think, maybe longer. Will be the one falling down the slops though will try to smile and if not broken... Wave :)
     
  34. JuJu

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    Drink Jack Daniels in copious amounts and that should fix your falling down problems.. See ya there, we get then on Sunday Morning. 10.30 may be a bit early that day fro us to meet at LD but Monday should be fine. Just look for the hansom dude with Atomic Twin Tips. I'll be the one in front of him [​IMG]
     
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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    Anyone going to be at falls between 20th-22nd?
     
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    Nah sorry. I will be at Falls between the 24th-26th.

    Matt.
     
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    Back again this weekend
     
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    3 freinds and myself are heading up there from the 23rd-28th [​IMG] So might catch some of you around!
     
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    Going to Falls 7th of Aug -10th hope to catch up while up there Cheers!!!
     
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    Hey all. Here this week on my own and looking for some fun with other members. I havent really been active around the falls forums more the hotham and weather ones.

    Where is the good night spot to go?
     
  41. Crystal

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    I'll be up 1st-3rd just for a quick weekend.
     
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    Hi all. I'll be up on the 4th, 5th and 8th of August (heading to Hotham on the 6th and 7th) and would be keen to catch up with anyone who's up there.

    Staying in Mt Beauty, so if anyone wants a lift up the hill... or over to Hotham on 6/7th.

    Hopefully I'll catch some of you at the LD shelter @ 1030. Forecast is for blizzard this Friday with snow through the weekend = awesome Monday morning!
     
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    Re: Official Falls Creek Moosh Meet-Up Point

    Only 4 more days till I hit Falls and with the recent falls of snow its gonna be good on the 8th ;-)
     
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    2 Days!!! [​IMG]
     
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    Anyone up at Falls this weekend?

    I am heading up there for my first time as a bit of a change of scenery from the usual Hotham trips. Would be great to have someone to board/ski with and/or show me around the more advanced areas !

    I am a fairly good boarder and will be looking to hit-up as many black runs as possible!
     
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    Up there on the Sunday though I am a more intermediate. Anyhow, I am up for the week staying at Koki though will get a lesson or two just to iron out some of the faults I have picked up over the years.
     
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    I just up for the weekend, staying in mt beauty, probably spend most of my time on the black runs.
     
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    I'll be there from this Sun 24th Aug - 31st Aug - looking forward to a good ski - will be at the Lorna Dunkley at 10.30am looking for some fellow skiiers
     
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    Not sure if I will be there or not most days but if you see some punter with a ski.com.au jacket on (Big ski.com.au logo on the back) be sure to say hi. I'll be there same week as you.
     
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    Will be there 25th-27th, sticking to Sun Valley. I'll drop by the Lorna Dunkley shelter at 10:30 and see who's there.....