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One ski run this Wednesday. Where?

Discussion in 'Backcountry' started by Ramshead, May 3, 2020.

  1. Ramshead

    Ramshead One of Us

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    Hey all. For various reasons I may not make it down to the mountains this winter – and that’s before you factor in the Covid-19 situation.

    So this Wednesday, which is the only day I have free this week, I’m driving down from Sydney at dawn with my naturalised Pommy neighbour who has never seen the Aussie snow. I will have skis and ski boots, he will have hiking boots. Together we will climb something somewhere and I will ski it and he will film me. And then we will drive home #onerunseason.

    But where?

    Dead horse gap to halfway up South Ramshead? Paralyser? Guthega area? Charlotte pass down to snowy if road open to pass?

    Realistically we would spend only a few hours tromping around the snow. So for example, we’re not gonna make it all the way up Twynam from Guthega. We are just two blokes with inadequate gear and a desire to get sweaty for a couple of hours outdoors in the name of at least 100m vertical of skiing or so. Thanks!
     
  2. Chaeron

    Chaeron A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Guthega
     
  3. Ramshead

    Ramshead One of Us

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    Cross the dam and up towards Tate? Slopes of guth itself perhaps if not melted. This assumes road has been cleared
     
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  4. Chaeron

    Chaeron A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Sounds about right - depends on snowmelt.

    Otherwise Charlotte Pass. Get the mate some snowshoes...
     
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    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    The Guthega road currently looks like this ... gonna need some ploughing

     
  6. Chaeron

    Chaeron A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Unlikely they’ll do it before Wednesday...
     
  7. Ramshead

    Ramshead One of Us

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    Yeeesh
     
  8. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    elsewhere reported here that someone hiked ip high noon yesterday for a ski
     
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    Myazma One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Guthega got ploughed today. Road ploughed to CP entrance. Road closed at PV.
     
  10. Chaeron

    Chaeron A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Lovely pic!
     
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    dawooduck relaxed and comfortable Ski Pass: Gold

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    Must have ploughed late this afternoon
     
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    Myazma One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yer, I think I misheard, cleared into Munyang not up to Guth.
     
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  13. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Will it be cleared to Guthega.....?
    *not often I bet
     
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  14. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    What is the Guthega link road to Smiggins like at present in terms of snow cover?. Coming in on the Kosci . rd. towards Perisher valley and just skinning/ skiing over towards Guthega and back could suffice in terms of showing your associate some Ozzie out of season snow.
     
  15. Mister Tee on XC Skis

    Mister Tee on XC Skis A Local Ski Pass: Silver

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    Can I like this photo 101 times please?