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Snow Report Perisher 2020 Trip Reports, Pics, Updates and Conditions.

Discussion in 'Perisher' started by SMSkier, Jan 5, 2020.

  1. Lady Penelope

    Lady Penelope One of some lot ... Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wow. Mine is around 7L/100km on average, and less than 6 on the highways. Yours is a bit older than mine, granted (and I have a diesel which is more economical).
     
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  2. kylep

    kylep Cage rattler Ski Pass: Gold

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    I think part of the results are driven by the foot in charge
     
  3. Jasper Schwarz

    Jasper Schwarz One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I got mine down to 7.6 on the highway which I was stoked with.

    Driving around the city on the dily basis isnt helping.....
     
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  4. Ted Harper

    Ted Harper One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Two of my kids share a Subaru Liberty about the same age as your car. Driving it to/from their local jobs and general local running-around they get around 11l/100km, and like you end up in the 7-ish range on long trips. They were worried there was something wrong with the car (when they started paying for the petrol themselves - before that I have to say they didn't seem to care as much...), but I told them that's just more-or-less how it is. FWIW my (manual) XV gets about 6l/100km for sustained running in the 80-100km/h range, but rather worse at 110km/h (the engine is a bit wimpy so the little extra speed makes it breathe a lot harder); for the first few km each trip from cold it is ridiculously high consumption too, likely the same as yours and my sons'.
     
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  5. Jasper Schwarz

    Jasper Schwarz One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    If you want to have a good laugh, go back and have a read of the 2019 forums and all the things that we complained about this year. Makes me appreciate the season that much more that we had this year.

    Some highlights I found in my browse were 5 people on the V8, not sharing T-bars with people, people not packing in like sardines at lift lines, no good snow arriving before the 2nd week of July. Puts it all into context......
     
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  6. GlendaN

    GlendaN One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Jasper yes :) but this is now the I love my car thread ;)
     
  7. Jasper Schwarz

    Jasper Schwarz One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Oh but you see.....
    I was still on my L's and didn't love my car (as it was my mates) ;)
     
  8. Telemark Phat

    Telemark Phat Pass the butter Ski Pass: Gold

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    I don't love my car. It really should be retired to being a paddock basher.
     
  9. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well instead of vehicles...... this day last year skiing with @Billy Jack.

     
  10. rocketboy

    rocketboy One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nerd day out - High Noon at BOM PV - July 14, 2020

     
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  11. Lady Penelope

    Lady Penelope One of some lot ... Ski Pass: Gold

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    And now for a dose of reality :p

     
  12. Ret-ro

    Ret-ro One of Us

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    I must say the snow is receding very quickly this year...
    Our ASX achieves 6.2/100 on the highway, especially in the cool of winter and 7-8 around town. Its not an AWD buty with a set of winters its evened up.
     
  13. Ret-ro

    Ret-ro One of Us

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    My only complaint is the BC in Canada has earlier snow than last year and I cannot get there. I did get 13 days in this year, just none here. All cashed up now.
     
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  14. hipo

    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    I guess you're convincing me the season is really over:(

    So the jacket has had a bath, the skies cleaned waxed and asleep and the boots polished.
    Managed just a week on snow which the brain thoroughly enjoyed but the ol knee is still complaining about. i think I'll cut off communications with that knee till next season - see if it wakes up in a better mood!
    Cheers to everyone I managed to catch up with, look forward to more next season and hopefully catch up so many more I missed....
    makes me realise its not just the snow but sharing time, lifts, runs, Jax anticipation and barpit stories and laughs with the skicom community that makes the season special.
    And so good to see new peeps emerging and their much appreciated reports and pics .:thumbs:

    Cheers all :)
     
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  15. Ultra2.0

    Ultra2.0 Addicted

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    Season officially ends when the Weatherzone website stops with its snow forecasts....
     
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  16. hipo

    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just confirmed my schdule to be in the valley fom the 13th through the 22nd November. Happy to catch up for a coffee or a beer :)
     
  17. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    Some of us have only just left that place!
    :)
     
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  18. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    Pictures of possums or it didn't happen :D
     
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  19. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    By nightfall, they’ll be shitting on my new car! :D
     
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  20. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'm surprised the Perisher marketing department is still keeping the "Normo" sham account running. The season is over !
     
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  21. snow drive solutions

    snow drive solutions Hard Yards Ski Pass: Silver

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    Good choice Ret-ro. This video helps to explain.............
     
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  22. Ted Harper

    Ted Harper One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    It doesn't seem all that long ago that this forum shocked them into needing to create it with the "Is normo real?" thread (which makes for some great reading now): https://www.ski.com.au/xf/threads/is-normo-real.49197/
     
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  23. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    Back when I was just a crazy kid with a bit of a Dream! :D
     
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  24. hipo

    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    By morning, they'll be ???? on my shitty car!
     
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  25. Ret-ro

    Ret-ro One of Us

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    Yes saw that last year.. the way to go. Just don't know why they don't treat that road..
     
  26. Ret-ro

    Ret-ro One of Us

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    But are you real?????
     
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  27. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    If this Normo guy has skied 1,000,000 vertical metres in a season then I've heli-skied in Alaska with the Segal sisters :p
     
  28. Ted Harper

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  29. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Reminds me of a very stoned conversation from the 80’s. Always ahead of my time ;)
     
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  30. GlenH

    GlenH One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    But how do we know you haven't? ;)
     
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  31. robbo mcs

    robbo mcs One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    If you had skiied with the Segal sisters, I am sure you would remember it. However, the question is would the Segal sisters remember skiing with you?
     
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  32. hipo

    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    there are some things that can never be unseen:D
     
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  33. DidSurfNowSki

    DidSurfNowSki One of them Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'm positive they remember the après-ski :D
     
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    Donzah Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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  35. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Embarrassed yourself hey? ;)
     
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  36. Ret-ro

    Ret-ro One of Us

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    Greater than 50% in 500 years I will be looking back and not too worried about my lack of skiing this year!
     
  37. Normo

    Normo Mostly Harmless Ski Pass: Gold

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    Took a couple of nights, but here’s Mumma with this seasons Bubba....(still a bit shy)
    :)
     
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  38. hipo

    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Good somebody has had a normal life this year;)
     
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  39. Kelpieboy

    Kelpieboy One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    After the fires earlier this year ............. yeah after that my life has been pretty normal. Self Isolation and Social Distancing .......... at last they have a descriptor for my regular life :) and washing hands ,well I work with animals so that was and always has been a given. Only time I have had to wear a mask was up on the hill (I wore a full head balaclava) ,to be honest I didnt mind it at all and actually became quite comfortable with it very quickly. The half capacity lifts was offset by "half" capacity population on the hill and was actually good ,wouldnt mind those numbers every year. Snow depth was average ,quality was up and down with some superb days and some not so superb.
    All up .......... pretty normal ,pretty average and loved winter as usual.:D:D:D:D:D
     
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  40. hipo

    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Last couple of seasons I have been adopting the lightweight balaclava concept more frequently. Not only saves the face from the ravages of UV, frostbite and wind burn but also helps to regulate the dripping nose:):)
     
  41. SMSkier

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    Could be a bit about in the morning. Might go up there for looks early on :thumbs:....

     
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    JM72 One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    robbo mcs One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Snowstake was showing around 5-10cm before the camera completely froze over
     
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    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just a sleuth of drop bears
     
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    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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  46. SMSkier

    SMSkier One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cool at minus 2 and intermittent snow early on. As I was leaving a couple of snowboarders were heading from the PV carpark for FV :rolleyes:. Snow on the road was melting reasonably fast.

    Eyre - I reckon about 5-7 cms in spots where it was not melting. Packed and super dense snow.




    Around the village.





    One for @Normo



    Around Nth P area.




    Can’t forget Smiggs....



    More up at CP.

     

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    Kelpieboy One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    I have skied worse
     
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    How did you know it was me, @hipo?

     
  49. hipo

    hipo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Just following my instincts so to speak :)
     
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    Kelpieboy One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Starting to get a bit wet on the western side of the hills with more coming.
     
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